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Aretta Swanson

Aretta Swanson, 86, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 18, 2016.

August 24, 2016 | | OBITS


Randall “Hotrod” Martin

Randall "Hotrod" Martin, 57, of Cumming, died Aug. 21, 2016.

August 24, 2016 | | OBITS


Kenneth Merlin Day

Kenneth Merlin Day, 62, of Cumming, died Aug. 17, 2016.

August 24, 2016 | | OBITS


Random thoughts on random subjects like sea turtles, the Olympics and Vince Dooley

Lawyers, like kids, can say the darnedest things.

August 24, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | VIEWPOINT


The abbreviated summer

Summer won't be officially over until Sept. 5, when we put all our white shoes and linen pants away.

August 24, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch | VIEWPOINT


The community dipper

Many years ago, out of nostalgia mostly, I ordered a dipper from a local hardware store. If you're younger than 30, you might not know what a dipper is. Let me explain.

August 24, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | VIEWPOINT


Suspect at large after armed bank robbery in south Forsyth

SOUTH FORSYTH - An armed robbery occurred about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at Foothills Community Bank on Bethelview Road, according to officials with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

August 23, 2016 | By Isabel Hughes | LOCAL


Katie Inez Woody

Katie Inez Woody, 90, a lifelong resident of Dahlonega, died Aug. 15, 2016.

August 17, 2016 | | OBITS


Faye Cooke Wiltfang

Faye Cooke Wiltfang, 71, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 12, 2016.

August 17, 2016 | | OBITS


Barbara Jo Townsend Daniel

Barbara Jo Townsend Daniel, 74, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 12, 2016.

August 17, 2016 | | OBITS


Mark Douglas Collett

Mark Douglas Collett, 73, of Cumming, died Aug. 11, 2016.

August 17, 2016 | | OBITS


Aline Burt

Aline Burt, 87, of Dawsonville, died Aug. 9, 2016.

August 17, 2016 | | OBITS


Authority accepting applications for grant

The Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority is once again accepting applications to award grants to businesses within Dawsonville that promote trade, commerce, industry and employment opportunities.

August 17, 2016 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Dawsonville woman indicted on meth trafficking

A Dawsonville woman accused of trafficking methamphetamine - and concealing it in a can of peaches - has been indicted on various drug charges by a Forsyth County Grand Jury.

August 17, 2016 | Isabel Hughes DCN regional staff | LOCAL


What are those webs in the trees?

I'm sure by now you have noticed trees containing unsightly, light-grey webs towards the ends of their branches. These webs contain the fall webworm, a perennial pest of several trees all across North America.

August 17, 2016 | Clark MacAllister | VIEWPOINT


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Caring for your poinsettia

Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a popular flowering plant found in many American homes at Christmas. The poinsettia is native to southern Mexico and is named ...

December 07, 2016 | By Clark MacAllister | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Losing one’s home to fire is a painful experience

Philip Wilheit is a man of no small influence in our state.

December 07, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


From a television star to a preacher

Mama was always proud for people who were able to pull themselves up and do well in life. She rooted for them, bragged on them ...

December 07, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


Ghosts of Christmases Past

Gift bags have been one of the best inventions since sliced bread. Maybe even better than bread, which I don't eat.

December 07, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Population Problem

Behind every problem that we face in modern life is the one problem almost no one wants to talk about. Everything you hear or read ...

December 07, 2016 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Local teen collects donations for animals

Fifteen-year-old Shannon Porter has spent the last four holiday seasons making sure that all of the furry friends in Dawson County have a good Christmas.

December 07, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Seniors mimic masters with holiday art show

"I had never painted a day in my life before I joined this class," said Marilou Perry as she stood in front of her three ...

December 07, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Don't rain on our parade

Young and old alike came out in full force to celebrate the beginning of the holidays at events in Dawsonville this weekend. Despite the rain ...

December 07, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


City seeks to save longtime school teacher’s home from demo

The City of Dawsonville is currently working to save the former home of a prominent local educator from demolition as planned by the Dawson County ...

December 07, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Church to present live Christmas nativity

Bethel Baptist Church in Dawsonville will be performing its annual live Christmas nativity this weekend.

December 07, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Barbara Ann Chester

Barbara was born Nov. 19, 1951.

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


Mary Lois Dinsmore

Mary Lois Dinsmore, 63, of Suwanee, died Dec. 1, 2016.

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


Jeffrey Charles Spillane

Jeffrey Charles Spillane, 57, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2016.

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


Kenneth “K.K.” Turner

Kenneth "K.K." Turner, 85, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 4, 2016.

December 07, 2016 | | OBITS


Dawsonville man killed in single vehicle wreck

A single vehicle wreck in Lumpkin County claimed the life of a longtime Dawson County man early Sunday morning.

December 06, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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