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Execution set for Ga. inmate in death of man set to testify against his son

...General Sam Olens' office said in a news release. A Dawson County jury in October 1994 convicted him and recommended the...Evans' truck off the road at a highway crossing in Dawson County and shot him in the face and neck with a shotgun, authorities...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-06-24/execution-set-ga-inmate-conv
Across the region

...since 2002.Waldrip was convicted and sentenced to death in the April 1991 slaying of 23-year-old Keith Evans in Dawson County.Evans was a store clerk in Forsyth County and had testified in the 1990 armed robbery trial of Waldrip's son...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/across-region
Columbus claims Class AAAA girls state golf title

...Cole shot 79.Blessed Trinity shot 245 to win the Class AAA state title. North Oconee finished second at 249.Blessed Trinity's Gracie Henderson claimed low medalist with 75, beating Dawson County's Madison Caldwell by one stroke.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2014-05-19/columbus-claims-class
GBI plans autopsies on 2 found in lake

...autopsies on Mason Cox and David Wood are set for today. Police divers found their bodies in Lake Lanier Friday night. Dawson County sheriff's Major Tony Wooten said there were no initial signs of trauma. WSB-TV reports that hundreds of mourners...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-13/gbi-plans-autopsies-2-found-l
Farmers, sellers report healthy pumpkin harvest

...pumpkin pies."It's been fairly decent pumpkin growing weather," said Clark Macallister, the extension agent for Dawson County, home to many of Georgia's largest pumpkin farms.Cooler, less humid weather during the latter part of the summer...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-10-01/farmers-sellers-report-health
Florida firm to take over management at 2 state parks

...will begin management duties at Unicoi State Park in White County beginning Nov. 1 and Amicalola Falls State Park in Dawson County by Dec. 1.The Naples, Fla.-based management firm has operated Brass Town Valley Resort in Young Harris since...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2012-10-08/florida-firm-take-over-management-2
North Georgia steel fabricator to add jobs

...over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new...of the Development Authority of Dawson County, called the announcement another...people wanting to take a look at Dawson County," he said.The 850,000-square-foot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-05-02/north-georgia-steel-fabric
Moonshine makers set up in Ga. city hall, near hills where bootlegging was once a way of life

...moonshine meant extra income for farmers, medicine for their children and helped fuel the beginnings of NASCAR racing."Dawson County was, sure enough, the moonshine capital of the world at one time," distiller Dwight Bearden said as he checked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-11-17/moonshine-makers-set-ga-city-
Washington County's season ends in state quarterfinals

...58-47 win.The victory moves Southwest (22-5) into the GHSA Class AAA semifinals, and the Patriots will play Dawson County at 4 p.m. on Saturday in Savannah. It marks Southwest's first trip to the semifinals since 1995."Any time...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-02-26/golden-hawks-season-e
Johnson-Savannah tops city rival Savannah for GHSA Class AAA boys title

...second straight year. CLASS AAA GIRLSST. PIUS X 77, DAWSON COUNTY 55Asia Durr scored 24 points to lead St. Pius X to a win over Dawson County (27-6) .Jasmine Carter added 19 points for the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/high-school/2013-03-09/johnson-savannah-tops