They are only mobilized a half dozen times each year, but the Dawson County Sheriff's Special Response Team is ready when the call goes out.
Names like "Cannonball," "Slick" and "The Bomb" drove their ways into regional racing history Friday night when they were inducted as the 2009 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class.
They are among the first people on the roads each morning, heading out before some of their passengers even get out of bed.
Three members of the Dawson County Woman's Club proved recently they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
Teresa Conowal admits some of her teaching methods are uncoventional.
With six candidates vying for two open seats, Dawsonville election officials aren't sure what to expect in the Nov. 3 City Council election.
Election officials on Monday decided to ask voters what they think about a plan to consolidate the county's polling places.
From women's clubs to civic organizations, health iniatives to beautification projects and humanitarian efforts, volunteer opportunities abound in Dawson County.
A postal worker who pleaded guilty last month to selling methamphetamine will serve about six months at a women's residential treatment center, followed by several months of strict supervision and fines.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
Ask your six year old if she knows what marijuana is, and she'll probably say no.
Representatives from the Council for Quality Growth will discuss a controversial water conservation plan at the Dawson County Homebuilder's Association's Oct. 21 meeting.
There was a time when you had to travel outside the county for many products and services.
Voters are being asked by the school system to approve extending the county's 1-cent education sales tax to help fund several needed projects.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
A toddler from Dawsonville has a long recovery ahead of him after a successful kidney tranplant last week.
A Dawsonville man arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol also faces a charge of impersonating a public officer.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three.
Authorities continue to wait on lab results to positively identify bones found in a wooded area of southeast Dawson County last month.
Thursday is going to be a big day for a little guy from Dawsonville.
Sleigh bells were ringing and children were singing in Dawsonville's second annual Christmas parade that took over the downtown streets Saturday afternoon.
The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville.
Several dozen local leaders and college students found themselves living on minimum wage salaries, wondering how to make ends meet from paycheck to paycheck.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting of a popular coach and father of three.
The discovery of human remains in southern Dawson County on Sunday launched a full-scale search of the wooded area by multiple law enforcement agencies.
By noon, the women of Sugar Valley Country Club had already stocked up on the early morning, after-Thanksgiving bargains at North Georgia Premium Outlets and were hoping some leftover turkey and veggies would give them the blast of energy needed to continue their Black Friday shopping tradition.