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: email@example.com.
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.
Dan Brumbalow, 77, of Cumming, died Feb. 4, 2014.
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.
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.
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.