Dawsonville residents Glenn and Bonnie Adams now have an easy way to bring their granddaughters fishing.
Stormy weather struck Dawson County twice in a recent four-day span, though Monday's high winds and rain did not inflict nearly as much damage as Friday's storm front.
Major Richard T. Crain, U.S. Air Force retired, 87, of Dawsonville, died Monday, April 6, 2009.
Thomalison Harold Jones, 79, of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Bradenton, died April 7, 2009.
Roy Marcus Kuykendall, 57, of Cumming, died Monday, April 6, 2009.
Charles Robert "Robbie" Sharp, 70, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, April 11, 2009.
United Community Bank's Junior Board of Directors is at it again, planning another community service event.
Dawson County Middle School recently held its first oratorical contest, sponsored by seventh grade teacher Jenny Alldred.
Santa has come and gone, but the Easter Bunny will be here soon - on Saturday as a matter of fact.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a detour open house from 5-7 p.m. on April 16, concerning a project to improve the Hwy. 53 intersection with Thompson and Etowah River roads.
Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home.
Earth Day is not until April 22, but the Great American Clean-up lasts from March 1 to May 21, so I'm doing my "going green" column now.
Those first few steps across the wide front porch may clop a little louder under the weight of a heavy heart.
The economy has affected the lives of many in Dawson County, and according to Doris Cook a growing need in the community has been addressed: hunger.
Jean Herriott Gilbreth, 86, of Cumming, died Sunday, March 29, 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.