The Dawson County commission has given a local day care operator 30 days to catch up on months of back rent before it evicts the center from the county-owned building it occupies.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Frederick "Fred" C. Youngman, Dawson County's surveyor, who died June 17.
Mowing is the most frequent and therefore, generally, the most expensive turf management practice used. It can also affect turf quality as much as any other cultural practice.
This is my 19th Father's Day. That is, if you count the one where we were anticipating an arrival in September of 1990.
On June 6, the Bowen Center for the Arts in downtown Dawsonville held a reception for its current exhibit, "For Men Only."
American families -both insured and uninsured - are struggling with rising health care costs, and as the economy declines, the number of uninsured is expected to rise.
Gladys Bearden, 92, of Alpharetta, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009.
Martha Ann Fambro, 72, of Dawsonville died Tuesday, June 16, 2009.
Kathy Ann Gooch, 55, of Cumming, died Monday, June 15, 2009.
Harold Joseph Hubbard, 57, of Cleveland, died Sunday, June 21, 2009.
Bobby Scroggins, 58, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, June 16, 2009.
Fred Youngman, 67, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, June 17, 2009.
Last week, Dahlonega's Mayor hosted a meeting with the State Director of Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites to discuss keeping the Gold Museum open every day, rather than having to close it Mondays and Tuesdays to meet DNR budgetary requirements.
ATLANTA - Kids are out of school and ready for their summer vacation. But right now, most families are more worried about keeping a steady paycheck and putting food on the table than booking costly airline tickets or hotel rooms.
The state's recent decision to declare the two-year drought over and relax water use restrictions was welcomed in Dawson County.
Dawson County's 12 and under Lady Tigers traveled to Carrollton March 7-8 to compete in the GRPA Class B State Basketball Tournament.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
Dawsonville continues to be a hotbed for NASCAR activity with the recent announcement that J.J. Yeley's race team has decided to bring its operations to town.
Mary Wenona Wallace, 93, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Wyatt Dennis Dwayne Pruitt, 3, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Leonard "Dock" Martin, 70, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Marty Terrell Martin, 47, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
My scales broke.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
Last week consisted of an important few days, as it was the last week for bills to pass out of committees, since "Crossover Day" was on Monday.
This week, the Georgia General Assembly hit an important deadline: Crossover Day.
As predicted in this space a few weeks ago, there is compromise legislation pending in the General Assembly regarding the Common Core curriculum, the controversial program which seeks to establish consistent education standards across the country.