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Campers answer the call of the wild

Brent Troncalli, owner of The Outside World in Dawsonville, is noticing a trend with his business this year. Whenever families spend less on traveling and big vacations, sales for camping go up.

July 01, 2009 | By Mitch Blomert DCN Regional Staff | BUSINESS


Lion's Club receive awards at convention

At the Lions Club State Convention, held on Jekyll Island June 5-7, the Dawsonville Lions Club received state awards in six categories.

July 01, 2009 | | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners Regular meeting agenda

A. Roll Call

July 01, 2009 | | Government


Is Independence Day 2009 different than 1776?

There will be Independence Day celebrations in virtually every county in the state. The Independence Day celebration in Dahlonega should be another showcase event. Once again we will be reading portions of the Constitution.

July 01, 2009 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


2009 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inductees announced

The votes are in, and the "Elite Eight" inductees for 2009 into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame have been chosen.

June 30, 2009 | | SPORTS


Georgia Right to Life to hold conference

Georgia Right to Life will host the North Georgia Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 27 in Dawsonville at the Church on War Hill, located off Hwy. 53 East.

June 24, 2009 | | Religion


Dental care grant aims to aid local children

A $1,000 grant from the local Wal-Mart will benefit dental health needs for children in the community without dental care.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Produce market set to open July 1

Once again the Dawson County Extension Service will host a produce market in Dawsonville.

June 24, 2009 | | BUSINESS


Kilough Elementary Cougars win at USA Junior Olympics

Twelve Kilough Elementary School students competed in the USA Jr. Olympics Saturday, June 13.

June 24, 2009 | | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners

The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall

June 24, 2009 | | Government


Police academy popular

About 10 a.m. Friday, a suspected criminal was reportedly sighted in an abandoned house off Elliott Village Road near downtown Dawsonville.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Breakfast benefits nonprofit

Dawson County Family Connection's first fundraiser served up biscuits and gravy with a side of gratitude.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Agreement buys local day care a reprieve

The Dawson County commission has given a local day care operator 30 days to catch up on months of back rent before it evicts the center from the county-owned building it occupies.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Late surveyor hailed as champion for community

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Frederick "Fred" C. Youngman, Dawson County's surveyor, who died June 17.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Be sure to mow lawn at the correct height

Mowing is the most frequent and therefore, generally, the most expensive turf management practice used. It can also affect turf quality as much as any other cultural practice.

June 24, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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The Children’s Rights Movement has begun

I am not sure what started the discussion but I was in trouble - big, big trouble.

September 10, 2014 | Sudie Crouch Lifestyle columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Annie Mae Elrod

Annie Mae Elrod, 86, of Dawsonville died Sept. 7, 2014.

September 10, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Kelly Glaze

Kelly L. Glaze, 50, of Dawsonville died Sept. 1, 2014.

September 10, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


David Richard Cooper

David Richard Cooper, 85, of Dawsonville died Sept. 7, 2014.

September 10, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Don’t let anyone make you believe the lies

Part of the joys of homeschooling is seeing my child's face light up during our discussions, the animated way he gets excited and can sit and talk about certain subjects for 45 minutes - which he said he didn't have the opportunity to do before. The heartbreak is hearing my child's fears of failure.

September 04, 2014 | By Sudie Crouch Lifestyle columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Carolyn Bennett Hammond

Carolyn Bennett Hammond, 70, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 28, 2014.

September 03, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Sally Burt

Sally Burt, 99, of Dawsonville died Aug. 28, 2014.

September 03, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Star Wars for president

In college statistics, I realized the Evan Esar's quote that "statistics is the science of producing unreliable facts from reliable figures" was true. They taught my class how to go to extremes with the science of figures. The point was to understand that everything has a counter point.

September 03, 2014 | By Charlie Auvermann Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Sara Leen Bagley

Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.

August 27, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Alice Gentry Ramsey

Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.

August 27, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Thelma Green Samples

Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.

August 27, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Gladys Akins Sosebee

Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.

August 27, 2014 | | OBITUARIES


Tragedy is a reminder to text less, live more

It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa this is one with a quick cure.

August 27, 2014 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion: Letters/Columns


My dogs are more spoiled than others

When you live in a small town, people know you. When you have the privilege of living in a small town in the mountains, people know your dogs, too.

August 27, 2014 | Sudie Crouch Lifestyle columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


One letter not enough to polish liberal credentials

Rap. Rap. Rap.

August 20, 2014 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | Opinion: Letters/Columns


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