Authorities followed a trail of scratch-off lottery tickets to find the man they say is responsible for breaking into a Dawson County convenience store last week.
A Jasper man who authorities say robbed a Marble Hill bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning was arrested a short time later following a high-speed chase and crash.
Students at a Catholic college in Dawsonville returned from spring break Monday to begin packing to say goodbye for the semester.
After months of negotiating, the local humane society and Dawson County have reached a deal.
World War II is a popular subject for students at Riverview Middle School, but there's at least one wartime story they aren't reading in their history books, yet.
A local man admitted Monday to his role in the double homicide of a South Georgia couple along the Amicalola River in Dawson County last December.
A Dahlonega woman was killed Saturday night when she crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle near the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Thompson Road in Dawson County.
For the third time in just more than a year, a Dawson County Sheriff's officer graduated at the top of the class at the Regional Police Academy in Athens.
Commissioner Gary Pichon announced last week he will seek a second term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
With seven local firefighters certified to give the latest version of a driver and apparatus competency exam, Dawson County is only the second department in the state testing personnel at that level.
A few years ago, Bill Minor was at the center of a battle to keep property adjoining his residential neighborhood from being zoned commercial.
An estimated $100,000 in designer clothing, expensive handbags and cell phones has been taken over the last few years in a series of smash-and-grab break-ins at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
A former lawman now serving as Dawson County's manager on Friday was named the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the state board of corrections.
Six months have passed since a Dawson County probate clerk was arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars from the court.
A local woman was sworn in Monday afternoon as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect from an armed robbery at CVS in Dawsonville last week.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
An arrest was made last week in connection with a fire late last year at Gospel Way Baptist Church.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
Community leaders are both hopeful and hesitant after hearing a north Georgia real estate forecaster say he expects the county's population to quadruple in the next 15 years.
"Our plan has always been to have 50,000 folks in 2030," said Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
County leaders last week agreed they would not a fight a recent annexation into the city of Dawsonville.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan is urging citizens in the city and county to reject a proposed transportation bill floating through the state capitol.
An ex-realtor who pleaded guilty to theft and forgery charges last year was arrested again last week, this time for fraud.
Construction is expected to begin on a new retail center along Ga. 400 next month.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall at home.