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Lady Tigers are region champions

The Lady Tigers are region champions.

February 15, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Lady Tigers remain undefeated

Dawson County coach Steve Sweat was happy his team could book a spot in the Region 7-AAA title game.

February 14, 2015 | From staff reports | High School


Random thoughts on random subjects

If you watched the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago - and reports say that 114 million of us did - perhaps you saw a portion of the reprehensible behavior of Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin, who after scoring a touchdown proceeded to mime pulling down his pants, squatting as if on a commode before dropping the ball to the ground as if defecating.

February 11, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT


Where do we go from here? Adjusting to the new normal

My "here" is quite different from what it was at the beginning of 2015.

February 11, 2015 | By Helen Taylor Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Something shiny for his girl

I am not by any means a jewelry girl.

February 11, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


Walter Louis Walker

Walter Louis Walker, 83, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 7, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Lewis C. Steward Jr.

Lewis C. Steward Jr., 90, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Margaret Daniel Payne

Margaret Daniel Payne, 70, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Ricky Jenkins

Ricky Jenkins, 56, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Jimmie Ralston “Jimbo” Hamby

Jimmie Ralston "Jimbo" Hamby, 84, of Cumming, died Feb. 7, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Dorothy “Dot” Garner

Dorothy "Dot" Garner, 88, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 3, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Forrest L. Davis

Forrest L. Davis, 86, of Keller, Texas, formerly of Dallas, Texas and Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Rev. James Samuel “Sam” Cranford

The Rev. James Samuel "Sam" Cranford, 93, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 6, 2015.

February 11, 2015 | | OBITS


Use oils for insect control

Winter doesn't seem like a good time for insect control in your home orchard or landscape, does it? The frigid temperatures of February aren't conducive to much insect activity. However, right now insects are hiding out on your trees and shrubs waiting for the warm temperatures of spring to pop out and mess with your plants.

February 04, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists


‘Don’t Shoot’ T-shirt aimed at wrong target

Let's get off the backs of law enforcement, shall we? Most of us couldn't do their job, or wouldn't do it, if we had the chance.

February 04, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | LETTERS/COLUMNS


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Learning to stop focusing and settle for more in life

A friend and I were chatting one night, catching up on things and the conversation turned to our usual wistful, wishful discussion of how life was really going.

April 01, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists


Judy Truelove

Judy Truelove, 68, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


Rev. John Harvey Smith

The Rev. John Harvey Smith, 91, of Dawsonville, died March 28, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


Denver H. Harris

Denver H. Harris, 64, of Dawsonville, died March 30, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


Joel “Buddy” Burnett

Joel "Buddy" Burnett, 79, of Cumming, died March 24, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


Larry Harold Bennett

Larry Harold Bennett, 75, of Cumming, died March 25, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


Jeff S. Bearden

Jeff S. Bearden, 41, of Dahlonega, died March 23, 2015.

March 31, 2015 | | OBITS


North Georgia under freeze warning tonight

Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.

March 27, 2015 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Progress 2015

Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.

March 25, 2015 | | LOCAL


Forsythia signals the arrival of spring

Early March can be one of the blandest times in the landscape.

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


Education Reform Commission provides opportunity to improve public education

I suspect my recent silence on the subject of public education in Georgia has been deafening to some of you.

March 25, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Some borrowed notes to make you smile

As I delete my forwarded emails, I often pick some to share in this column.

March 25, 2015 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Georgia’s transportation compromise

Addressing Georgia's critical transportation infrastructure need has been a priority for lawmakers under the Gold Dome throughout the 2015 legislative session.

March 25, 2015 | By Steve Gooch For the Dawson Community News | VIEWPOINT


Showing the world that special spark of happiness

"Mama, is it bad that I am happy?"

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


David Shortnacy

David Shortnacy, 75, of Forsyth County, died March 19, 2015.

March 24, 2015 | | OBITS


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