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.
One thing Mama always told me was to never make fun of the way a person looked. She said that was just terrible for someone to make fun of someone based on something they had no control or say so in whatsoever.
With all of the recent winter weather, a summer lawn may be the last thing on your mind. However, now is the time to start thinking about controlling summer annual weeds, such as crabgrass.
Gary and Cindy Yates of Panama City Beach, Fla., announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kylie Michelle Yates, to Shawn Robert Johnson.
Do you know how much water a family of four uses in one day?
In case you haven't noticed, it's an election year. Soon, those of you who are responsible citizens will begin receiving prerecorded phone calls from candidates and their supporters asking for your vote, and your mailbox, well, it will begin to fill up with mailers from candidates asking for your vote, too.
Thank you for your leadership in making the difficult decision to close school last week because of the weather.
Last week, Winter Storm Leon brought snow and ice to many parts of our great state. Leon's impact on the metro Atlanta area was particularly harsh.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Sunday night fire that damaged a house on Sundown Way in eastern Dawson County.
Lance Todd, 30, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 31, 2014.
Columbia University's John McWhorter lectures on English linguistics and he, along with other linguists, are excited people these days. That is good because I would hate to think of them being bored.
"Mama, did you have time outs when you were a child?" Cole asked one day.
Margie Frances Shiver, 90, of North Little Rock, Ark. died Jan. 24, 2014.
Jerline Stephens, 92, of Flowery Branch, died Jan. 31, 2014.
Broccoli is a vegetable that many home gardeners can produce successfully in Georgia.
Dennis G. Richardson, 68, of Dahlonega, died Feb. 2, 2014.