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Board of education to open central registration location

The Dawson County Board of Education now has a one-stop location for school registration.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education

School facilities director heads north

The Dawson County Board of Education is saying goodbye to a long-time employee.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Truth never changes

About 30 years ago, when the Episcopal Church was debating whether or not to put their blessing on gay rights, I had the opportunity to dialogue with a young lesbian who was furious with me for my Biblical views against the lifestyle.

July 01, 2015 | Reader submitted | VIEWPOINT

Former UGA president heads back to Malibu

Dr. Michael Adams, former president of the University of Georgia, has announced he is returning to Pepperdine University, located in the wilds of Malibu, Calif., to become chancellor, effective Aug. 1.

July 01, 2015 | By Dick Yarbrough Columnist | VIEWPOINT

The landline: Mama’s last bastion of communication

Who ever created texting, thank you.

July 01, 2015 | By Sudie Crouch Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists

Bagworm management

Are you having issues with distressed or dying evergreen trees in your landscape this year? Chances are you may have a bagworm infestation.

July 01, 2015 | By Clark MacAllister Columnist | Lifestyle Columnists

Forsyth County man killed in weekend crash

A Forsyth County man was killed Saturday night as he attempted to pull onto Ga. 400 from Nightfire Drive.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | CRIME/COURTS

Sparks fly for the 4th of July

The Independence Day celebration will once again rev into gear Saturday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display to wow spectators for miles away.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Inventions take shape

Dawson County Middle School was home to a symposium of inventors and out-of-this-world creations last week.

July 01, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Lanier Tech receives $400,000 gift for scholarship fund

Pauline Ivey couldn't afford to get a higher education, but she wanted to make sure others could.

July 01, 2015 | By Kristen Oliver DCN Regional Staff | Education

Hospitality Highway renamed for tourism pioneer

The north end of Ga. 400 will now be known as the Bill T. Hardman Hospitality Highway.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Local churches take stance on same-sex marriage

Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage drew both jeers and cheers, and was followed by ministers across the state taking the issue to the pulpit on Sunday morning.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | Government

Woman charged after alleged home invasion

A Forsyth County woman was arrested last week in connection with what authorities are calling a home invasion at a local mobile home park near Ga. 400.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | CRIME/COURTS

Dawsonville Heritage Days festivities this weekend

Take a step back in time and experience life of days gone by at Dawsonville's Heritage Days this weekend.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Public has one more chance to speak on social hosting ordinance

The public has one more chance to voice their concerns on a proposed county ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.

July 01, 2015 | Michele Hester | Government

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Case against slaying suspects proceeds

Two Dawson County men charged in the killing of a south Georgia couple late last year along the Amicalola River were indicted Monday.

March 03, 2010 | Michele Hester | CRIME/COURTS

County discusses possibility of creating TADs

A stretch of Ga. 400 near Henry Grady Hwy., where rundown buildings have sat vacant for years, could fit the criteria for a tax allocation district, according to one Dawson County official.

March 03, 2010 | Michele Hester | Government

Panel releases findings on principal

A state government agency that certifies educational personnel has released the findings of an investigation into Dawson County High School's principal.

March 03, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

Season off to a great start

The Dawson County varsity men's soccer team is off to a great start. The Tigers won their home opener last Wednesday, 2-0, over Pickens County.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Evans makes all region

The 8-AA All-Region boys basketball team was announced Monday.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Boy’s team bows out of state tourney

Despite a valiant effort, the season is over for the Dawson County High School varsity boys basketball team. The Tigers traveled to Callaway High School last Friday night and were defeated 59-50.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | High School

Middle school Tigers look to improve

The Dawson County Middle School Tiger soccer team is hoping for a much improved squad this season, according to Head Coach Frank Brown.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | Middle School

Young Lady Tigers defeat Clear Creek

The Dawson County Middle School girls soccer team came away with a 3-0 win over Clear Creek in its first game last Tuesday, Feb. 23.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | Middle School

Riverview Lady Eagles win first game of the season

The Riverview Lady Eagle soccer team won its first game of the season, 3-0, over cross-county rival Dawson County last Thursday, Feb. 25.

March 02, 2010 | Pam Jacobs | Middle School

Clerk indicted in theft

A grand jury on Monday indicted longtime Dawson County Clerk of Court Becky McCord in connection with more than $140,000 in missing funds.

March 02, 2010 | Michele Hester | CRIME/COURTS

Principal suspended without pay

An investigation into the ethics of Dawson County High School's principal has led to a nearly month-long, unpaid suspension that begins Monday.

February 26, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Education

History of a ‘distinctive people’

So much can be said about the city of Dawsonville on its 150th birthday, but perhaps Mayor Joe Lane Cox summed it up best:

February 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | Government

Tree committee honors county facilities staff

When the Dawson County facilities staff planted a Willow Oak Tree at Rock Creek Park for the annual Arbor Day celebration last Friday, they had no idea the tree they planted would be dedicated in their honor.

February 24, 2010 | Michele Hester | LOCAL

Glimpse of spring

Dawson County residents enjoyed a brief break from winter on Feb. 19 and 20, as temperatures flirted with 60 degrees under sunny skies.

February 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | LOCAL

Let’s have some coffee and talk

I have visited 157 of the 159 counties in Georgia. They all have a courthouse.

February 24, 2010 | By Harris Blackwood For the Dawson Community News | Lifestyle Columnists

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