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Where is the Dawson County News office located?
We are at 30 Shoal Creek Road, Dawsonville, GA 30534. What are office hours? Normal business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

How often is the Dawson County News published?
The Dawson County News publishes once a week, on Wednesday. Online news is updated more frequently.


How can events be publicized in the Dawson County News or online at
Online, you can add items to our calendar of events by going to the "Calendar" section and following the prompts for posting an event. For print publication, mail details of your event to P.O. 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 P.O. 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Form letters, letters written to a third party and copied to the Dawson County News, poems and consumer complaints will not be published. All letters are subject to review for appropriate content.

What is the Dawson County 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 770-535-1199, or click the "Contact Us" button on the homepage. 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. 

Retail Advertising

How do I place an ad in the Dawson County News print edition or online?
Contact the advertising department

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.
Contact the advertising department


How do I get the newspaper delivered to me?
The Dawson County News is delivered via the United States Postal Service. Contact Customer Service at (770) 532-2222 for details and pricing. 

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 County News office, 76 Howard Ave. East, Suite 140, 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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