By the time you're reading this, we should be finished with the election. I won't make any comments about that now, except to say, "Thank goodness." Most of us are tired of hearing the same ads and talking points and receiving robocalls.
Georgia Mountains Master Gardeners continued their efforts at the Dawson County Extension during the month of September.
Betty Ruth Beck, 73, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Oct. 31, 2008 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville.
Denver Eugene Grigsby, 70, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Oct. 23, 2008 at his residence following an extended illness.
Juanita (Mamie) Hargreave, 69, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2008.
Louise Tinsley Inklebarger, 79, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Nov. 2, 2008 at Northside Forsyth Hospital following a period of declining health.
Harold Howard Nichols, 88, of Cumming, died at his home Oct. 28, 2008.
Jamie Truelove, 38, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Oct. 26, 2008.
Krystal Elise Gunnels and Joseph Thomas Hanke announce their engagement and upcoming marriage.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at City Hall, 6 p.m.
Students at Dawson County High School have been able to practice driving without leaving the classroom this fall thanks to a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
The Development Authority has been asked by AllergyFree Foods Inc. to finance a $12 million expansion of the firm's Dawson County facility.
Horace Beasley tried retirement once at age 56, but that got old after just a couple of months.
Lowe's, a home-improvement store, awarded Kilough Elementary School with a $4,900 Toolbox for Education grant to create a storybook garden and outdoor classroom.
Cameron Millholland, a seventh grader at Dawson County Middle School, was chosen as the overall winner of an essay contest sponsored by the Veterans Affairs of Dawson County. Students were asked to describe the meaning of Veterans Day. Veterans Affairs President Pam Hamalainen surprised Millholland at school Monday morning with the news he had won the contest, which also includes passes to Uncle Shucks ...
Thena M. Caine, 79, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2013.
Wiley Mezick, 64, of Dawsonville, died May 16, 2013.
Larry Cohran, 77, of McDonough, died May 15, 2013.
Kenneth Evans, 81, of Dawsonville, died May 17, 2013.
I have answered many calls at the extension office in the past few weeks dealing with weed control in home lawns.
It was interesting to read the recent recommendations for downtown Dawsonville revitalization. They were almost identical to the items we identified when the previous revitalization committee was active probably 15 years ago, including the desire to utilize the David house in some way. We also worked under the guidance of a University of Georgia planner, Paul Kreager.
"I don't like change," Cole said solemnly one day. "I'm like a cat that way."
A service Monday at Veterans Memorial Park will honor local military men and women who served their country honorably.
Three days stand between more than 200 students and the next chapter of their lives.
Friends and family gathered Sunday to honor a longtime Dawson County teacher and member of the Georgia Agriculture Education Hall of Fame on his upcoming retirement.
Dear public school teachers in Georgia:
David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, is making noises about challenging incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary. Say what?
The city of Dawsonville has taken another step toward making the Calhoun Creek reservoir a reality.
In what is being billed as both a cost-saving and competitive measure, Dawson County and Riverview middle schools will combine their football, softball and wrestling programs, as well as their football cheerleading squads.