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.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
Dawsonville's legacy of producing NASCAR champions continued Saturday when Chase Elliott clinched the 2014 Nationwide Series title with a fifth-place finish at Phoenix International Speedway.
A woman whose Dawson County home caught fire and exploded in March has been charged with felony insurance fraud after officials say she exaggerated the extent of her losses from the blaze.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
Veterans of all ages and from each branch of the military will be honored Tuesday during Dawsonville's 10th annual Veterans Day celebration.
Results from a recent salary study show pay for workers in many Dawson County government positions lags behind the suggested minimum standards.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers returned to Dawsonville with their heads held high, knowing they accomplished a feat that no other fast-pitch softball team in the high school's history had been able to achieve.
Neighbors living in and around Black's Mill Place subdivision have banded together in opposition to a cell phone tower proposed for the area.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is set to make his Sprint Cup debut in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance last week that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
Days after a Dawsonville man with a shotgun held officers at bay for nearly five hours, deputies issued a new warrant for his arrest, this time for aggravated stalking.
Dawson County Commissioners last week agreed to move forward with litigation against a local innkeeper in an effort to recoup more than $30,000 in delinquent hotel/motel taxes.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash last week when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
County officials say the removal of 16 trees is part of the routine maintenance needed as workers prepare to open the campground of War Hill Park this weekend.
A vote last week by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners requires an annual audit of the local animal shelter's finances.
There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance Tuesday that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
The changes planned for the crossing at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 has the owner of a local restaurant wondering how he'll be able to stay in business without access to his main entrance.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
Commissioners are considering a measure that could reduce funding for the local animal shelter.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County man charged with murder in the shooting death of a local coach has entered a not guilty plea.