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CeeJay Walker

CeeJay Walker, 16, of Cumming, died July 4, 2011.

She attended New Life Church of God.

July 13, 2011 | | OBITS

Conor Robert Tierney

Conor Robert Tierney, 10, of McLean, Va., died July 6, 2011.

Conor was born on May 31, 2001 in Ft. Campbell, Ky.

July 13, 2011 | | OBITS

Carlton “Buster” Rider

Carlton "Buster" Rider, 56, of Dawsonville, died July 7, 2011.

Born Oct. 4, 1954 to the late Carl and Leona Rider, he was a lifelong resident of Lumpkin County.

July 13, 2011 | | OBITS

Edwin Jackie “Jack” Holbrook

Edwin Jackie "Jack" Holbrook, 77, of Cumming, died July 7, 2011.

He served in the United States Army as an MP in San Juan, Puerto Rico. He was a past member of the Lions Club, Kiwanis, Cumming Jaycees and the Cumming Shriners.

July 13, 2011 | | OBITS

Loyd Odell Allen

Loyd Odell Allen, 81, of Dawsonville, died July 8, 2011.

Born March 21, 1930 in Cartersville to the late Frank and Emma Allen, he had lived in Dawson County more than 50 years.

July 13, 2011 | | OBITS

Dawsonville recognized again as regional site

For the fifth consecutive year, Dawsonville has been recognized by the United States Department of Veteran Affairs as a 2011 Veterans Day Regional Site.

"It's not an easy task," said Pam Hamalainen, president of the Veterans Affairs Committee of Dawson County. "We're proud to have been chosen as one of two sites in Georgia. It shows that we're right up there with the big dogs."

July 13, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. | LOCAL

Students fare well on CRCT

Dawson County schools have proved themselves among the brightest in the state, according to preliminary school-level Criterion-Referenced Competency Test results.

Released last week, the school-level results give administrators a more complete look at how individual schools and grade levels fared by subject. The systemwide results were released last month.

July 13, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. | Education

County disagrees with annexation

The Dawsonville City Council voted 4-0 on Monday to annex nearly 85 acres of property in the county.

The annexations include a 5-acre parcel to which Dawson County Attorney Joey Homans had previously filed an objection.

July 13, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. | Government

Residents will get to vote on Sunday sales

Voters in Dawsonville can decide this November whether they want to allow stores to sell alcohol on Sundays.

In a 4-0 vote Monday night, the city council approved holding a referendum on package sales for retailers.

July 13, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. | Government

Board of commissioners agenda

L. New business

1. Presentation of the application for Parade and Assembly

July 13, 2011 | | Government

Summer gardening tips

Summer is a busy time in the garden.

Following are a few tips to keep in mind:

July 13, 2011 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

Company donates to students

The parental pressure of purchasing school supplies will be lessened for some Dawson County families this fall, thanks in part to the efforts of Dawson County Family Connection.

Nancy Stites, coordinator of the organization, received nearly 30 scientific calculators July 7, donated by the Nordon Corporation for the organization's Stuff the Bus school supply drive.

July 13, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. | Education

Victims, suspect in Harbour Point shooting identified

Hall County deputies shot and killed a man they believed stabbed two women, killing one of them in a scene that ended in the street of an upscale lakeside community Monday night.

Officials identified the deceased woman as Mary Pearce, 64. The stabbing victim was identified as her sister-in-law, Gretchan Pearce, 66.

July 12, 2011 | By Ashley Fielding DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS

News welcomes intern

Dawson Community News welcomes Morgan Bennett as the paper's editorial intern for the summer.

A 2011 Dawson County High School graduate, Bennett, 18, said the internship is an excellent opportunity to get more involved and to learn more about her community.

July 06, 2011 | From staff reports | Education

Bank CEO sees promise

The CEO of one of America's top performing banks said he sees great potential in Georgia.

George Gleason, who is also chairman of Bank of the Ozarks, made a visit recently to north Georgia along with the bank's board of directors.

July 06, 2011 | By Crystal Ledford DCN regional staff | BUSINESS

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Rock Creek ‘Trunk or Treat’ promises ghoulishly good fun

Dawson County Parks and Recreation is hosting its fifth annual Trunk or Treat event at Rock Creek Park on Halloween. The event is free to ...

October 26, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Passage of Gov. Deal’s Opportunity School District Amendment no sure thing

In Georgia, it is a political fact of life that whatever the governor wants - no matter who occupies the seat - the governor usually gets.

October 26, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS

I ain’t ‘fraid of no ghosts – well, maybe

"Mama, are ghosts real?"

October 26, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists

Inappropriate conduct reported at jail

A Dawson County Detention Center inmate in mid-October reported a sexual assault involving a contracted food service worker and a jail inmate.

October 26, 2016 | By Allie Dean | CRIME/COURTS

Early voting running smoothly

Early voting is underway and the first week was smooth sailing according to Dawson County Board of Elections Chairwoman and Election Supervisor Glenda Ferguson.

October 26, 2016 | | Government

Commission holds first of two budget hearings

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners held the first of two public hearings last week on the proposed 2017 county budget.

October 26, 2016 | By Allie Dean | Government

State officials continue search for better internet access, more connectivity

Windstream announced last week that it plans to upgrade its broadband internet service in Northeast Georgia counties, including Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Habersham and Jackson.

October 26, 2016 | By Joshua Silavent | LOCAL

Nudist resort owner receives county approval for expansion

More than 200 people gathered at the county courthouse last week to support a rezoning effort by one of the county's popular tourist destinations.

October 26, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Pinto beans, cornbread and buttermilk

My sister said once that she doesn't really like pinto beans because when she was growing up, Mama cooked a pot three or four ...

October 26, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists

James “Jim” R. Brown

James "Jim" R. Brown, 78, died Oct. 24, 2016.

October 26, 2016 | | OBITS

Gladys Eva O’Kelley

Gladys Eva O'Kelley, 87, of Cumming, formerly of Dawsonville, died Oct. 23, 2016.

October 26, 2016 | | OBITS

Bobby Stepp

Bobby Stepp, 50, of Dahlonega, died Oct. 17, 2016.

October 26, 2016 | | OBITS

Clint Turner Jr.

Clint Turner Jr., of Kennesaw, died Oct. 18, 2016.

October 26, 2016 | | OBITS

Authorities: Shots were accidental, self-inflicted

Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said that personnel responded to a call of a potential gunshot wound in the parking lot of LongHorn ...

October 25, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

49th Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival honors racing legends

A cool, breezy morning awakened vendors and festival-goers alike on Saturday morning for the 49th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.

October 24, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

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