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Fall of 2016 was a rough season.

February 22, 2017 | By Clark MacAllister | 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 ...

February 22, 2017 | By Dick Yarbrough | 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 ...

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

Here we go again

The specter of Elliott Field has resurfaced.

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

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 ...

February 22, 2017 | | 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 ...

February 22, 2017 | By Ronda Rich | 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 ...

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

The power of silence

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

February 22, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists

Dollar General proposed on Nix Bridge

The same developers who are building a Dollar General in Dawsonville where Hwy. 183 meets Hwy. 136 near Afton Road have submitted two applications for ...

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

DCHS baseball season opens with three wins

The Dawson County Tigers baseball team opened its season with a win on the road last week against Clarke Central High School in Athens and ...

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

‘We had something to prove’

The Dawson County Tigers varsity soccer team won twice more on the road last week.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Ladies soccer gets two more road wins

The Dawson County Lady Tigers soccer program picked up two more wins last week when the team traveled to East Jackson on Feb. 14 and ...

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Burt signs to Bears

Dawson County High School golfer Hunter Burt signed last week to play college level golf at Truett McConnell University.

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

Dawson boys’ basketball falls to the Knights

The Dawson County boys' basketball team traveled to Pace Academy last weekend for the first round of the Class AAA tournament.

February 22, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

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Bethel live nativity shows true meaning of Christmas

Bethel Baptist Church's live nativity was presented this past weekend, and the elaborate 10-scene outdoor play moved many spectators to tears.

December 14, 2016 | | LOCAL

Local teen collects donations for animals

Fifteen-year-old Shannon Porter has spent the last four holiday seasons making sure that all of the furry friends in Dawson County have a good Christmas.

December 14, 2016 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Local Church distributes Thanksgiving meals

Many members of the Dawson County community stepped up during the week of Thanksgiving to bring food and holiday cheer to those in need. Last week one group, the Christ Fellowship Church Care Team, distributed 169 Thanksgiving meal boxes, serving over 620 people.

December 14, 2016 | | LOCAL

“Wildlife Expedition” concludes with awards

Art students from Dawson County High School hosted their first ever show in the Performing Arts Center on campus last week.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

New school calendar approved

The Dawson County Board of Education voted on and unanimously approved the adoption of the final draft of next year's school calendar during the Dec. 5 meeting.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | Education

George Ellsworth Quigley Sr.

George Ellsworth Quigley Sr., 82, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 8, 2016.

December 14, 2016 | | OBITS

Conrad McClure

Conrad McClure, 83, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 6, 2016.

December 14, 2016 | | OBITS

Hoping Santa Claus has something special for school teachers this Christmas

Dear Santa Claus:

December 14, 2016 | By Dick Yarbrough | LETTERS/COLUMNS

‘Tis the season for bright spots

This is a busy time of the year for almost everyone -- even shut-ins like me.

December 14, 2016 | By Helen Taylor | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Granny's secret ingredient

"Is your Granny making her fruitcake this year?" was a question that began in mid-October.

December 14, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists

Rodney teaches

After Sunday dinner, while the others cleaned, talked or dealt with children, I sat down in a recliner matching the one that Rodney was in.

December 14, 2016 | By Ronda Rich | Lifestyle Columnists

Wrestling team gets more wins on the road

The Dawson County Tigers wrestling team competed in a tri-match at Gilmer last week and got wins over Robbinsville, N.C. as well as Fannin County.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS

Lady Tigers battle with Rabun

The varsity Lady Tigers battled hard with the Rabun County Lady Wildcats last week and lost a tough game at home.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS

Dawson County loses close one to Rabun

Dawson County varsity boys went down to the wire against the Rabun County Wildcats last week at home.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS

Eighth grade boys continue successful season with win over Clear Creek

The eighth grade boys' basketball team made easy work of the Clear Creek Bobcats last Thursday during a game at Dawson County Middle School.

December 14, 2016 | Amy French | SPORTS

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