The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce, through its Government and Community Affairs Council, announced last week that it will sponsor a candidate's debate on July 9.
Charley Whitmire, former Dawson County Lady Tiger golfer, recently completed the Peachbelt Conference Tournament for North Georgia College & State University.
The Tiger Elite Competition Cheer Squads, based out of Dawsonville, finished their seasons with a win on April 17 in Chattanooga, Tenn.
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Michael Pugh and Janet Mixer exchanged vows during a private ceremony April 3, 2010.
No tree adds more beauty in the spring than the dogwood.
WARWICK - Every year about this time, the folks of Warwick gather to pay homage to Georgia's official processed food - grits.
Holli Abercrombie, 21, of Dawsonville, died April 14, 2010.
Samuel "Mack" Anglin, 61, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 16, 2010.
Lora Belle Dodd, 98, of Forsyth County, died Monday, April 12, 2010.
Mary Kathryn "Kathy" Akers Donald, died April 18, 2010.
Pearl Gardner, 89, died April 11, 2010 in Brooksville, Fla.
Last year was our first year of experience under the 65-plus Senior Homestead Tax Exemption program voted in by Lumpkin County voters by over 80 percent.
On the morning of April 15, America's dreaded "tax day," Georgians awoke to the news that their state legislature had voted to completely eliminate two separate state taxes.
As usual, we continue to revel in the beauty of spring: azaleas, wisteria, dogwood, tulips, pansies and green, green, green everywhere. And as usual, we suffer through the pollen that accompanies all that green - but we understand the importance of pollination, so we go through it.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.
Although I have not seen the "Furious" film that features the late Paul Walker, I would guess that its box office success may be partially due to interest in how modern technology makes several stand-ins appear to be Walker himself.
Ugonda Mae Wooten, 63, of Cumming, died April 8, 2015.
Paul Elijah Pruitt, 77, of Cumming, died April 6, 2015.
William "Chris" Christopher Pittman, 32, of Dawsonville, died April 8, 2015.
Fred North Poole, 93, of Cumming, died March 30, 2015.
Fortune Magazine has announced its list of the World's Greatest Leaders for 2015 and would you believe that I got snubbed again this year?
The Georgia General Assembly wrapped up another legislative session on April 2 ending a long week in which nearly 100 bills were heard on the Senate floor.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be hosting the annual rabies clinic on April 25.
IKEA, I will never darken your doors. Never, not ever.
Edgar "Eddy" DeCoursey, 59, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.
James V. Grindle, 77, of Gainesville, died April 4, 2015.
Betty Jean Styles, 83, of Dawsonville, died April 1, 2015.