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Lion's Club receive awards at convention

At the Lions Club State Convention, held on Jekyll Island June 5-7, the Dawsonville Lions Club received state awards in six categories.

July 01, 2009 | | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners Regular meeting agenda

A. Roll Call

July 01, 2009 | | Government


Is Independence Day 2009 different than 1776?

There will be Independence Day celebrations in virtually every county in the state. The Independence Day celebration in Dahlonega should be another showcase event. Once again we will be reading portions of the Constitution.

July 01, 2009 | By Amos Amerson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


2009 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inductees announced

The votes are in, and the "Elite Eight" inductees for 2009 into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame have been chosen.

June 30, 2009 | | SPORTS


Georgia Right to Life to hold conference

Georgia Right to Life will host the North Georgia Conference from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. June 27 in Dawsonville at the Church on War Hill, located off Hwy. 53 East.

June 24, 2009 | | Religion


Dental care grant aims to aid local children

A $1,000 grant from the local Wal-Mart will benefit dental health needs for children in the community without dental care.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Produce market set to open July 1

Once again the Dawson County Extension Service will host a produce market in Dawsonville.

June 24, 2009 | | BUSINESS


Kilough Elementary Cougars win at USA Junior Olympics

Twelve Kilough Elementary School students competed in the USA Jr. Olympics Saturday, June 13.

June 24, 2009 | | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners

The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall

June 24, 2009 | | Government


Police academy popular

About 10 a.m. Friday, a suspected criminal was reportedly sighted in an abandoned house off Elliott Village Road near downtown Dawsonville.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Breakfast benefits nonprofit

Dawson County Family Connection's first fundraiser served up biscuits and gravy with a side of gratitude.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Agreement buys local day care a reprieve

The Dawson County commission has given a local day care operator 30 days to catch up on months of back rent before it evicts the center from the county-owned building it occupies.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Late surveyor hailed as champion for community

Friends and family are mourning the loss of Frederick "Fred" C. Youngman, Dawson County's surveyor, who died June 17.

June 24, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Be sure to mow lawn at the correct height

Mowing is the most frequent and therefore, generally, the most expensive turf management practice used. It can also affect turf quality as much as any other cultural practice.

June 24, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Whatever you call them, they’re yours to keep

This is my 19th Father's Day. That is, if you count the one where we were anticipating an arrival in September of 1990.

June 24, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


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Truth never changes

About 30 years ago, when the Episcopal Church was debating whether or not to put their blessing on gay rights, I had the opportunity to dialogue with a young lesbian who was furious with me for my Biblical views against the lifestyle.

July 01, 2015 | Reader submitted | VIEWPOINT


Former UGA president heads back to Malibu

Dr. Michael Adams, former president of the University of Georgia, has announced he is returning to Pepperdine University, located in the wilds of Malibu, Calif., to become chancellor, effective Aug. 1.

July 01, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


The landline: Mama’s last bastion of communication

Who ever created texting, thank you.

July 01, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Bagworm management

Are you having issues with distressed or dying evergreen trees in your landscape this year? Chances are you may have a bagworm infestation.

July 01, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Lanier Tech receives $400,000 gift for scholarship fund

Pauline Ivey couldn't afford to get a higher education, but she wanted to make sure others could.

July 01, 2015 | By Kristen Oliver DCN Regional Staff | Education


Cecil Tidwell

Cecil Tidwell, 65, of Cumming, died June 27, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Woody Reece Sr.

Woody Reece Sr., 80, of Dawsonville, died June 18, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Robert Reece

Robert Reece, 74, of Dawsonville, died June 24, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


James Lee Ray

James Lee Ray, 72, of Dawsonville, died June 29, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Roy J. Foster

Roy J. Foster, 74, of Dawsonville, died June 25, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Eileen Agnes Heinold Eurek

Eileen Agnes Heinold Eurek, 80, a former resident of Big Canoe, died June 23, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Robert Victor “R.V.” Cranford

Robert Victor "R.V." Cranford, 80, of Dawsonville, died June 23, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Daniel Everett Bettis

Daniel Everett Bettis, 93, died June 24, 2015.

June 30, 2015 | | OBITS


Caldwell overcame to earn coveted AAA state title

As Madison Caldwell walked the fairway at Horseshoe Bend Country Club in Roswell, the Dawson County senior doubled over in the pain that she was feeling in the right side of her stomach, taking the breath out of her lungs for a second or two.

June 30, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff | SPORTS


Lanier Tech receives $400,000 gift for scholarship fund

June 25, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | Education


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