The legislature cleared the annual Crossover Day hurdle this week with both the Senate and House working feverishly to pass bills out of their respective chambers before the midnight deadline on Thursday.
My name is James Thurmond and I love my family.
Ten Dawson County 4-H members recently returned from the Northeast District Project Achievement competition with honors in their project areas.
Collaborative efforts of the county and Dawson County High School are brainstorming a way to teach high school students about their local government and community operations.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
New to Georgia, Kathryn Schultz is looking to re-enter the work force full time.
Those who knew Jake Fausett say he was proud of being part of the Chamber Singers at Dawson County High School.
The Development Authority of Dawson County has donated $50,000 to support the Dawson County Adult Learning Center.
The United Way of Dawson County is grateful for the community support that helped the organization nearly reach its 2009 campaign goal despite the economic downturn.
The warm weather last week got many gardeners in the mood to plant.
What can you do in 40 days?
George Ruel Bagley, 87, a native and lifelong resident of Forsyth County, died Friday, March 13, 2009.
Jake Eugene Fausett, 16, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, March 11, 2009.
The Dawson County Parks and Recreation 11-12 girls all-star basketball team won the District 7 Championship February 27-28 in Rabun County.
The North Georgia High School All-Star Basketball Game will be held at 7 p.m. WEdnesday at Dawson County High School.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
Dawsonville continues to be a hotbed for NASCAR activity with the recent announcement that J.J. Yeley's race team has decided to bring its operations to town.
Mary Wenona Wallace, 93, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Wyatt Dennis Dwayne Pruitt, 3, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Leonard "Dock" Martin, 70, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Marty Terrell Martin, 47, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
My scales broke.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
Last week consisted of an important few days, as it was the last week for bills to pass out of committees, since "Crossover Day" was on Monday.
This week, the Georgia General Assembly hit an important deadline: Crossover Day.
As predicted in this space a few weeks ago, there is compromise legislation pending in the General Assembly regarding the Common Core curriculum, the controversial program which seeks to establish consistent education standards across the country.
Frances E. Bazemore, 73, died Feb. 26, 2014.