The Dawson County commission plans to move about $220,000 from its reserves as the final step in trimming nearly $5 million from the 2009 operating budget.
The search is over for a 22-year-old Southern Catholic College student who drowned Monday night while swimming in a lake at Gold Creek Golf Club.
Less than 24 hours before a judge was to rule on a lawsuit aimed at stopping a proposed motorsports park in western Dawson County, the developer closed on the property.
Ann Mullinax covered her face with her hands Thursday when she learned she likely will have to close her child care center in downtown Dawsonville.
A postal worker arrested over the summer for making methamphetamine deliveries while on her route pleaded guilty to felony charges Thursday.
A commercial pilot from Forsyth County isn't planning to fly back to western Africa anytime soon, if ever.
A log truck driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges in connection with a collision that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County mother.
Local officials are surprised at the pace with which the Atlanta City Council is moving on a proposal to sell 10,000 acres in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
The operator of a local day care is holding out hope the Dawson County commission will vote to extend her lease Thursday.
Lt. Stephen Knowles comes from a long line of firefighters.
It's been just over a year since members of Grace Presbyterian Church first started discussing the need for a free medical clinic in Dawsonville.
Classes started back Tuesday at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville, but school leaders have been on campus for more than a week preparing for the new year.
The community is invited to gather Friday morning to honor the more than 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives eight years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
Dawson County voters may have to travel farther to cast votes during elections next year.
Yvonne and Bill Bombardier were about to call it an early night.
Drug agents were on the scene Wednesday morning of what they are calling a methamphetamine lab at a home on Hanging Dog Road in southeastern Dawson County.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.
A Dawsonville man was arrested overnight Monday in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a teen girl.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
A Dawson County Grand Jury, last week, handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
An Iowa man accused of sexually assaulting an employee at a local motel late last year was indicted on the charges by a Dawson County grand jury last week.
A 15-year-old from Dawsonville has been charged as an adult in the alleged molestation of a young child.
The owner of a hardware store in Dahlonega is expanding to Dawson County after officials last week approved a request to rezone nearly three acres at Hwy. 53 East and Stephens Road.
A Dawson County Grand Jury on Tuesday handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.
Friends, family, neighbors and even strangers are pouring on the love for Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle and his family after their home caught fire on Saturday afternoon.
The memory of a local businessman and community leader is now forever enshrined upon a bridge renamed last week in his honor.