With six candidates vying for two open seats, Dawsonville election officials aren't sure what to expect in the Nov. 3 City Council election.
Election officials on Monday decided to ask voters what they think about a plan to consolidate the county's polling places.
From women's clubs to civic organizations, health iniatives to beautification projects and humanitarian efforts, volunteer opportunities abound in Dawson County.
A postal worker who pleaded guilty last month to selling methamphetamine will serve about six months at a women's residential treatment center, followed by several months of strict supervision and fines.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
Ask your six year old if she knows what marijuana is, and she'll probably say no.
Representatives from the Council for Quality Growth will discuss a controversial water conservation plan at the Dawson County Homebuilder's Association's Oct. 21 meeting.
There was a time when you had to travel outside the county for many products and services.
Voters are being asked by the school system to approve extending the county's 1-cent education sales tax to help fund several needed projects.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
Anyone wanting to ride home from school with Daniel Walker knows to put on a seat belt or find another way home.
Dawson County High administrators were pleased earlier this year when the school's graduation rate hit 84.4 percent.
Dawson is one of 21 Georgia counties approved for public assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
Emergency officials confirmed a young boy was shot in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area late Friday afternoon.
Dawson County is one of five counties awarded a $35,000 state grant to improve the local workforce.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
A Dawson County lawman has been named the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division's 2014 Boating Officer of the Year.
Authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect from an armed robbery at CVS in Dawsonville last week.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
An arrest was made last week in connection with a fire late last year at Gospel Way Baptist Church.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
Community leaders are both hopeful and hesitant after hearing a north Georgia real estate forecaster say he expects the county's population to quadruple in the next 15 years.
"Our plan has always been to have 50,000 folks in 2030," said Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
County leaders last week agreed they would not a fight a recent annexation into the city of Dawsonville.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan is urging citizens in the city and county to reject a proposed transportation bill floating through the state capitol.
An ex-realtor who pleaded guilty to theft and forgery charges last year was arrested again last week, this time for fraud.