Keith and Tammy Chester of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Cherish Hope Chester of Dawsonville to Cory Nathaniel Gilleland of Dawsonville. He is the son of Stacy Gilleland and Sandra Gilleland, both of Dawsonville.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland chambers at city hall
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted to raise water and sewer rates Monday while at the same time lowering some tap-on fees.
Within the next six months, electric bills could look very different for Sawnee EMC customers.
Campmeeting has been a summertime event at Lumpkin Campground for the last 179 years, with families packing their belongings for a week of tenting at the campground.
Most people understand the importance of honeybees, but every year there are unintentional kill or damage of honeybee colonies resulting from insecticide usage.
Before James Tolbert could begin celebrating the nation's birthday, he got soaking wet in a dunk tank.
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The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at City Hall
Bonnell Adair Vigilant, 78, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, June 23, 2009.
Billie Ruth Rauch, 69, of Talking Rock, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009.
William N. Reid, 78, of Dahlonega, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009.
Ida Mae Simonds, 89, of Cumming, died Monday, July 6, 2009.
Greyson Laine McKnight, 87, of Cumming, died Friday, July 3, 2009.
Jay H. Pruett, 69, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, July 1, 2009.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
Dawsonville continues to be a hotbed for NASCAR activity with the recent announcement that J.J. Yeley's race team has decided to bring its operations to town.
Mary Wenona Wallace, 93, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Wyatt Dennis Dwayne Pruitt, 3, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Leonard "Dock" Martin, 70, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Marty Terrell Martin, 47, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
My scales broke.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
Last week consisted of an important few days, as it was the last week for bills to pass out of committees, since "Crossover Day" was on Monday.
This week, the Georgia General Assembly hit an important deadline: Crossover Day.
As predicted in this space a few weeks ago, there is compromise legislation pending in the General Assembly regarding the Common Core curriculum, the controversial program which seeks to establish consistent education standards across the country.
Frances E. Bazemore, 73, died Feb. 26, 2014.