A Dawsonville church is working with a national organization to set up temporary lodging for homeless families working to get back on their feet.
The Dawson County Board of Education has a new chair and vice chair for the 2014 calendar year.
Wild garlic and wild onion are two of the most frustrating cool-season weeds homeowners have to deal with here in Georgia. Both of these weeds are closely related and difficult to tell apart.
Mama's theory of the pedigree of my parking lot puppy had changed a few months ago. Her latest theory, which she expressed daily, was that Angel Doodle was a pit mix.
The purpose of this letter to the editor is to request the residents of Dawson County to assist me in contacting our local and state officials to work toward improving the unsafe intersection of Hwy. 53 and Hugh Stowers Road.
Gov. Nathan Deal gave his annual State of the State address to a joint session of the General Assembly on Jan. 15. The annual event takes place in the House of Representatives and is attended by members of the House, Senate, State Supreme Court Justices, State Court of Appeal Judges and the State's Constitutional Officers.
James Marcel Mooney, 91, of Cumming, died Jan. 19, 2014.
Cecile "Mimi" Price, of Cumming, died Jan. 16, 2014.
Shirley Joan Forbes, 77, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 12, 2014.
Eunice Gravitt, 90, of Cumming, died Jan. 16, 2014.
Jamey David Stowers, 32, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 14, 2014.
I read a news report this week that says while we are living longer in the U.S., people in other countries are living even longer. Bummer.
After a month of secrecy, the 2014 Dawson County High School STAR Student can celebrate the achievement with friends and classmates.
Dawson County High School has signed another of its senior baseball players to a Rome college.
Actor Erik Estrada will be returning to Dawsonville to show another faith-based film after the success of the one previously shown in April of last year.
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.
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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.