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Old Navy coming to North Georgia Premium Outlets

Shoppers will soon discover a new retail option at North Georgia Premium Outlets.

May 17, 2017 | | LOCAL


Legislators wrap up events of latest session

Three state legislators representing districts including Dawson County spoke last week at a Dawson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon and gave a wrapup of some of the highlights of the latest legislative session as well as some things to look forward to in the upcoming session.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Mayor to appeal removal

Ousted Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan has announced plans to appeal a Monday afternoon decision by city council to remove him from office.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Sound engineer: motorsports park following rules

A request by Atlanta Motorsports Park owner Jeremy Porter is nearing its sixth month in the hands of the Dawsonville city council as a final hearing on the variance issue took place Monday night.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Continuous Flow Intersection opens

Georgia's first continuous flow intersection at Hwy. 53 and Ga. 400 was unveiled Monday night as the signals switched to accommodate the new traffic flow.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Veterans award three scholarships

The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America last week awarded three high school students scholarships to further their academic careers.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | Education


Rotary Day celebration this Saturday

Rotary Club of Dawson County is hosting its third annual Rotary Day at Rotary Island on Saturday to celebrate the beginning of summer with free food and activities.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Rangers complete water jump training

One by one, 120 geared out Army Rangers jumped from 1,500 feet above Lake Lanier last week, parachuting into the 40 feet of water below.

May 17, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Three men sought in Burberry burglary

Dawson County Sheriff's Office personnel continue to search for three suspects who stole nearly $40,000 worth of items from the Burberry store at Dawsonville's North Georgia Premium Outlets last month.

May 17, 2017 | | LOCAL


Bowen to host summer art camps for kids

The Bowen Center for the Arts is preparing to feature three weeks of summer art camps for kids in June.

May 17, 2017 | | LOCAL


Ruby and Louise

On the drive home from a speaking engagement in Savannah, I answered a call from Tink, who sounded fairly frantic.

May 17, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


A small sacrifice

I have always had a thing about shoes.

May 17, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The truth is that there is no fake news here

According to our Tweeter-in-Chief, there is a lot of fake news running around these days. I think he is talking about the national television networks and the navel-gazers at the New York Times and the Washington Post.

May 17, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Curtis Strickland

Curtis Strickland, 92, of Dawsonville, died May 11, 2017.

May 17, 2017 | | OBITS


Donald W. “Don” and Veneita Evans

Donald W. "Don" Evans, 78, died May 9, 2017.

May 17, 2017 | | OBITS


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The Friday night entertainment battle

Do you want to hear something kind of pathetic?

July 12, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


Man found dead near Amicalola Falls identified

Authorities have identified a man found dead on the Appalachian Trail in the area of Amicalola Falls State Park Tuesday morning.

July 11, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Community Connections Workshop this Thursday

Citizens of Dawson County are invited to attend a joint community connections workshop Thursday.

July 11, 2017 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Driver in fatal wreck arrested for DUI following incident

A man who reportedly failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of Lumpkin Campground Rd. and Grizzle/Industrial Park roads in Dawsonville ...

July 10, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


DNR: No boating injuries on Lanier, BUIs match last year

The Georgia Department of Natural Resources made the same number of boating under the influence arrests this holiday period as it did last year, but ...

July 07, 2017 | DCN Regional Staff | LOCAL


Road work scheduled from Hwy. 53 East to Lumpkin Campground

The Georgia Department of Transportation will begin road work on Hwy. 53 East from downtown Dawsonville to Lumpkin Campground Road this weekend, according to the ...

July 06, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Forsyth high school student killed in July 4th wreck

A 15-year-old Forsyth high school student was killed and three Dawson County High School students were injured in a two-vehicle wreck on July 4 near ...

July 06, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Elliott signs contract extension with Hendrick Motorsports

Dawsonville-native and sophomore driver in the NASCAR Cup series, Chase Elliott and Hendrick Motorsports recently agreed to extend his contract to drive for the team ...

July 05, 2017 | | SPORTS


“The best tasting water in north Georgia”

The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority recently walked away with several awards during the spring conference of the Georgia Association of Water Professionals, or GAWP ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Mayor files petition in appeal case

A petition filed by attorneys for Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan earlier this month is the second step in what promises to be a lengthy legal ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Fair comes to town as Chamber turns 40

The fair came to town last week, just in time for the celebration of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce's 40th birthday.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Auditors complete report of county’s 2016 financials

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners recently heard the results of an audit performed by accounting firm Rushton and Company.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Development Authority, BOC discuss funding in group meeting

"I've been on this board for five years, and I don't remember us ever doing this," said Sherry Weeks, chair of the Development ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


T-Bone wreck at Duck Thurmond injures two

A wreck the morning of June 29 at Duck Thurmond Road and Hwy. 53 injured two and sent one to the hospital with non-life threatening ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Fire destroys former bed and breakfast famous for celebrity guests

A fire last Tuesday destroyed a 6,500 square foot former bed and breakfast off Hwy. 53 in Dawsonville.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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