Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
ATLANTA - As an isolated, shy teenager, the seeds of Syed Haris Ahmed's jihadist aspirations were planted during hours in front of a computer screen in his family's Dawsonville home.
Some of Dawson County's young professionals gathered for the third time May 22 in efforts to bring a local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, also known as Jaycees, to Dawson County.
Last Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, reeling from a 39 percent state budget cut, announced a series of "heart-wrenching" moves designed to deal with the spending cuts and a 24 percent drop in revenue.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
Kathy U. Cowan, 62, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 25, 2009.
The 8-year-old baseball team, NorX Tigers, based out of Rock Creek Park, took first runner up in The AllState All-American Wood Bat Classic over Memorial Day weekend.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Brad Morris remained in critical but stable condition at an Atlanta hospital last week after his scooter collided with an employee's truck that swerved into his path.
Dawson County Middle School announced Paula Cox as its 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year on May 11.
Express yourself and be creative at the library this summer through the Chestatee Regional Library System Vacation Reading Program.
The more you put into something, most likely, the more you will get out of it.
With recent rains, 2009 may be an excellent year for local vegetable gardens.
The people who make tissues will get some of my money this weekend. I'm going to try not to cry, but I know I will.
Jackie Cyrus Doddridge, 75, of Forsyth County, formerly of West Virginia, died Monday, May 18, 2009.
Carolyn Osinga, 84, of Dawsonville, died Friday, May 15, 2009.
Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.
Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville, died April 9, 2014.
"Mama, can I talk to you?" Cole asked me quietly one evening.
Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle, 90, of Cumming, died April 9, 2014.
Most young Georgians have never heard of Bo Callaway, a gentleman from Georgia.
Hydrangeas are a staple in most southern gardens. Bigleaf hydrangeas, also known as Japanese, French and snowball hydrangeas, bloom in colors of blue, pink or different shades in between. Did you know that the bloom color of hydrangea can be changed?
I wish I had been there. In Jerusalem. With Jesus.
April is traditionally known for showers, blooming trees and shrubs and early flowers. We have had our share of those (including the pollen) and are enjoying the "popping out" beauty.
Bill Elliott's career
James W. Ray Sr., 73, of Dawsonville, died April 2, 2014.
Nancy Beaver has been named Lanier Technical College's vice president for student affairs.
Pauline Ivey, 97, of Cumming, died April 3, 2014.
Gary and Kim Porter of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Porter, to Chris Holmes. He is the son of Barry Holmes of Sharpsburg and Devin Holmes of Alpharetta.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Georgia, as proclaimed by Gov. Nathan Deal. Child abuse is a subject I don't like to think about, let alone write about and you would probably just as soon not hear about. But it is there and we need to acknowledge it and demand some solutions.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be holding an annual rabies clinic on April 26.