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City council moves to oust mayor

Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was not in attendance at tonight's city council meeting when Gainesville City Attorney Abbott Hayes presented findings that point to city code and charter violations ...

May 01, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Boys’ soccer team makes adjustments for another road win

An early goal for the Dawson County Tigers made it look like last Friday's game at Fannin would be an easy one. "We scored in the first 26 seconds of the game and I thought, 'yes, we are about to ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Marijuana, cash seized at Dawson residence

Dawson County investigators seized 1 pound of marijuana, a sawed-off shotgun and more than $2,000 in cash from a residence last week after executing a search warrant. According to Sheriff Jeff Joh...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Students strut on the red carpet

Flashes popped and necks craned as family and friends tried to get a glimpse of young authors as they stopped to give interviews on the red carpet at Kilough Elementary School last Thursday. The s...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | Education

Emergency personnel brave storm to clear roads

A joint effort between emergency personnel, sheriff's office deputies, county road crews and civilians kept Dawson County roads safe last week after a severe storm blew through the county, knocking...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Missing Dawsonville woman found

Dawson County police have located a Dawsonville woman who was reported missing on Sunday. The woman, Braunize J. Brown, 60, was reported missing March 26 after last being seen around noon that day...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Chamber celebrates 40th birthday at gala

While the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce's annual gala is always highly anticipated, there was extra cause for celebration this past weekend as the chamber nears its 40th birthday.The formal eve...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Gainesville mall up for sale in auction

Lakeshore Mall in Gainesville is on the auction block this week. The 49-year-old retail center off Pearl Nix Parkway is set to be auctioned at 10 a.m. Wednesday, according to Loopnet, an online co...

March 29, 2017 | DCN regional staff | LOCAL

Suspect leads deputies on hours-long foot chase Gainesville wanted man still not located

What started with a medical visit ended with an hours-long foot chase and no arrest in Dawson County on March 17 when one man presented suspected fraudulent identification at a medical care facilit...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Dawson County can now better service people experiencing mental illness, developmental disabilities

Formerly Georgia Mountains Community Services, Avita is a public agency that was created by the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities. Avita opened up its new offic...

March 29, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL

Boys’ and girls’ track teams take first

The Dawson County High School boys and girls track and field teams both picked up wins last Friday when they hosted North Forsyth and Fannin County. Aside from the team wins, the girls' 4x200 rela...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Luke Martin signs to play football at Georgia Military

Region 7-AAA defensive player of the year and Dawson County High School senior Luke Martin signed last week to play football for Georgia Military College in front of teammates, coaches, family and ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Lady Tigers earn seventh shutout of season

The Lady Tigers' soccer team had one of its better performances during its seventh shutout of the season last Friday according to Head Coach Jed Lacey. Dawson County defeated Fannin County 8-0 on ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Dawson sweeps Union

The Tigers' baseball team got their first sweep of the season when they defeated the Union County Panthers three times last week. The Tigers hosted the Panthers for game one of the series in what ...

March 29, 2017 | Amy French | SPORTS

Hair of the dog

Dog hair is my arch nemesis. It doesn't matter how much we sweep, there are always dust bunnies made of fur lurking in the corner. The Swiffer vac helped somewhat but dog hair seems to multiply i...

March 29, 2017 | By Sudie Crouch | Lifestyle Columnists

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