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.
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Personnel from Dawson County Emergency Services will be heading to the streets Aug. 27-29 as they team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to "fill the boot."
Socialism is defined by Webster as a "system based on government control of the production and distribution of goods and services." For the last eight months we have seen the federal government move toward control of the banking, automotive and healthcare industries.
I have always been a fan of TV game shows. When I went to school in Social Circle, we lived right across the street from the school and they let me go home for lunch. I would sneak in a few minutes of "Concentration" and "Jeopardy."
Yes, my dock is in a new home, floating for a change. And I am glad that the folks at Peach Brandy Cottage are enjoying it. I actually had five people who were interested, but Caroline was the first respondent.
The Dawson County Special Olympics is clearing hurdles with a new management team that is aiming to regenerate and improve the organization, one that is deemed necessary to the community, and is currently seeking volunteers.
Dawson County's Local Option Sales Tax collections are down by 20 percent; its planning and zoning fee revenues are down by 50 percent; officials cut more than $4 million out of the county budget; and commissioners voted last week to furlough county employees. But it's not economically distressed.
Walter Lee Ayers, 96, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2009.
Verbally committing to the University of North Georgia is an exciting reality for Dawson County High School basketball player and rising senior Ashley Parker.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is leading the NASCAR Nationwide Series points race after claiming a third victory in his rookie season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway.
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.