Mrs. Garner's class
If you want a clean lake to enjoy, it takes a strong effort by some to make that become a reality.
Only a team from the Dawsonville Walmart can lay claim to the distinction of being smarter than a 10-year-old.
Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, a time known for celebrating affairs of the heart.
But for three generations of a Dawsonville family, Feb. 7 is the date they found to be lucky in love.
The Dawson County Arts Council is presenting the musical production "Once on This Island Jr." this Friday at Riverview Middle School's auditorium.
Hannah Porter was crowned Miss Dawson County 2012 last month at Dawson County Middle School.
Dawson County native Natalie Burt was crowned Miss KARE for Kids 2012 on Saturday evening at Riverview Middle School.
A junior at Dawson County High School, the veteran beauty queen, who has been competing in pageants since elementary school, is excited to be the face of KARE for Kids for the next year.
Barbara Wallace couldn't think of a single reason why she was receiving a letter from the governor's office when she checked her mail one morning earlier this summer.
"It just didn't make sense. Why in the world would the governor be writing to us?" she said.
The drive from his home in Fayetteville to Dawsonville was well worth Robert Osburn's time Saturday morning.
Sitting in a swing on the front stoop of his family's tent at Lumpkin Campground, Michael Hughes leans back and closes his eyes.
"This is an enchanted place for me, a place of reflection where time stands still," he said. "I do a lot of traveling, but no matter where I am in the world, when it's time for campmeeting, this is where I am."
An annual tradition will light up Lumpkin Campground on Sunday as families and friends gather to whitewash tree trunks in preparation for a weeklong spiritual revival known as campmeeting.
"We painted the trees so we wouldn't run into them before we got electricity," said Thelma Byrd, who has attended campmeeting each summer for more than eight decades.
After being at the Bowen Center for the Arts for only a week, executive director Ginny Greenwood is already announcing a new show.
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