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Preparing lawn for summer weed control

With all of the recent winter weather, a summer lawn may be the last thing on your mind. However, now is the time to start thinking about controlling summer annual weeds, such as crabgrass.

March 11, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Up against the Crossover deadline

The Georgia General Assembly will reach a significant deadline this week-Crossover Day.

March 11, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Appreciating the value of ‘small’

As usual, there are many big news stories swirling around, many of which we can scarcely affect and many which do not affect us. So it really becomes the "little things" that determine our daily outlooks, attitudes and actions.

March 11, 2015 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


They shoot fat people, don’t they?

It must be open season on people who are overweight.

March 11, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


June Young

June Young, 79, of Dawsonville, died March 8, 2015.

March 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Bertha Margaret Estes Weeks

Bertha Margaret Estes Weeks, 93, of Dawsonville, died March 9, 2015.

March 11, 2015 | | OBITS


C. Lee Shaw

C. Lee Shaw, 89, of Dawsonville, died March 3, 2015.

March 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Carolyn Jarrard

Carolyn Jarrard, 77, of Dawsonville, died March 3, 2015.

March 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Larry J. Chambers

Larry J. Chambers, 72, of Cumming, died March 5, 2015.

March 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Weather system could make roads icy

Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.

March 05, 2015 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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


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


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


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


Ann Waters

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

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


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What Nobel Peace Laureates have incurred should not have occurred

I have been trying to figure out what to do with my free time now that I have decided not to run for President of the United States (or what's left of it.)

May 20, 2015 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Grasscycling leads to a healthier, stronger lawn

Recycling grass clippings has always been a hot topic of conservation within the turf care industry.

May 20, 2015 | Clark MacAllister Extension Agent | Lifestyle Columnists


My belief: We have girlfriends for every stage of life

When I had a disagreement with a friend during my teen years, Mama tried comforting my hurt feelings the best she could. "Don't worry about this little squabble. Your friendship with this child won't last."

May 20, 2015 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Dean Alan Miller

Dean Alan Miller, 55, of Dawsonville, died May 14, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


Marilyn M. Mason

Marilyn M. Mason died May 9, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


William E. “Junior” Garrett

William E. "Junior" Garrett, 85, of Dawsonville, died May 18, 2015.

May 19, 2015 | | OBITS


To Georgia’s teachers: Thanks for your efforts

Dear Public School Teachers in Georgia:

May 13, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


How to control moles

Have you started noticing mysterious raised tunnels forming seemingly overnight in your lawn or garden? If so, you probably have a mole infestation.

May 13, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


The unrealistic Grey’s Anatomy effect

Let me start by warning you, there are a few spoilers in here in case you DVR'd "Grey's Anatomy" this season and haven't watched the episode from a few weeks ago yet.

May 13, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Chase Elliott adds sixth race to Sprint Cup campaign

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is hoping to have the fifth Hendrick Motorsports car competing in the Sprint All-Star race next weekend.

May 12, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Jerry Waters

Jerry Waters, 68, of Dawsonville, died May 10, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


David Lee McDowell

David Lee McDowell, 58, of Velva, N.D., and formerly of Dawsonville, died April 16, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Landon Daugherty

Landon Daugherty, 38, of Gainesville, died May 8, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Linda Pruitt Chambers

Linda Pruitt Chambers, 86, of Cumming, died May 9, 2015.

May 12, 2015 | | OBITS


Brown patch lawn disease

May is a month eagerly awaited by many turf lovers.

May 06, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister | Lifestyle Columnists


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