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Give me a plain bike

On the first day of spring, before the snow returned, I had visions of grandeur. As I have in years past, I dreamed of becoming physically fit.

March 31, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Teacher gets grant

A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.

March 31, 2010 | From staff reports | Education


Special election moved to May 11

Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has pushed back the date of a special election that will fill Georgia's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and two other vacancies under the Gold Dome.

March 25, 2010 | By Ashley Fielding DCN regional staff | Government


Special election set for April 27

A special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's seat in Congress will be on April 27. Qualifying for the election begins next week.

March 24, 2010 | By Ashley Fielding DCN regional staff | Government


Local dance team competes nationally

Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.

March 24, 2010 | By Kirstie Broadwell For the Dawson Community News | Education


Board of Commissioners work session agenda

4 p.m., Thursday at city hall

March 24, 2010 | | Government


Reduce mosquitoes around the home

Every spring I receive a large number of phone calls related to controlling mosquitoes around the home. Mosquitoes not only interfere with leisure time, but some species are able to transmit diseases.

March 24, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Hold on to your badge

I have some friends in the Augusta area who are devotees of the Masters golf tournament.

March 24, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


It’s time for good news

The calendar said "Spring Begins," and on March 20, we could believe it. There was bright sun, yellow jonquils dotting lawns and roadsides, trees and shrubs showing hints of budding. After a long winter, filled with weather disasters around the world, we are ready for spring and the new hopes it always brings.

March 24, 2010 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Corps to collect fees at lake parks

The Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier recently announced that day use fees will now be collected for recreational season 2010 in various parks where fees have not been charged in the past.

March 24, 2010 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Retha Gilbert Clemons

Retha Gilbert Clemons, 61, native of Forsyth County, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITS


Janice Harben

Janice Harben, 58, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 19, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITS


Gary Floyd Hewatt

Gary Floyd Hewatt, 54, of Auburn, Ga., died March 20, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITS


Ruth Gazaway Ledford

Ruth Gazaway Ledford, 80, of Cumming, died Sunday, March 21, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITS


Mike Malone

Mike Malone, 59, of Dahlonega, died Wednesday, March 17, 2010.

March 24, 2010 | | OBITS


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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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