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Department taking ideas for road improvements

When it comes to planning for long-range improvement projects, the Georgia Department of Transportation is hoping to get input from the community.

August 25, 2010 | By Brandee A. Thomas DCN regional staff | Government


Powdery mildew on plants won’t cause serious damage

Powdery mildew is a common fungal disease of numerous ornamental plants including dogwood, rose, phlox and many bedding plants.

August 25, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Gratis is truly my home

On both sides of my family there is a story of a hardscrabble upbringing.

August 25, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Helen Bryant

Helen Bryant, 75, of Gainesville, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010.

August 25, 2010 | | OBITS


Suggestions for HOPE appreciated

I want to thank all of you who responded with suggestions for saving the HOPE Scholarship programs. It's the most responses I've gotten on any subject from you during my 10 years as your state representative.

August 25, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Local entrepreneur honored

As a business leader and involved resident in the Dawsonville area - Allstate exclusive agency owner Chris Gaines of The Gaines Agency has been designated a Premier Service Agency for 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | BUSINESS


GBI’s area office has new agent in charge

Kim Williams first stepped into the real world of criminal investigations 15 years ago as a young intern.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Protect honeybees from pesticides

Most people understand the importance of honeybees, but every year there are unintentional kill or damage of honeybee colonies resulting from insecticide usage.

August 18, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Nikki Harben and Heath Martin to wed

Sammy and Cyndi Harben of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Nikki Harben to Heath Martin.

August 18, 2010 | | Engagements


Audit shows an outdated registry

The basis of Georgia's statewide sex offender registry is an antiquated and inflexible system that contains incomplete, inaccurate and outdated information on sex offenders, according to a recent audit.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Board of Commissioners agenda

6 p.m. Aug. 19 at city hall

August 18, 2010 | | Government


Story joins local bank

Sam Story has joined Alliance National Bank as a senior vice president in the loan production office in Dawsonville. "We are thrilled to have Sam as part of our lending team," said Andrew K. Walker Sr., CEO of Alliance National Bank.

August 18, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Lee Rogers Adams

Lee Rogers Adams, 60, of Cumming, died Aug. 9, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


James A. Cash

James A. Cash, 59, of Cumming, died Aug. 10, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Claude Chastain

Claude Chastain, 72, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 11, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


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Football preview: Forsyth Central at Dawson County

Football preview: Forsyth Central at Dawson County

August 27, 2015 | | High School


Everybody needs a good fighter in their corner

Unless you are one of the intrepid public servants we keep sending back to the Gold Dome to get you out of our hair, or ...

August 26, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Avian influenza

If you regularly follow the news, you may have noticed several recent stories about a new strain of bird flu seriously affecting poultry production across ...

August 26, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


For the last time, I am not angry

I hate pictures of myself, always have. My Facebook profile pic is a few years old and I am not one to agonize over the ...

August 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Sour lessons and sweet victory

There comes a point in every child's life when they have a very startling reality revealed.

August 19, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Retha Bell Gilbert

Retha Bell Gilbert, 87, died Aug. 16, 2015.

August 19, 2015 | | OBITS


B.L. Perry

B.L. Perry, 79, of Cumming, died Aug. 11, 2015.

August 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Kenneth Eddie Reed

Kenneth Eddie Reed, 66, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 10, 2015.

August 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Joel Wayne Tedder

Joel Wayne Tedder, 63, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 9, 2015.

August 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Visitors to Dawsonville can bob to the beat with a brew

Following two successful festival's last summer, the Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival plans to kick it up a notch for this year's event.

August 19, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


One of Georgia Tech’s ‘Lost Dodd Boys’ looks back on the experience

To say Betty Wallace loves Georgia Tech is to say Romeo loved Juliet or hogs love slop.

August 19, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Foothill Community Bank introduces Lewis as interim president and CEO

Foothills Community Bank on Monday announced John Lewis interim CEO and president as part of the Dawsonville-based bank's recapitalization plan.

August 12, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


High-speed Internet provider acquires local wireless network service

Two players in North Georgia's Internet game have come together.

August 12, 2015 | From Staff Reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Fall webworms

Have you noticed trees containing unsightly, light-grey webs towards the ends of their branches? These webs contain the fall webworm, a perennial pest of several ...

August 12, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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