Political newcomer Sharon Fausett is Dawson County's next District 1 commissioner.
A small political forum Wednesday evening gave voters a final opportunity to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
There was a sea of neon, spandex and teased hair as the decade of glam rocked Dawsonville last weekend.
Advanced voting continues through Friday for the May 20 primary election.
A local man has two weeks to be in compliance with state law after the Dawson County Health Board upheld a decision by animal control that classifies his 2-year-old Cane Corso Mastiff as vicious.
Authorities are warning the public of a law enforcement impersonator attempting to get personal information over the telephone.
Dawson County commissioners voted last week to suspend a local convenience store's beer and wine license, and a similar fate may await a second business this week.
Postal customers are being asked to help Stamp out Hunger by donating nonperishable food items that will be given to the local food pantry.
Spring-like conditions last weekend were ideal for the Dawson County Arts Center's annual Art in the Garden Festival.
Impulse Manufacturing recently announced the acquisition of MSM Holding Company, a move that could more than double the Dawsonville-based steel fabricator's work force within the next year.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
The city will be rocking when the region's hottest tribute bands converge this weekend for Rockin' it in the Sticks in downtown Dawsonville.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently one of nine clubs in District 6910 to receive the Gold Club designation during the district's 2014 conference at Jekyll Island.
A second man has been charged in connection with an October shooting in southwestern Dawson County.
The Dawson County High School team members Tristan Melton and Cameron Hudson reeled in second place during the 2014 Georgia State High School Fishing Championship May 3.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.
A 20-year-old Dawsonville man is the first to be charged locally under a new state law that prohibits sending sexually explicit photographs without the consent of the person depicted.
Personnel documents released by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office detail the use-of-force incident that resulted in the firing of a jail sergeant earlier this month.
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
The Georgia Municipal Association last week recognized local lawmaker Kevin Tanner with the group's 2014 Champion of Georgia's Cities award.
The termination process is underway for a Dawson County Detention Center shift supervisor accused of punching an inmate in June.
County commissioners are demanding answers after a state board's ruling last month to grant clemency to a convicted murderer.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed on July 29 after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck on Hwy. 9.
A 37-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested last week on pandering and solicitation charges.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.