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Larry Morris Sewell

Larry Morris Sewell, 64, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 26, 2010.

March 31, 2010 | | OBITS


Group’s annual meeting to spotlight commander

Lake Lanier Association officials pushed some of their agenda as they dined March 24 with one of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' highest-ranking officers in the South.

March 31, 2010 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


In touch with your Dawson County government

After a long, cold and wet winter, spring has finally arrived in North Georgia.

March 31, 2010 | By Kevin Tanner For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Barbara Kovalski Anglin

Barbara Kovalski Anglin, 81, of Jasper, formerly of Griffin and Carrollton, died March 18, 2010.

March 31, 2010 | | OBITS


Washington can’t ignore will of the people

Congress' passage of national health care reform proves that despite speaking loudly, Americans' voices were not heard in Washington. For the 59 percent of Americans who did not want Washington to pass such reform, we have been abandoned by a government that used to work for us, not against us.

March 31, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


‘No texting’ law passes House

Congratulations to Sally Sorohan for all of her work to get a "no texting while driving" bill passed. We still have a long way to go, but SB 360 and HB 938 both passed their respective houses. Surely one of them will make it to the Governor's desk. It was my privilege to be a sponsor of a House version of the bill. The final bill will incorporate the best efforts of all legislators who participated in this landmark legislation.

March 31, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Give me a plain bike

On the first day of spring, before the snow returned, I had visions of grandeur. As I have in years past, I dreamed of becoming physically fit.

March 31, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Special election moved to May 11

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has pushed back the date of a special election that will fill Georgia's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and two other vacancies under the Gold Dome.

March 25, 2010 | By Ashley Fielding DCN regional staff | Government


Special election set for April 27

A special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's seat in Congress will be on April 27. Qualifying for the election begins next week.

March 24, 2010 | By Ashley Fielding DCN regional staff | Government


Local dance team competes nationally

Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.

March 24, 2010 | By Kirstie Broadwell For the Dawson Community News | Education


Board of Commissioners work session agenda

4 p.m., Thursday at city hall

March 24, 2010 | | Government


Reduce mosquitoes around the home

Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home. Mosquitoes not only interfere with leisure time, but some species are able to transmit diseases.

March 24, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Hold on to your badge

I have some friends in the Augusta area who are devotees of the Masters golf tournament.

March 24, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


It’s time for good news

The calendar said "Spring Begins," and on March 20, we could believe it. There was bright sun, yellow jonquils dotting lawns and roadsides, trees and shrubs showing hints of budding. After a long winter, filled with weather disasters around the world, we are ready for spring and the new hopes it always brings.

March 24, 2010 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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North Georgia under freeze warning tonight

Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.

March 27, 2015 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Progress 2015

Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.

March 25, 2015 | | LOCAL


Forsythia signals the arrival of spring

Early March can be one of the blandest times in the landscape.

March 25, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Education Reform Commission provides opportunity to improve public education

I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you.

March 25, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Some borrowed notes to make you smile

As I delete my forwarded emails, I often pick some to share in this column.

March 25, 2015 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Georgia’s transportation compromise

Addressing Georgia's critical transportation infrastructure need has been a priority for lawmakers under the Gold Dome throughout the 2015 legislative session.

March 25, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Showing the world that special spark of happiness

"Mama, is it bad that I am happy?"

March 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


David Shortnacy

David Shortnacy, 75, of Forsyth County, died March 19, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Caleb Christopher Millwood

Caleb Christopher Millwood, 19, of Ellijay, died March 17, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Edwin F. “Frank” Kreischer

Edwin F. "Frank" Kreischer, 63, of Dawsonville, died March 22, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


William “Todd” Hulsey

William "Todd" Hulsey, 44, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Betty Heard

Betty Heard, 80, of Cumming, died March 18, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings

Hazel Winifred McEachern Giddings, 95, longtime resident of Adams, Tenn., died March 16, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


James G. “Greg” DeLong

James G. "Greg" DeLong, 63, of Deland, Fla., died March 13, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


Horace Gene Bennett

Horace Gene Bennett, 55, of Dawsonville, died March 21, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


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