The Dawsonville Pool Room will once again open for lunch on New Year's Day and welcomes everyone to ring in 2015 with the southern tradition of collard greens, black-eyed peas and hog jowls.
A recent ceremony welcomed the county's newest elected officials to their respective positions in local government.
A man wanted in connection with at least two bank heists in Kentucky was arrested Monday, days after authorities say he allegedly robbed the Dawsonville Kroger.
The economic downturn felt across north Georgia and much of the nation has taken its toll on the owners of a popular community gathering place.
Deputies made Christmas merry and bright for dozens of local children last week during the Dawson County Sheriff's annual Shop with a Cop event at Walmart.
The Jolly Ol' Elf himself recently sat down for an exclusive interview with the Dawson Community News to talk about some of the goodies he'll be delivering to the good little boys and girls in Dawsonville later tonight.
Gary Pichon never planned to serve more than one term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
A Dawsonville man arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol also faces a charge of impersonating a public officer.
A toddler from Dawsonville has a long recovery ahead of him after a successful kidney tranplant last week.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.
Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing.
Several dozen local leaders and college students found themselves living on minimum wage salaries, wondering how to make ends meet from paycheck to paycheck.
The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville.
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.