A new organization hopes to rekindle children's interest in reading, starting with Dawson County's youngest residents.
Local authorities are warning individuals to use caution when leaving valuables inside cars.
Plans for a motorsports country club in western Dawson County drew the blessing of Dawsonville's planning board Monday night.
Nordson's Dawsonville location was selected in early January as one of the top 20 manufacturing plants in the nation in 2008 by Industry Week magazine.
Officials believe the two men arrested for a string of auto break-ins in Lumpkin County are responsible for at least seven reported thefts in the Chestatee Golf Club community.
Infant and child safety seats aren't cheap.
After more than two years of litigation, developers of the Chestatee community can move forward with plans for a new residential phase, amenities package and bed and breakfast.
The Amicalola Longbeards Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its sixth annual Hunting Heritage Banquet at 6 p.m. Jan. 23 at Rock Creek Sports Complex.
Capt. Douglas Wofford has waited 30 years for a new fire station to serve the eastern side of Dawson County.
Superior Court Judge Jason Deal estimates that nearly 90 percent of the cases he hears in the Northeastern Judicial Circuit involve a dependency on drugs.
The owner of an Alpharetta-based financial firm who lives in Dawsonville has been charged by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission with operating a Ponzi scheme worth at least $25 million.
Officials are expecting a packed crowd for Monday night's Dawsonville Planning Commission meeting.
Veteran law enforcement officer Jeff Johnson was selected last week to lead the county marshal's office.
Like clockwork, Dawson County's eight severe weather sirens sound promptly at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning to verify the notification system will be operational in the event a true emergency arises.
With the addition of firearms training and the opportunity to solve a crime using crime scene investigation equipment and techniques, space is quickly filling for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office's ninth annual Citizens Law Enforcement Academy.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.
A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
Dozens of volunteer teams plan to put cancer survivors in the winner's circle as they "race toward a cure" during Saturday's Relay for Life in Dawson County.
K9 teams from across Georgia searched through thick brush, along the shoreline and from boats on Lake Lanier April 11 in a training exercise at Thompson Creek Park.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.