For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.
Fescue is the most popular and widely used lawn grass in Dawson County. This is for good reason. Fescue is a cool season grass and loves the average temperatures of this region. Fescue grows rapidly in spring and fall but little during periods of extreme heat or cold.
Depending on when you were born, you've likely heard parents, grandparents or other relatives talk about the challenges of their era.
Grover "Joe" Bagby, 84, of Cumming, died Sunday, May 2, 2009.
Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, of Dawsonville, died April 22, 2009.
Edward Maurice Marteny, 87, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 24, 2009.
Cecil J. McFerrin, 91, of Aiken, S.C., died Tuesday, April 28, 2009.
Virginia Patterson Paxton, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, May 2, 2009.
Cleo Cindy Rider, 76, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, April 30, 2009.
Joe M. Walker, 66, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 4, 2009.
C.W. "Bud" White, 79, of Gainesville, died April 30, 2009. Born Nov. 14, 1929 in Pierre, S.D., he attended Atlanta schools where he was a Tech High '47 graduate and served in the U.S. Army. While studying for a degree in architecture, he worked for Abreu and Robeson, Architects and Fuller and Beckett Architects. In 1958, he received a degree from Georgia Tech. Before establishing his own firm, C.W. White Architect, he was with GSA in Atlanta and served as a consultant for the U.S. Postal Service. After 1973 his architectural firm provided the design ...
Summer is quickly approaching, and this year the idea of planning a "staycation" at home is becoming a popular alternative to investing in pricey travel arrangements. At a time when money is tight and the luxuries in life seem few and far between, we need to consider what diversions our local communities have to offer.
You and the community are invited to attend a Celebration of Life for Traci Lamar Scates. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Bethel United Methodist Church, 100 Lumpkin Campground Road, South, Dawsonville, GA.
Wesley and Rosalind Chambers of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Jessica Lynn Chambers to James Edward Cook.
The Dawson County High School Football team recently sold raffle tickets for a seven day-six night vacation at the Liki Tiki Resort in Orlando, Fla.
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.