When a resident's in need, deputies with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are ready to act.
Doug Nadin has been clean for more than two years.
Everyday, around 3 p.m., dozens of children from elementary to high school choose to bypass the bus rides and walk home from school.
Doug Nadin has been clean for over two years.
Running on a platform of change, Barack Obama broke through barriers to become the nation's first African American president last Tuesday with an early win over Arizona Senator John McCain.
Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle has worked for years to create a local victim's advocacy center.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been 120 methamphetamine and marijuana arrests in Dawson County, according to statistics compiled by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.
Citing the need for a full-time employee, the Dawsonville City Council voted last week to disband the five-member volunteer panel that oversaw the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.
Growing up in the west Georgia town of Franklin, Lori Barrett learned early how to tend to a garden and work in the fields.
An invite-only crowd will be the first to tour the property where Jeremy Porter hopes to open a sports car country club in rural western Dawson County.
Tuesdays brisk wind and cool breeze flew the flags with ease as the community paid tribute to all who served.
Some 40 residents gathered Monday night to discuss bringing Habitat for Humanity to Dawson County.
Thirteen employees at the Dawson County 84 Lumber location were offered a transfer or lost their jobs when the lumberyard closed Oct. 25.
One of the nation's most distinguished military officers will be the keynote speaker during Dawsonville's Fourth Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11.
Cathy Brooks, public affairs coordinator for Dawson County, wiped her brow and smiled last Tuesday as she accepted a certificate for completing the Management Development Program with the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.
Two suspects were arrested and a third man is being sought in connection with what authorities are calling an illegal gambling operation in Dawson County.
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.