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‘Closest place to heaven on earth’

Dawson County resident Kris Rowan doesn't need a time machine to travel to a bygone era.

July 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


‘Such a success’

The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.

May 26, 2010 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Local man comes back from Iraq

A journalist from Dawson County embedded in the front lines of the Iraq War came home earlier this month after a 15-day stint following American troops in the desert.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Memorial Day service planned for Monday

Five flag poles stand at attention at Dawson County Veteran's Memorial Park.

May 26, 2010 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Summer flick is at War Hill

Residents of Dawson County can enjoy the warm weather and catch a flick at the same time next week during the season's first outdoor movie.

May 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Family Connection focuses on the children

A local child-centered non-profit organization has plans to put extra emphasis on helping preschool-aged children beginning in the fall.

May 12, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Volunteers are child advocates

For more than 20 years, volunteers of a local non-profit organization have focused on giving displaced children the right to a safe and permanent home.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Pollen ‘much worse’ in 2010

Barry Mann isn't crazy about pollen.

April 21, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Family back on track

Jennifer Bowman of Dawsonville got the surprise of her life as she arrived to work one day in early January.

April 21, 2010 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Program is 'voice' for the abused

Marina Barron believes giving to a non-profit organization can be like dropping coins in a piggy bank.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Bank plans car show fundraiser

A local bank is trying a new route in the drive to raise Relay for Life dollars.

April 14, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LIFE


Gilleland house placed on National Register

One of Dawsonville's legendary homes, the Boyd and Sallie Gilleland House, now known as Peach Brandy Cottage, can now be found on the National Register of Historic Places.

June 03, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


In the fling of spring

The weather wasn't particularly kind to Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival this past weekend, but it didn't put a damper on enthusiasm.

May 06, 2009 | By Jeff Gill DCN Regional Staff | LIFE


Relay for Life set for this weekend

Last week, Dawson County Relay for Life held its annual survivor dinner at the First Baptist Church in Dawsonville. The event is an uplifting and motivating gathering of those who have been affected by cancer.

May 06, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Food drive planned for Saturday

For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.

May 06, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


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Relay for Life prepares to kick off 2015

The 2015 Relay for Life campaign is getting back to Dawson County roots, according to a local organizer.

January 14, 2015 | David Renner | LIFE


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