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Relay for Life set for this weekend

Last week, Dawson County Relay for Life held its annual survivor dinner at the First Baptist Church in Dawsonville. The event is an uplifting and motivating gathering of those who have been affected by cancer.

May 06, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Food drive planned for Saturday

For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.

May 06, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Search and rescue dogs join department

When a person is lost, four legs are often better than two.

April 29, 2009 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Family sponsors event in memory of son

Casey Elliott, son of race car engine-builder Ernie Elliott and nephew to NASCAR celebrity Bill Elliott, had the family racing genes and a promising career in car racing ahead of him.

April 22, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Making an old tradition new

Dozens of ladies donned their hats and gloves to sit down for an afternoon tea March 28 at the Bowen Center for the Arts.

April 08, 2009 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Looking toward a brighter future

Two and a half years ago, Carol Tyger met her granddaughter Ingrid for the first time.

April 01, 2009 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Humane society voted favorite non-profit

With more than 600 votes as the favorite local non-profit, Kay Harris stepped into a money grab at Appalachian Community Bank Friday and left with $500 for the Dawson County Humane Society.

April 01, 2009 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Habitat hoping to grow in Dawson

Volunteers interested in building low-cost homes for needy families have taken the first steps toward developing a Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Dawson County.

April 01, 2009 | Michele Hester | LIFE


Fighting back against MS

Dawson County resident Carol Ann Groebner has been searching for a way to provide support to people in the county who suffer from multiple sclerosis, a medical condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system.

April 01, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Bowen arts center to hold art exhibit

The Bowen Center for the Arts will be hosting an art exhibit by Nona H. Stephens of Gainesville, "Reflections of Georgia," through April 18.

March 25, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Church to open soup kitchen

The economic downturn has one Dawson County church serving up hope and help a bowl at a time.

March 11, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Have your fling in Dawson this spring

With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, make plans to be at Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2-3.

March 04, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Vows fill the air at courthouse

If the historic courthouse in downtown Dawsonville had bells, they would have been ringing all day Friday.

February 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


From software to mastering color

With a journalism degree from the University of Georgia, author Maria Peagler says "writing is what I do."

February 18, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


Together again

Love is in the air this Valentine's season. That was particularly true at the Dawson County Senior Center, where Peter and Carolyn Hayes were remarried Feb. 6.

February 11, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton Staff Writer | LIFE


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The spirit of campmeeting

Mardie Townley remembers the Thursday night of Lumpkin Campmeeting eight years ago like it was yesterday.

July 29, 2015 | Michele Hester | LIFE


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