In (Real story on Gov. Perdue's performance pay for teachers, Feb. 17, 2010), we at the Georgia Association of Educators (GAE), felt compelled to set the record straight for your readership. Rep. Amos Amerson's contention that we spread "pay myths" is incorrect.
The Dawson County 11 and 12 girls basketball All-Star team captured the District 7 Championship at Rock Creek Park this past weekend.
I applaud the school boards in the 9th Georgia House District for making the same tough decisions that we at the capitol have been coping with. We have tried to cut the least from those who are the most vulnerable; still, some people and organizations can't seem to accept or deal with today's reality.
Young journalists scooped the competition for work on the 2008-09 edition of "Tiger," the Dawson County High School yearbook.
Greetings from your 400 North Board of Realtors.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue and Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO George M. Israel III recently announced the launch of Hire Work Ready, a new initiative designed to provide funding to small businesses that hire Work Ready certified employees.
A Dawsonville man won $1 million after purchasing a lottery ticket at Granny's Country Store on Dawsonville Highway in Forsyth County.
State lawmakers recently welcomed Boy Scout troops from across Georgia to celebrate 100 years of scouting during Boy Scouts of America Day at the Georgia State Capitol.
Autumn Callahan, a freshman at Dawson County High School, was recently honored at a Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting.
A. Roll Call
During winter months, many homeowners try to overwinter potted plants inside. Others enjoy inside plants year round, but there can be problems.
I am a fan of the eternal optimist. The person who sees the glass half full, rather than half empty.
Georgia consumers and businesses stand to benefit from two bills that have already received final passage by the full legislature this session. Banking customers in good standing, notably businesses and homeowners, now have a greater chance of getting their loans renewed.
Roy Holland, 61, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.
George Boerner, 91, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers fell 11-1 to Ringgold High School in their second game of the state's Class AAA Elite Eight tournament Thursday night.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of fall? If you're like most people, chances are you think of turning leaves and pumpkins. From carving Jack-o-lanterns for Halloween, to harvest-themed displays, to lattes, pumpkins are an integral part of autumn in America.
I woke up one Saturday with the desperate urge to get my hair done. It had only been six months - I am terrible about not scheduling regular hair appointments, especially when most of the time, my hair is pulled up in a ponytail on top of my head.
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception.
A Dawsonville man accused of murdering his cellmate in the Hall County Jail will be evaluated for mental competency.
Barry Andrew Harness, 58, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 24, 2014.
Sherman Lee "Tank" Heaton, 79, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 22, 2014.
Betty Reid Martin, 80, of Cumming, died Oct. 20, 2014.
Annie Etheleen Pilcher, 82, of Cumming, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Rene Samples, 49, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 23, 2014.
Willis M. Thrasher, 86, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
Dawsonville native Spencer Davis made history earlier this month when he was named 2014 Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour series.