The public is invited to meet Dawsonville's two new councilmen Tuesday afternoon as Calvin Byrd and James Grogan are sworn into office.
Plaintiffs in a law suit filed to halt the construction of a motorsports park across from their property in western Dawson County scored a win earlier this week when the judge ruled they could move forward with the suit.
Georgia's Secretary of State Karen Handel made a stop in Dawson County last Thursday as she continues her campaign for governor.
Angels were among the ladies of Gold Creek Book Club Nov. 7 as the group took first place in Dawson County Arts Council's Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser.
Most Dawson County voters can expect to cast their ballots at a new location next year.
Dawson County commissioners have made it clear they are not interested in collecting fees from pet owners.
Guilty pleas by two White County men have closed the files on several burglaries in Dawson and four other counties.
Bids to build Dawson County's new courthouse and administration building have come in at nearly half the projected cost.
Dawson County High School senior Chase Gilreath had plenty of reasons to be smiling last Thursday when he inked a baseball scholarship with the Columbus State University Cougars.
Political newcomers Calvin Byrd and James Grogan were elected to the Dawsonville City Council Tuesday night.
Just two months into the 2010 campaign, United Way for Dawson County officials are saying they are concerned about reaching a $100,000 goal.
Glenda Ferguson said she was surprised no one wanted to speak at a recent public hearing on plans to consolidate the county's voting precincts.
A Dawsonville man with an extensive criminal history is being held without bond following a chase and brief manhunt last week.
One of Dawson County's largest employers plans to expand its operation and create 15 to 20 new jobs in the next year.
Kids of all ages were in awe last weekend when the World Renowned Blanstar Circus rolled into town.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
The Mountain Moonshine Festival has become one of the top locales in the southeast to see hotrods.
A tribute to history and heritage will take place during the opening ceremony of the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival Oct.25 with the addition of five new inductees to the National Moonshiner's Hall of Fame.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 7 General Election.
One of Dawson County's most decorated World War II heroes died last week at the age of 97.
It's not every day that white lightning and fast cars are harmoniously fused, except on the fourth weekend in October at the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival in downtown Dawsonville.
Organizers are hoping to gain greater exposure for a local literacy group by expanding fundraising efforts to include a European pheasant shoot on Saturday.
If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.
A barbecue fundraiser Saturday supports United Way for Dawson County and its many local partners.
Fun and furry festivities are planned this weekend at the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
State investigators have confirmed that bones discovered in August at the Dawson County Transfer Station are human remains.
Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.
Advance voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election, which includes a referendum asking voters to extend Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax.