Do you or someone you know take holiday decorating to the extreme?
Brandon Weaver, 37, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 22, 2014.
Vernice I. Sweatman, 91, of Carnesville, formerly of Cumming, and a member of Daves Creek Baptist Church, died Nov. 24, 2014.
George Stevenson, 79, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 25, 2014.
Marjorie Cox Srnel, 92, of Dawsonville, formerly of Willoughby, Ohio, died Nov. 30, 2014.
Angela Denise Earley Newton, 59, of Jasper, formerly of Alpharetta, died Nov. 24, 2014.
Thomas Weems Hicks, 84, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 21, 2014.
Lillian Cora Morgan Henderson, 90, of Canton, died Nov. 25, 2014.
Terry Ruth Adams, 67, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2014.
Dear old Thomas Wolfe may have been right when he wrote, "You can't go home again" back in the 1940s.
Recent spells of cold weather have caused many people to start up their fireplaces. While fireplaces are a great way to efficiently heat your home, you need to be careful where you source your firewood. You could be inadvertently spreading invasive insects into our local forest land.
If you're expecting this column to deal with the recent protests, you will be surprised. Protests are, indeed, being heard, but not always in a positive way. And certainly, the violence is deplorable.
This was written in a cave somewhere in Greater Bora Bora. The column was floated across the ocean in an RC Cola bottle to this newspaper.
Due to a press issue, today's edition of the Dawson Community News did not print in time to go out in the mail as expected. The papers will be delivered on Friday due to Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Cole was worried.
John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.
Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.
Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.
Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.
Ann Waters, 83, of Dawsonville, died March 1, 2015.
I sometimes think people have lost all sense of boundaries and personal decorum.
Will this be a better world because you and I spent some time here? Can we really make a difference?
The 20th day, and half-way point, of the 2015 legislative session was Feb. 23.
All of us in Dawson County are aware of the spectacular season the DCHS Lady Tigers' basketball team has had this year.
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.
The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.
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.
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.
Georgia was greeted on President's Day with frigid temperatures that lasted throughout the week.