Is there a billboard somewhere in Dawson County that says "Hurry and Buy a House Before It's Too Late?"
The Georgia Lions Camp for the Blind recently held its "Lions Day at the Camp," an event that gives the Lions of Georgia an opportunity to visit the camp while it is in session, so they can observe campers participating in the various activities.
A. Roll call
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda G. Townley has been elected to the board of directors of Tax Commissioners' Technology Council of Georgia.
Sanitation is an important and often overlooked practice to control diseases in the home orchard. Many fruits can be grown more successfully and with less dependence on chemicals by using good sanitation.
I've never been stuck in an elevator, but I'd rather not. I'd also prefer not to get stranded at the top of one of those double-decker Ferris wheels. Even on one of those chance rides with a pretty girl.
Eight-year old Kenneth Stewart III has become a local celebrity in the community, and has recently picked up the nick-name of "Soldier Boy of Dawsonville."
Richard Darnell, 48, of Cumming, died Monday, Aug. 31, 2009.
Refugio Jesusita Hernandez, 87, of Dawsonville, formerly of Montezuma, died Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009.
Floyd E. Mayo, 83, of Gainesville, died Thursday, Aug. 27, 2009.
Edward Davis Powell, 55, died July 23, 2009.
At least four people have said they plan to run for two seats on the Dawsonville City Council this fall.
Lanier Technical College held its annual graduation ceremony Aug. 21 to congratulate all those who had passed the GED (General Educational Development) test this past school year.
State health officials confirmed the first case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus in Dawson County Wednesday afternoon.
K. New Business
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed Wednesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy. 9 South and collided with a pick-up truck.
Perfection is really elusive. Sure, we all want perfect - the perfect body, the perfect smile, the perfect house - and sometimes, we have those moments of perfect, even briefly.
Donald Webster Martin, 75, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Ruby G. Nelson, 85, of Cumming, died July 25, 2014.
Edward "Ed" Reeves, 89, of Dawsonville, died July 24, 2014.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
Gardeners who grow fruit crops need to be on the lookout. There is a new invasive intruder that may cause frustration to backyard fruit growers - the spotted wing drosophila.
About this time of year, along the Russian Black Sea coast, radishes can be found in abundance at the open air markets and in all restaurants.
The U.S. Senate race this November between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue will be one of the more unusual campaigns we have witnessed in Georgia. Neither has held public office and both are anxious to portray themselves as the ultimate "outsider."
Edna Dale Ingram, 88, of Warner Robins, died July 22, 2014.
Doris Maffucci, 69, of Dawsonville, died July 23, 2014.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Lillian Dunn, 87, of Dawsonville, died July 15, 2014.
Ronald Eugene Hastings, 64, of Cumming, formerly of Summerfield, Fla., died July 13, 2014.