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Donald Gene McClure Jr.

Donald Gene McClure Jr., 50, of Big Canoe, died Dec. 12, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


James Archie McPherson

James Archie McPherson, 58, of Cumming, died Dec. 19, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Barbara Lee Richardson

Barbara Lee Richardson, 73, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 15, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Edward Vernon Taylor Jr.

Edward Vernon Taylor Jr., 61, of Cumming, died Dec. 14, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Varsity Jr. opening has been postponed

The opening of Varsity Jr. restaurant in Dawsonville, originally expected for later this month, has been delayed until March because of construction and weather issues, said John Browne, vice president for the Atlanta-based Varsity.

December 22, 2010 | By Tricia L. Nadolny DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


Restaurant feeds the hungry

A local restaurant in Dawsonville is offering free food for those less fortunate on Christmas Day.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Youth award winners chosen

Local winners of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award were announced at a Dawson County school board meeting last week.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Martin graduates from West Georgia

Miranda Martin of Dawson County graduated from the University of West Georgia Dec. 11, with her masters degree in early childhood education.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Reading garden dedicated

Students, teachers, faculty and family members of the Corcoran Family showed up last week at Black's Mill Elementary School to celebrate the opening of the John Wayne Corcoran Memorial Reading Garden.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students exceed average for the state

The state's school superintendent announced last week that Georgia students made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Walters named to all-area

Junior Lady Tiger cross country sensation Madalyn Walters has been named to the second team All-Area team by the The Times of Gainesville.

December 21, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | High School


Reflecting on Christmas

Over the past nearly 30 years, I have written articles about everything from flowers to horses. Since Christmas is this week, permit me to set aside my 'normal' article and reflect on this special time of year.

December 21, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Colleen Marie Vadia and Rhys Caldwell Harter wed

Colleen Marie Vadia and Rhys Caldwell Harter wed

Rhys Caldwell Harter and Colleen Marie Vadia exchanged wedding vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 2, 2010 at the Lumpkin Campground Arbor in Dawsonville.

December 21, 2010 | | Weddings


Chestatee State Bank seized by regulators

Dawsonville-based Chestatee State Bank was seized Friday by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance.

December 17, 2010 | By Tricia L. Nadolny DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


Blackwood to lead state highway safety office

December 17, 2010 | | Government


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House OKs protection for clergy refusing gay marriage

Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety ...

February 12, 2016 | By Joshua Silavent DCN regional staff, editor@dawsonnews.com | Government


Region 7-AAA basketball playoff games moved to Thursday

Tonight's scheduled Region 7-AAA basketball games at East Hall and West Hall high schools have been postponed until Thursday due to weather concerns in ...

February 10, 2016 | From staff reports | SPORTS


Legislators beat plowshares into pistols

Son of a gun. Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, is at it again.

February 10, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT


A name can be revealing in more than one way

I am usually aware of the title of a book I am reading because I think that the author intends for it to be significant ...

February 10, 2016 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists


Education is a top priority

The House reconvened on Feb. 1 to start our fourth week of the 2016 legislative session. With a month of session behind us, we are ...

February 10, 2016 | By Kevin Tanner For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT


Diversity and multiculturalism

Everything we read today lauds the idea of diversity and its twin sister multiculturalism. Most of the time, the people that assert these ideas mean ...

February 10, 2016 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The reality behind the Georgia budget for 2017

In the Governor's State of the State address on Jan. 13 he stated that his $23.7 Billion budget is the highest ever.

February 10, 2016 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


How do they survive without cream of mushroom soup?

It would be, I decided, a nice gesture of Southern thoughtfulness if I made a dish of my famous macaroni and cheese.

February 10, 2016 | By Ronda Rich Lifestyle columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


You can’t teach an old dog new tricks

Much to her irritation, Mama was told by her insurance company she needed to get a checkup.

February 10, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists


For the people of Georgia

The Georgia General Assembly has completed the fourth week of the 2016 legislative session, and week five is well underway.

February 10, 2016 | By Sen. Steve Gooch For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT


Kemp’s primary could be decisive

Two years ago, Secretary of State Brian Kemp began his push to set up an "SEC Primary" for a simple reason: He wanted the world ...

February 10, 2016 | By Tom Crawford For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT


Senator wants to improve Internet access

ATLANTA -- Sen. Steve Gooch (R - Dahlonega) has filed legislation to create the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee.

February 10, 2016 | | LOCAL


Dawson County Schools closed Wednesday

Dawson County schools will be closed on Wednesday due to winter precipitation and deteriorating road conditions. Twelve month employees are asked to report at 10 ...

February 09, 2016 | | LOCAL


Swim team finishes on high note

The Dawson County High School Swim Team had its last regular season meet Jan. 16 at the Cumming Aquatic Center.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


Soccer season underway

The Dawson County High School varsity soccer teams kicked off their seasons with a scrimmage against North Forsyth High School Friday night.

February 09, 2016 | By Jake Alvarado For the Dawson County News | SPORTS


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