With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight and some ice still remaining on less-traveled roads Thursday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students, teachers and staff once again on Friday.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter announced early this morning that schools are closed today for students and staff.
Hobert W. Darnell, 77, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 31, 2013.
Dorothy Hamilton Turner, 85, of Dahlonega, died Jan. 2, 2014.
Thomas G. "Tom" Wilkinson, 66, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2014.
With the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala this Friday, chamber members will be gathering to celebrate the past year's accomplishments.
Don R. Mampel, 75, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 28, 2013.
Estie J. Holliday, 94, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2014.
Betty J. Moulder, 43, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 31, 2013.
After being at the Bowen Center for the Arts for only a week, executive director Ginny Greenwood is already announcing a new show.
January is National Radon Awareness month. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, only behind tobacco smoke. It is responsible for a reported 21,000 deaths per year in the United States. Radon is a radioactive gas that forms when naturally-occurring uranium in granite bedrock decays into radium. This radium then decays to radon, a colorless, odorless gas. Radon is not harmful outside, but it can build up to damaging levels inside a house.
Due to extreme cold and subzero wind chills moving across the state, the Dawson County Board of Education decided to cancel school Monday and Tuesday.
Looking back on 2013, Dawsonville and Dawson County have much to celebrate.
Foul play has not been ruled out in the disappearance of two Dawson County men who were last seen Jan. 2.
For nine years, the Dawson County Tree Preservation Society, along with Keep Dawson County Beautiful, has planted a tree on Arbor Day to commemorate the county's dedication to preserving green space.
The Dawson County Commissioners formally proclaimed Feb. 21 as Arbor Day in Dawson County.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection announced Monday that the agency has entered into a $600,000 settlement with Internet service provider Windstream Communications over allegations of false advertising.
The office claims that Windstream advertised speeds it could not provide, mislead customers as to the nature of their infrastructure, misrepresented minimum connection speeds and failed to completely clarify subscription-based promotions.
State projects are often hindered by two things: Personnel needs and a lack of funding. We do not have an unlimited bank account or line of credit, and every taxpayer dollar counts. This means we often look to creative methods to bring in the employees and technology needed to address Georgia's biggest needs.
With a month of freezing temperatures and snow every other week, Lake Lanier is primed and ready for a swim.
Five-year-old Olivia "Livi" Graham likes to laugh, play and be rambunctious at school just like every little girl her age.
Dawson County teachers may be spending more days in class next school year.
Severe winter weather in Georgia is a rare occurrence. Although a few snowflakes do fall during the winter months, the snowflakes only stick around long enough to take a few pictures before melting away the next day in 50 degree weather.
Last week was not a great time to be a tree.
Monday, February 10, 2014, marked the 20th day and half-way point of the 2014 legislative session. With only 20 days left to pass laws this year, we quickly got to work, voting on legislation and reviewing bills in committee.
If you had asked me six months ago if I was going to get another dog anytime soon, I would have said no.
Marvin Luke "Lucas" Bruce, 59, of Gainesville, Forsyth County, died Feb. 16, 2014.
Randy Allen Bobo, 53, of Cumming, died Feb. 15, 2014.
Paul Edwin Cagle, 90, of Cumming died Feb. 16, 2014.
T. G. "Gunny" Moore, 71, of Dawsonville died Feb. 15, 2014.
Kenneth Newell, 75, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 9, 2014.