Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
A local family is devastated after the state's pardons and parole board on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip.
The case against a teenager arrested last month on misdemeanor sex charges has grown.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
It was 23 years ago in April that the community was rocked by one of the most brutal murders in Dawson County's history.
A night shift supervisor at the Dawson County Detention Center is on paid administrative leave while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation looks into accusations he punched an inmate in the face.
During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
A local elementary school teacher was among two people arrested last week after authorities responded to reports of a burglary at her colleague's home in neighboring Gilmer County.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a traffic stop last week in Dawson County.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a routine traffic stop Tuesday in Dawson County.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Dawsonville man more than 20 years ago.
A toddler from Dawsonville has a long recovery ahead of him after a successful kidney tranplant last week.
A Dawsonville man arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol also faces a charge of impersonating a public officer.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three.
Authorities continue to wait on lab results to positively identify bones found in a wooded area of southeast Dawson County last month.
Thursday is going to be a big day for a little guy from Dawsonville.
Sleigh bells were ringing and children were singing in Dawsonville's second annual Christmas parade that took over the downtown streets Saturday afternoon.
The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville.
Several dozen local leaders and college students found themselves living on minimum wage salaries, wondering how to make ends meet from paycheck to paycheck.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting of a popular coach and father of three.
The discovery of human remains in southern Dawson County on Sunday launched a full-scale search of the wooded area by multiple law enforcement agencies.
By noon, the women of Sugar Valley Country Club had already stocked up on the early morning, after-Thanksgiving bargains at North Georgia Premium Outlets and were hoping some leftover turkey and veggies would give them the blast of energy needed to continue their Black Friday shopping tradition.