Jewell Crane, 76, of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County), died Sept. 7, 2009.
Lora "Ma" Dooley, 98, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009.
Robert Samuel "Sam" Henderson, 36, of Cleveland, Ga. (formerly of Forsyth County), died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009.
Johnny Jackson, 56, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009.
Margie Saine, 71, of Dahlonega, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Dawson County bid farewell to summer Sept. 8 during the 13th annual Community Picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.
Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong knows the importance of a solid education for the county's children, as well as the importance of parent and community involvement within the school system.
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Chestatee Regional Library System wants to make sure that all children in Lumpkin and Dawson counties have the smartest card of all - a library card.
Jason M. Blackwell recently graduated from the GPSTC Regional Police Academy in Athens.
A. Roll Call
Do you want to know how your government works? Residents are invited to go behind the scenes of government departments at Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The establishment process for fescue can be divided into three areas. The first, soil preparation which is generally most important; the second involves proper seeding; and the third includes care and maintenance for two to four weeks after planting.
He was a little boy about 4 years old. I don't know his name, but his face is forever etched in my mind.
Yes, I did write about expressing gratitude just a couple of weeks ago, but after the Sept. 8 Community Picnic and several other occasions, I feel the urge to do it in more detail. I am sure you can make your own (different) personal list.
Georgia's annual air quality ban on outdoor burning, mostly in the northern half of Georgia, will end at midnight on Sept. 30.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.
I had signed my child up for swimming lessons before, several years ago. The first day, he loved it, splashing around in the water, making new friends.
Thelma Stamey, 79, of Dawsonville, died July 12, 2014.
Dawson County High School rising senior Joy Lewis had her eyes set on two colleges, University of Pennsylvania and Eastern Carolina University, but it was the call from Pennsylvania offering a softball scholarship that helped her come to a decision.
Jessie Lorine Henderson, 67, and a lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died July 12, 2014.
Harold Jefferson McGehee, 78, of Smyrna, died July 10, 2014.
Wayne Painter, 72, of Dahlonega, died July 11, 2014.
Glen C. Amburn, 50, of Dawsonville, died July 9, 2014.
Gold Creek Foods, founded and headquartered in Dawsonville, acquired a forth distribution and production facility.
A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.
The Rev. Henry Eugene "Gene" Cobb, 75, of Cumming, died July 1, 2014.
Ronald Griggs, 69, of Dawsonville, Forsyth County, died July 6, 2014.
Merle M. Meredith, 94, of Gainesville, Forsyth County, died July 5, 2014.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
I am humbled. I am grateful. I am honored. And I am overwhelmed. I said it to the people who came to my 90th birthday celebration at Bethel, and I say it again to the many people who made that lovely celebration possible and to those who sent good wishes even if they couldn't attend.