Nordson Corporation donated 30 bikes last week that will be given to area children this holiday season.
The bikes were distributed during KARE for Kids' annual Christmas campaign.
A prominent fixture in local banking is retiring next week after nearly 43 years on the job.
Senior Vice President Jimmy Bruce's last day at United Community Bank in downtown Dawsonville is Dec. 31.
The coordinator for Dawson County Treatment Court was recently appointed to serve on the state's Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists.
Gov. Nathan Deal appointed Robert "Bob" C. King to the 10-member regulatory practice board in November.
It was 60 years today that Francis "Tim" Webb vowed to spend the rest of his life with his sweetheart.
"We had known each other, and we used to tease when she came into the drug store about what a good looking girl she was," he said. "I had to call her two or three times to get a first date."
Volunteers served more than 300 meals at the second annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner last month at the Lakeview Center.
Organized by the Alliance of Churches of Dawson County, volunteers also delivered meals to several homebound seniors in the community Nov. 23.
The AdvancED Accreditation Commission has determined the Dawson County School System meets the Accreditation Standards for a Quality School System.
Superintendent Keith Porter read the commission's resolution and presented the school board with a plaque to mark the achievement during the board's monthly meeting Monday night.
Many service organizations tend to honor their own at end of the year banquets.
But with a motto of "service above self," Dawson County Rotary chooses instead to pay tribute in December to individuals who serve the community as county and city government workers.
A consultant hired to review the parks situation in Dawson County has been directed to come back with a list of realistic projects.
The initial proposal, presented last week to the county commission, recommended acquiring land for new parks and updating existing ones.
The state's cases against three people who pleaded guilty to stealing thousands of dollars from the Dawson County Clerk of Courts office came to an end Tuesday with the final suspect's sentencing.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit Judge Kathlene Gosselin sentenced Donna Jeanette Sheriff to 10 years, with two to be served in state prison and the remainder on probation.
Through a recent boot drive, Dawson County Emergency Services raised nearly $9,000 to fulfill Christmas wishes this season.
Capt. Jamerson Kerby organized the campaign, which raised money for KARE for Kids.
Santa, Mrs. Claus help light city tree
By Michele Hester
The community is invited to the Dawson County Senior Center on Friday morning for a downhome country breakfast.
Director Margie Weaver said funds from the event will help provide Christmas presents for seniors who utilize the center throughout the year.
After 14 years on the Dawson County Tax Assessor's Board of Directors, Sara Halstead is retiring at the end of this year.
She reported for her last board meeting Monday morning unaware her colleagues had planned a retirement party to follow the meeting.
Several local restaurants will showcase a collection of appetizers, entrees and desserts during the third annual Taste of Dawson High on Saturday.
The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the commons area at Dawson County High School. Admission is $5 per person, or a maximum of $20 per family. Children younger than five are free.
The city of Dawsonville invites the community to town Friday for the annual Christmas tree lighting.
Santa Claus is also expected to make an appearance to hear what local children want for Christmas this year.
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Residents along Nix Bridge Road will soon have the waterlines needed for improved fire safety, though there are no immediate plans by the county to ...
Commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.
Commission Chairman Mike Berg is calling for a full millage rate rollback that, if approved, would be the county's first tax reduction in 12 ...
Andi Henson Juliette and Nicole Stewart made final public pleas to voters last week asking for support in Tuesday's runoff election for Dawson County ...
The men vying to be Dawson County's first new sheriff in 20 years squared off in a heated debate last week before a standing ...
Some say time seems to stand still on the hallowed grounds of Lumpkin Campground during the weeklong spiritual revival and celebration known as campmeeting.
Commissioners last week approved a request to increase salaries for the county's two fulltime magistrate judges.
City officials last week sent a letter to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners threatening suit over alleged missing documents detailing sales tax expenditures.
Hundreds from across the community were in downtown Dawsonville Sunday afternoon to show their support for law enforcement.
The Dawson County School System continues to crack down on local parents violating the state's truancy law.
It's not always an easy task to impress an 11-year-old.
A local teen will not let disrespect by a chosen few detour him from supporting American servicemen and women.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was recently elected to the Georgia Municipal Association board of directors during the group's annual meeting in Savannah June 27.
A Dawson County woman is receiving treatment after being bitten by a rabid dog June 24.
Early voting is underway for the July 26 runoff election to choose Dawson County's next sheriff and tax commissioner.
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