Lumpkin County resident Stephen W. "Steve" Gooch was appointed last week to serve as the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the State Board of Technical and Adult Education.
Eight people from four counties remain in custody on drug charges after their arrests last week in a Dawson County drug bust.
A log truck driver has been indicted on several charges in connection with an April wreck that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County woman.
Holding the .40 caliber Glock for the first time last Tuesday, Inez Couch's small hands shook as she aimed and pulled the trigger.
A Dawsonville man was arrested earlier today after state and local authorities executed a search warrant at his home and recovered child pornography.
Dawson County Sheriff's investigators played a key role in the recent sting that led to the arrests of four suspected members of a right-to-die group, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent said.
A change in several policies could help Dawson County keep track of its 131 vehicles.
The mother of a Cumming teenager says she doesn't know how her daughter will deal with the aftermath of a Feb. 23 wreck that claimed the life of another teen and injured four other people.
A group of local young professionals is moving closer to establishing a chapter of the Jaycees in Dawson County.
Travelers in Dawson County could see an increase in their hotel/motel stays by the new year.
A former Dawson County Sheriff's detention officer has posted $80,200 bail following his arrest on child molestation and statutory rape charges.
The GBI, with help from the Dawson County Sheriff's Office and the Cumming Police Department, arrested two alleged members of the Final Exit Network Wednesday afternoon in Dawson County.
A representative from the Krystal Corporation told commissioners Monday that high impact fees may keep the southern regional chain from opening a restaurant in Dawson County.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle collision Monday that claimed the life of a Dawson County teenager and injured four other people.
January 2008 was one of the most difficult months in Investigator John Cagle's 30-year law enforcement career.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Dawson County from 7 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. Friday.
Representatives with several local churches have taken the initial steps in establishing a faith-based organization intended to help homeless families get back on their feet.
A 17-year-old Dawson County High School student remained in jail on Tuesday, a week after his arrest on kidnapping, rape and aggravated child molestation charges.
Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.
A north Georgia competitive clogging team was recently named the Overall National Grand Champion at the Clogging Champions of America National finale.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.
A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee man of trafficking methamphetamine in Dawson County.
A veteran lawman has announced his intentions to run for the Dawson County District 1 Commission seat.
Rising lake levels have played a role in the area's economic upturn, according to a local real estate expert.
A well-known real estate agent avoided jail time by pleading guilty to three felony charges in connection with her involvement in a fraudulent sales transaction.
Carol Lynn Michaelson, 50, of Dawsonville was sentenced as a first offender to four years on probation. The sentence also carries more than $3,100 in fines and fees, as well as 50 hours of community service, according to court records.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.
The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.
Five will be voted in on May 21.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.