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When we come up a little short

Many groups and individuals find themselves in the same situation as United Way Board Member Taylor Wallace at the recent Recognition Luncheon, "coming up a little short of the goal."

March 25, 2009 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Bowen arts center to hold art exhibit

The Bowen Center for the Arts will be hosting an art exhibit by Nona H. Stephens of Gainesville, "Reflections of Georgia," through April 18.

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Shoes and gold fundraiser will be at local bank Friday

A shoes and gold party on March 27 is one that Dawson County residents will not want to miss.

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LOCAL


Christine Cooper

Christine Cooper, 93, of Cumming, died Sunday, March 15, 2009.

March 25, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Joseph (Joe) M. Seidel

Joseph (Joe) M. Seidel, 76, of Suwanee, died Tuesday, March 17, 2009.

March 25, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Beatrice Harben Vaughters

Beatrice Harben Vaughters, 83, of Dawsonville, died Friday, March 20, 2009.

March 25, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


Projecting revenue is not an easy job

The Georgia Constitution requires that the House of Representatives appropriate money for an annual budget to operate the functions of the State. That is the main reason we have an annual legislative session. This year the economy has declined so quickly, that projection of future revenues is like hunting rabbits in a briar patch. The target keeps moving, while the thorns keep grabbing you. When it's over, you are bleeding and covered in scratches.

March 25, 2009 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


The continuing crisis of common sense

As the crisis in common sense continues in Washington and across the nation, here in Georgia I'm working with my Senate colleagues for real stimulus solutions to put the economy back on track.

March 25, 2009 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


In touch with your local government

There is a Jewish proverb that says: "Everyone should carefully observe which way his heart draws him, and then choose that way with all his strength."

March 25, 2009 | By Kevin Tanner For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Belk event to benefit local organizations, schools

Belk is looking for local charities interested in taking part in its Spring Charity Sale on May 2.

March 25, 2009 | | BUSINESS


Board of education, health department receive $1,000

The Board of Education and the Dawson County Health Department each received a $1,000 donation from Wal-Mart last week.

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | BUSINESS


Chamber leaders offer advice to working women

The presidents of the chambers of commerce in Hall and Dawson counties are predicting a bright future for women in business.

March 25, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood DCN Regional Staff | BUSINESS


Chamber honors teachers of the year

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored Dawson County School System's Teachers of the Year during the chamber luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage Thursday.

March 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | BUSINESS


Bertie Irene Mauldin Owens

Bertie Irene Mauldin Owens, 100, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, March 12, 2009.

March 18, 2009 | | OBITUARIES


‘Crossover Day Deadline’ signals end of session

Last Thursday marked the 30th legislative day of the 2009 Session. Known as "Crossover Day," it marked the deadline for legislation to pass from one house to the other.

March 18, 2009 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


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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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