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.
Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.
Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.
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.
Amanda Richardson is completing a four-month internship at Rushton and Company, a Gainesville accounting firm.
Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.
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.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.
6 p.m. May 20 at city hall
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.
If you're a school teacher, I hope you get an extra measure of patience 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.
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.
Dean Carlton Burt, 85, of Demorest, died May 15, 2010.
Robert "Bobby" Davis, 65, of Dahlonega, died May 10, 2010.
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.
John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.
Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.
Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.
Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.
I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.
Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?
The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.
All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.
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.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
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.
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.