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.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter just announced schools will be closed for students on Tuesday in anticipation of subzero weather moving in later today.
Dawson County Sheriff's Office is currently asking for the public's help in locating two young men.
The National Weather Service early Thursday issued a winter weather advisory effective through Friday morning for Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties. Icy roads will be possible in the area, as well as accumulating snow at elevations of 1,500 feet and above. Accumulations are expected to be 1" or less.
Starting in January, the Dawsonville City Council has decided to renew its policy of holding monthly work sessions.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is under new leadership.
One local restaurant is doing its part to keep a Southern New Year's Day tradition alive.
The story by a local writer that was originally published in County magazine in 2007 has been selected to appear in the magazine's commemorative 25th anniversary book.
I've been thinking about my New Year's Resolutions the last few weeks. I normally don't make any - instead, I probably make 'resolutions' weekly or monthly, depending on what bad habits I need to break.
This could be an important piece of information I am about to share with you. Whether it is or not is up to you. It depends on how much you care about the money being spent on our state's politicians. If you don't care and want to cop the "it doesn't make any difference" attitude, then I suggest you blow the dust off the ol' Funk & Wagnall and look up the word "apathy." Or go kiss a goat. Your choice.
The 'stars' will be over Dawsonville when the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala is held in just a few short weeks.
Dawson County High School is seeing an increase in graduation rates from last year.
Students at Black's Mill Elementary recently gave a donation to Dawson County Emergency Services.
Betty J. Saltsgiver, 84, of Gainesville, formerly of Ormsby, Pa, died Feb. 10, 2014.
Mary Vayoma Matthews, 85, of Lynn Haven, Fla., died Feb. 14, 2014.
Preston T. Sanders, 74, of Dawsonville died Feb. 15, 2014.
With the Winter Olympics on TV for the past week and again this week, the major news from Sochi has been about how incomplete everything has been and the lacking amenities of home for the U.S. teams.
The Region 7-AAA basketball tournament will be this weekend.
Dawson County School Superintendent announced just before 2 p.m. today that schools are canceled for students and staff on Wednesday.
With just a two-week reprieve from the last snowstorm, Dawson County was bracing early this week for more winter weather and the closings that come with it.
Despite a few weather-related delays, the Dawson County school system has crowned a spelling bee champion to represent it in the district spelling bee.
The Georgia General Assembly is now halfway through the 40-day legislative session and just days away from a significant deadline. The 30th day of the legislative session - also known as Crossover Day - is the last day for Senate bills to transfer to the House for consideration, and vice versa.
We returned to the Gold Dome on Feb. 3, 2014. With the 2014 legislative session heating up, we had a very busy and productive week.
Many of you have written to say you oppose HB 875, which would allow weapons in houses of worship and is currently making its way through the legislature faster than a speeding bullet. I suggest you let the bill's author, State Rep. Rick Jasperse, R-Jasper, know, too. Call him at (404) 656-0188, or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Junior Roger Wheeler, 74, of Cumming, died Feb. 8, 2014.
James C. "Jake" Waits, 82, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2014.
Kim Reith Martiny, 74, of Cumming, died Feb. 7, 2014.
Cleo Fouts, 91, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 4, 2014.