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Bring Bubba back

The former "Bubba" McDonald has been a friend of mine for many years. He hasn't asked me for any political advice, but I'm going to offer some today.

August 10, 2008 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Looking back at July: What overwhelmed you?

It isn't August yet and several people have said to me, "Hasn't the summer gone quickly?" Yes, it has. The fact that school starts in early August makes us feel that autumn is upon us.

August 10, 2008 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Job perk: Digging up some dirt

I'm not quite ready to change jobs, but I had a glimpse this week of a potential career that I might have pursued.

August 03, 2008 | | Lifestyle Columnists


Out with the old, in with the new

The old girl died in a fire in February. We finally buried her this week. She was laid to rest in a landfill.

July 28, 2008 | | Lifestyle Columnists


Independent sons, daughters

The celebration of our Declaration of Independence has gotten lost in buying fireworks and selling mattresses. Of course, every holiday has become the setting for a mattress sale.

July 20, 2008 | | Lifestyle Columnists


Bees are important for fruits and vegetables

The arrival of summer reminds us that many of the flowers we depend on to give us fruits or vegetables depend on the honeybee. Among the fruit trees that are largely pollinated by bees are apple, peach, plum, cherry and pear. Blackberries and blueberries are also largely dependent on bees for production.

July 20, 2008 | By Clark Beusse Dawson County Extension Coordinator | Lifestyle Columnists


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Pruning in summer

Knowing when to prune different species of plants is a skill that many gardeners fail to grasp. Many plants have an optimal time or season when pruning should be done.

July 23, 2014 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


I always wonder what Granny would do

It had been four months since Granny had passed. Not a day had gone by that I hadn't thought of her.

July 23, 2014 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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