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Greece’s money woes serve as a cautionary tale for U.S. debt

Backers of the reckless spending that has permeated Washington have found company in our European neighbors. The mega bailouts on which modern governments rely threaten to drown entire countries in their own debt.

May 19, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


School has career fair

Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cornish finishes basic training

Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Cox leaving education post

Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.

May 19, 2010 | By Carolyn Crist DCN regional staff | Education


Richardson completes internship at local firm

Amanda Richardson is completing a four-month internship at Rushton and Company, a Gainesville accounting firm.

May 19, 2010 | | BUSINESS


Home school student receives her diploma

Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students among scholarship winners

Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


High school yearbook staff brings home awards

The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners regular meeting agenda

6 p.m. May 20 at city hall

May 19, 2010 | | Government


Use caution when using pesticides

Pesticide poisoning can happen anytime of the year. However, since spring and summer is when most pesticides are used in the lawn and garden, the possibility of pesticide poisoning increases during these months.

May 19, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


End of school upon us

If you're a school teacher, I hope you get an extra measure of patience this week.

May 19, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Phone and prayer lines have been busy this week

Ever since the night I came home from Cape San Blas, my thoughts, conversations and energies have been concerned with illnesses and deaths. Hopefully, the next weeks will be better for all.

May 19, 2010 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Adolphsen graduates from Agnes Scott College

Pia Adolphsen of Dawsonville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies, she also graduated Magna Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College.

May 19, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Dean Carlton Burt

Dean Carlton Burt, 85, of Demorest, died May 15, 2010.

May 19, 2010 | | OBITS


Robert "Bobby" Davis

Robert "Bobby" Davis, 65, of Dahlonega, died May 10, 2010.

May 19, 2010 | | OBITS


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Weather system could make roads icy

Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.

March 05, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


John Thomas Bagwell Sr.

John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Orvie L. Broadwell

Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Marie F. Davenport

Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Carolyn McBrayer

Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Susan Rink

Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Ann Waters

Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Meltdown in the checkout lane

I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.

March 04, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Will this be a better world because you and I were here?

Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?

March 04, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Georgia capitol session at its half-way point

The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.

March 04, 2015 | Kevin Tanner Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Lady Tigers should be proud

All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.

March 04, 2015 | | VIEWPOINT


Boys soccer starts strong with Tigers top-ranked

The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.

March 03, 2015 | | High School


Cold injury in plants

The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.

February 25, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


In praise of…well, praise

I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.

February 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


You don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.

February 25, 2015 | For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


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