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James Archie McPherson

James Archie McPherson, 58, of Cumming, died Dec. 19, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Barbara Lee Richardson

Barbara Lee Richardson, 73, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 15, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Edward Vernon Taylor Jr.

Edward Vernon Taylor Jr., 61, of Cumming, died Dec. 14, 2010.

December 22, 2010 | | OBITS


Varsity Jr. opening has been postponed

The opening of Varsity Jr. restaurant in Dawsonville, originally expected for later this month, has been delayed until March because of construction and weather issues, said John Browne, vice president for the Atlanta-based Varsity.

December 22, 2010 | By Tricia L. Nadolny DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


Restaurant feeds the hungry

A local restaurant in Dawsonville is offering free food for those less fortunate on Christmas Day.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Youth award winners chosen

Local winners of the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award were announced at a Dawson County school board meeting last week.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Martin graduates from West Georgia

Miranda Martin of Dawson County graduated from the University of West Georgia Dec. 11, with her masters degree in early childhood education.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Reading garden dedicated

Students, teachers, faculty and family members of the Corcoran Family showed up last week at Black's Mill Elementary School to celebrate the opening of the John Wayne Corcoran Memorial Reading Garden.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Local students exceed average for the state

The state's school superintendent announced last week that Georgia students made positive gains on the 2010 Georgia High School Writing Test.

December 22, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


Walters named to all-area

Junior Lady Tiger cross country sensation Madalyn Walters has been named to the second team All-Area team by the The Times of Gainesville.

December 21, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | High School


Reflecting on Christmas

Over the past nearly 30 years, I have written articles about everything from flowers to horses. Since Christmas is this week, permit me to set aside my 'normal' article and reflect on this special time of year.

December 21, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Colleen Marie Vadia and Rhys Caldwell Harter wed

Colleen Marie Vadia and Rhys Caldwell Harter wed

Rhys Caldwell Harter and Colleen Marie Vadia exchanged wedding vows at 6 p.m. Oct. 2, 2010 at the Lumpkin Campground Arbor in Dawsonville.

December 21, 2010 | | Weddings


Chestatee State Bank seized by regulators

Dawsonville-based Chestatee State Bank was seized Friday by the Georgia Department of Banking and Finance.

December 17, 2010 | By Tricia L. Nadolny DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


Blackwood to lead state highway safety office

December 17, 2010 | | Government


Elderly woman dies in Dawson Co. house fire

An 84-year-old Dawson County woman died early Thursday morning in a house fire, county officials said this morning.

December 16, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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Some observations on the national scene and then it’s back to broccoli

I hope you will forgive me but I am going against my better judgment today and sound like one of those inch-wide, inch-deep political pundits ...

January 18, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Sometimes it is helpful that others do your work

This column was conceived and intended for last week's paper, but it did not get transferred to my computer and thus not to the ...

January 18, 2017 | By Helen Taylor | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The unnecessary obituary

One of the dearest and oldest friends I have, had a close brush with death recently. He didn't just stand on the banks of ...

January 18, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


Getting started in 2017

On Jan. 9, we reconvened for the first session of the 154th Georgia General Assembly. This year promises to be very busy and offers endless ...

January 18, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The end of the fried chickatarian era

Years and years ago, my child had decided he was going to be a vegetarian.

January 18, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Chamber speaker tells business owners: Give up what’s good in search of something better in 2017

"People are passionate about resolutions: either they love them or they hate them. They want to talk about how terrible they are, or say they ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Donald W. Moss Scholarship now open to Dawson students

The Donald Moss Scholarship Fund is now open for applications. This is the first year that the scholarship is open to Dawson County students who ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


County names new planning commission

The new year has brought new members to the county planning commission. All four planning board members, as well as the chair, had terms that ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Government


Joan Ellen Coffman

Joan Ellen Coffman, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 13, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Charles Hunt Eldred

Charles Hunt Eldred, died Jan. 3, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Eleanor H. King

Eleanor H. King, 98, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 15, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


James H. Ledbetter

James H. Ledbetter, 82, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 13, 2017.

January 18, 2017 | | OBITS


Sheriff’s Office employee fired for lying about relationship with supervisor

A Dawson County Sheriff's Office employee was fired last week and another is on leave after an inquest revealed the two lied about being ...

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Tanner appointed to transportation committee

The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments recently named Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee.

January 18, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Government


Hide the silverware! The legislature is coming!

I thought Paul Revere would have shared the news with you, but he seems to think it is more important that you know about the ...

January 11, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


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