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Food drive planned for Saturday

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.

May 06, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Maintenance key to healthy fescue lawn

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.

May 06, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Big Daddy giving them the 411

Depending on when you were born, you've likely heard parents, grandparents or other relatives talk about the challenges of their era.

May 06, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Grover "Joe" Bagby

Grover "Joe" Bagby, 84, of Cumming, died Sunday, May 2, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Evelyn Ruth Banner

Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, of Dawsonville, died April 22, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Edward Maurice Marteny

Edward Maurice Marteny, 87, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 24, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Cecil J. McFerrin

Cecil J. McFerrin, 91, of Aiken, S.C., died Tuesday, April 28, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Virginia Patterson Paxton

Virginia Patterson Paxton, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, May 2, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Cleo Cindy Rider

Cleo Cindy Rider, 76, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, April 30, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Joe M. Walker

Joe M. Walker, 66, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 4, 2009.

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


C.W. "Bud" White

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 ...

May 06, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


State parks are an important economic tool

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.

May 06, 2009 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Celebration of life

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.

May 06, 2009 | By Reader Submitted editor@dawsonnews.com | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Jessica Lynn Chambers & James Edward Cook to wed

Wesley and Rosalind Chambers of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Jessica Lynn Chambers to James Edward Cook.

May 06, 2009 | | Engagements


Touchdown Club raising funds for 2009

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.

May 05, 2009 | | High School


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Marjorie Stowers Bishop

Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.

April 16, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Eldon O. Miller

Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville, died April 9, 2014.

April 16, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


A lesson in friendship

"Mama, can I talk to you?" Cole asked me quietly one evening.

April 16, 2014 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle

Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle, 90, of Cumming, died April 9, 2014.

April 16, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Bo Callaway will be missed

Most young Georgians have never heard of Bo Callaway, a gentleman from Georgia.

April 16, 2014 | By Reader Submitted editor@dawsonnews.com | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Hydrangea bloom colors

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?

April 16, 2014 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Remember what Easter is all about

I wish I had been there. In Jerusalem. With Jesus.

April 16, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


April a multi-faceted month

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.

April 16, 2014 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Taking a look back at Bill and Chase Elliotts' careers

Bill Elliott's career

April 09, 2014 | | SPORTS


James W. Ray Sr.

James W. Ray Sr., 73, of Dawsonville, died April 2, 2014.

April 09, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Beaver joins Lanier Tech

Nancy Beaver has been named Lanier Technical College's vice president for student affairs.

April 09, 2014 | By Carly Sharec DCN regional staff | Education


Pauline Ivey

Pauline Ivey, 97, of Cumming, died April 3, 2014.

April 09, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Lindsay Porter and Chris Holmes to wed

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 09, 2014 | | Engagements


Child abuse prevention a priority

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.

April 09, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Annual 4-H rabies clinic

Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be holding an annual rabies clinic on April 26.

April 09, 2014 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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