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4 p.m., Thursday at city hall

March 24, 2010 | | Government


Reduce mosquitoes around the home

Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home. Mosquitoes not only interfere with leisure time, but some species are able to transmit diseases.

March 24, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Hold on to your badge

I have some friends in the Augusta area who are devotees of the Masters golf tournament.

March 24, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


It’s time for good news

The calendar said "Spring Begins," and on March 20, we could believe it. There was bright sun, yellow jonquils dotting lawns and roadsides, trees and shrubs showing hints of budding. After a long winter, filled with weather disasters around the world, we are ready for spring and the new hopes it always brings.

March 24, 2010 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Corps to collect fees at lake parks

The Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier recently announced that day use fees will now be collected for recreational season 2010 in various parks where fees have not been charged in the past.

March 24, 2010 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Retha Gilbert Clemons

Retha Gilbert Clemons, 61, native of Forsyth County, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Janice Harben

Janice Harben, 58, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 19, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Gary Floyd Hewatt

Gary Floyd Hewatt, 54, of Auburn, Ga., died March 20, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Ruth Gazaway Ledford

Ruth Gazaway Ledford, 80, of Cumming, died Sunday, March 21, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Mike Malone

Mike Malone, 59, of Dahlonega, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Eric Doyle Mullis

Eric Doyle Mullis, 21, of Ball Ground, died Tuesday, March 16, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


James Marvin Tatum

James Marvin Tatum, 68, of Waleska, formerly of Alpharetta, died March 22, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITUARIES


Tax cheats, deadbeats beware

Many of you have contacted me wanting to know what the General Assembly is doing to collect from delinquent taxpayers. We are determined to make sure everyone is paying their fair share of taxes and are looking at ways to reform our tax code to make it fair for all Georgians. This is what you honest, hardworking, taxpaying Georgians deserve.

March 24, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


State budget continues to be the focus

Based on state revenues, Georgia's government is 25 percent smaller than it was two and a half years ago. In order to meet the demands of our state's growing population, we are finding ways to do more with less. To that end, the Budget Task Force released their recommendations to the Senate this week on new ways to cut state spending.

March 24, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Georgia’s doing better than most states during these tough times

When we are looking at all the red ink in the FY 2010 Budget, it is very difficult to find ways of dispensing hope. In spite of the difficulties, I'll try my best.

March 17, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


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Dorothy Lloyd Brown

Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Linda Davis

Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Charles Wesley Holbrook

Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Lonnie Junior McBrayer

Lonnie Junior McBrayer, 78, of Cumming, died Jan. 13, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Lanier Technical College names semi-finalists for GOAL award

Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.

January 21, 2015 | | Education


The time to prune vines approaching

Muscadines are grapes native to America, and they are a staple of home gardens all over the Southeast.

January 21, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


The next best thing

Being raised an only child meant I spent a lot of time reading and pretending.

January 21, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


State of the column: Never been stronger

My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!)

January 21, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


2015 session underway

We began the 153rd Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly on Jan. 12. Last Monday marked the first day of the 2015-2016 term, all the members of the Georgia House of Representatives were sworn into office. We then promptly got to work on our first order of business: Electing leaders to guide the Georgia House of Representatives through our next two years of public service.

January 21, 2015 | By Kevin Tanner For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Time to pay attention

It's that time of year again.

January 21, 2015 | | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Getting down to business

The 2015 legislative session is off to a fast and busy start. The Georgia State Senate swore in all 56 senators last week, including 10 new freshman senators, and announced committee assignments shortly thereafter.

January 21, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Barbara Ann Waters Gee

Barbara Ann Waters Gee, 62, of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 6, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Carl Hyrns

Carl Hyrns, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Dennis Gibson

Dennis Gibson, 64, of Cumming, died Jan. 9, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Dorothy Jean Smith

Dorothy Jean Smith, 70, of Cumming, died Jan. 6, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


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