Calvin Byrd said he was more surprised than anyone when he was appointed mayor pro-tem of Dawsonville for 2010.
Bandits made off with more than $14,000 worth of designer clothing in two separate smash-and-grab robberies over the weekend at North Georgia Premium Outlets, authorities said.
Jackie Townley was 15-years-old when he fought his first fire.
Dozens of volunteers arrived early Saturday morning to help clean streets through the city of Dawsonville.
Matthew Grizzle needed a laptop computer with the latest Windows 7 operating system for college.
About $25,000 in merchandise is missing from the Coach Factory Store after authorities say at least two men smashed a front window at North Georgia Premium Outlets early Thanksgiving morning.
A Dawsonville woman remains hospitalized and her boyfriend is in custody a week after what authorities described as a brutal attack at an extended stay motel.
The city of Dawsonville will kick off the holiday season on Saturday with its annual tree lighting spectacle.
The Archbishop and Archdiocese of Atlanta were part of a procession Monday afternoon that welcomed a new president at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville.
The weak economy may set a more successful stage for local builders now that Dawson and Lumpkin counties' home builders associations have joined forces.
For the last few years, volunteers at the RIC Rack thrift store and community food pantry have wanted to expand the charity operation.
A former Dawson County jailer will spend the next 15 years in prison after he admitted to molesting a teenage family member.
Gold Creek residents are furious that the main entrance to their subdivision remains closed nearly two months after heavy rains caused a pipe to collapse.
Hall of fame pitcher Phil Niekro, 70, recalled his fondest baseball memories and answered questions about his career last Friday at Chestatee Golf Club.
Four men remain in custody after a weekend drug bust in Dawson County.
County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
Preparations are in place for everyone wanting to celebrate the holidays with a hearty feast this Thanksgiving.
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State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries earlier this year.
Saturday's contest may not have been the result Dawson County High School's competitive cheerleaders had hoped for, but the excitement of competing in the state finals in Columbus had the team pumped in celebration of a winning season.
The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
A woman whose Dawson County home caught fire and exploded in March has been charged with felony insurance fraud after officials say she exaggerated the extent of her losses from the blaze.
Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.