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Dawson County Board of Commissioners Work Session Agenda Thursday, Oct. 9

K. New Business

October 19, 2008 | | Government


Plans roll out for motorsports country club

Imagine cruising a road with no traffic, speed limits or blue lights flashing in the rear view mirror.

October 19, 2008 | By Jennifer Sami DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL


Keeping rivers alive

Etowah Water and Sewer Authority organized this year's Rivers Alive event Oct. 2, an annual volunteer waterways cleanup in Georgia.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Humane Society’s Furball set for Oct. 11

The Dawson County Humane Society is set to host its annual Furball fundraiser from 6 - 11 p.m. on Oct. 11 at the Lakeview Center.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Dawson teen found dead in north Forsyth home

It could be months before authorities know what caused the death of a 19-year-old Dawson County woman whose body was found Saturday in a northeastern Forsyth County home.

October 19, 2008 | By Julie Arrington DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL


Sandy’s Walk brings her closer to transplant

Family and friends of Sandy Olson, a local single-mother of four in desperate need of a heart transplant, hosted a walk Oct. 4 at War Hill Park to raise funds for Olson's medical expenses.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


United Way supports Rape Response Inc.

Editor's Note: United Way for Dawson County kicked off its annual fundraising campaign in September with plans to collect more than $100,000 for area social service organization partners. This is the first in a series of articles highlighting success stories from local agencies that receive assistance from United Way for Dawson County.

October 19, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


Fall is in the air

One of my colleagues asked this week, in a sort of rhetorical way, why people make the annual pilgrimage to the mountains to look at leaves.

October 19, 2008 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


The Church Alliance teams up with the RIC Rack Food Bank

The Church Alliance, a group of local churches that have joined forces to more efficiently pool their resources and serve the community, has volunteered to operate the RIC Rack Food Bank, which was running low on staff, to keep the service going.

October 12, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | Religion


Plant fescue now for a healthy spring lawn

Fall is the best time to plant a fescue lawn. The establishment process fescue can be divided into three areas. The first, soil preparation; the second involves proper seeding; and the third includes care and maintenance.

October 12, 2008 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Corps seeking input for Lanier operational plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.

October 12, 2008 | By Debbie Gilbert DCN Regional Staff | Government


Appalachian Community Bank appoints branch manager

Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Teresa B. Boulware as branch manager of its Dawsonville branch. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch. Boulware has most recently served as vice-president of retail lending at the bank's Dahlonega office. She will continue her role as a lender in Dawsonville.

October 12, 2008 | | BUSINESS


Cottage Concert Series set to begin this Friday

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will host the first Cottage Concert Series at Peach Brandy Cottage Oct. 3.

October 12, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | BUSINESS


Dawson County Board of Commissioners

• G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 6 p.m.

October 12, 2008 | | Government


Dash raises cash

Young Life, a Christian youth ministry, hosted the third annual Dawson Dash, a 5K race, at Rock Creek Park Sept. 20, with 108 runners participating.

October 12, 2008 | By Tia Lynn Lecorchick For the Dawson Community News | LIFE


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Dorothy Lloyd Brown

Dorothy Lloyd Brown, 79, of Marble Hill, formerly of DeKalb County, died Jan. 14, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Linda Davis

Linda Davis, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 11, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Charles Wesley Holbrook

Charles Wesley Holbrook, 65, died Jan. 13, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Lonnie Junior McBrayer

Lonnie Junior McBrayer, 78, of Cumming, died Jan. 13, 2015.

January 21, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Lanier Technical College names semi-finalists for GOAL award

Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.

January 21, 2015 | | Education


The time to prune vines approaching

Muscadines are grapes native to America, and they are a staple of home gardens all over the Southeast.

January 21, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


The next best thing

Being raised an only child meant I spent a lot of time reading and pretending.

January 21, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


State of the column: Never been stronger

My fellow Georgians: In order to keep my national certification as a modest and much-beloved columnist, it is required that I submit to you at the first of every year my State of the Column message. (Yay! Clap! Clap! Clap!)

January 21, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


2015 session underway

We began the 153rd Legislative Session of the Georgia General Assembly on Jan. 12. Last Monday marked the first day of the 2015-2016 term, all the members of the Georgia House of Representatives were sworn into office. We then promptly got to work on our first order of business: Electing leaders to guide the Georgia House of Representatives through our next two years of public service.

January 21, 2015 | By Kevin Tanner For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Time to pay attention

It's that time of year again.

January 21, 2015 | | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Getting down to business

The 2015 legislative session is off to a fast and busy start. The Georgia State Senate swore in all 56 senators last week, including 10 new freshman senators, and announced committee assignments shortly thereafter.

January 21, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | Opinion: Letters/Columns


Barbara Ann Waters Gee

Barbara Ann Waters Gee, 62, of Lawrenceville, died Jan. 6, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Carl Hyrns

Carl Hyrns, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 5, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Dennis Gibson

Dennis Gibson, 64, of Cumming, died Jan. 9, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


Dorothy Jean Smith

Dorothy Jean Smith, 70, of Cumming, died Jan. 6, 2015.

January 14, 2015 | | OBITUARIES


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