George Bush, Ben Bernanke, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reed and Henry Paulson went out for an afternoon sail on the ship of state. Ben, who is a highly trained observer of things, noted that the boat had a hole in it and water was coming in and fast.
My name is James Thurmond. I have recently heard about the proposed motorsports project on Duck Thurmond Road in Dawsonville and I must say that I am very, very concerned and extremely opposed to this idea.
ELLIJAY - Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Jonathan "Bart" Nunley IV as regional president of their Dawson and Lumpkin County locations.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 4 p.m.
Dawson County High School students spent a day as professionals during Job Shadow Day at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Nov. 20.
When Riverview Middle School sixth grade student Hannah McConnell asked the school's assistant principal Kristi Gerrells if Riverview would help bring in items to send overseas, the answer was "Yes!"
The state government's system and duties can be difficult to understand, especially for high school students who are not even old enough to vote.
Eric and Dee Anna Toal of Dawsonville announce the engagement of their son, Taylor Toal of Dawsonville to Michelle Mathis of Jesup.
Fall is a time when most plants go dormant and a very good time for the homeowner to help protect plants from the cold days ahead.
If there was ever a picture of a nice guy, it was Frank Harris. He was short, fairly thin and one of those people who always looked neat. His black hair, with a sprinkling of gray, was always in place and his clothes looked like they had just been ironed.
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Atlanta - During these tough economic times, I'm pleased to deliver some good economic news for the counties within the 51st District.
Hugh DeLee, 53, of Cumming, died Dec. 2, 2008.
Angela Gail Frady, 45, of Dawsonville, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2008.
Nickey Hoyt Lance, 50, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students." This year, March 10-14 has been designated Exceptional Children's Week.
Eugene "Gene" Gilleland, 88, of Dawsonville, died March 6, 2014.
Mildred Tallant Lamb, 87, of Cumming, died March 4, 2014.
Billy Lanier Martin, 77, a lifelong resident of Forsyth County and Jot'em Down Road, died March 6, 2014.
I've been called bossy before. When I was younger, I think there were more comparisons to Lucy from "Peanuts" than to any fairy tale princesses or damsels in distress. Bossy, assertive, stood up for myself - those are not traits a girl is supposed to possess.
Have you ever noticed several small holes and mounds in your lawn? At first glance, this may seem like insect damage, but chances are they were earthworm holes. The mounds surrounding the hole openings are earthworm castings.
Those of you who have read my columns over the years - -and there have been lots of years-- may find this one repetitive, but I'm inspired to do it again. And perhaps something will strike a responsive chord.
While only in its first year of activity, the Dawson County High School fishing club is already making waves.
The scene: I-16 near Dublin. Waaangh! Reep! Reep! Reep!
As part of a 14-year tradition, Dawson County educators have recognized one of their own for excellence in special education.
March 3 marked the 30th legislative day of the 2014 session. Known as "Crossover Day," the critical point in the session is the last chance for bills to pass the legislative chamber from which they originated.
Some of you might remember a popular song from the '80s called "The Final Countdown."
Riverview Elementary preschoolers and kindergarteners were treated to a special reading session March 7 courtesy of Georgia's first lady.
Dawson County's 12 and under Lady Tigers traveled to Carrollton March 7-8 to compete in the GRPA Class B State Basketball Tournament.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.