clear
Friday May 22nd, 2015 10:39AM

Dawsonville event to tackle teen drinking

By Ken Stanford Reporter
DAWSONVILLE - "Teen Brain Explained" is an event later this month in Dawsonville which will tackle the problem of teenage drinking.

Hosted by Dawson County Family Connection, the campaign slogan is "Be the Key" which promotes parents and adults as the solution to underage drinking.

There is no charge to attend. It will be held Tuesday, April 15, at 7:00 in the Dawson County High School Auditorium. Organizers say there will be snacks, door prizes and free childcare (but you need to call 706-265-1981 to arrange for childcare)

Full details are avaialble at capa-ga.org or by calling the number above.

Mike Nerney will speak, covering teen moods and behaviors, risky and impulsive behavior, and protecting a child from alcohol and other drugs. Nerney is with The Collaborative, a Vermont-based organization dedicated to fighting substance abuse among young people.
© Copyright 2015 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.
Grass fire impacts rush hour traffic on 985
Rush hour traffic on I-985 was slowed by a grass fire Wednesay afternoon with one lane closed while firefighters fought the blaze.
10:19PM ( 4 months ago )
Judge denies motions to move, delay Tsarnaev trial
Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to overturn a judge's decision to not move his upcoming trial out of state.
10:02PM ( 4 months ago )
Sheriff: Man shot 2 on I-85 because he wanted car
A 22-year-old man shot two people who stopped to give him a ride on Interstate 85 in South Carolina on Christmas Eve because he wanted their car to drive to Georgia, a sheriff said Wednesday.
5:21PM ( 4 months ago )
Local/State News
TSA urging holiday weekend travelers to plan ahead, expecting big crowd at Atlanta airport
Transportation Security Administration officials are urging Memorial Day Weekend travelers to give themselves extra time as large crowds are expected to pass through the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
By Associated Press
7:36AM ( 3 hours ago )
Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) — A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the m...
10:29PM ( 12 hours ago )
Former Hall employee arrested on meth-related charges
Hall County authorities have arrested a now former Hall County Parks Maintenance Supervisor on drug charges.
By AccessWDUN Staff
8:46PM ( 13 hours ago )
UNG plans to occupy top floor of Cumming City Hall
Due to program and enrollment growth at its Cumming Campus, the University of North Georgia plans to lease the top floor of the Cumming City Hall for its Master of Business Administration and continuing education and professional development programs, that according to Associate Vice President of University Relations Kate Maine.
By Submitted
6:16PM ( 16 hours ago )
VIDEO: Law enforcement gears up for holiday weekend, boating season
Rangers from a host of law enforcement agencies are gearing up for the busy Memorial Day weekend out on the various waterways in Georgia; the holiday marks the unofficial beginning to the summer boating season.
6:01PM ( 16 hours ago )