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 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.
Due to a press issue, today's edition of the Dawson Community News did not print in time to go out in the mail as expected. The papers will be delivered on Friday due to Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Harry Byron Cronan, 59, of Lumpkin County, died Nov. 14, 2014.
Glenda Lou Herring, 71, of Northport, Ala., died Nov. 18, 2014.
Grace Bales Mashburn, 91, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 22, 2014.
Anita Sweet, 53, died Nov. 19, 2014.
Fannie Mae Ross Weidner, 67, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 20, 2014.
I stepped nervously through the glass door of the main exhibition racquetball court to start my semi-final match.
On my "To Do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic director Vince Dooley.
I am writing regarding Dawsonville's Veterans Day Celebration.
Have you been hearing erratic scratching noises coming from your ceiling and attic? Chances are you are the victim of a squirrel infestation.
Cole was worried.
Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.
Floyd Cliatt, 70, of Winder, died Nov. 11, 2014.
Jama Moore Evans, 81, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 10, 2014.
Linda Merritt, 75, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 8, 2014.