There's still time to have a float in this year's Christmas parade.
A gallery of uniformed deputies, plainclothes officers and administrative staff filed into the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's meeting room on Thursday to see if budget demands made by the sheriff to increase pay would be approved.
Commissioners last week approved a rezoning that will make way for a new grocery store and retail center at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest Road.
Turkey, dressing, corn on the cob, cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes are traditional staples for many families each Thanksgiving.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father of three off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries earlier this year.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
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County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
Saturday's contest may not have been the result Dawson County High School's competitive cheerleaders had hoped for, but the excitement of competing in the state finals in Columbus had the team pumped in celebration of a winning season.
The "si-rene" atop the world-famous Pool Room is screaming through downtown Dawsonville for Chase Elliott
A man who had been living at the Best Western along Ga. 400 in Dawsonville was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting an employee at the motel, authorities said.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
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.
Construction is expected to begin on a new retail center along Ga. 400 next month.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall at home.