Since the downturn of the economy, various efforts throughout the community have been made, all in the name of helping individuals and families in need.
As leaves from trees turn from green to golden colors of fall, we know that a blast of cold air cannot be far behind.
I spent several years of my life working in the TV news business. As a result, I am an avid watcher of TV news.
Lucille Garrett Beck, 94, of Dahlonega, died Monday, Sept. 28, 2009
David Lee Jordan, 40, of Dawsonville, died Sept. 25, 2009.
Melissa "Missy" Burns Moon, 33, of Cumming, died Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009.
The first leadership class in Dawson County was held in 1992. The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the local extension office of the University of Georgia co-sponsored the original program and continue that partnership today.
Members of the Dawson County 4-H club recently competed at an area Forestry Judging Contest at Wahsega 4-H Center in Lumpkin County.
Dawson County voters will have the opportunity to extend a current one-cent sales tax for the Dawson County school district for the next five years.
A. Roll Call
With the recent flooding rains, some may say an article about how to prepare for a natural disaster such as storms from a hurricane is a little too late.
I keep adding to a long list of things I will one day have to explain to my grandchildren.
"I really feel blessed," a sister-in-law said while reviewing for us the situation in her flooded home in Gwinnett County.
The United Way of Dawson County hopes to raise $100,000 as part of its annual campaign.
Girls of all ages should start practicing smiling, waving, walking in heels and wearing a pageant gown for next month's event.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers bounced back from a 4-1 deficit to win their first game in the State Class AAA tournament Thursday afternoon at Columbus Softball Complex.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
What's the first thing that comes to mind when you think of fall? If you're like most people, chances are you think of turning leaves and pumpkins. From carving Jack-o-lanterns for Halloween, to harvest-themed displays, to lattes, pumpkins are an integral part of autumn in America.
I woke up one Saturday with the desperate urge to get my hair done. It had only been six months - I am terrible about not scheduling regular hair appointments, especially when most of the time, my hair is pulled up in a ponytail on top of my head.
A wise man once said that our only reason for occupying space on this earth is to leave things better than we found them. Unfortunately, not enough of us will. Len Pagano is an exception.
A Dawsonville man accused of murdering his cellmate in the Hall County Jail will be evaluated for mental competency.
Barry Andrew Harness, 58, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 24, 2014.
Sherman Lee "Tank" Heaton, 79, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 22, 2014.
Betty Reid Martin, 80, of Cumming, died Oct. 20, 2014.
Annie Etheleen Pilcher, 82, of Cumming, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Rene Samples, 49, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 23, 2014.
Willis M. Thrasher, 86, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 21, 2014.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
Dawsonville native Spencer Davis made history earlier this month when he was named 2014 Rookie of the Year in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour series.