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Biden brings broadband plan to North Georgia

Georgia Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue and Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue Thursday - an effort to improve communication and attract industry in North Georgia.

December 18, 2009 | By Ashley Fielding DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL

Ralston named speaker of the House

Rep. David Ralston was chosen Thursday by Georgia Republicans to be the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.

December 17, 2009 | | Government

Biden's visit will close roads temporarily

Getting Vice President Joe Biden from the nation's capital to Dawsonville requires a lot of planning, but local officials are hoping to keep roadway inconveniences to a minimum.

December 17, 2009 | By Brandee A. Thomas DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL

Tax credit enables more people to purchase

Let's talk turkey. Well maybe that wasn't such a great choice of words so let's talk about home sales then?

December 16, 2009 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Time to count some of this year’s blessings

Christmas is right around the corner. That means it's time to count some of this year's blessings.

December 16, 2009 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Ruth Mathis Payne

Ruth Mathis Payne, 69, of Cumming, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009.

December 16, 2009 | | OBITS

Carol Landrum Johnson

Carol Landrum Johnson, 51, of Chatsworth, died Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009.

December 16, 2009 | | OBITS

Rosie Lee Jett

Rosie Lee Jett, 92, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2009.

December 16, 2009 | | OBITS

Robert Edward “Bob” Byrd

Robert Edward "Bob" Byrd, 77, of Dawsonville, died Friday, Dec. 11, 2009.

December 16, 2009 | | OBITS

Lincoln Logs, Tonka trucks not such hot items this year

Dear Santa: Well, it's that time again and I thought I would write you. Postage has gone up and I just thought I'd save a little bit by publishing it in the paper.

December 16, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

Start a new tradition

I remember as a child going with my father to cut a Christmas tree on our family farm.

December 16, 2009 | By Clark Beusse Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

Vice President to Visit Dawsonville on Thursday

Vice President Joe Biden will visit Dawsonville on Thursday to make an announcement about the federal stimulus package, the White House announced today.

December 16, 2009 | | LOCAL

Dawson County Board of Commissioners

6 p.m. Thursday at city hall

December 16, 2009 | | Government

Rider honored for safe driving

Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.

December 09, 2009 | | Government

Winter landscape tips

The official start of winter is Dec. 21, and the recent temperatures only remind us of the cold days ahead.

December 09, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

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Indoor cockroach control

One insect that is universally loathed is the cockroach.

October 07, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists

Two places, one lesson

Singapore was a very interesting place back in the late 80s. I travelled through there frequently working on a project that took me repeatedly from ...

October 07, 2015 | By Charlie Auvermann For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT

How do you know what’s happening?

Ironically, my last column advised county residents to subscribe to our local newspapers as a good way to keep up with what's happening. But ...

October 07, 2015 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT

Going to the barbershop more for company than a cut

Sitting in for Ronda this week is her husband, John Tinker... "Tink."

October 07, 2015 | | Lifestyle Columnists

This insomniac is jealous of those who get a good night’s sleep

I am deeply envious of those who get a full night's sleep.

October 07, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists

Remembering a special group of Georgians in Iraq

What a difference a decade makes.

October 07, 2015 | | VIEWPOINT

Ford Zion Freeman

Lloyd and Kari Freeman of Dawsonville are happy to announce the birth of their son, Ford Zion Freeman.

October 06, 2015 | | LIFE

Elliott jumps to second in standings

Chase Elliott finished seventh in Saturday's Hisense 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Dover International Speedway.

October 06, 2015 | From staff reports | SPORTS

Dawson County News debuts

The Dawson Community News has purchased the Dawson News and Advertiser and will merge the two publications into one weekly newspaper to serve Dawson County.

September 30, 2015 | From staff reports | BUSINESS

Stay aware during hunting season

Fall is a busy time in the forests and woodlands of North Georgia. Many visitors from metro Atlanta and surrounding areas come to enjoy the ...

September 30, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists

Mayor of a small town is only ‘bon vivant’ I know

It didn't surprise me it was him. Although such had never crossed my mind, it was, of course, just the kind of thing that ...

September 30, 2015 | By Ronda Rich For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists

Just don’t order the soup -- or set anything on fire

"Mama, what was your toughest job?" Cole asked one day.

September 30, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Lifestyle Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists

Aliens have second thoughts about invading Earth


September 30, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT

Tuition continues to rise at our universities, technical colleges

Since 2002 public education in Georgia has faced drastic austerity cuts to the tune of $8.5 billion.

September 30, 2015 | | VIEWPOINT

This legislator’s gift will matter

If you tried to find a state legislator who opposed the HOPE scholarship, you couldn't do it.

September 30, 2015 | By Tom Crawford For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT

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