DCHS Track Team Members Qualify For State

The Dade County High School Wolverine track teams traveled to Gordon Central last week to compete in the Region 7-AA championships. The top four qualifiers in each event will now advance to the state track meet. The DCHS teams did very well, having several qualify to advance to the next meet. The Region 7-AA results…

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Keeping Citizens Safe During Storms

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor Dade County Director of Emergency Services, Alex Case, spoke about the different ways that the county is keeping its citizens safe and informed in the event of inclement weather, during the weekly county update on Thursday, April 29. The county is in the process of getting three storm shelters, purchased…

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Vice–Chair Resigns From Dade County Water And Sewer Authority

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor Dade County Water and Sewer Authority Vice Chair Harvey A. McKaig handed in his resignation to the board during the authority’s meeting on Tuesday, April 27. McKaig noted that he has taken a part-time job with the county, so he is no longer able to hold a position on a…

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Obituaries — April 26-30, 2021

KENNETH BENNETT Kenneth Wayne Bennett, 71, of Brunswick, passed away Wednesday, April 28, 2021. Mr. Bennett was born Jan. 25, 1950, in Whiteside, Tenn., to the late David and Marie Bennett. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Wendell Bennett and Ricky Bennett; sister, Linda Joan Cooper; great-granddaughter, Vinabelle Bifferato. Survivors include his…

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Artist Returns Home To Paint Church Mural

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor About 61 years ago, 17-year-old Larry Dodson, a budding young artist, painted a landscape mural for his home church, New Home Baptist Church. Fast forward to today, and the church is in the middle of a renovation of the sanctuary. Dodson was asked if he wanted to come back and…

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DCHS Players Named To All–Region Baseball Roster

The Region 7-AA baseball coaches announced the 2021 7-AA All–Region Team last week and the Wolverines were well represented placing seven players on the team. Named to the first team were: Brett Kay, pitcher; Nolan Heath, catcher; and Kaden Moore, outfield. Named to the second team were: Brodie Swader, infield, Brayden Nethery, outfield; and Colton…

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BOE Recognizes Students, Employees

By REBECCA HAZEN News Editor The Dade County Board of Education recognized both students and employees during the April 26 meeting. The board recognized Kylie Lawson, who won honorable mention (second place) in her grade level in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition in the Northwest RESA district. Lawson was presented with a certificate, $25…

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DMS Golfers Finish Fifth In NGAC Tournament

By STAN GIBBY DMS Golf Coach The Dade Middle School golf team recently concluded a successful golf season with a fifth place finish in the annual NGAC Tournament. The NGAC, comprised of eight middle schools in north Georgia, was held at LaFayette Golf Club. Saddle Ridge won the tournament with a team score of 212.…

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