Just weeks after the local humane society rejected a contract with the Dawson County commission, the group agreed last week to move forward with the deal.
In a year when more people than ever looked to others for assistance, United Way for Dawson County raised more than $87,000 locally for those in need.
American Legion Post 247 plans to donate proceeds from its weekly Bingo event to raise funds for an elevator at the local senior citizens center.
When players signed on to play in the Inaugural Dawson County Jaycees Flag Football Tournament last Saturday they knew there would be some tough competition.
The inability to agree on a deal has brought Dawson County and the local humane society full circle.
A Superior Court judge denied bond last week for two Dawson County men charged in the December slayings of a south Georgia couple.
A national leader in sanitizing technology will move its corporate headquarters to Dawson County.
A local group would like you to start spring cleaning early this year and donate your spring and summer clothing to the earthquake victims in Haiti.
Lionel Graves had little to no intention of running for public office when he retired to Dawson County about eight years ago.
Humane Society officials say Dawson County's offer to split the cost of a required audit may not be enough to seal a proposed contract.
It doesn't matter that the Dawsonville Shooting Stars came up a few points short in Friday night's game, because everyone wins when the Harlem Ambassadors come to town.
A state board that oversees professional licensing last Wednesday told a local accountant accused of substandard practices to follow the rules or lose his license.
Two Dawson County men charged in the killing of a south Georgia couple late last year along the Amicalola River were indicted Monday.
A stretch of Ga. 400 near Henry Grady Hwy., where rundown buildings have sat vacant for years, could fit the criteria for a tax allocation district, according to one Dawson County official.
A grand jury on Monday indicted longtime Dawson County Clerk of Court Becky McCord in connection with more than $140,000 in missing funds.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.
A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
Dozens of volunteer teams plan to put cancer survivors in the winner's circle as they "race toward a cure" during Saturday's Relay for Life in Dawson County.
K9 teams from across Georgia searched through thick brush, along the shoreline and from boats on Lake Lanier April 11 in a training exercise at Thompson Creek Park.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.