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Club to have graduation lock-in

According to Wayne Chelf, principal at Dawson County High School, the three most dangerous nights in the lives of high school students are homecoming, prom and graduation.

April 01, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners

The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall

April 01, 2009 | | Government


War Hill undergoes a face-lift

A picnic Monday at War Hill Park showed appreciation to those who have worked to improve the campground, which is set to open today.

April 01, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Government


Fighting back against MS

Dawson County resident Carol Ann Groebner has been searching for a way to provide support to people in the county who suffer from multiple sclerosis, a medical condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system.

April 01, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Tax assessments could be frozen

As a first step towards permanently eliminating "back door" ad valorem property tax increases statewide, the House and Senate passed House Bill 233 and sent it to the Governor for his signature.

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


General Assembly offers real stimulus to Georgians

The General Assembly took heed this week to provide Georgia residents with solutions that will stimulate the state's economy. Two important sectors of the economy are targeted under measures on their way to final passage: Housing and jobs.

April 01, 2009 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Douglas "Doug" Lamar Layton

Douglas "Doug" Lamar Layton, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 27, 2009.

April 01, 2009 | | OBITS


Grow better onions

Although we have to wait before we can enjoy those sweet Vidalia onions, you can use these tips to growing sweeter (or hotter) onions in your own garden.

April 01, 2009 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


We have it pretty good

In my everyday job, I write about business and state politics.

April 01, 2009 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Donald Wesley Kenyon

Donald Wesley Kenyon, 81, of Dawsonville, died Thursday, March 26, 2009.

April 01, 2009 | | OBITS


Anthony Kimbral

Anthony Kimbral, 43, of Cumming, died Friday, March 27, 2009.

April 01, 2009 | | OBITS


Middle school Lady Tigers continue streak

The Dawson County Middle School Lady Tiger soccer team continued its winning streak at home recently against Pickens County. The Lady Tigers won the game 4-1.

March 31, 2009 | | Middle School


A 5-year-old’s milestone

Five-year-old Mason Wood said he is looking forward to "riding the big yellow bus."

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


It’s about the kids, not the money

A decision made by the Georgia House of Representatives on March 17 has provided a glimmer of hope for school nurses, although the quest to fund the school nurse program is far from over.

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | Education


Dawson County Board of Commissioners Work session agenda

K. New Business

March 25, 2009 | | Government


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John Thomas Bagwell Sr.

John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Orvie L. Broadwell

Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Marie F. Davenport

Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Carolyn McBrayer

Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Susan Rink

Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Ann Waters

Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Meltdown in the checkout lane

I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.

March 04, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Will this be a better world because you and I were here?

Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?

March 04, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Georgia capitol session at its half-way point

The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.

March 04, 2015 | Kevin Tanner Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Lady Tigers should be proud

All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.

March 04, 2015 | | VIEWPOINT


Boys soccer starts strong with Tigers top-ranked

The top-ranked, Class AAA Tigers' men's soccer team saw its first action in two weeks with a 1-0 win at Blessed Trinity on Friday.

March 03, 2015 | | High School


Cold injury in plants

The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.

February 25, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


In praise of…well, praise

I have often marveled how teachers could do it. Not just the keeping a classroom of children occupied or trying to keep track of how many kids have gone to the restroom, either. I have always been in awe of those good teachers who really inspire their students to learn.

February 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


You don’t know much about history? This test is for you

As you may have heard, some of our intrepid public servants under the Gold Dome are unhappy with the Advanced Placement U.S. History test and the College Board which administers the tests.

February 25, 2015 | For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Winter weather won’t slow the Senate down

Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.

February 25, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


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