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Is this bed-wetting liberal really a right-wing redneck?

Oh, great. I have just been outed. It turns out that I am a bed-wetting liberal redneck. You were sure to find that out sooner ...

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Former teacher and coach inspired successful blood drive

In his long career as a teacher and coach in Dawsonville, the late Charles Finley inspired thousands of students, and his memory inspired a blood ...

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Trees for shady locations

Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often ...

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Dawson BOE Opposes Amendment 1

On Sept. 12 the Dawson County Board of Education passed a resolution opposing Amendment 1, a constitutional amendment which would create a state run school ...

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Current drought may require another divine solution

Uh. Oh. Here we go again. I have been told that we are beginning to experience drought conditions in the state.

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Backyard poultry courses offered soon

UGA Extension will be offering a free backyard poultry management course from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Sept. 27 at the Lumpkin County ...

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The freedom to disrespect works both ways

Who cares what Colin Kaepernick, the sage of San Francisco, thinks? Really.

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Community’s support is appreciated

Ben and I would like to thank everyone who participated in the LifeSouth blood drive Aug. 27 in memory of Charles [Finley].

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A salute to a group of unsung heroes in Georgia

I spoke recently to the Peace Officers' Association of Georgia at their annual conference in Savannah and was privileged to witness a group of dedicated ...

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Plan now for tall fescue planting

Tall fescue is one of the most popular turf-type grasses in north Georgia. People love tall fescue for its dark green color in fall and ...

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“Be the Key” survey results are in


"Be the Key," Dawson County Family Connection's underage drinking prevention campaign, conducted a community-wide survey in spring 2016 to find out what adults think ...

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Junior E. Lee says this is one presidential candidate that rocks

One of my loyal readers and a person of some political gravitas in his community says he has had a gullet full of Donald Trump ...

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We have got to end the violence

I just turned 69.

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