A contested piece of land has passed the first step to becoming annexed into the city of Dawsonville from the county.
Hazel Ruth Sturdivant, 88, of Cumming, died Jan. 21, 2014.
Everett Bennett Sr., 84, of Cumming, died Jan. 26, 2014.
Charles Thomas Dawson, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 26, 2014.
Paul F. Helton, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 22, 2014.
Stacey Lorraine Partain, 45, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 26, 2014. She was a member of Hickory Flat Church of God.
Eva Bearden, 94, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 20, 2014.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter announced early this morning that schools are closed today for students and staff.
A winter weather system moving in tonight could produce up to a half inch of snow in Dawson County on Tuesday.
Mary Hughes Hamby, 90, of Cumming, died Jan. 17, 2014.
French Mitchell Hatfield, 49, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 18, 2014.
In April 2013, First Baptist Church of Dawsonville got a taste of stardom when TV star Erik Estrada presented the JC Films-produced "Finding Faith."
A single-vehicle wreck Saturday night in Lumpkin County has left one teenager dead and two others injured, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
Every January, legislators from across the state convene at the Georgia State Capitol to set the course for Georgia's future. Because 2014 is the second half of a legislative biennial term, bills that did not pass in 2013 are still eligible for consideration in addition to the new bills introduced this year - which means legislators have a significant pile of work (literally, when you think about the stacks of printed bills on our desks...) ahead of us.
It's not often that a feud between families is televised, but one Dawson family will soon be having their battles aired on television.
Marjorie Stowers Bishop, 96, of Dawsonville, died April 11, 2014.
Eldon O. Miller, 74, of Dawsonville, died April 9, 2014.
"Mama, can I talk to you?" Cole asked me quietly one evening.
Edith Angela Ashe Pirkle, 90, of Cumming, died April 9, 2014.
Most young Georgians have never heard of Bo Callaway, a gentleman from Georgia.
Hydrangeas are a staple in most southern gardens. Bigleaf hydrangeas, also known as Japanese, French and snowball hydrangeas, bloom in colors of blue, pink or different shades in between. Did you know that the bloom color of hydrangea can be changed?
I wish I had been there. In Jerusalem. With Jesus.
April is traditionally known for showers, blooming trees and shrubs and early flowers. We have had our share of those (including the pollen) and are enjoying the "popping out" beauty.
Bill Elliott's career
James W. Ray Sr., 73, of Dawsonville, died April 2, 2014.
Nancy Beaver has been named Lanier Technical College's vice president for student affairs.
Pauline Ivey, 97, of Cumming, died April 3, 2014.
Gary and Kim Porter of Dawsonville announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Lindsay Porter, to Chris Holmes. He is the son of Barry Holmes of Sharpsburg and Devin Holmes of Alpharetta.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month in Georgia, as proclaimed by Gov. Nathan Deal. Child abuse is a subject I don't like to think about, let alone write about and you would probably just as soon not hear about. But it is there and we need to acknowledge it and demand some solutions.
Dawson County 4-H Club, All Animals Veterinary Hospital and Dawsonville Veterinary Hospital will be holding an annual rabies clinic on April 26.