A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
I have asked the two major gubernatorial candidates to talk to Georgia public school teachers about their respective education platforms. This week the floor belongs to Jason Carter, the Democratic challenger. Next week, it will be Republican Gov. Nathan Deal's turn.
For more than 40 years I was fortunate to be able to work in international business. I traveled the globe, not as a simple tourist, but living, in some cases for years, in other countries, getting to really know the people, the cultures and the governments in those many places.
Wyatt Willingham, 62, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
Othalee "Lee" Sosebee, 81, of Alpharetta, died Oct. 11, 2014.
Joseph Dale Neese, 54, of Cumming, died Oct. 7, 2014.
Richard Myers, 82, of Cleveland, died Oct. 10, 2014.
John J. Mazzei Sr., 66, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 2, 2014.
Gary "Durock" Hicks, 56, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 12, 2014.
Jack Daniel, 71, of Cumming, died Oct. 12, 2014.
Charles William Brock, 47, of Dawsonville, died, Oct. 4, 2014.
Adalyn Josie Arp, 2 months, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 10, 2014.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
I have a bad habit of 'shoulda'-ing on everything. I've done it for quite a while, unfortunately, and just now realized it.
Many homeowners ask me about recommendations for certain plants that will fit their landscape. Since many of us have wooded lots, a question I often get is what to plant in shadier spots of the yard. Here are a few suggested species for trees that can tolerate partial shade.
Brandon Weaver, 37, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 22, 2014.
Do you or someone you know take holiday decorating to the extreme?
Due to a press issue, today's edition of the Dawson Community News did not print in time to go out in the mail as expected. The papers will be delivered on Friday due to Thanksgiving on Thursday.
Harry Byron Cronan, 59, of Lumpkin County, died Nov. 14, 2014.
Glenda Lou Herring, 71, of Northport, Ala., died Nov. 18, 2014.
Grace Bales Mashburn, 91, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 22, 2014.
Anita Sweet, 53, died Nov. 19, 2014.
Fannie Mae Ross Weidner, 67, of Dahlonega, died Nov. 20, 2014.
I stepped nervously through the glass door of the main exhibition racquetball court to start my semi-final match.
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.
I am writing regarding Dawsonville's Veterans Day Celebration.
Have you been hearing erratic scratching noises coming from your ceiling and attic? Chances are you are the victim of a squirrel infestation.
Cole was worried.
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.
Floyd Cliatt, 70, of Winder, died Nov. 11, 2014.