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Tigers fall to Blessed Trinity

The Tigers Cinderella season has come to an end.

November 27, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS

Tigers outlast Pickens, fall to Rabun

Dawson County started the 2015-2016 season with a 63-41 win over Pickens County last week in Dawsonville.

November 25, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Ladies open season 2-0

The reigning Region 7-AAA champion Dawson County Lady Tigers opened the season last week with two big wins over traditionally strong teams.

November 25, 2015 | Pam Jacobs | SPORTS

A real western Thanksgiving

A grey gloomy sky dropped suddenly over the jagged edges of the Zailiysky Alatu Mountains sending a chilling reminder that winter was now enveloping Almaty ...

November 25, 2015 | By Charlie Auvermann For the Dawson County News | Lifestyle Columnists

Can we really say ‘Happy Thanksgiving?’

'Tis the season to be thankful. Really?

November 25, 2015 | By Helen Taylor For the Dawson County News | VIEWPOINT

There’s still plenty to be thankful for

"What was Thanksgiving like when you were a little girl?" Cole asked as I was making plans for this week.

November 25, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Lifestyle columnist | Lifestyle Columnists

Police: Man set fire over bad drug deal

Authorities are saying a Dawsonville man was so mad after a drug deal that he walked to a neighbor's home where he poured gasoline ...

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | CRIME/COURTS

Dawson County embracing ‘great opportunity’ in state quarterfinal

Riding the wave of its most successful season in school history, the Dawson County High football team will host No. 2 Blessed Trinity on Friday ...

November 25, 2015 | By David Thackham DCN regional staff, | SPORTS

Thanksgiving feast free to everyone

Preparations are in place for anyone wanting to celebrate the holidays with a hearty feast this Thanksgiving.

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Realignment in works for grades 6-12

A proposal to realign 6th-12th grades in the Dawson County School System are in the works with plans for the change to begin as early ...

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | Education

Date set for rescheduled sheriff’s candidate debate

Organizers have set a date to reschedule a recently canceled sheriff's candidate debate.

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | Government

Commissioners deny slaughterhouse zoning

A family that has spent more than $50,000 on equipment in preparation of opening a butchery and slaughterhouse on the east side of the ...

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | Government

Georgia, Florida mention mediation as step to solve water wars

Georgia and Florida may be inching closer to settling a water sharing lawsuit, as court records show lawyers for both sides are talking about mediation.

November 25, 2015 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | LOCAL

Chase Elliott wins ‘Most Popular Driver’ for second consecutive season

Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has once again been voted one of NASCAR's most popular drivers.

November 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | SPORTS

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New bug, old problem

Three years ago, I received my first phone call about a mass of small insects (not lady bugs) on the side of a building.

As I expected, the insect in question was megacopta cribraria, also known as the kudzu bug.

October 26, 2011 | By Clark Beusse For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

Keep kids safe this Halloween

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office and Emergency Management Agency reminds parents to make sure children are safe this Halloween.

With Halloween on Monday, motorists should also anticipate finding trick-or-treaters on local roads and neighborhoods as early as 5 p.m.

October 26, 2011 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

In Their Own Words

For Arthur Dover, his views on military service have remained the same for nearly six decades.

"I love my country," said Dover, who retired from the United States Air Force in 1972.

October 26, 2011 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Pill drop offers secure way to dispose of drugs

Local authorities want parents to remember the war on drugs starts at home.

Each day, nearly 2,500 teens use prescription drugs to get high for the first time. Studies show that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including the home medicine cabinet.

October 26, 2011 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Poker run benefits kids

Proceeds from a poker run this weekend will benefit the Dawson County Sheriff's annual Shop with a Cop event.

The run departs from the Dawson County Law Enforcement Center on Tucker Avenue beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday. Breakfast will be available.

October 26, 2011 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Vonell Edmondson Chastain

Vonell Edmondson Chastain, 71, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 20, 2011.

Born Sept. 13, 1940 to the late Vergil and Mary Edmondson, she was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

October 26, 2011 | | OBITS

Michael Patrick Cooley

Michael Patrick Cooley, 33, of Gainesville, died Oct. 19, 2011.

Michael loved hockey and University of Michigan Wolverine football.

October 26, 2011 | | OBITS

Mary Helen Luke

Mary Helen Luke, 90, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 17, 2011.

Born Aug. 29, 1921 in Orlando, Fla. to the late Charles and Flora Woods, she lived 47 years in Atlanta before moving to Dawson County in 2007. A homemaker at her death, Mrs. Luke worked as a receptionist for 12 years at the Palisades Medical Building in Atlanta.

October 26, 2011 | | OBITS

Gracie Ray

Gracie Ray, 79, of Dawsonville, died Oct. 18, 2011.

Born May 25, 1932 to the late John W. and Kate Gaddis, she was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County.

October 26, 2011 | | OBITS

Protesters un-bearable idea

News bulletin: The state Department of Natural Resources is reporting that black bears in north Georgia seem to be migrating toward the Atlanta area.

Ring! Ring!

October 26, 2011 | By Dick Yarbrough For the Dawson Community News | LETTERS/COLUMNS

Tigers win big in homecoming, 49-7

The Tigers dominated the Vikings of East Hall High School last Friday night, 49-7.

October 26, 2011 | A.J. Puckett Dawson Advertiser | Dawson Advertiser

Runners prepare for region

Region 8-AA competition comes to a head Thursday as teams head to Oglethorpe High School for the region championship.

October 26, 2011 | A.J. Puckett Dawson Advertiser | Dawson Advertiser

Paranormal investigators search for local spooks

It all began with a pair of paranormal flip flops.

October 26, 2011 | Matt Aiken Dawson Advertiser | Dawson Advertiser

Voters have a chance to meet candidates at forum

Dawsonville voters will have a chance to find out where the candidates for city council stand on the issues Nov. 4 when the Chamber of Commerce sponsors a Candidate Forum at Dawson Middle School beginning at 5:30 p.m.

October 26, 2011 | Dawson Advertiser | Dawson Advertiser

There must be power in the juice

It’s 4:30 a.m. on a Friday morning, and I’m on a lonely stretch of country road, about to finish the third mile of a five mile run.

October 26, 2011 | Wayne Knuckles Dawson Advertiser | Dawson Advertiser

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