Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Council
Mary "Joan" Day, 75, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009.
T.R. Lewis, 68, of Hoschton, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008.
Dorothy Mullinax, 71, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 31, 2008.
Terrell Railey, 53, of Dawsonville, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at his residence.
Food Lion, the newest addition to Dawsonville, brought much excitement to the community with its grand opening Dec. 17.
I believe the most popular fruit bearing plant is blueberries.
I remember going to Walt Disney World not long after it opened. There was just the Magic Kingdom and that was it.
I should probably add to that title, "and other evidence of looming senility."
Ever since George W. Bush was elected as President, there has been a push to eliminate the Electoral College and go to a popular vote for electing the President. Had the 2000 election been decided by popular vote, Bush would have lost to Al Gore by 543,816 votes. Bush was not the first President to be elected while losing the popular vote, simply the last.
Ralph E. Cowart, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009.
Beginning with today's issue, The Dawson Community News serves as Dawson County's official legal organ.
The Dawson County Woman's Club and local Young Life organization each received $1,000 Dec. 29 from the Dawson County Wal-Mart on Ga. 400.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
Larry Smith Sr., 67, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Dewey Ralph Smith, 64, of Blountstown, Fla., died Dec. 1, 2013.
Harold Poore, 84, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Edwin Junior Garner, 80, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Clifton Cleve Bennett Sr., 82, of Cumming, died Nov. 28, 2013.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
It was as ugly as a wart hog, but for the 11th time in the past 12 years, 38 of the past 50 and 65 out of 108, the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South has bested You-Know-Where Institute of Technology for the State Football Championship, 41-34.
It's December. Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas songs are popping up on every radio station. This means it is time to pick a Christmas tree.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday to begin at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Two things always made Granny happy: Cooking and being in the hospital.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
I've tried to cultivate an attitude of gratitude lately. It's not as corny as it sounds. But I had read something a while back that stated that the more we are thankful for, the more we will have to be thankful for.
During a Nov. 12 joint work session and board meeting, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted on several financial matters, two of which go hand-in-hand.
In the center of Riverview Elementary School stands an intersection where the entrance meets the media center and splits into two wings for classrooms.