One of Dawson County's most wanted was apprehended last week, some 18 months after authorities say she stole several thousand dollars from a local woman.
Six people were arrested last week for their alleged involvement in what authorities described as a Dawson County-based methamphetamine trafficking operation.
The Dawson County commission on Thursday voted to restore funding to the group responsible for recruiting industrial development.
Six people were arrested Wednesday for their alleged involvement in what authorities described as a Dawson County-based methamphetamine trafficking operation.
Mayor James Grogan may by the luckiest man in all of Dawsonville. For the second time in four years, Grogan went home after the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce reverse raffle Thursday night thousands of dollars wealthier. "You know, you just do things the right way and God blesses you. That's all I can say. That is really the truth and I really believe that," he said Aug. 29 at Big Canoe's clubhouse where the ...
Citizens have one last chance to make comments on the county's proposed spending plan for 2014.
Communications officers from Dawson and Lumpkin counties took a training course last week that "should be mandated statewide," according to the instructor.
Two wrecks within an hour Friday had authorities reminding motorists to use caution over the Labor Day holiday weekend.
Dawsonville may have brewed a new tradition after a couple thousand enthusiasts spent the weekend sipping beer and supporting live local music behind city hall.
Chase Elliott made history last week as the youngest driver to sit on the pole in NASCAR's Camping World Truck Series at Bristol Motor Speedway.
A longtime communications officer with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office was recently named the 2013 Terminal Agency Coordinator of the Year for the northeast region.
A 45-year-old Dawson County man remains in custody without bond after his arrest last week on a variety of felony counts involving child sexual abuse.
Dot Rouse was recently talking to a friend who asked how long she had been married. "I said it'll be 74 years on Aug. 24, and she asked, 'to the same man?'" said Rouse, recalling the conversation with a laugh. Dot and Loy Rouse met in 1939, a few days before campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground. The couple married five days later, and will celebrate 74 years of wedded bliss on Saturday. "We'll probably go out ...
Commissioners were asked last week to consider imposing a registration fee for pets in the county.
Residents have mixed feelings about a proposed roundabout at Hwy. 53 and Elliott Family Parkway, though many agree something is needed to slow traffic in the area west of Dawsonville.
Georgia's Speaker of the House David Ralston, a republican from Blue Ridge, will be the featured guest at next week's joint meeting of the Dawson County Republican and Dawson County Tea parties.
Authorities Wednesday afternoon identified the pilot in Monday night's fatal plane crash in Dawson County as John H. Culbertson, Jr. of Atlanta.
The reason for the season will be showcased this weekend as the congregation at Bethel Baptist Church presents an elaborate, full-scale production depicting the story of Christ.
A local steel fabricator is in talks with Dawson County officials about possible tax incentives for an upcoming project.
Dozens of volunteers from area churches, civic groups and youth organizations served up several hundred meals during the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
A sophomore is well on her to way to breaking the volunteer record for students at Dawson County High School.
When "Dawson County, Georgia Heritage 1857-1996" was published, Dawson County Historical Society members didn't visualize that 27 years later there would be a third printing. For several years, there have been no copies available for sale, but this year they had a limited number of books reprinted and are now offering them as a Christmas special for the price of the original book, $65.
Several men and women with Dawson County Emergency Services were recognized during the department's annual recognition and awards banquet last week.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before lawmakers when the Georgia General Assembly convenes next year.
Several hundred dinner guests are expected tonight at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center.
A longtime downtown pharmacy likely will remain open for several more months despite an Internal Revenue Service auction that sold the property in an effort to collect back taxes.
Dawson County commissioners have chosen to delay until next month a decision on a rezoning request for a large apartment complex near Ga. 400.
State transportation officials outlined plans to replace the Etowah River bridge on Hwy. 136 north of Dawsonville during a public information meeting last week.
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.