Two days before he was set to graduate with honors from Dawson County High School, a teenager admitted making video recordings of women and young girls in three local restrooms.
It's been almost three decades since the city of Dawsonville had a property tax increase.
With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
Early voting began Monday for the July 20 primary and will continue through July 16 at the Dawson County Elections and Registration Office.
A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.
A woman who reported her son missing May 27 faces drug and other charges after the child turned up safe at a day care, where he had been the whole time.
A crowd of about 200 gathered Monday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
Authorities say Wayne McCord did not help take the thousands of dollars his wife is accused of funneling from Dawson County Clerk of Courts' accounts.
A decade long dispute over who's responsible for the upkeep of two roads in the Chestatee subdivision is expected to come to an end on Thursday.
Anyone planning to go to the courthouse over the next few months should plan a little longer walk to the front door.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of a former Dawson County middle school student.
Two Dawson County High School seniors are spending the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.
On May 16, the cost to register a trade name in Dawson County Superior Court was $30.
Looking back, Lake Gibson said he can't believe 18 years has passed since a group of local businessmen and women chartered the Dawson County Rotary Club.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.
A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
Dozens of volunteer teams plan to put cancer survivors in the winner's circle as they "race toward a cure" during Saturday's Relay for Life in Dawson County.
K9 teams from across Georgia searched through thick brush, along the shoreline and from boats on Lake Lanier April 11 in a training exercise at Thompson Creek Park.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.