The Dawson County Church Alliance partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Dawson to donate more than 100 bookbags filled with socks, diapers, toiletries and other personal hygiene items for children entering foster care.
Brittni Falkenberg is one tough girl.
Dawson County FBLA students attended the Region 9 FBLA competition at Woodland High School on Jan. 26.
Dawson County's Students Against Destructive Decisions chapter received a $2,000 grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety recently to enhance its programs.
The technology isn't that widespread, but already the "Chips" are stacked against it.
The appointed panel that decides who leads the local public defender's office will get some new members and a new name.
Technology has improved and personal protective equipment and apparatus are safer, while building codes are better, but we are still losing 100 or more firefighters and around 2,000 civilians a year to fire.
Since I can't think of anything to write about, the following are a few tips to keep in mind as you work in your lawn or garden during the cold days of February.
I'm not against Valentine's Day or any of those other commercially-oriented observances on the calendar. I just think we should show our love and appreciation on an ongoing basis.
Tom Stradley, pastor at Amicalola Baptist Church in Dawsonville, recently served as the state senate's Chaplain of the Day.
Sometimes, the love you have for someone is so deep, it's hard to express it in words.
Joyce Wheeler Anglin, 71, of Carnesville, died Feb. 2, 2010.
Michael Edward Clark, 63, of Cumming, died Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010.
Nancy Talton Holman, 64, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2010.
Marie Micetich, 92, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers ended their season, and hopes of a championship, following a 10-0 loss to Central, Carroll in five innings Friday afternoon.
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.