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.
Running on a platform of change, Barack Obama broke through barriers to become the nation's first African American president Tuesday with an early win over Arizona Senator John McCain.
The possibility of losing more than $250,000 of his operating budget has Dawson County's school superintendent planning for cutbacks.
Voters were standing in line as early as 6 a.m. for polls opening at 7 a.m. Tuesday morning in the nation's historic 2008 Presidential Election.
Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a Friday afternoon fire that destroyed a home on Dill Lane.
The local business community last week paid tribute to the county's top teachers.
Downtown Dawsonville is not typically known for its loud nightlife. Except when there's a NASCAR race on TV and native son Chase Elliott is celebrating in victory lane.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.
A local pilot, who currently serves as director of operations for the Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol based in Gainesville, was recently recognized for flying accident free through his 54-year career.
County officials are once again seeking legal action against a local hotel owner over delinquent taxes.
Dawson County officials have agreed to move forward with public hearings on a proposed ordinance that would limit where debris from construction sites can be burned.
Chase Elliott's first Nationwide Series win Friday night made Dawsonville the most popular city in the country, at least for a few minutes.
Authorities are hoping the public can help them identify the man who reportedly stole a vehicle from a local repair shop.
The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville on Friday night after native son Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Dawson County Treatment Court is under new management.
The siren at the world famous Pool Room rang out through Dawsonville Friday night when Chase Elliott won his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
In an effort to educate seniors on the dangers they could face, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office conducted a question and answer session Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County has updated the initial concept for its community splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawsonville Kroger is again United Way for Dawson County's top contributor.