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Fred Sartin, 84, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 21, 2013.
Aleah Susan Keeton, 33, of Cumming, died Dec. 20, 2013. Aleah worked at Michael's and was a member of New Harmony Baptist Church.
Elga Mincey, 86, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 21, 2013.
Officials praised the community's generosity last week as the Dawson County Sheriff's Office set a new record for its sixth annual Shop with a Cop event.
Louise Bradford, 88, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 13, 2013.
Raymond "Ray" E. Gregg III, 58, died Dec. 10, 2013.
The Georgia Hospital Administration and the Georgia State Medical Association are asking Gov. Nathan Deal to accept the federal government's offer of $40.5 billion for Medicaid expansion in our state.
Santa is a big part of our annual Christmas party for Friends of Recovery, but I had not met the man playing Santa this year.
Riverview Middle School eighth grade students had the opportunity last week to play host to a former beauty queen, Ivy League graduate and congressional hopeful.
I turn 41 this week.
James "Jimmy" Paul Barrentine, 65, of Cumming, died Dec. 12, 2013.
It's not uncommon to see Dawson County's superintendent walking the halls of a local school.
Jay Steven Lowman, 86, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 11, 2013.
Bobby Gene Mowen, 80, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 14, 2013.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
Dawsonville continues to be a hotbed for NASCAR activity with the recent announcement that J.J. Yeley's race team has decided to bring its operations to town.
Mary Wenona Wallace, 93, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Wyatt Dennis Dwayne Pruitt, 3, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Leonard "Dock" Martin, 70, died Feb. 24, 2014.
Marty Terrell Martin, 47, of Cumming, died Feb. 25, 2014.
My scales broke.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
Last week consisted of an important few days, as it was the last week for bills to pass out of committees, since "Crossover Day" was on Monday.
This week, the Georgia General Assembly hit an important deadline: Crossover Day.
As predicted in this space a few weeks ago, there is compromise legislation pending in the General Assembly regarding the Common Core curriculum, the controversial program which seeks to establish consistent education standards across the country.
Frances E. Bazemore, 73, died Feb. 26, 2014.