The Ninth District of School Social Workers Association of Georgia announced this year's community awareness initiative will be to collect unused cell phones, as well as financial donations, on behalf of a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers.
Corn mazes now are competing with fall festivals, leaf watching and pumpkin shopping as major attractions for Northeast Georgia tourists.
The rain Dawson County received three weeks ago was a blessing to our lawns and gardens. However, standing water from rain makes a wonderful breeding ground for mosquitoes. Mosquitoes not only interfere with chores and spoil leisure time, some species are able to transmit diseases.
The Bowen Center for the Arts will host another Young Performers Series on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
John R. Sherwood, 87, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Sept. 12, 2008 at his residence following a period of declining health.
SSgt Mathew Logan Adams, 1980-2008, on active duty with the U.S. Air Force at Shaw AFT, Sumter, S.C., died Sept. 11, 2008.
Steven Combs, 24, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2008.
Johnie Lee Bearden, 83, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2008 at her residence following a short illness.
Despite dry weather, this year's Dawson County Produce Market was a great success.
The Etowah Masonic Lodge No. 222 will be celebrating its 150th birthday Oct. 28.
Brittney Goswick, an employee of Chick-fil-A in Dawsonville, recently won the national $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship.
In 2006 members of the Chestatee Seventh-Day Adventist Church purchased a parcel of land on the corner of Harry Sosebee Road and Black's Mill Road in southern Dawson County, for their future church building.
Last Spring's freeze cost our vineyards up to 80 percent of their grapes. The freeze was followed by the second year of a drought which stressed wine makers physically and financially.
Her name is Emma Grace Blackwood and she weighs all of 9 pounds. She has a head full of dark hair and she looks just like her mama.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Dawson County School System and The Nordson Corporation to bring a program targeted at middle-school aged girls called GOAL.
Larry Smith Sr., 67, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Dewey Ralph Smith, 64, of Blountstown, Fla., died Dec. 1, 2013.
Harold Poore, 84, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Edwin Junior Garner, 80, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Clifton Cleve Bennett Sr., 82, of Cumming, died Nov. 28, 2013.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
It was as ugly as a wart hog, but for the 11th time in the past 12 years, 38 of the past 50 and 65 out of 108, the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South has bested You-Know-Where Institute of Technology for the State Football Championship, 41-34.
It's December. Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas songs are popping up on every radio station. This means it is time to pick a Christmas tree.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday to begin at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Two things always made Granny happy: Cooking and being in the hospital.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
I've tried to cultivate an attitude of gratitude lately. It's not as corny as it sounds. But I had read something a while back that stated that the more we are thankful for, the more we will have to be thankful for.
During a Nov. 12 joint work session and board meeting, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted on several financial matters, two of which go hand-in-hand.
In the center of Riverview Elementary School stands an intersection where the entrance meets the media center and splits into two wings for classrooms.