Last week, Dawson County Middle School bid farewell to two long-time faculty members Regina Evans and Barbara Wallace.
Recently, RBC Bank honored Mandy Smith, a first grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, with a $500 award as part of its sixth annual Tribute to Teachers program.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
Friends, family and colleagues gathered last week to bid farewell to Nicky Gilleland, who has worn many hats in the Dawson County School System, from student and coach to teacher and administrator.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
ATLANTA - As an isolated, shy teenager, the seeds of Syed Haris Ahmed's jihadist aspirations were planted during hours in front of a computer screen in his family's Dawsonville home.
Some of Dawson County's young professionals gathered for the third time May 22 in efforts to bring a local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, also known as Jaycees, to Dawson County.
Last Wednesday, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, reeling from a 39 percent state budget cut, announced a series of "heart-wrenching" moves designed to deal with the spending cuts and a 24 percent drop in revenue.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
Kathy U. Cowan, 62, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 25, 2009.
The 8-year-old baseball team, NorX Tigers, based out of Rock Creek Park, took first runner up in The AllState All-American Wood Bat Classic over Memorial Day weekend.
"The kids today don't know the history. That's because their teachers and parents don't know. But I try to tell them."
It's late May, schools out, and it's time to think about buying or selling your home.
With diplomas in hand and tassels turned, Dawson County High School's class of 2009 has entered the next phase of life.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit Public Defender Brad Morris remained in critical but stable condition at an Atlanta hospital last week after his scooter collided with an employee's truck that swerved into his path.
Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often get is what to plant in shadier spots of the yard. Here are a few suggested species for trees that can tolerate partial shade.
I have a bad habit of 'shoulda'-ing on everything. I've done it for quite a while, unfortunately, and just now realized it.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
Adalyn Josie Arp, 2 months, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 10, 2014.
Charles William Brock, 47, of Dawsonville, died, Oct. 4, 2014.
Jack Daniel, 71, of Cumming, died Oct. 12, 2014.
Gary "Durock" Hicks, 56, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 12, 2014.
John J. Mazzei Sr., 66, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 2, 2014.
Richard Myers, 82, of Cleveland, died Oct. 10, 2014.
Joseph Dale Neese, 54, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
Othalee "Lee" Sosebee, 81, of Alpharetta, died Oct. 11, 2014.
Wyatt Willingham, 62, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
For more than 40 years I was fortunate to be able to work in international business. I traveled the globe, not as a simple tourist, but living, in some cases for years, in other countries, getting to really know the people, the cultures and the governments in those many places.
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic challenger. Next week, it will be Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's turn.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.