The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year. Tickets are available for the reverse raffle that will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 29.
The group responsible for bringing new commercial and industrial developments to Dawson County could be in danger of closing within the next 18 months if it doesn't secure county funding.
Officials are hoping emergency aid is available to repair some of the damage caused by heavy thunderstorms that dropped as much as 10 inches of rain in parts of Dawson County last week.
Fall parks and recreation sports kick-off Friday night with a pep rally and a movie beneath the stars at Veterans Memorial Park.
Repairs were made and all of the roads that were closed due to flooding after Wednesday's heavy rainfall have reopened.
Heavy rainfall overnight and into the morning caused a number of problems on roadways in Dawson County Wednesday.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame welcomes racers, mechanics, owners, track officials, fans and anyone with a personal connection to the historic Lakewood Speedway to Dawsonville Saturday to reminisce and remember the great times they had at the famed track.
A Dawsonville woman was arrested last week after she reportedly took a Department of Natural Resources pickup truck from Amicalola Falls State Park.
With the start of the 2013-14 school year on Thursday, motorists are encouraged to be mindful of buses and increased traffic.
First Baptist Church of Dawsonville had fewer than 50 active members when Pastor Jim Gaines arrived.
State transportation officials have announced a public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to the intersection of Hwy. 53 West and Elliott Family Parkway.
Last week would have been Margie Weaver's 30th anniversary as director of the local senior center. To mark the occasion, the center now shares her name.
A Riverdale man who led deputies on a chase through two counties earlier this month faces nearly a dozen local charges involving credit card fraud.
Former University of Georgia and NFL quarterback Quincy Carter was arrested earlier this month and charged with family violence simple assault, a misdemeanor, after authorities say he allegedly threw a child safety seat at his girlfriend in downtown Dawsonville.
The bridge on Black's Mill Road will be closed Thursday as crews make some upgrades to the crossing.
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.