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The power of silence

Many people are uncomfortable with stretches of silence in a conversation.

February 22, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists


The halfway point

This week marked the halfway point of the 2017 legislative session and the end of week six here at the state Capitol. From committee meetings, to the many special guests we honored on the Senate floor, it has certainly been a busy week here, and the pace is sure to continue in the next 20 days.

February 22, 2017 | By Sen. Steve Gooch | LETTERS/COLUMNS


The end to a great character

One of my favorite characters ever and one that readers have unfailingly enjoyed is my friend, Poet, the scion of a cotton family who speaks in lyrical tones and has always been interestingly unconventional.

February 22, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists


What will Republicans do?

The Republicans in Congress are working towards repealing the Affordable Care Act, known to many as Obamacare. Unfortunately, although they always said they would "repeal and replace" they have no replacement ready yet.

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


A government owned airport in Dawson County?

The City of Dawsonville is proposing that they buy an airport with everybody elses' money.

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Here we go again

The specter of Elliott Field has resurfaced.

February 22, 2017 | | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Sharing some concerns for better, for worse

As a former educator, an environmentalist, a Christian, and a (very) senior citizen, I have been concerned about a number of recent news items on national, state and local levels.

February 22, 2017 | By Helen Taylor | LETTERS/COLUMNS


A salute to an Olympic champion and his pursuit of excellence

Dr. Melvin Pender Jr. is a bona fide American hero: An Olympic gold medalist (4x100 relay in the 1968 Mexico City Games at 31 years of age); a Bronze Star recipient with two tours of duty in Vietnam, retiring as a captain after having joined the Army at 17; a college graduate; a member of 11 halls of fame; a coach; an author and motivational speaker; a cancer survivor and a devout Christian.

February 22, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Patchy tall fescue lawns

Fall of 2016 was a rough season.

February 22, 2017 | By Clark MacAllister | LETTERS/COLUMNS


Gregory Hubert Hambrick

Gregory Hubert Hambrick, 59, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 9, 2017.

February 22, 2017 | | OBITS


William James Gravitt

William James Gravitt, 76, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 15, 2017.

February 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Dorothy Mae “Dot” Goode

Dorothy Mae "Dot" Goode, 82, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 20, 2017.

February 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Lee Ayers

Lee Ayers, 66, of Dawsonville, died Feb. 14, 2017.

February 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Wireless provider tabled indefinitely

The board of commissioners last week voted to table a proposal by Paladin Wireless, an internet company that wishes to bring their services into Dawson County.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Motorsports park seeks extension of hours for go-karts, no noise limits on holidays

Neighboring residents are up in arms after Jeremy Porter, owner of the Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville, presented an application to the Dawsonville Planning Commission asking for amendments to stipulations already set in place in the property's current zoning.

February 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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Gibbs Garden shows signs of spring as daffodil season starts ahead of schedule

Daffodils are one of the first signs of spring and Gibbs Gardens has mid-season and late fragrant blooms indicating spring is just around the corner.

March 22, 2017 | By Jennifer Linn DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Nathan S. Bennett

Nathan S. Bennett, 53, died March 10, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Pamela Davis Bragg

Pamela Davis Bragg, 60, of Dawsonville, died March 8, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Kimberly Lambert-Dorsey

Kimberly Lambert-Dorsey, 35, of Dawsonville, died March 15, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Timothy Gordon Elzey

Timothy Gordon Elzey, 53, of Dawsonville, formerly of Forsyth County, died March 15, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Sarah Pearl Lathem

Sarah Pearl Lathem, 83, of Cumming, died March 19, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Rema Martin

Rema Martin, 79, died March 11, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


William “Mike” Michael McGehee

William "Mike" Michael McGehee, 54, of Tucker, died March 17, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


Ann T. Poole

Ann T. Poole, 79, of Marietta, died Jan. 4, 2017.

March 22, 2017 | | OBITS


One killed in Dawsonville wreck

One person died and Elliott Family Parkway near Howser Mill Road was closed for several hours after a serious car wreck Sunday night.

March 22, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Firefighters’ cars broken into in downtown Dawsonville

Four firefighters' vehicles at fire station no. 1 in Dawsonville were broken into Thursday night, in what could be the latest in an apparent string ...

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


Ted Terry to speak at Tuesday meeting

The Dawson County Democratic Party will featuring guest speaker Ted Terry at its meeting on March 21 at the Big Canoe Swim Club.

March 17, 2017 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Section of Hwy. 9 closed this weekend

The Georgia Transmission Corporation will begin relocating utility transmission lines on Hwy. 9 this Friday and continue work through March 19. The work will require ...

March 16, 2017 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Mary Ann Aycock

Mary Ann Aycock, 66, of Dahlonega, died March 12, 2017.

March 15, 2017 | | OBITS


James L. “Jim” Caporal

James L. "Jim" Caporal, 69, of Dawsonville, died March 8, 2017.

March 15, 2017 | | OBITS


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