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Newspaper wins awards

The Dawson Community News was honored in several categories for papers its size during the 2010 Georgia Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Board of commissioners regular meeting agenda

A. Roll call

June 30, 2010 | | Government


Officials urge caution when using fireworks

As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, local firefighters urge extreme caution when handling fireworks.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Naomi Mackey Vecchione

Naomi Mackey Vecchione, 88, of Cumming, died June 21, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Bill West

Bill West, 72, of Clermont, formerly of Cumming, died Monday, June 28, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Realtor group supports changes in legislature

On June 11, the National Association of Realtors expressed thanks on behalf of America's homebuyers to three U.S. Senators for introducing a measure to extend the present homebuyer tax credit closing deadline to Sept. 30.

June 30, 2010 | By Missy Castleberry-Taylor For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The place is what you make of it

My grandfather was a John Wayne kind of guy. When he came into the room it was just like The Duke entering a saloon in those westerns. You knew he was there.

June 30, 2010 | By Charlie Auvermann For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Locals named scholar athletes at NGCSU

North Georgia College & State University athletes Charley Whitmire, golf, and Charles Beusse, track, have been named to the Peach Belt Conferences Presidential Honor Roll. Both athletes are graduates of Dawson County High School.

June 30, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Clent T. Kendall

Clent T. Kendall, 92, of Dahlonega, died June 23, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Waymon Benson Tate

Waymon Benson Tate, 87, of Cumming, died June 24, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Jenna Annette Fitzgerald

Jenna Annette Fitzgerald, 24, of Gainesville, died June 25, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Christopher Burt Henderson

Christopher Burt Henderson, 27, of Dahlonega, died June 21, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Ernestine Fussell Barry

Ernestine Fussell Barry, 87, of Warner Robins, died June 23, 2010.

June 30, 2010 | | OBITS


Keep snakes away from home

Every year the extension office receives a large number of calls from people with snake problems. Most calls are from people wanting to know if there are poisonous species of snakes in Georgia and how to control snakes in and around their home.

June 30, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Jimmy Dean’s song is the best

Jimmy Dean, the singer who became a sausage salesman, died recently.

June 30, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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Hide the silverware! The legislature is coming!

I thought Paul Revere would have shared the news with you, but he seems to think it is more important that you know about the ...

January 11, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Looking Forward: 2017 Legislative Session Priorities

For your state lawmakers, a new year brings motivation and a fresh perspective on the needs of Georgians. Jan. 9, 2017 marks the beginning of ...

January 11, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Surviving the Snowpocalypse of 2017

I started dreading it last Monday.

January 11, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Edith Pinion Gee

Edith Pinion Gee, 88, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 3, 2017.

January 11, 2017 | | OBITS


Marcus James Holtzclaw

Marcus James Holtzclaw, 84, of Forsyth County, died Jan. 6, 2017.

January 11, 2017 | | OBITS


Alfred Eugene Leming

Alfred Eugene Leming, 89, of Loganville, died Jan. 1, 2017.

January 11, 2017 | | OBITS


James “Donny” Shelton II

James "Donny" Shelton II, 45, of Cumming, died Jan. 4, 2017.

January 11, 2017 | | OBITS


Paul L. Watson

Paul L. Watson, 48, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2017.

January 11, 2017 | | OBITS


County manager plans community discussion workshop

Citizens of Dawsonville are invited to attend a joint community connections workshop next week.

January 11, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Government


Knife-wielding suspect dies after being shot by Forsyth County deputy at RV Park

A man who was shot by a Forsyth County deputy late Sunday night after reportedly confronting officers with a knife at Shady Grove RV Park ...

January 11, 2017 | By DCN Regional Staff editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Hobby Lobby to open in February

Hobby Lobby's newest store is projected to open at the end of February at the Dawson Marketplace shopping center in Dawson County.

January 11, 2017 | editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Third suspect arrested for murder of man in northeast Forsyth

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of a 35-year-old man that occurred in northeast Forsyth last week.

January 11, 2017 | By DCN Regional Staff editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Camping reservations now open

The 2017 camping season is just around the corner and the War Hill Park campsite will be taking reservations online only.

January 11, 2017 | | LOCAL


David Ralston re-elected as speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives

David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has again been re-elected as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. Ralston was first elected as speaker in January 2010 ...

January 11, 2017 | | Government


Chamber hires marketing and events director

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce recently added to its staff of three with new hire Davida Simpson as marketing and events director.

January 11, 2017 | | LOCAL


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