Dawson County does not plan to join about a dozen other local governments in a habitat conservation plan for the Etowah River basin.
A Dawson County man was arrested Monday afternoon after authorities say they found him tending to a crop of suspected marijuana in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
An information-gathering meeting last Thursday brought together almost two dozen volunteers interested in forming an Optimist Club in Dawson County.
They talk about politics, the weather, their families and anything else that comes to mind.
The parties named in a lawsuit aimed at blocking plans for a motorsports country club in western Dawson County hope a judge will dismiss the matter next month.
The Dawson County commission will consider Thursday whether to make county employees take Sept. 4 and four other unpaid "days of rest" this year.
Employees and volunteers at the Dawson County Humane Society are considering hanging a "no vacancy" sign on the front door.
An educational seminar on understanding property taxes is planned for Saturday morning at the Appalachian Community Bank Conference Center in downtown Dawsonville.
While many counties and cities across north Georgia are struggling with businesses closing down, the city of Dawsonville is experiencing a surprising growth spurt.
Homeowners can expect to pay between $200 and $300 more on their property taxes due to the cancellation of the state's homestead exemption for 2009.
It wasn't an easy decision, but Dawson County's finance and budget staff is recommending employee furloughs beginning next month.
Dressed in an orange jumpsuit with his hands and feet shackled, former Dawson County Sheriff's Officer Kenneth Cannon admitted he impersonated a state patrol officer to illegally gather information on his ex-wife.
A Dawsonville man faces nearly a dozen felony charges for sexual exploitation of children after he reportedly made contact with a teen over the Internet.
Walking across the stage Friday at Riverview Middle School, 27 young cadets became the inaugural graduating class of the Dawson County Junior Firefighter Academy.
Communicating vital information is key in the search and apprehension of fugitives.
Low cost rabies vaccinations are available Saturday at various locations across the county.
Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Dawsonville this morning to sign into law a bill that will place tougher regulations on sludge application.
In their first public debate, candidates for the District 7 seat in the state House of Representatives met last week in Dawsonville.
A 78-year-old Blairsville woman died Sunday morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 in western Dawson County.
The local Rotary Club recently recognized the Dawson County High School Laws of Life Essay Contest winners during a special awards program.
Several dozen local voters filled the auditorium at Dawson County Middle School last week to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
A Dawson County Sheriff's employee was terminated Monday, weeks after his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol.
Amicalola Falls State Park is the backdrop for a new movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
There's no need to fret over what to make for breakfast Saturday morning.
Makeshift barricades separated anxious young hunters from thousands of plastic Easter eggs spread across the football field at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.
Coming off back-to-back wins in NASCAR's Nationwide Series, Chase Elliott came home to Dawsonville on Wednesday and was greeted by a couple hundred fans ready to meet their hometown hero.
The local business community last week paid tribute to the county's top teachers.
Downtown Dawsonville is not typically known for its loud nightlife. Except when there's a NASCAR race on TV and native son Chase Elliott is celebrating in victory lane.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott won his second consecutive victory in the Nationwide Series Friday at Darlington Speedway in South Carolina.