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Letters to Santa

Dear Santa, Ho Ho Ho! Merry Christmas Santa. Ho Ho Ho! I've been wonderful . I want snow to come down. I want to build a snowman. I am thankful for Mommy's and Sissy's kisses. I am thankful for Da...

December 24, 2014 | | LIFE

Letters to Santa from Black's Mill Elementary students

Cynthia Frady's class Deer Santa, I wot thang. Are you and the reindeer's red? Thank you four robot doll. I've trid my best. Plees wil you bring me a pupee? Love, Cora Dear Santa, I ca...

December 24, 2014 | | LIFE

Letters to Santa from Robinson Elementary students

Cecilia Rogers's class Dear Santa, I livin gogue I want a treehouse a big doll hous 2 Amerucin glr dall sos flattascat Baby Hedgehog Frozz sos computer baby tiger a 100,000,00,000,000,000,00,0...

December 24, 2014 | | LIFE

Letters to Santa from Kilough Elementary students

Dear Santa I hope you will be safe this year. I think I have been good this year. Can you please bring me a zoomer watch because it is so cool. I love the movie Frozen. I will be happy with anyth...

December 24, 2014 | | LIFE

Letters to Santa from Riverview Elementary students

Heidi McClure's class Dear Santa, Thak you for. My Legos. This year I wud like a like a tablit. Also I wut a chepu pling. I wud like to have a borsehows. I wud like to. Have a tablit. Also how i...

December 24, 2014 | | LIFE

Elizabeth Juanita Sumner

Elizabeth Juanita Sumner, 73, of Ellijay, died Dec. 17, 2014. She was a member of New Hope Baptist Church and was born Aug. 8, 1941 in Dawsonville. Mrs. Sumner was employed as a teller at the Ban...

December 24, 2014 | | OBITS

Ruby Ethel Martin

Ruby Ethel Martin, 97, of Cumming, died Dec. 16, 2014. Ruby was a member of Coal Mountain Baptist Church in Cumming. Her husband, Reginald Martin; son, Roger Martin; and several brothers and sist...

December 24, 2014 | | OBITS

Sonya Kendrick

Sonya Kendrick, 55, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 18, 2014. Born Dec. 29, 1958, in Atlanta, she had lived in Dawson County for more than 40 years. Her brother, Dale Styles, preceded her in death. Su...

December 24, 2014 | | OBITS

Gartrell Sam Blackstone

Gartrell Sam Blackstone, 70, of Cumming, died Dec. 20, 2014. He was born in Atlanta. His parents, Gartrell Sam Sr. and Inez Blackstone, preceded him in death. When able, Sam attended Cumming Bap...

December 24, 2014 | | OBITS

Convention center falls into foreclosure

The economic downturn felt across north Georgia and much of the nation has taken its toll on the owners of a popular community gathering place. "The last five years have been very difficult," said...

December 24, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Cops grant holiday wishes

Deputies made Christmas merry and bright for dozens of local children last week during the Dawson County Sheriff's annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart. "I want everything," said Kyrie Padgett,...

December 24, 2014 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash

An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville. Authorities say the incident occurred around 11:30...

December 24, 2014 | By Michele Hester and David Renner editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

An interview with Santa Claus

The Jolly Ol' Elf himself recently sat down for an exclusive interview with the Dawson Community News to talk about some of the goodies he'll be delivering to the good little boys and girls in Daws...

December 24, 2014 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Commissioner bids farewell

Gary Pichon never planned to serve more than one term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners. For that matter, he had no intentions of spending a single day in office until the constant naggi...

December 24, 2014 | Michele Hester | Government

Three Lady Tigers named All-State

Three Dawson County High School varsity softball players were named to the Class AAA All-State team by the Georgia Athletic Coaches Association. Selected for the first team, as an outfielder, was ...

December 24, 2014 | Pam Jacobs | High School

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