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Household squirrel control

Have you been hearing erratic scratching noises coming from your ceiling and attic? Chances are you are the victim of a squirrel infestation.

November 26, 2014 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Event was a wonderful tribute

I am writing regarding Dawsonville's Veterans Day Celebration.

November 26, 2014 | From Reader Submitted editor@dawsonnews.com | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Carl Sanders: A great man who did great things for Georgia

On my "To Do" list last week was a reminder to call former Gov. Carl Sanders and see if he had any thoughts on how to get the field at Sanford Stadium named for UGA's former coach and athletic director Vince Dooley.

November 26, 2014 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The ways to win the battle: Learning to overcome

I stepped nervously through the glass door of the main exhibition racquetball court to start my semi-final match.

November 26, 2014 | By Charlie Auvermann For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Fannie Mae Ross Weidner

Fannie Mae Ross Weidner, 67, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 20, 2014.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS


Anita Sweet

Anita Sweet, 53, died Nov. 19, 2014.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS


Grace Bales Mashburn

Grace Bales Mashburn, 91, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 22, 2014.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS


Glenda Lou Herring

Glenda Lou Herring, 71, of Northport, Ala., died Nov. 18, 2014.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS


Harry Byron Cronan

Harry Byron Cronan, 59, of Lumpkin County, died Nov. 14, 2014.

November 26, 2014 | | OBITS


McIntosh wins at Boyd’s Speedway

Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturday.

November 25, 2014 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | SPORTS


Letter to the Editor

Well, this morning (Nov. 11) I got up out of bed, exhausted and not motivated to do much. I turned on the computer and thought maybe this year I would attend some veteran's appreciation event.

November 19, 2014 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Junior E. Lee predicts the next president

I was on St. Simons Island last week scarfing down massive amounts of corn-fried shrimp at the exquisite little Georgia Sea Grill when someone came to the table to inquire if Junior E. Lee had finished his analysis of the recent election. That really puffed Junior up when I told him that.

November 19, 2014 | Dick Yarbrough Columnist | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The story of Piglandia will live forever

"Once upon a time, in a small cabin nestled in the woods, on the side of a tiny mountain, was a wondrous and magical place, called Piglandia.

November 19, 2014 | Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Pine needle drop

Fall is most closely associated with leaves dropping form deciduous trees, like oaks and maples. But did you know that evergreen trees, such as pines, shed their needles also?

November 19, 2014 | Clark MacAllister | Lifestyle Columnists


Matha Tallant Tribble

Matha Tallant Tribble, 95, of Cumming, died Nov. 12, 2014.

November 19, 2014 | | OBITS


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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


John Thomas Bagwell Sr.

John Thomas Bagwell Sr., 66, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Orvie L. Broadwell

Orvie L. Broadwell, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 26, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Marie F. Davenport

Marie F. Davenport, 81, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 23, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Carolyn McBrayer

Carolyn McBrayer, 69, of Cumming, died Feb. 24, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Susan Rink

Susan Rink, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 28, 2015.

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


Ann Waters

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

March 04, 2015 | | OBITS


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


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


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


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


Boys soccer starts strong with Tigers top-ranked

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.

March 03, 2015 | | High School


Cold injury in plants

The winter storm of the past week has led to many shrubs and trees damaged in home landscapes.

February 25, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


In praise of…well, praise

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.

February 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


You don’t know much about history? This test is for you

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.

February 25, 2015 | For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


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