The local chapter of the Wingmen Motorcycle Club plans to donate proceeds from a poker run Saturday to a local veterans group.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners is considering a change to the structure by which planning commissioners are appointed and the terms they serve.
Dawson County citizens will soon have the opportunity to save up to 20 percent on their prescription drug costs.
Dawson County is looking for ways to trim nearly $5 million from its 2009 operating budget to make up for a drop in revenue during the economic downturn.
Dawsonville City Council held the first of a possible two work sessions to discuss a proposed motorsports park Monday night.
Strict standards for measuring air quality levels have once again led Georgia's Environmental Protection Division to recommend designating Dawson County a nonattainment zone under the U.S. Clean Air Act.
A man of many words when he discusses his religion or his political party, Hugh Geeslin was almost speechless Saturday morning.
A Dawson County teen that was ejected from his car Tuesday afternoon died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the crash, according to Dawson County Coroner Ted Bearden.
Lumpkin County resident Stephen W. "Steve" Gooch was appointed last week to serve as the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the State Board of Technical and Adult Education.
Eight people from four counties remain in custody on drug charges after their arrests last week in a Dawson County drug bust.
A log truck driver has been indicted on several charges in connection with an April wreck that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County woman.
Holding the .40 caliber Glock for the first time last Tuesday, Inez Couch's small hands shook as she aimed and pulled the trigger.
A Dawsonville man was arrested earlier today after state and local authorities executed a search warrant at his home and recovered child pornography.
Dawson County Sheriff's investigators played a key role in the recent sting that led to the arrests of four suspected members of a right-to-die group, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent said.
A change in several policies could help Dawson County keep track of its 131 vehicles.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.