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.
Kenneth "Kenny" Poe, 58, of Dawsonville, died May 15, 2010.
Charles Robert Redick, 96, of Dawsonville, died May 13, 2010.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.
Although I have not seen the "Furious" film that features the late Paul Walker, I would guess that its box office success may be partially due to interest in how modern technology makes several stand-ins appear to be Walker himself.
Ugonda Mae Wooten, 63, of Cumming, died April 8, 2015.
Paul Elijah Pruitt, 77, of Cumming, died April 6, 2015.
William "Chris" Christopher Pittman, 32, of Dawsonville, died April 8, 2015.
Fred North Poole, 93, of Cumming, died March 30, 2015.
Fortune Magazine has announced its list of the World's Greatest Leaders for 2015 and would you believe that I got snubbed again this year?
The Georgia General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session on April 2 ending a long week in which nearly 100 bills were heard on the Senate floor.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be hosting the annual rabies clinic on April 25.
IKEA, I will never darken your doors. Never, not ever.
Edgar "Eddy" DeCoursey, 59, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.
James V. Grindle, 77, of Gainesville, died April 4, 2015.
Betty Jean Styles, 83, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.