The Etowah Masonic Lodge of Dawson County celebrated its 150-year anniversary Oct. 21.
We would like to extend our appreciation and gratitude to all those who provided flowers, food, donations or other wise expressed their love and sympathy during the loss of our mother, Louise Tinsley Inklebarger.
The Bowen Center for the Arts hosted its annual Lunch at an Artful Table, in which 15 lavishly-decorated tables are sponsored for $300 each and attendants enjoy lunch catered by Fireside Cafe.
United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the fifth in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.
Construction and landscape activities can have a negative impact on existing trees, but the damage is often not visible for several years.
We have a new president and I make it a point not to delve into politics in this space.
United Community Bank is hosting a yard sale to raise money for The United Way for Dawson County on Nov. 15.
This is the second in a series of articles highlighting Dawson County churches and their history.
Three Dawson County High School students participated in the 2008 Youth Summit, where they pledged to help their community in one of four areas: education, health, economic development or safety.
Despite the doom and gloom being expressed about the election and the economy, Georgia's education system continues to improve.
I have been on the job as your county manager for six months now.
I am often asked about a gray-green leafy or crusty growth found on some plants. Many times the homeowner believes the growth in question is killing the plant. These growths are called lichens and in no way responsible for the poor health of any tree or shrub. As a matter of fact, lichens are common on old wooden fence posts.
How much Santa time do we need? I got a notice this week from a big mall that Santa has arrived. I think the reason Santa arrives so early is for snooty little mamas to go and look at him and compare him with Santa at another mall to decide which one is the best looking Santa.
By the time you're reading this, we should be finished with the election. I won't make any comments about that now, except to say, "Thank goodness." Most of us are tired of hearing the same ads and talking points and receiving robocalls.
Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners continued their efforts at the Dawson County Extension during the month of September.
David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, is making noises about challenging incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary. Say what?
The city of Dawsonville has taken another step toward making the Calhoun Creek reservoir a reality.
In what is being billed as both a cost-saving and competitive measure, Dawson County and Riverview middle schools will combine their football, softball and wrestling programs, as well as their football cheerleading squads.
Marvin James Bennett, 77, of Marble Hill, died May 11, 2013.
DAWSONVILLE - About 100 Rangers in training from Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega parachuted into Lake Lanier at War Hill Park near Dawsonville last week.
Roy Cobb, 63, of Dawsonville, died May 11, 2013.
Hoyle Edwin Jett, 73, of Guyton, died May 7, 2013.
Evelyn Cowart Little, 83, of Cumming, died May 10, 2013.
Larry William Price, 71, of Cumming, died May 6, 2013.
The legislative session has ended, and Gov. Nathan Deal has now either signed or vetoed every bill that passed the General Assembly.
Thomas Charles Norrell, 70, of Talking Rock, died May 8, 2013.
The Dawson County Board of Education on Monday approved a tentative $32.3 million budget for fiscal year 2014, which represents a drop of about $3 million from 2013.
Vera Sasser, 83, of Dawsonville, died May 6, 2013.
Mildred Stowers, 77, of Dawsonville, died May 10, 2013.
Verdell M. Thomas, 81, of Ellijay, died May 10, 2013.