How can events be publicized in the Dawson Community News or online at dawsonnews.com?
Online, you can add items to our calendar of events by going to the "community" section and following the prompts for posting an event. For print publication, mail details of your event to PO Box 1600, Dawsonville GA 30534, or e-mail to the appropriate department in our newsroom by using the "contact us" button at the top of the Home page. All items submitted are subject to review and editing, and not all items can be published nor posted online.
How can I have a letter to the editor published?
Mail your letter to PO Box 1600, Dawsonville GA 30534, or e-mail using the "contact us button on the home page. Letters should be short and to-the-point and must include the name of the author and a contact telephone number for verification. All letters are subject to editing. To be published or posted, a letter must address an issue of general interest. Form letters, letters written to a third party and copied to the Dawson Community News, poems and consumer complaints will not be published. All letters are subject to review for appropriate content.
What is the Dawson Community News obituary policy?
Obituaries are published free of charge. All obituaries are posted online. Obituaries are only accepted from funeral homes.
How much does it cost to run a classified ad?
The cost for running a classified ad depends on its type, size and the number of times it will appear, whether in print or online. Rates are based on the number of lines in the ad, plus any additional charges for special features such as bold face type. For more information, or to speak with someone about designing or wording your ad, call our offices at 770-535-1199, or click below to submit your ad copy by clicking the classified ads link below. A classified advertising representative will contact you with pricing and options.
How many characters are there per line?
The answer varies, depending on several factors, such as capitalization and bold faced type. In general there are about 23-28 characters per line including spacing.
Do I have to prepay for classified advertising?
All ads placed online or by phone have to be prepaid, unless an account has previously been established.