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Elizabeth “Liz” Sanford

Elizabeth "Liz" Sanford, 73, of Dawsonville, died May 15, 2011.

May 18, 2011 | | OBITS

The demise of bin Laden

While we can all now breathe a short sigh of relief with the demise of Osama bin Laden the truth remains that all too frequently mankind generates these types of disturbed individuals.

May 18, 2011 | Reader submitted | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Bill places consumer protections, health benefits at risk

During the last session, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 47, which would allow Georgia insurance companies to sell individual health insurance policies with coverage equivalent to those sold in other states. This means they could sell health insurance policies with less coverage than is required in Georgia.

May 18, 2011 | Reader submitted | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Firefighters have drive for burn foundation

For the next three weekends in Dawson County and throughout Georgia, firefighters will be in the streets and at local shopping centers collecting funds for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation's 2011 "Give Burns the Boot" drive.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Government

Dawson Insurance Agent honored for volunteerism

Kendy Bennett of Dawson Insurance recently received the Agency Hands in the Community grant award for her commitment to volunteerism.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | BUSINESS

Ronald Eugene Johns

Ronald Eugene Johns, 67, of Dawsonville, died May 7, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS

Shirley Jackson Shirley

Shirley Jackson Shirley, 71, of Dawsonville, died May 6, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS

Governor continues to take action on legislative bills

The governor continues to take action on bills submitted to him at the end of the 2011 Legislative Session. Many of them I supported and some I did not. The following bills are just a few of those waiting to be signed by Governor Deal:

May 11, 2011 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Bobbie J. Feldman

Bobbie J. Feldman, 75, of Cartersville, formerly of Jasper, died May 5, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS

Lawrence A. Holtzclaw

Lawrence A. Holtzclaw, 74, of Cumming, died May 4, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS

On the go but still in the know

With all the available technology, many travelers can easily check what's going on at home base. Being technologically dumb, I depend on others to keep in touch. It worked for the past two weeks (almost) that I was at beautiful Cape San Blas beach.

May 11, 2011 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Peace officer memorial service set for Monday

Each day, more than 900,000 law enforcement officers nationwide put their lives on the line for the safety and protection of others.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | Government

Reduce mosquitoes around the home

Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home. Mosquitoes not only interfere with leisure time, but some species are able to transmit diseases.

May 11, 2011 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

KARE tops national list

KARE for Kids, a local non-profit that assists children in need, has been named to a new list of top-rated non-profits by GreatNonprofits, a provider of user reviews for nonprofit organizations.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | LOCAL

Road closed next week

A portion of Kelly Bridge Road in southwestern Dawson County will be closed for repairs beginning May 16.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports | LOCAL

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K.A.R.E. for Kids makes holiday wishes come true

Hundreds of local children will wake up Christmas morning to find presents under their trees thanks to dozens of volunteers determined to make holiday wishes ...

October 19, 2016 | | LOCAL

49th Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival and Entertainment Schedule

Festival Weekend Schedule

October 19, 2016 | | LOCAL

Tea Olive brings fragrant fall flowers

One of my absolute favorite fall-flowering plants is the Fragrant Tea Olive (Osmanthus fragrans). Given its name, you'd be right to assume this plant ...

October 19, 2016 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle lays out his vision for public education

Once upon a time, there was a lieutenant governor in Georgia who later became governor. He had a vision for improving public education in the ...

October 19, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS

The battleground of a tween clean room

"You need to clean your room."

October 19, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists

Keep your family safe this Halloween

There is an old adage which states, "With age comes wisdom."

October 19, 2016 | By Jeff Johnson | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Edward J. Engle III

Edward J. Engle III, 75, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 11, 2016.

October 19, 2016 | | OBITS

Dimple Fricks

Dimple Fricks, 87, of Dahlonega, died Oct. 13, 2016.

October 19, 2016 | | OBITS

Charles A. Walls

Charles A. Walls, 75, of Cumming, died Oct. 15, 2016.

October 19, 2016 | | OBITS

William Harley Walls

William Harley Walls, 82, of Cumming, died Oct. 12, 2016.

October 19, 2016 | | OBITS

It's your time to shine, Dawsonville

In remembrance of the time-honored tradition of smuggling alcohol through the hills of prohibition-era Appalachia, Downtown Dawsonville will celebrate the 49th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival ...

October 19, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Publix opens

Couponers, rejoice! The new Dawsonville Publix opened its doors to customers for the first time last week.

October 19, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Commission chair tells chamber of commerce to keep doors open for development

At one of Mike Berg's last speeches as commission chairman, he delivered a state of the county address to a room of Chamber of ...

October 19, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

Dawsonville man killed after motorcycle hits cow

A Dawsonville man was killed when his motorcycle struck a cow early Monday morning in Northeast Hall County.

October 19, 2016 | From DCN regional staff | LOCAL

New Panera Bread set to open on Halloween

Dawson County's new Panera Bread Bakery-Café is expected to open by the end of the month.

October 19, 2016 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL

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