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Team Big Canoe gets ready to walk for cancer research

In 2006 Carolyn Littell was on a fitness center treadmill with a knee-high boot on one leg getting ready for a 60-mile walk in the Susan G. Komen three day walk for cancer research.

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Dawson’s Thurmond to bring county report to Squires & Stags

Dawson County’s newly elected commission chairman Billy Thurmond will address Squires & Stags at the club’s Friday, April 7 breakfast meeting. Thurmond, the former director of the county’s Emergency Services, was elected to the office in January and succeeds Mike Berg, long-time commission chairman.

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Fire station groundbreaking a ‘great day’ for Big Canoe

After design changes, budget tweaking, numerous committee meetings, public informational meetings and a vote by Big Canoe property owners, the ground has finally officially been broken to begin construction of the new Big Canoe fire station.

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Wild March winds take down more than 100 trees in Big Canoe

A loud moaning wind—some thought sounded like the freight train sound used to describe a tornado—hit Big Canoe Tuesday night, March 21 with large hail, taking out over 100 trees.

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POA’s March 16 work session packed with reports, updates

The Property Owners Association's March 16 work session was packed with committee reports, plans for follow up votes, an update on the proposed fire station’s contingency fund and a little bit of mountain music.

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Lake Lanier provides training for military, first responders

Lake Lanier provides training for military, first responders Lake Lanier proved to be a worthy training...

Update on Pickens seniors’ efforts to improve property tax exemptions

Update on Pickens seniors’ efforts to improve property tax exemptions Pickens Seniors for Change—the local group...

GA 400 & SR 53 Continuous Flow Intersection Opens

GA 400 & SR 53 Continuous Flow Intersection Opens The much anticipated opening of the GA...

Grogan voted out of office

Grogan voted out of office Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was voted out of office during the...

Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy

Pickens leaders graduate from Economic Development academy The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development...

Ellijay Telephone Company presents high-speed internet plan for Big Canoe

Ellijay Telephone Company presents high-speed internet plan for Big Canoe Big Canoe residents were updated on...

POA celebrates Volunteer Month with thanks, picnic for volunteers

POA celebrates Volunteer Month with thanks, picnic for volunteers On Sunday, April 30, the Big Canoe...

Dawson County opens Amicalola Regional Farmers’ Market—the place to go…

Dawson County opens Amicalola Regional Farmers’ Market—the place to go on Friday afternoon Dawson County’s Amicalola...

Dawson welcomes visitors from Georgia—the country

  Dawson welcomes visitors from Georgia—the country What do the Bowen Center for the Arts, Dawsonville Moonshine...

WPSA names LTG (Ret) Steve Arnold 2017 Distinguished Graduate

WPSA names LTG (Ret) Steve Arnold 2017 Distinguished Graduate The West Point Society of Atlanta named...

LBC graduates 12th class on April 28

Leadership Big Canoe graduates 12th class on April 28 The first Leadership Big Canoe board of...

Home Plate: a support initiative for local farmers

Home Plate: a support initiative for local farmers “Home Plate” is a concept being organized by...

Dawson County pancake breakfast honors North Georgia veterans

Dawson County pancake breakfast honors North Georgia veterans Come enjoy an all-you-can-eat pancake extravaganza Saturday, April...

Relay for Life wine tasting to raise money for cancer…

Relay for Life wine tasting to raise money for cancer research A wine tasting benefit to...

Leadership Big Canoe Volunteer Fair brings organizations, community together

Leadership Big Canoe Volunteer Fair brings organizations, community together The Leadership Big Canoe (LBC) Volunteer Fair...

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