Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Teresa B. Boulware as branch manager of its Dawsonville branch. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch. Boulware has most recently served as vice-president of retail lending at the bank's Dahlonega office. She will continue her role as a lender in Dawsonville. <p ...
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will host the first Cottage Concert Series at Peach Brandy Cottage Oct. 3.
• G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 6 p.m.
Young Life, a Christian youth ministry, hosted the third annual Dawson Dash, a 5K race, at Rock Creek Park Sept. 20, with 108 runners participating.
The Dawson County Humane Society is always looking for ways to raise much-needed funds to operate the new animal shelter at Rock Creek Park. Recently, help came in the form of 13-year-old Dawson County Middle School student Allie Costley.
Cody Hall, a 14-year-old freshman at Dawson County High School, founded the Teenage Republican club this year to recruit politically-like-minded teenagers to become active in the community, to become educated on the issues and to support the Dawson County Senior Republican Party, as well as the state and national republican leadership.
Black's Mill Elementary School hosted its annual Jump Rope For Heart event at the school Sept. 19.
Leon Wiggins, Jr. of Smithville and Kathy Wiggins of Lumpkin and the late Linda Gail Parnacott of Dawson announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Polly Melissa Wiggins to Thomas Brent Romiti.
A sincere "Thank You" and kudos are due to Public Works Director David Headley and his team for the outstanding job they did in repairing the .2 miles of Greenway Road lying in Dawson County.
We invite you to join us for our Fourth Annual Veterans Day Celebration.
Catherine Anglin, 45, of Dahlonega, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
James Maxwell "Jim" Day, 46, of Dawsonville, died Sunday, Sept. 21, 2008 at his residence following a sudden illness.
Dottie Charm Turner Mooney, 64, of Cumming, died Monday, Sept. 22, 2008.
Wayne R. Turner, 58, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Sept. 26, 2008.
I've been ending my weekly columns for the last eight years with, "The secret of good government is a well-informed electorate."
Thena M. Caine, 79, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2013.
Wiley Mezick, 64, of Dawsonville, died May 16, 2013.
Larry Cohran, 77, of McDonough, died May 15, 2013.
Kenneth Evans, 81, of Dawsonville, died May 17, 2013.
I have answered many calls at the extension office in the past few weeks dealing with weed control in home lawns.
It was interesting to read the recent recommendations for downtown Dawsonville revitalization. They were almost identical to the items we identified when the previous revitalization committee was active probably 15 years ago, including the desire to utilize the David house in some way. We also worked under the guidance of a University of Georgia planner, Paul Kreager.
"I don't like change," Cole said solemnly one day. "I'm like a cat that way."
A service Monday at Veterans Memorial Park will honor local military men and women who served their country honorably.
Three days stand between more than 200 students and the next chapter of their lives.
Friends and family gathered Sunday to honor a longtime Dawson County teacher and member of the Georgia Agriculture Education Hall of Fame on his upcoming retirement.
Dear public school teachers in Georgia:
David Pennington, the mayor of Dalton, is making noises about challenging incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal in the 2014 Republican primary. Say what?
The city of Dawsonville has taken another step toward making the Calhoun Creek reservoir a reality.
In what is being billed as both a cost-saving and competitive measure, Dawson County and Riverview middle schools will combine their football, softball and wrestling programs, as well as their football cheerleading squads.
Marvin James Bennett, 77, of Marble Hill, died May 11, 2013.