Spencer Wright has received numerous accolades over the years as chorus director at Dawson County High School.
Firefighters at Station 6 near Big Canoe have learned not to leave the bay door open for even a few minutes after recently finding bear prints and overturned trash inside.
Two members of the Dawson County Elections Board say the county's some 10,000 registered voters can be served by two precincts, one in town and another on the county's east side.
He's only had a driver's license for a year, but 17-year-old Casey Roderick has been behind the wheel for more than a decade.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners gave full support to a 1-mile walking trail proposed for Veterans Memorial Park during last week's meeting.
The death of a 31-year-old Cleveland man in a single-vehicle wreck Friday night was the sixth fatality on Dawson County roads in 2009 and first since the spring.
A new walking trail at Veterans Memorial Park could be finished by March if the county commission approves the project Thursday.
A recent indictment places a local couple at the center of what authorities say is one of the largest methamphetamine trafficking cases in Dawson County history.
For members of Dawson County's Little Mountain bluegrass band, it doesn't get much better than playing for the home crowd.
It's not brand new and it needs a bit of maintenance, but the 1997 red Ford F-150 sitting outside the Dawson County Sheriff's Office will be put to good use.
The Dawson County commission plans to move about $220,000 from its reserves as the final step in trimming nearly $5 million from the 2009 operating budget.
The search is over for a 22-year-old Southern Catholic College student who drowned Monday night while swimming in a lake at Gold Creek Golf Club.
Less than 24 hours before a judge was to rule on a lawsuit aimed at stopping a proposed motorsports park in western Dawson County, the developer closed on the property.
Ann Mullinax covered her face with her hands Thursday when she learned she likely will have to close her child care center in downtown Dawsonville.
A postal worker arrested over the summer for making methamphetamine deliveries while on her route pleaded guilty to felony charges Thursday.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.