Residents of Dawson County paid tribute Friday to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the eighth anniversary of the event.
This Friday will be casual for several local businessmen and women as they dress down and get their hands dirty for a Day of Caring.
Jewell Crane, 76, of Dawsonville (Lumpkin County), died Sept. 7, 2009.
Lora "Ma" Dooley, 98, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009.
Robert Samuel "Sam" Henderson, 36, of Cleveland, Ga. (formerly of Forsyth County), died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009.
Johnny Jackson, 56, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009.
Margie Saine, 71, of Dahlonega, died Friday, Sept. 11, 2009.
Dawson County bid farewell to summer Sept. 8 during the 13th annual Community Picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.
Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong knows the importance of a solid education for the county's children, as well as the importance of parent and community involvement within the school system.
September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Chestatee Regional Library System wants to make sure that all children in Lumpkin and Dawson counties have the smartest card of all - a library card.
Jason M. Blackwell recently graduated from the GPSTC Regional Police Academy in Athens.
A. Roll Call
Do you want to know how your government works? Residents are invited to go behind the scenes of government departments at Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The establishment process for fescue can be divided into three areas. The first, soil preparation which is generally most important; the second involves proper seeding; and the third includes care and maintenance for two to four weeks after planting.
He was a little boy about 4 years old. I don't know his name, but his face is forever etched in my mind.
My fellow Americans, it is with heavy heart that I announce to you today that I will not be a candidate for President of the United States in 2016.
Many years ago, when I was raising my children, our family hosted an exchange student from Finland, named Marianne.
Earth Day was first celebrated worldwide 45 years ago today. Now millions of people celebrate Earth Day around the world.
I recently received a leaf sample from a homeowner whose tree had been rapidly declining for a few months.
My earliest job was before I even started kindergarten, with my Pop teaching me how to write so I could hand write his invoices. I was paid a whole dollar a week and I am sure the weekly trips to the store for candy were included in my wages.
Rowanda "Wanda" Rouse Pruitt, 82, of Dawsonville, died April 20, 2015.
Peter "Pete" Paul Martin, 49, of Forsyth County, died April 9, 2015.
Amanda Barrett Isom, 36, of Cumming, died April 17, 2015.
Frank Elbert Dills, 79, of Forsyth County, died April 13, 2015.
Talmadge Wesley Bolton, 81, of Cumming, died April 20, 2015.
Opal Mincey Beaver, 79, of Lilburn, died April 13, 2015.
George Abee, 73, of Dawsonville, died April 17, 2015.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.