The annual Dawson Day Sparks in the Park fireworks show has been postponed due to the rain, organizers announced this morning.
An Atlanta-based development company has announced plans to build a commercial "power center" that will bring national retail and restaurants to Dawson County.
County commissioners are considering closing a local bridge that state transportation officials have deemed functionally obsolete.
The Georgia Department of Transportation has approved $200,000 in emergency funding to repair road and culvert damages caused by the heavy rains and flooding in Dawson County in May.
Organizers are hoping the rain holds off long enough to celebrate tonight's Dawson Day Sparks in the Park fireworks extravaganza.
An Atlanta-based development company announced on Wednesday plans to build a commercial "power center" that will bring national retail and restaurants to Dawson County.
Developers say plans to build a regional reservoir remain in place despite a lack of state funding.
The spirit of America is alive and well in Dawson County as preparations have begun for the annual Independence Day celebration July 3 at Rock Creek Park.
Locally grown fruits, vegetables and flowers will roll in by the truckload when the Dawson County Extension Office's annual farmer's market opens July 3.
Dylan Head knows what he wants to be when he grows up. "I'm going to be a firefighter, just like my dad," said the 12-year-old. Last week, he was among nearly three dozen young cadets living the life of a firefighter in the Dawson County Emergency Services' Junior Fire Academy. "I learned a lot about what firefighters do and what my dad, Nathan Head, does every day at work. I just like that he likes ...
Family members of the teen who died last week in what has been dubbed a "car surfing" accident are convinced the police report is inaccurate.
At least one county commissioner is opposed to the use of state or federal dollars to fund a proposed local reservoir.
Kaleb Holbrook was preparing for his second game as a catcher for a summer league in Connecticut on June 8 when his phone began to ring with calls and text messages of congratulations.
A Dawsonville man arrested last week is accused of sexually abusing two girls. Jose Francisco Gonzalez, 40, is charged with a single count of child molestation and two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes. The charges are felonies. Dawson County Sheriff's Maj. Tony Wooten said "the incidents took place in southeast Dawson County between June 2012 and May of this year." According to the sheriff's reports, the girls, who are both younger than ...
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather warning for Thursday afternoon in north Georgia.
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.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before lawmakers when the Georgia General Assembly convenes next year.
Several hundred dinner guests are expected tonight at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center.
A longtime downtown pharmacy likely will remain open for several more months despite an Internal Revenue Service auction that sold the property in an effort to collect back taxes.
Dawson County commissioners have chosen to delay until next month a decision on a rezoning request for a large apartment complex near Ga. 400.
State transportation officials outlined plans to replace the Etowah River bridge on Hwy. 136 north of Dawsonville during a public information meeting last week.
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.