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Looking back as we move forward

As the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce moves into new quarters on Hwy. 400, I reminisce about the pride we felt when the Historic Old Jail was restored and renovated as a home for the expanding chamber.

August 25, 2010 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Association has new executive director

After its longtime leader left for California, the Lake Lanier Association didn't have to look long and hard for a new replacement.

August 25, 2010 | | BUSINESS


Locals receive scholarships

A fast food restaurant chain honored Dawsonville residents Caitlyn Carr and Amelia Ledford last week with scholarships for $1,000 each.

August 25, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Contest promotes patriotism

The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is holding its annual youth essay competitions for Georgia students.

August 25, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Department taking ideas for road improvements

When it comes to planning for long-range improvement projects, the Georgia Department of Transportation is hoping to get input from the community.

August 25, 2010 | By Brandee A. Thomas DCN regional staff | Government


Powdery mildew on plants won’t cause serious damage

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease of numerous ornamental plants including dogwood, rose, phlox and many bedding plants.

August 25, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Gratis is truly my home

On both sides of my family there is a story of a hardscrabble upbringing.

August 25, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Helen Bryant

Helen Bryant, 75, of Gainesville, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010.

August 25, 2010 | | OBITS


Suggestions for HOPE appreciated

I want to thank all of you who responded with suggestions for saving the HOPE Scholarship programs. It's the most responses I've gotten on any subject from you during my 10 years as your state representative.

August 25, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Local entrepreneur honored

As a business leader and involved resident in the Dawsonville area - Allstate exclusive agency owner Chris Gaines of The Gaines Agency has been designated a Premier Service Agency for 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | BUSINESS


GBI’s area office has new agent in charge

Kim Williams first stepped into the real world of criminal investigations 15 years ago as a young intern.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Protect honeybees from pesticides

Most people understand the importance of honeybees, but every year there are unintentional kill or damage of honeybee colonies resulting from insecticide usage.

August 18, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Nikki Harben and Heath Martin to wed

Sammy and Cyndi Harben of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Nikki Harben to Heath Martin.

August 18, 2010 | | Engagements


Audit shows an outdated registry

The basis of Georgia's statewide sex offender registry is an antiquated and inflexible system that contains incomplete, inaccurate and outdated information on sex offenders, according to a recent audit.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Board of Commissioners agenda

6 p.m. Aug. 19 at city hall

August 18, 2010 | | Government


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Boating licenses up in first year since law change

DAWSONVILLE - Patrolling the lake, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Ranger First Class Eric Isom carries with him the remembrances of recent boating tragedies.

May 28, 2015 | By Nick Watson DCN regional staff editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Partnership aims to improve views, streams at Dawsonville's Amicalola Falls

The Southeast's tallest cascading waterfall is situated in Dawsonville, but a majority of it cannot be seen through the surrounding trees.

May 27, 2015 | By Kristen Oliver DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Becoming a manly man - but not all at once

In this family, anytime I am asked to smell something, I proceed with caution.

May 27, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Brenda Sue Smith

Brenda Sue Smith, 65, of Dahlonega, died May 17, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Emily Paige Holbrook

Emily Paige Holbrook, 32, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Parnell Goswick

Parnell Goswick, 78, of Dawsonville, died May 20, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Shirley Goode

Shirley Goode, 65, of Marble Hill, died May 14, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Margaret R. “Peggy” Davis

Margaret R. "Peggy" Davis, 79, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


What Nobel Peace Laureates have incurred should not have occurred

I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for President of the United States (or what's left of it.)

May 20, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Grasscycling leads to a healthier, stronger lawn

Recycling grass clippings has always been a hot topic of conservation within the turf care industry.

May 20, 2015 | Clark MacAllister Extension Agent | Lifestyle Columnists


My belief: We have girlfriends for every stage of life

When I had a disagreement with a friend during my teen years, Mama tried comforting my hurt feelings the best she could. "Don't worry about this little squabble. Your friendship with this child won't last."

May 20, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Dean Alan Miller

Dean Alan Miller, 55, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Marilyn M. Mason

Marilyn M. Mason died May 9, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


William E. “Junior” Garrett

William E. "Junior" Garrett, 85, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


To Georgia’s teachers: Thanks for your efforts

Dear Public School Teachers in Georgia:

May 13, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


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