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 commercial pilot from Forsyth County isn't planning to fly back to western Africa anytime soon, if ever.
A log truck driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges in connection with a collision that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County mother.
Local officials are surprised at the pace with which the Atlanta City Council is moving on a proposal to sell 10,000 acres in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
The operator of a local day care is holding out hope the Dawson County commission will vote to extend her lease Thursday.
Lt. Stephen Knowles comes from a long line of firefighters.
It's been just over a year since members of Grace Presbyterian Church first started discussing the need for a free medical clinic in Dawsonville.
Classes started back Tuesday at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville, but school leaders have been on campus for more than a week preparing for the new year.
The community is invited to gather Friday morning to honor the more than 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives eight years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
Preparations are under way for the eighth annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for building a waterpark, Rotary Island, at Rock Creek Park.
It's been a history-making season for the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers.
A Dawsonville teenager was cut with a knife in a fight at a downtown gas station Saturday during the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
For the first time in six years, Dawson County's proposed 2014 budget includes pay increases for employees.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.
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. 4 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.