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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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The covered bridge takes another hit and inconveniences Monday drivers for the day

For all the warning signs erected for no trucks beyond this point at the Main Gate of Big Canoe – one even in bright red – drivers have found a way to ignore them and hit the big covered bridge.

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