The Dawsonville Lions Club honored four Students of the Month at the club's last meeting for the months of November, December, January and February.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at City Hall
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Dawsonville father of four who died early Saturday in an accident at a Texas hotel.
The weather wasn't particularly kind to Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival this past weekend, but it didn't put a damper on enthusiasm.
Standing before a crowd of more than 500 supporters in Gainesville, Nathan Deal on Friday announced his "quest to be elected governor of Georgia."
Last week, Dawson County Relay for Life held its annual survivor dinner at the First Baptist Church in Dawsonville. The event is an uplifting and motivating gathering of those who have been affected by cancer.
For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.
Fescue is the most popular and widely used lawn grass in Dawson County. This is for good reason. Fescue is a cool season grass and loves the average temperatures of this region. Fescue grows rapidly in spring and fall but little during periods of extreme heat or cold.
Depending on when you were born, you've likely heard parents, grandparents or other relatives talk about the challenges of their era.
Grover "Joe" Bagby, 84, of Cumming, died Sunday, May 2, 2009.
Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, of Dawsonville, died April 22, 2009.
Edward Maurice Marteny, 87, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 24, 2009.
Cecil J. McFerrin, 91, of Aiken, S.C., died Tuesday, April 28, 2009.
Virginia Patterson Paxton, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, May 2, 2009.
Cleo Cindy Rider, 76, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, April 30, 2009.
Dawson County High School is seeing an increase in graduation rates from last year.
The mood in the galley of the research ship was gloomy. Our grand experiment had failed and we were pounding our way through the rough seas of the Gulf of Mexico bound for New Orleans.
Former South African president Nelson Mandela has received much-deserved praise following his death on Dec. 5 at the age of 95, and rightly so. South Africa could have sunk into chaos and a bloody civil war with Mandela's rise to power following 27 years of imprisonment and the end of apartheid. Instead, he preached reconciliation and forgiveness, not vengeance. For that, the world can be grateful.
Marcus Harold McClure, 71, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 2, 2013.
Brenda Jo Kilgore, 31, of Cumming, died Nov. 30, 2013.
Ralph H. Currie Jr., 81, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 4, 2013 in New York City.
Sewell T. Hays, 72, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 7, 2013
Richard B. Callen, 71, a former Rochester, N.Y. and Charleston, S.C. resident, died Dec. 3, 2013.
Jeff and Karen Skorich of Dawsonville announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Holly Renee Skorich to Dan Holcomb III. He is the son of Barbara A. Holcomb of Clermont and the late Dan Holcomb Jr.
Robinson Elementary continues its ornament sale trend for a second year in a row.
Margaret Josephine Franklin Craft, 88, died Dec. 4, 2013.
Last year, Riverview Middle School student Shannon Porter started a charity to help the Dawson County Humane Society provide for animals during the holiday season.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter's announcement that he would retire at the end of the school year left friends and colleagues praising his service and dedication.
The mayor of Dawsonville has been named the 2013 Elected Official of the Year by the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission.
It is hard to believe that 2013 is about to come to a close. It has been a productive and busy year for my family. I was blessed to be able to serve in my first session as your representative. It is a true honor to represent you at the Georgia State Capitol. With the year coming to an end, we are gearing up for the 2014 legislative session that will start on Jan. 13.