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Flag retirement ceremony planned for this Sunday

The American Flag is the symbol of our country and silent representation of the freedom in which American citizens enjoy.

June 10, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Lanier Tech updates training program

It's no secret that the workplace can be one of change, growth and advancements. Such aspects ring true particularly in the worlds of business and technology.

June 10, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


School budget gets OK

Despite tight funding and freezing 10 positions for the 2009-10 year, Nicky Gilleland said the Dawson County school system is in a good position.

June 10, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Banks receives top legal award

Rafe Banks III has been named Appellate Attorney of the Year for 2009 by the Georgia Defense of Drinking Drivers Group.

June 10, 2009 | | BUSINESS


Mason named rep of the year

Jessica Mason, billing clerk at Etowah Water and Sewer Authority, had an end to her workday Monday that was unlike any other.

June 10, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | BUSINESS


Update to lake manual on the fast track

BUFORD - Jerry Barnes, pulled from retirement out of his home in the scenic Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, first thought the task of modernizing the water control plan for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin would take three years.

June 10, 2009 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | BUSINESS


Terrorism trial winds down

ATLANTA - A former Georgia Tech student who formerly lived in Dawsonville and is charged with plotting to help terrorist groups, turned the closing arguments in his federal trial last Thursday into a bewildering lesson on Islamic principles amid stunned courtroom observers.

June 10, 2009 | | CRIME/COURTS


Local grad puts school before sports

In the high school and college ranks, there's a fine line between academics and sports - you can't do the latter without the former.

June 09, 2009 | By Katie B. Davis DCN Regional Staff | SPORTS


Local NASCAR legend nominated for hall of fame

Last week, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame in Dawsonville, announced the "Sweet 15" semi-finalist list for the 2009 Hall of Fame class.

June 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | SPORTS


Faustine (Tina) Cruse Harrison

Faustine (Tina) Cruse Harrison, 81, of Cumming, died Saturday, May 23, 2009.

June 03, 2009 | | OBITS


Arnold Hood

Arnold Hood, 82, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, May 19, 2009.

June 03, 2009 | | OBITS


Mildred Ritts

Mildred Ritts, 78, of Dawsonville, died Tuesday, May 26, 2009.

June 03, 2009 | | OBITS


Gilleland house placed on National Register

One of Dawsonville's legendary homes, the Boyd and Sallie Gilleland House, now known as Peach Brandy Cottage, can now be found on the National Register of Historic Places.

June 03, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Why are Vidalia onions sweet?

Every year about this time I have someone ask me why they can't grow sweet onions that have the same mild, sweet flavor as the Vidalia onion.

June 03, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Jon and Kate plus everyone

We have more than one television in our house. In fact, there are about as many televisions as there are people.

June 03, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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Boating licenses up in first year since law change

DAWSONVILLE - Patrolling the lake, Georgia Department of Natural Resources Ranger First Class Eric Isom carries with him the remembrances of recent boating tragedies.

May 28, 2015 | By Nick Watson DCN regional staff editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Partnership aims to improve views, streams at Dawsonville's Amicalola Falls

The Southeast's tallest cascading waterfall is situated in Dawsonville, but a majority of it cannot be seen through the surrounding trees.

May 27, 2015 | By Kristen Oliver DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Becoming a manly man - but not all at once

In this family, anytime I am asked to smell something, I proceed with caution.

May 27, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Brenda Sue Smith

Brenda Sue Smith, 65, of Dahlonega, died May 17, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Emily Paige Holbrook

Emily Paige Holbrook, 32, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Parnell Goswick

Parnell Goswick, 78, of Dawsonville, died May 20, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Shirley Goode

Shirley Goode, 65, of Marble Hill, died May 14, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


Margaret R. “Peggy” Davis

Margaret R. "Peggy" Davis, 79, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 26, 2015 | | OBITS


What Nobel Peace Laureates have incurred should not have occurred

I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for President of the United States (or what's left of it.)

May 20, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Grasscycling leads to a healthier, stronger lawn

Recycling grass clippings has always been a hot topic of conservation within the turf care industry.

May 20, 2015 | Clark MacAllister Extension Agent | Lifestyle Columnists


My belief: We have girlfriends for every stage of life

When I had a disagreement with a friend during my teen years, Mama tried comforting my hurt feelings the best she could. "Don't worry about this little squabble. Your friendship with this child won't last."

May 20, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Dean Alan Miller

Dean Alan Miller, 55, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Marilyn M. Mason

Marilyn M. Mason died May 9, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


William E. “Junior” Garrett

William E. "Junior" Garrett, 85, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


To Georgia’s teachers: Thanks for your efforts

Dear Public School Teachers in Georgia:

May 13, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


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