The community is invited to the Dawson County Courthouse on Friday for an official swearing in ceremony of Dawson County's newest elected officials.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials say they never close out an unsolved murder.
Plans for a motorsports country club in Dawson County hit their first snag Monday night when the Dawsonville Planning Commission tabled the rezoning request until January.
One man was killed and two others injured Friday morning when the Geo Tracker they were traveling in on Shoal Creek Road in Dawson County left the roadway and hit a tree. No other vehicles were involved.
State authorities reopened a 22-year-old cold murder case over the summer, and Thursday the man they believe responsible was indicted for murder.
Dawson County government has a talented staff of many, but county leaders say none are more deserving to be named employees of the year than James Tolbert, Donna Rutledge and Kerry Vanderpool.
Whether it's a resident or one of their own in need, Dawson County Sheriff's deputies will do whatever they can to make a difference.
A man authorities say assaulted a police officer eluded capture Monday despite an hours-long manhunt in western Dawson County.
Plans for a motorsports country club on more than 150 acres off Duck Thurmond Road will go before the Dawsonville Planning Commission on Monday.
The Bowen Center for the Arts announced on Friday the addition of theatrical directors Colleen Quigley Green and Leigh Ann McIlvain to its staff.
Expect those at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Dec. 19 to be dressed in red and black as legendary University of Georgia Coach and author Vince Dooley arrives to sign his two latest books.
Putting their lives on the line on a daily basis for the welfare of Dawson County residents and visitors, the men and women of Dawson County Emergency Services were recognized last week with merit and service pins during the department's annual banquet at Dawson County High School Dec. 2.
Frank Glass, 67, of Dawsonville, died Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2008.
Those blasts of cold weather over the last few weeks prompted many residents living in the North Georgia mountains to heat their homes for the first time this season.
A decline in Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax revenue due to a staggering economy forced Dawsonville City Administrator Kim Cornelison to suggest a much leaner budget proposal for the coming year.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Dawson County from 7 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. Friday.
Representatives with several local churches have taken the initial steps in establishing a faith-based organization intended to help homeless families get back on their feet.
A 17-year-old Dawson County High School student remained in jail on Tuesday, a week after his arrest on kidnapping, rape and aggravated child molestation charges.
Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.
A north Georgia competitive clogging team was recently named the Overall National Grand Champion at the Clogging Champions of America National finale.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.
A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee man of trafficking methamphetamine in Dawson County.
A veteran lawman has announced his intentions to run for the Dawson County District 1 Commission seat.
Rising lake levels have played a role in the area's economic upturn, according to a local real estate expert.
A well-known real estate agent avoided jail time by pleading guilty to three felony charges in connection with her involvement in a fraudulent sales transaction.
Carol Lynn Michaelson, 50, of Dawsonville was sentenced as a first offender to four years on probation. The sentence also carries more than $3,100 in fines and fees, as well as 50 hours of community service, according to court records.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott raced to a 15th-place finish Saturday during his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Daytona International Speedway.
The 18-year-old driver of the No. 9 Chevrolet Camaro said he was satisfied "to bring my Napa Auto Parts Chevy home clean" from the famed superspeedway.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's sixth induction class.
Five will be voted in on May 21.
Dawsonville's Bill Elliott, the 1988 Winston Cup Champion, is among 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame's 6th induction class.