Dawson County High School students Olin Bearden, Justin Hodgins, Kale Scott and Seth Stowers competed in the Annual EMC/FFA Career Development Event Nov. 6 at Amicalola EMC in Jasper.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority picked up its fourth award this year, winning first place for Collections System of the Year on Nov. 18.
Celebrities flocked to Robinson Elementary School Friday for Celebrity Reader Day.
Robinson Elementary School hosted the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser Nov. 21.
Being named Student of the Month at Riverview Middle School is quite an honor.
Shirley Louise Ballew, 77, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008.
Ronald G. Swanson, 77, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008.
Forsyth County resident Captain Dayle Yates has thousands of hours as a commercial airline pilot, and after retiring he decided he wanted to "give something back" to his country and community. So he joined the Dahlonega Squadron of the US Civil Air Patrol.
With the rising costs of energy bills, some seniors, many of whom live on fixed incomes, find their budgets drastically shrinking. But the Dawson County Senior Center has partnered with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office to ease the burden.
As you enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, please be thankful for the American farmer. Give thanks to the American farmer for growing most of the food we eat and many of the clothes we wear.
I don't understand the whole fascination with macaroni and cheese.
Last week I wrote that "Lumpkin, Dawson and Forsyth counties have joined with White and Union counties to explore bringing high-speed, fiber optics up Ga. 400," and that, "We need high technology companies to provide jobs for those living in our community."
This week as we gather with family and friends, we give thanks and praise God for the many blessings in our lives. During these challenging times for our nation, Thanksgiving is a time to remind us that hope is beyond the stock market, alternative energy solutions and big business bailouts.
Young Life held its annual fundraising banquet Oct. 28 at First Baptist Church of Dawsonville.
Not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to spend this Thanksgiving with loved ones or afford a traditional holiday meal.
Alice Gentry Ramsey, 74, of Dahlonega died Aug. 24, 2014.
Thelma Green Samples, 91, of Cumming died on Aug. 18, 2014.
Gladys Akins Sosebee, 86, of Cumming died Aug. 22, 2014.
Sarah Leen Bagley, 89, of Cumming died Aug. 23, 2014.
When you live in a small town, people know you. When you have the privilege of living in a small town in the mountains, people know your dogs, too.
It is a potential killer whose numbers rival the deadly Ebola virus and it doesn't get near the attention it should. Unlike the dreaded illness currently ravaging West Africa this is one with a quick cure.
Not many people nowadays are familiar with whole milk, in which the richest part does indeed rise to the top of the container.
Jewell Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Lucille Lowman, 92, of Dawsonville died Aug. 16, 2014.
Rap. Rap. Rap.
I never thought I would be one to homeschool my child.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
Preston Silas Worley, 73 of Cumming died Aug. 9, 2014.
Alan C. Wade, 68, of Dawsonville died Aug. 6, 2014.
Scarlett Sierra Scroggins, "Littlest Bit", 6 weeks, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 2, 2014.