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Suggestions for HOPE appreciated

I want to thank all of you who responded with suggestions for saving the HOPE Scholarship programs. It's the most responses I've gotten on any subject from you during my 10 years as your state representative.

August 25, 2010 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Local entrepreneur honored

As a business leader and involved resident in the Dawsonville area - Allstate exclusive agency owner Chris Gaines of The Gaines Agency has been designated a Premier Service Agency for 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | BUSINESS


GBI’s area office has new agent in charge

Kim Williams first stepped into the real world of criminal investigations 15 years ago as a young intern.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Protect honeybees from pesticides

Most people understand the importance of honeybees, but every year there are unintentional kill or damage of honeybee colonies resulting from insecticide usage.

August 18, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Nikki Harben and Heath Martin to wed

Sammy and Cyndi Harben of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Nikki Harben to Heath Martin.

August 18, 2010 | | Engagements


Audit shows an outdated registry

The basis of Georgia's statewide sex offender registry is an antiquated and inflexible system that contains incomplete, inaccurate and outdated information on sex offenders, according to a recent audit.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Board of Commissioners agenda

6 p.m. Aug. 19 at city hall

August 18, 2010 | | Government


Story joins local bank

Sam Story has joined Alliance National Bank as a senior vice president in the loan production office in Dawsonville. "We are thrilled to have Sam as part of our lending team," said Andrew K. Walker Sr., CEO of Alliance National Bank.

August 18, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Lee Rogers Adams

Lee Rogers Adams, 60, of Cumming, died Aug. 9, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


James A. Cash

James A. Cash, 59, of Cumming, died Aug. 10, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Claude Chastain

Claude Chastain, 72, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 11, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Ona Densmore

Ona Densmore, 80, of Alpharetta (Forsyth County), died Aug. 11, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Tina Louise Perry

Tina Louise Perry, 40, of Maiden, N.C., died Aug. 6, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Takeover disguised as financial regulatory

Washington has released its latest assault on American liberty with the president's recent signature of the massive financial overhaul bill.

August 18, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Clinic receives accreditation

Foothills Veterinary Clinic of Dawsonville has again received accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

August 17, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


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Former Forsyth high school teacher arrested for relationship with student

A former math teacher from Lambert High School in south Forsyth County was recently arrested for having a relationship with a 17-year-old female student.

February 27, 2017 | By Kayla Robins DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL


Patchy tall fescue lawns

Fall of 2016 was a rough season.

February 22, 2017 | By Clark MacAllister | LETTERS/COLUMNS


A salute to an Olympic champion and his pursuit of excellence

Dr. Melvin Pender Jr. is a bona fide American hero: An Olympic gold medalist (4x100 relay in the 1968 Mexico City Games at 31 years ...

February 22, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Sharing some concerns for better, for worse

As a former educator, an environmentalist, a Christian, and a (very) senior citizen, I have been concerned about a number of recent news items on ...

February 22, 2017 | By Helen Taylor | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Here we go again

The specter of Elliott Field has resurfaced.

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


A government owned airport in Dawson County?

The City of Dawsonville is proposing that they buy an airport with everybody elses' money.

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


What will Republicans do?

The Republicans in Congress are working towards repealing the Affordable Care Act, known to many as Obamacare. Unfortunately, although they always said they would "repeal ...

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The end to a great character

One of my favorite characters ever and one that readers have unfailingly enjoyed is my friend, Poet, the scion of a cotton family who speaks ...

February 22, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


The halfway point

This week marked the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session and the end of week six here at the state Capitol. From committee meetings ...

February 22, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The power of silence

Many people are uncomfortable with stretches of silence in a conversation.

February 22, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Dollar General proposed on Nix Bridge

The same developers who are building a Dollar General in Dawsonville where Hwy. 183 meets Hwy. 136 near Afton Road have submitted two applications for ...

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Burt signs to Bears

Dawson County High School golfer Hunter Burt signed last week to play college level golf at Truett McConnell University.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Duluth man proposes to Dawsonville girlfriend in two newspapers

Kevin Wieting said he knew Jancie Hatcher was special early in the relationship.

February 22, 2017 | By Jennifer Jinn DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL


Small plane’s pilot OK after crash-landing in Dawsonville over weekend

A small plane carrying a single occupant crashed into the tree line of Goodson Road in Dawsonville on Sunday around noon.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


County decision on raises tabled until March 2

County employees will have to wait a little longer to see if a raise is in their future as the board of commissioners last week ...

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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