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Reverse raffle approaching

There is still $10,000 in cash up for grabs in the annual Dawson County Chamber of Commerce reverse raffle.

According to Chamber President Linda Williams, there are still several tickets available for the raffle.

August 17, 2011 | By James G. Wolfe Jr. jwolfe@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Holbrook breaking records

Former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer Kasay Holbrook had a great junior year at Presbyterian College last season. A 2008 Dawson County High School graduate, Holbrook has set or broke several Blue Hose records during her 3-year career at the Clinton, S.C. school.

Holbrook played in 10 tournaments this past season for Head Coach Thomas Addison.

August 16, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


'Stressing more defense'

The sound of a softball hitting a mitt and the sharp metallic noise that a bat makes when it connects just right are starting to be heard again at Dawson County High School. Yes, softball season is almost here and for the Dawson County Lady Tigers games will begin soon.

August 10, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | High School


Tigers prepare for GAC

With the annual preseason scrimmage this week, the Dawson County Tiger football team prepared with an inter-squad scrimmage game Saturday.

August 10, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | High School


Excitement surrounds young team

Head Riverview softball coach Jeff Compton seemed excited about starting the upcoming 2011 campaign.

August 10, 2011 | By Pam Jacobs pjacobs@dawsonnews.com | Middle School


Parks and rec kicks off fall season

Kick-off the fall sports season at the inaugural Fall Sports Pep Rally hosted by Dawson County Parks and Recreation Aug. 19. Combined with August movie night, the fun-filled event will be held at the Veterans Memorial Park football field beginning at 6 p.m.

August 10, 2011 | | Parks & Recreation


Charles T. "Charlie" Salter

Charles T. "Charlie" Salter, 69, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Roy "Spoon" Prather

Roy "Spoon" Prather, 76, of Cumming, died Aug. 5, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


James "Jim" Popp

James "Jim" Popp, 68, of Big Canoe, died Aug. 3, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Lance Oxyer

Lance Oxyer, 46, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Rev. Nancy Forsyth Noblin

The Rev. Nancy Forsyth Noblin, 69, a native resident of Atlanta, died July 31, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Grace Ann Kicklighter

Grace Ann Kicklighter, 68, of Cumming, died Aug. 5, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Ray Jarrard

Ray Jarrard, 83, of Dawsonville and formerly of Buford, died July 30, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley

Nellene Savannah Bannister Dooley, 84, of Cumming, died Aug. 7, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


Mary Beth Davidson

Mary Beth Davidson, 25, of Cumming, died Aug. 3, 2011.

August 10, 2011 | | OBITS


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Local murder investigation to be featured on Discovery

Dawsonville residents will be able to view a television episode Monday that details the investigation of two murders that occurred in the county in December ...

January 20, 2017 | | LOCAL


Dawson teen missing, last seen Jan. 13

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office has issued a BOLO or "be on the lookout" for 15-year-old Mallory Roxanne Padgett, who was last seen at ...

January 20, 2017 | | LOCAL


Some observations on the national scene and then it’s back to broccoli

I hope you will forgive me but I am going against my better judgment today and sound like one of those inch-wide, inch-deep political pundits ...

January 18, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Sometimes it is helpful that others do your work

This column was conceived and intended for last week's paper, but it did not get transferred to my computer and thus not to the ...

January 18, 2017 | By Helen Taylor | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The unnecessary obituary

One of the dearest and oldest friends I have, had a close brush with death recently. He didn't just stand on the banks of ...

January 18, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


Getting started in 2017

On Jan. 9, we reconvened for the first session of the 154th Georgia General Assembly. This year promises to be very busy and offers endless ...

January 18, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The end of the fried chickatarian era

Years and years ago, my child had decided he was going to be a vegetarian.

January 18, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Chamber speaker tells business owners: Give up what’s good in search of something better in 2017

"People are passionate about resolutions: either they love them or they hate them. They want to talk about how terrible they are, or say they ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Donald W. Moss Scholarship now open to Dawson students

The Donald Moss Scholarship Fund is now open for applications. This is the first year that the scholarship is open to Dawson County students who ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


County names new planning commission

The new year has brought new members to the county planning commission. All four planning board members, as well as the chair, had terms that ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Government


Joan Ellen Coffman

Joan Ellen Coffman, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 13, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Charles Hunt Eldred

Charles Hunt Eldred, died Jan. 3, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Eleanor H. King

Eleanor H. King, 98, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 15, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


James H. Ledbetter

James H. Ledbetter, 82, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 13, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Sheriff’s Office employee fired for lying about relationship with supervisor

A Dawson County Sheriff's Office employee was fired last week and another is on leave after an inquest revealed the two lied about being ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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