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Protect honeybees from pesticides

Most people understand the importance of honeybees, but every year there are unintentional kill or damage of honeybee colonies resulting from insecticide usage.

August 18, 2010 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Nikki Harben and Heath Martin to wed

Sammy and Cyndi Harben of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Nikki Harben to Heath Martin.

August 18, 2010 | | Engagements


Audit shows an outdated registry

The basis of Georgia's statewide sex offender registry is an antiquated and inflexible system that contains incomplete, inaccurate and outdated information on sex offenders, according to a recent audit.

August 18, 2010 | By Stephen Gurr DCN regional staff | CRIME/COURTS


Board of Commissioners agenda

6 p.m. Aug. 19 at city hall

August 18, 2010 | | Government


Story joins local bank

Sam Story has joined Alliance National Bank as a senior vice president in the loan production office in Dawsonville. "We are thrilled to have Sam as part of our lending team," said Andrew K. Walker Sr., CEO of Alliance National Bank.

August 18, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Lee Rogers Adams

Lee Rogers Adams, 60, of Cumming, died Aug. 9, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


James A. Cash

James A. Cash, 59, of Cumming, died Aug. 10, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Claude Chastain

Claude Chastain, 72, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 11, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Ona Densmore

Ona Densmore, 80, of Alpharetta (Forsyth County), died Aug. 11, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Tina Louise Perry

Tina Louise Perry, 40, of Maiden, N.C., died Aug. 6, 2010.

August 18, 2010 | | OBITS


Takeover disguised as financial regulatory

Washington has released its latest assault on American liberty with the president's recent signature of the massive financial overhaul bill.

August 18, 2010 | By Chip Pearson For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Clinic receives accreditation

Foothills Veterinary Clinic of Dawsonville has again received accreditation following a comprehensive evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association.

August 17, 2010 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | BUSINESS


Charles B. Morris

Charles B. Morris, 94, of Cumming, died Aug. 5, 2010.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Donald Whitmire

Donald Whitmire, 52, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 5, 2010.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


Roy Lee Bennett

Roy Lee Bennett, 90, of Cumming, died Aug. 6, 2010.

August 11, 2010 | | OBITS


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Father and son drown at Lumpkin waterfall

A 38-year-old man and his 6-year-old son both drowned Tuesday afternoon while swimming at Dicks Creek Falls in Lumpkin County, according to a press release ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Recent high profile events are proof you can’t fix stupid

So, what possessed comedian Kathy Griffin to post a picture of herself holding the decapitated and bloody head of the President of the United States?

June 21, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Will the United States be left behind?

Earlier this month, Trump announced his intention to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. While his action may score political points with the ...

June 21, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Always remember

It's time once again to celebrate our great country's independence and freedom.

June 21, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The legend of Bobby Baker

Bobby Baker was the most memorable kid in my first grade class. I spent 12 years matriculating with Bobby but it was in the first ...

June 21, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


That’s not how I would do it – and maybe that’s a good thing

I have become that which I used to dread.

June 21, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Covington earns finance officer certification

Beth Swafford Covington, who works with the Dawson County Board of Education, recently earned her Local Finance Officer Certification through the Carl Vinson Institute of ...

June 21, 2017 | | Education


Water authority board member appointed

Doug Schuster last week was sworn in as the newest member of the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority board of directors.

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


County approves scrap tire storage ordinance

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week approved an ordinance that will contribute to the health and safety of county citizens by helping to ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Windstream continues speed expansion in north Georgia Cable upgrades, 1-Gig speeds coming to Dawson

More than 67,000 households in the area are expected to benefit from cable upgrades by internet service provider Windstream by the end of 2017.

June 21, 2017 | | LOCAL


Dawson Marketplace enters phase two of development

The Development Authority of Dawson County announced last week that three nationally recognized retail firms will be the main anchor stores for phase two of ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Paddle Georgia launches into weeklong Etowah trek

It has been 11 years since the Etowah River was chosen as the site of Paddle Georgia's weeklong canoe and kayaking trip, and a ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


City holds first hearing for new annexation fee

An amendment to the City of Dawsonville annexation ordinance that will allow the city to charge an additional fee for each property annexing into the ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Long range planning committee schedules first meeting

A committee recently reinstated and appointed by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners to provide public input on the future of the county will have ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Dawsonville reverend receives posthumous award

Dawsonville-native James Styles was recently awarded the 2017 Spirit of Young Harris award.

June 21, 2017 | | LOCAL


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