Dozens of Dawson County residents had a surprise visitor at their front doors last week as Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John Oxendine joined local emergency personnel to install free smoke detectors in area homes.
Dawson and Pickens counties have partnered to make the residents on Burnt Mountain safer with the creating of a joint fire station.
The proposed Atlanta Motorsports Park received glowing endorsements from several big names in the speed industry Saturday morning.
The Dawson County commission is considering an ordinance that would limit excessive noise.
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.
Low cost rabies vaccinations are available Saturday at various locations across the county.
Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Dawsonville this morning to sign into law a bill that will place tougher regulations on sludge application.
In their first public debate, candidates for the District 7 seat in the state House of Representatives met last week in Dawsonville.
A 78-year-old Blairsville woman died Sunday morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 in western Dawson County.
The local Rotary Club recently recognized the Dawson County High School Laws of Life Essay Contest winners during a special awards program.
Several dozen local voters filled the auditorium at Dawson County Middle School last week to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
A Dawson County Sheriff's employee was terminated Monday, weeks after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Amicalola Falls State Park is the backdrop for a new movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
There's no need to fret over what to make for breakfast Saturday morning.
Makeshift barricades separated anxious young hunters from thousands of plastic Easter eggs spread across the football field at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.
Coming off back-to-back wins in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Chase Elliott came home to Dawsonville on Wednesday and was greeted by a couple hundred fans ready to meet their hometown hero.
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.