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Legislative wrap-up continued

This week's column will continue to wrap-up and review the 2010 Legislative Session.

May 12, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | OBITS


Dawson County Board of Commissioners work session agenda

L. New Business 1.Permit for Assembly: Tour of Atlanta Bike Race – Mr. James Lowe 2. Permit for Assembly: Poker Run for Dawson Humane Society – Adrienne Patterson 3. Proclamation: Emergency Services Week – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 4. Approval of the Emergency Services Fundraiser for Stations #5 & #6 – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 5. Approval of the Assistance to Fire Fighters Grant – EMA Director Billy Thurmond 6. Approval to declare surplus: F-250 Pick Up from Road Department – Public Works Director David Headley 7. Approval of GIS Website Hosting/Maintenance Services – Planning Director David McKee 8. Approval of AV Consultant for Dawson County ...

May 12, 2010 | | Government


Softball tourney to help housing

The 400 North Board of Realtors is sponsoring a men's one pitch softball tournament this summer to help families struggling to make house payments.

May 12, 2010 | | BUSINESS


Junior Fire Academy coming this summer

Dawson County Emergency Services invites all current sixth and seventh graders to attend the Junior Fire Academy this summer.

May 12, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Commissioner graduates from ACCG programs

James Swafford was recognized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia for completion of the Commissioners Training Program and the Certified Commissioners Advanced Program at the association's 96th annual meeting held recently at the Savannah Civic Center in Chatham County.

May 12, 2010 | editor@dawsonnews.com | Government


Special election results

The polls have closed and Dawson County results are in for the special election for the District 9 U.S. House seat.

May 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Government


Elliott makes it two in a row

Chase Elliott's scheduled race at the legendary Winchester Speedway in Indiana didn't turn out like he expected, but he wound up with something even better - a win in the season's second "Show Me The Money" race at Montgomery Motor Speedway in Alabama.

May 11, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Mack “Earl” Butler

Mack "Earl" Butler, 57, of Shakerag, died April 29, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


James “Jimmy” A. Coats

James "Jimmy" A. Coats, 62, of Covington, died April 29, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


James F. Lord

James F. Lord, 72, of Dawsonville, died May 3, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Harry J. Martin

Harry J. Martin, 66, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died April 30, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


John E. Sears

John E. Sears, 60, of Dawsonville, died May 2, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


Eula Ann Gazaway Massey Smith

Eula Ann Gazaway Massey Smith, 82, of Canton, died Tuesday, April 27, 2010.

May 05, 2010 | | OBITS


’10 assembly changes the face of state’s economy

Now that we've reached the end of what has been one of the longest sessions in Georgia's history, it's time to move forward on new policies that will change the face of our state economy. Job creation is at the center of this transformation.

May 05, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


FBLA students go to state

The Dawson County High School FBLA members once again made their presence known at the state conference in Atlanta on March 26 and 27.

May 05, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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What Nobel Peace Laureates have incurred should not have occurred

I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for President of the United States (or what's left of it.)

May 20, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Grasscycling leads to a healthier, stronger lawn

Recycling grass clippings has always been a hot topic of conservation within the turf care industry.

May 20, 2015 | Clark MacAllister Extension Agent | Lifestyle Columnists


My belief: We have girlfriends for every stage of life

When I had a disagreement with a friend during my teen years, Mama tried comforting my hurt feelings the best she could. "Don't worry about this little squabble. Your friendship with this child won't last."

May 20, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Dean Alan Miller

Dean Alan Miller, 55, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Marilyn M. Mason

Marilyn M. Mason died May 9, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


William E. “Junior” Garrett

William E. "Junior" Garrett, 85, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


To Georgia’s teachers: Thanks for your efforts

Dear Public School Teachers in Georgia:

May 13, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


How to control moles

Have you started noticing mysterious raised tunnels forming seemingly overnight in your lawn or garden? If so, you probably have a mole infestation.

May 13, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


The unrealistic Grey’s Anatomy effect

Let me start by warning you, there are a few spoilers in here in case you DVR'd "Grey's Anatomy" this season and haven't watched the episode from a few weeks ago yet.

May 13, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Chase Elliott adds sixth race to Sprint Cup campaign

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is hoping to have the fifth Hendrick Motorsports car competing in the Sprint All-Star race next weekend.

May 12, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Jerry Waters

Jerry Waters, 68, of Dawsonville, died May 10, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


David Lee McDowell

David Lee McDowell, 58, of Velva, N.D., and formerly of Dawsonville, died April 16, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Landon Daugherty

Landon Daugherty, 38, of Gainesville, died May 8, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Linda Pruitt Chambers

Linda Pruitt Chambers, 86, of Cumming, died May 9, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Brown patch lawn disease

May is a month eagerly awaited by many turf lovers.

May 06, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister | Lifestyle Columnists


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