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Church to open soup kitchen

The economic downturn has one Dawson County church serving up hope and help a bowl at a time.

March 11, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Have your fling in Dawson this spring

With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, make plans to be at Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2-3.

March 04, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Vows fill the air at courthouse

If the historic courthouse in downtown Dawsonville had bells, they would have been ringing all day Friday.

February 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


From software to mastering color

With a journalism degree from the University of Georgia, author Maria Peagler says "writing is what I do."

February 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Together again

Love is in the air this Valentine's season. That was particularly true at the Dawson County Senior Center, where Peter and Carolyn Hayes were remarried Feb. 6.

February 11, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Rock ‘n’ roll revival on horizon

Dawson County residents are invited to bop around the clock in penny loafers and poodle skirts at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 12 during the The Great American Rock and Roll Revival.

January 28, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Relay for Life kicks-off

The Dawson County Relay for Life held a kick-off for its 2009 fundraising event Jan. 26 at the First Baptist Church of Dawsonville.

January 28, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Fundraiser set for Saturday

All Dawson County residents are invited to come out for a night of fun, food and music at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Museum at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 415 Hwy. 53 East.

January 21, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Charity art show raises $1,200

Aspiring artist and photographer Clayton Brannon hosted a charity art show Friday, Dec. 19 at the home of Tom and LeAnn Harter.

December 31, 2008 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Group seeking food donations

Abba House is asking for the community's help to keep pace with an increased demand for groceries.

December 28, 2008 | By Julie Arrington DCN regional staff | LIFE


Aspiring artist to host charity art show

Dawson County native Clayton Brannon will host a charity art show from 4-8 p.m. Friday, at the Harter family home, 454 Summit Overlook Drive, Dawsonville.

December 28, 2008 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Arts center welcomes theatrical directors

The Bowen Center for the Arts announced on Friday the addition of theatrical directors Colleen Quigley Green and Leigh Ann McIlvain to its staff.

December 21, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Winter heating and fire prevention tips

Those blasts of cold weather over the last few weeks prompted many residents living in the North Georgia mountains to heat their homes for the first time this season.

December 14, 2008 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Arts Council presents Home for the Holidays exhibit

Dawson County Arts Council presents the 13th annual Home for the Holidays Juried Exhibit Dec. 1-19 at the Bowen Center for the Arts.

December 14, 2008 | | LIFE


Local Civil Air Patrol squadron hosts statewide Mountain Flying Safety Course

Forsyth County resident Captain Dayle Yates has thousands of hours as a commercial airline pilot, and after retiring he decided he wanted to "give something back" to his country and community. So he joined the Dahlonega Squadron of the US Civil Air Patrol.

December 07, 2008 | | LIFE


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June 21, 2016 | By Sudie Crouch For the Dawson County News | LIFE


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