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.
County residents will not see a property tax increase for the 10th consecutive year after commissioners last week voted to maintain the current rate.
Pete Bearden was 12 when he made his first batch of moonshine in the backwoods of Dawson County.
Several streets in downtown Dawsonville soon will sport names that reflect the city's unique and nationally recognized auto racing heritage.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County has plans to build a kid's splash fountain at Rock Creek Park.
A Dawson County man was killed in a collision with a tractor trailer on Hwy. 53 west of Dawsonville just before noon on Wednesday, Georgia State Patrol confirmed.
Throw on your Liberty overalls for the inaugural Old Moonshiners of Georgia Reunion on Saturday at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Dawson County commissioners are expected to adopt the tax digest on which the 2014 budget will be based without raising the millage rate Thursday.
Some call it vacation. Others say a family reunion. But for all that walk the hallowed grounds of Lumpkin Campground each summer, campmeeting is a weeklong spiritual revival and celebration.
Movies in the Park returns Friday when Northside Hospital and the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce present "Trouble with the Curve" under the stars at Dawson County Middle School's football field.
A local teenager has been indicted by a Dawson County Grand Jury on charges he molested a young family member.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
A 64-year-old Dawson County man was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with what authorities are calling a suspicious fire.
Makayla Couch shivered in the chilly weather Saturday afternoon as she waited for Dawsonville's inaugural Christmas parade to begin.
A resolution signed last week outlines how much of the county's hotel-motel tax revenue will be split with the chamber of commerce for promoting tourism.
Dawson County commissioners have approved a one-time bonus for government employees.
A family's 1-year-old German shepherd has been deemed "dangerous" following a ruling by the Dawson County Board of Health last week.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County continued a long standing tradition last week of honoring top employees in local government.
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.