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Teachers get aid for supplies

Wal-Mart awarded 10 Dawson County educators with $100 each last week to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.

September 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Crisp air, perfect weather

In the next few weeks there will be a morning that is my favorite every year.

September 22, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Watch out for poison ivy

A few days ago I visited a homeowner who was clearing by hand brush, vines and under growth on their small farm. The person was surprised when I pointed out the vines were poison ivy. The pile of brush they had planned to burn also contained poison ivy. The smoke from burning poison ivy can cause health problems.

September 22, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Test soil in the fall

Many times county agents hear gardeners say: "I used to grow a beautiful garden in this spot, but for the last few years it has gotten progressively worse.

September 15, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Dawson County Board of Commissioners

A. Roll Call

September 15, 2010 | | Government


Georgia launches new Work Ready Web site

Gov. Sonny Perdue recently announced the launch of Work Ready Connect, the state's new online employment marketplace. The Web site, www.workreadyconnect.org, brings together Work Ready certified people and employers to ensure the right person is placed in the right job to drive success.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


New classes at education center

Beginning in the fall quarter, the Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College will present a math class that is sure to help participants through these troubled economic times.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Potter to resign from NGCSU

In kicking off the school year at North Georgia College & State University on Sept. 9, President David Potter announced at the faculty-staff convocation that he plans to step down from his position in May and possibly return to teaching at a later date.

September 15, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Watch out for perils of modern medicine

I watch more television than I should. I guess that is better than some things I could be doing.

September 15, 2010 | For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Corps planning for work at area parks

With several of its Lake Lanier campgrounds closing for the season this week, the Army Corps of Engineers is casting an eye toward offseason improvements.

September 15, 2010 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Show to help senior center

Those looking for a night of live country music need look no further than Dawson County this week.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Last date for market is Sept. 18

The 2010 Dawson County Produce Market was a true success, according to Dawson County Extension Agent Clark Beusse.

September 15, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Imogene Heard Cowart

Imogene Heard Cowart, 81, of Forsyth County, died Sept. 11, 2010.

September 15, 2010 | | OBITS


Lewis Still Darling

Lewis Still Darling, 71, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 8, 2010.

September 15, 2010 | | OBITS


Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey

Susan Jeanette Bennett Godfrey, 54, of Birmingham, Ala., formerly of Forsyth County, died Aug. 27, 2010.

September 15, 2010 | | OBITS


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Truth never changes

About 30 years ago, when the Episcopal Church was debating whether or not to put their blessing on gay rights, I had the opportunity to dialogue with a young lesbian who was furious with me for my Biblical views against the lifestyle.

July 01, 2015 | Reader submitted | VIEWPOINT


Former UGA president heads back to Malibu

Dr. Michael Adams, former president of the University of Georgia, has announced he is returning to Pepperdine University, located in the wilds of Malibu, Calif., to become chancellor, effective Aug. 1.

July 01, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


The landline: Mama’s last bastion of communication

Who ever created texting, thank you.

July 01, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Bagworm management

Are you having issues with distressed or dying evergreen trees in your landscape this year? Chances are you may have a bagworm infestation.

July 01, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Lanier Tech receives $400,000 gift for scholarship fund

Pauline Ivey couldn't afford to get a higher education, but she wanted to make sure others could.

July 01, 2015 | By Kristen Oliver DCN Regional Staff | Education


Cecil Tidwell

Cecil Tidwell, 65, of Cumming, died June 27, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Woody Reece Sr.

Woody Reece Sr., 80, of Dawsonville, died June 18, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Robert Reece

Robert Reece, 74, of Dawsonville, died June 24, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


James Lee Ray

James Lee Ray, 72, of Dawsonville, died June 29, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Roy J. Foster

Roy J. Foster, 74, of Dawsonville, died June 25, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Eileen Agnes Heinold Eurek

Eileen Agnes Heinold Eurek, 80, a former resident of Big Canoe, died June 23, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Robert Victor “R.V.” Cranford

Robert Victor "R.V." Cranford, 80, of Dawsonville, died June 23, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Daniel Everett Bettis

Daniel Everett Bettis, 93, died June 24, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Caldwell overcame to earn coveted AAA state title

As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.

June 30, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Lanier Tech receives $400,000 gift for scholarship fund

June 25, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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