Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Dawsonville father of four who died early Saturday in an accident at a Texas hotel.
The weather wasn't particularly kind to Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival this past weekend, but it didn't put a damper on enthusiasm.
Standing before a crowd of more than 500 supporters in Gainesville, Nathan Deal on Friday announced his "quest to be elected governor of Georgia."
Last week, Dawson County Relay for Life held its annual survivor dinner at the First Baptist Church in Dawsonville. The event is an uplifting and motivating gathering of those who have been affected by cancer.
For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.
Fescue is the most popular and widely used lawn grass in Dawson County. This is for good reason. Fescue is a cool season grass and loves the average temperatures of this region. Fescue grows rapidly in spring and fall but little during periods of extreme heat or cold.
Depending on when you were born, you've likely heard parents, grandparents or other relatives talk about the challenges of their era.
Grover "Joe" Bagby, 84, of Cumming, died Sunday, May 2, 2009.
Evelyn Ruth Banner, 91, of Dawsonville, died April 22, 2009.
Edward Maurice Marteny, 87, of Dawsonville, died Friday, April 24, 2009.
Cecil J. McFerrin, 91, of Aiken, S.C., died Tuesday, April 28, 2009.
Virginia Patterson Paxton, 82, of Cumming, died Saturday, May 2, 2009.
Cleo Cindy Rider, 76, of Dahlonega, died Thursday, April 30, 2009.
Joe M. Walker, 66, of Dawsonville, died Monday, May 4, 2009.
C.W. "Bud" White, 79, of Gainesville, died April 30, 2009. Born Nov. 14, 1929 in Pierre, S.D., he attended Atlanta schools where he was a Tech High '47 graduate and served in the U.S. Army. While studying for a degree in architecture, he worked for Abreu and Robeson, Architects and Fuller and Beckett Architects. In 1958, he received a degree from Georgia Tech. Before establishing his own firm, C.W. White Architect, he was with GSA in Atlanta and served as a consultant for the U.S. Postal Service. After 1973 his architectural firm provided the design ...
My fellow Americans, it is with heavy heart that I announce to you today that I will not be a candidate for President of the United States in 2016.
Many years ago, when I was raising my children, our family hosted an exchange student from Finland, named Marianne.
Earth Day was first celebrated worldwide 45 years ago today. Now millions of people celebrate Earth Day around the world.
I recently received a leaf sample from a homeowner whose tree had been rapidly declining for a few months.
My earliest job was before I even started kindergarten, with my Pop teaching me how to write so I could hand write his invoices. I was paid a whole dollar a week and I am sure the weekly trips to the store for candy were included in my wages.
Rowanda "Wanda" Rouse Pruitt, 82, of Dawsonville, died April 20, 2015.
Peter "Pete" Paul Martin, 49, of Forsyth County, died April 9, 2015.
Amanda Barrett Isom, 36, of Cumming, died April 17, 2015.
Frank Elbert Dills, 79, of Forsyth County, died April 13, 2015.
Talmadge Wesley Bolton, 81, of Cumming, died April 20, 2015.
Opal Mincey Beaver, 79, of Lilburn, died April 13, 2015.
George Abee, 73, of Dawsonville, died April 17, 2015.
Spring is a beautiful time of year.
Granny cursed me once.
Sometimes we forget that there are a lot of good people on this earth doing good things. I was reminded of that by my friend, Jack Cookston, who recently had some medical issues that required him to cart around an oxygen tank wherever he went.