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Where is the Dawson Community News office located?
We are at 514 Academy Avenue, just off of Hwy. 53 East in downtown Dawsonville. What are office hours? Normal business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
How often is the Dawson Community News published?
The Dawson Community News publishes once a week, on Wednesday. Online news is updated more frequently.

Editorial

How can events be publicized in the Dawson Community News or online at dawsonnews.com?
Online, you can add items to our calendar of events by going to the "community" section and following the prompts for posting an event. For print publication, mail details of your event to PO Box 1600, Dawsonville GA 30534, or e-mail to the appropriate department in our newsroom by using the "contact us" button at the top of the Home page. All items submitted are subject to review and editing, and not all items can be published nor posted online.
How can I have a letter to the editor published?
Mail your letter to PO Box 1600, Dawsonville GA 30534, or e-mail using the "contact us button on the home page. Letters should be short and to-the-point and must include the name of the author and a contact telephone number for verification. All letters are subject to editing. To be published or posted, a letter must address an issue of general interest. Form letters, letters written to a third party and copied to the Dawson Community News, poems and consumer complaints will not be published. All letters are subject to review for appropriate content.
What is the Dawson Community News obituary policy?
Obituaries are published free of charge. All obituaries are posted online. Obituaries are only accepted from funeral homes.

Classified Advertising

How much does it cost to run a classified ad?
The cost for running a classified ad depends on its type, size and the number of times it will appear, whether in print or online. Rates are based on the number of lines in the ad, plus any additional charges for special features such as bold face type. For more information, or to speak with someone about designing or wording your ad, call our offices at (706) 265-3384, or click below to submit your ad copy by clicking the classified ads link below. A classified advertising representative will contact you with pricing and options.
How many characters are there per line?
The answer varies, depending on several factors, such as capitalization and bold faced type. In general there are about 23-28 characters per line including spacing.
Do I have to prepay for classified advertising?
All ads placed online or by phone have to be prepaid, unless an account has previously been established.

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Retail Advertising

How do I place an ad in the Forsyth County News print edition or online?
Contact us by telephone or e-mail Jennifer Lyness at jenniferlyness@dawsonnews.com
How much does it cost to advertise?
Retail advertising rates are determined by the size of the ad and the frequency with which it publishes or appears. There are many different pricing package options that provide discounted rates for more frequent advertising, or for combining print and online advertising. Your sales representative will be able to explain all pricing options and suggest what might work best for your specific needs.
Do I have to design my own advertisement?
No. We have a talented staff of graphic designers who can create ads based on your ideas for you to review.

E-mail the Advertising Department

Circulation

How do I get the newspaper delivered to me?
The Dawson Community News is delivered via the United States Postal Service. Contact Customer Service at (706) 265-3384 for details and pricing.

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What should I do if I do not receive my newspaper?
If your newspaper fails to arrive in the US Mail, or you receive one that is unreadable, you can pick up a free replacement copy at the Dawson Community News office, 514 Academy Ave., Dawsonville, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Report a missing newspaper
Can I stop my delivery if I'm out of town?
Yes, call our customer service department and you can select from two available options: Vacation Stop: Your delivery will be stopped during the time you're away and your account will be credited for the days delivery is suspended by extending your current expiration date. Vacation Donation: We will donate your papers while you're away to our Newspapers in Education program for use by classroom students.

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Can I order back copies of the newspaper?
Yes you can either order a specific day’s newspaper through Customer Service or you can register and search our online archives and download selected articles. Back copies are limited.

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