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Meeting’s speaker could address Lanier’s levels

The "water wars" between Georgia, Alabama and Florida is likely to surface as a topic at the Lake Lanier Association's annual membership meeting Thursday.

May 18, 2011 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Carolyn Stephens

Carolyn Stephens, 70, of Dawsonville, died May 12, 2011.

May 18, 2011 | | OBITS


Clara Daniel Barger

Clara Daniel Barger, 94, of Dawsonville, died May 13, 2011.

May 18, 2011 | | OBITS


James W. Durand

James W. Durand, 62, of Gainesville (Forsyth County), died May 8, 2011.

May 18, 2011 | | OBITS


Elizabeth “Liz” Sanford

Elizabeth "Liz" Sanford, 73, of Dawsonville, died May 15, 2011.

May 18, 2011 | | OBITS


The demise of bin Laden

While we can all now breathe a short sigh of relief with the demise of Osama bin Laden the truth remains that all too frequently mankind generates these types of disturbed individuals.

May 18, 2011 | Reader submitted editor@dawsonnews.com | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Bill places consumer protections, health benefits at risk

During the last session, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 47, which would allow Georgia insurance companies to sell individual health insurance policies with coverage equivalent to those sold in other states. This means they could sell health insurance policies with less coverage than is required in Georgia.

May 18, 2011 | Reader submitted editor@dawsonnews.com | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Firefighters have drive for burn foundation

For the next three weekends in Dawson County and throughout Georgia, firefighters will be in the streets and at local shopping centers collecting funds for the Georgia Firefighters Burn Foundation's 2011 "Give Burns the Boot" drive.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Government


Dawson Insurance Agent honored for volunteerism

Kendy Bennett of Dawson Insurance recently received the Agency Hands in the Community grant award for her commitment to volunteerism.

May 11, 2011 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Ronald Eugene Johns

Ronald Eugene Johns, 67, of Dawsonville, died May 7, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Shirley Jackson Shirley

Shirley Jackson Shirley, 71, of Dawsonville, died May 6, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Governor continues to take action on legislative bills

The governor continues to take action on bills submitted to him at the end of the 2011 Legislative Session. Many of them I supported and some I did not. The following bills are just a few of those waiting to be signed by Governor Deal:

May 11, 2011 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Bobbie J. Feldman

Bobbie J. Feldman, 75, of Cartersville, formerly of Jasper, died May 5, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS


Lawrence A. Holtzclaw

Lawrence A. Holtzclaw, 74, of Cumming, died May 4, 2011.

May 11, 2011 | | OBITS


On the go but still in the know

With all the available technology, many travelers can easily check what's going on at home base. Being technologically dumb, I depend on others to keep in touch. It worked for the past two weeks (almost) that I was at beautiful Cape San Blas beach.

May 11, 2011 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


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KKK sign removed from Dahlonega building

A sign in downtown Dahlonega bearing Ku Klux Klan imagery has been taken down amid protests against it.

February 16, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire For the DCN | LOCAL


Commissioners discuss in-house attorney salary

The new county attorney's salary and compensation were discussed by the board of commissioners during last week's work session.

February 15, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Lynn Farmer Bennett

Lynn Farmer Bennett, 60, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Martha Day

Martha Day, 63, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Loy Carlton Ferguson

Loy Carlton Ferguson, 80, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Robert Harold Hembree

Robert Harold Hembree, 59, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 10, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Sharon F. Knight

Sharon F. Knight, 64, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 9, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Laura Long

Laura Long, 31, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 10, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Annette Martin

Annette Martin, 72, of Cumming, died Feb. 9, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


Macey S. Shelton

Macey S. Shelton, 78, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 8, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


William White

William White, 69, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 8, 2017.

February 15, 2017 | | OBITS


The Amended 2017 Budget

This week, the Senate passed one of the most important pieces of legislation that we will see all year: The Amended 2017 Fiscal Year (FY ...

February 15, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | Government


Of boys and men

"Mama, can I?..."

February 15, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Boxelder Bugs

We have experienced several periods this winter of above-average temperatures. If you've been outside, you may have noticed that these warm days have led ...

February 15, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Secretary of Agriculture-Designate Perdue knows a bit about draining swamps

You may have read that unusually cold winter in parts of Europe as well as drought conditions in the southwest United States have created a ...

February 15, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


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