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Tigers take down Fannin County

The Dawson County High School boys' tennis team defeated Fannin County, 4-1, March 18 in Dawsonville. Coach Ryan Coker's No. 1 boys singles player Dillard Blanton lost a close match, 7-6, 6-4, to...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Lady Eagles end regular season with 9-0 record

The Riverview Middle School Lady Eagles' soccer team is heading into the Mountain League playoffs with tons of momentum. Coach John Lundy's team completed the regular season with a pair of 10-0 wi...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | Middle School

Tigers outlast West Hall

The Dawson County High School girls' track team competed in two meets last week. On March 17 the Lady Tigers played host to West Hall and on March 21 the team competed in the prestigious Greater A...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Lady Tigers soccer team in top three in AAA

The Class AAA No. 3- ranked Dawson County Lady Tigers opened Region 7-AAA action with a convincing 7-1 win over Fannin County in Blue Ridge March 20. Dawson County is currently 7-2 overall and 1-0...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Tigers stay on top in region action

Coach Jed Lacey's boys' soccer team hasn't missed a beat. The Tigers traveled to Blue Ridge to face off against Region 7AAA foe Fannin County on March 20. Just nine seconds into the game, senior ...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Tigers host teams before traveling to invitational

Coach Arron Haynes boys' track team ran in two events last week. The Tigers hosted West Hall and Riverside Military Academy on March 24 before traveling to Norcross to compete at the Greater Atlan...

March 24, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

David Shortnacy

David Shortnacy, 75, of Forsyth County, died March 19, 2015. His parents, Thomas and Lillian Shortnacy; two sisters, Malvie Shortnacy, Faye Jester; and brother, Eugene Shortnacy; preceded him in d...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Caleb Christopher Millwood

Caleb Christopher Millwood, 19, of Ellijay, died March 17, 2015. Born July 11, 1995 in Kennesaw, he was a graduate of Gilmer County High School, class of 2014. He was employed by Tim Crane Civil ...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Edwin F. “Frank” Kreischer

Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville, died March 22, 2015. Born Dec. 6, 1951 in Macon, to the late Charlie and Jane Kreischer, Frank grew up in Dalton and has been in Dawson County since...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

William “Todd” Hulsey

William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015. Born Feb. 12, 1971 in Columbia, S.C., he lived most of his life in Dawson County. Todd was a graduate of Dawson County High School ...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Betty Heard

Betty Heard, 80, of Cumming, died March 18, 2015. She was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church. Her son, Freddie Heard, preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Char...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings

Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings, 95, longtime resident of Adams, Tenn., died March 16, 2015. Born Dec. 3, 1919 in Tuskegee, Ala., she lived a long and loving life. Her husband and best friend o...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

James G. “Greg” DeLong

James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Fla., died March 13, 2015. Greg was born May 6, 1951 in Cumming. He was a member of Sand Hill Hunting Club and enjoyed hunting, fishing and being outdoors. ...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Horace Gene Bennett

Horace Gene Bennett, 55, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015. Horace was a gentle giant, a simple content country man with a heart of gold that never met a stranger and loved everyone. Survivors ...

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS

Republicans salute Churchill’s legacy

There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership. "The past was there for a reason. One of the greatest lessons I ever learned ...

March 24, 2015 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

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