The struggling economy, evolving crime trends and the county's new courthouse have forced Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle to re-evalute his agency's operations.
A 24-year-old Dahlonega woman was arrested Monday after she reportedly took about $30,000 from the local Walmart.
A career firefighter and paramedic was recently named assistant chief for Dawson County Emergency Services.
Bethany Berg couldn't stop smiling Saturday morning as she and her teenage sons hammered the first nails into their new home in northern Forsyth County.
Rain threatened to wash out a benefit flag football tournament at Dawson County High School over the weekend.
For the third time in six years, Dawson County's government has been recognized for its efforts and efficiency.
A handyman for 30 years, Robert Hartman likes to keep up with new construction tools and gadgets.
The Dawson County Jaycees club is looking for a few more teams for Saturday's charity flag football tournament at Dawson County High School.
The defendants in a lawsuit aimed at halting construction of a motorsports park in western Dawson County scored a victory last week when a judge granted numerous motions in their favor.
A panel of experts fielded questions on regional water issues, including the controversial Shoal Creek Reservoir proposal, Saturday morning in Dawsonville.
A recent dinner and dance raised more than $10,000 for an ailing Dawson County Sheriff's deputy who collapsed while on the job in December.
Dawson County Emergency Services personnel stayed busy over the weekend with a number of serious injury calls and several brush fires.
When Myrna West's parents planted the Chinese Fir that sits on her property 80 years ago, they expected the tree to grow about six feet.
Memorial services were held Saturday for radio humorist and longtime Dawson County resident Ludlow Porch at Big Canoe Chapel in Jasper.
Three Dahlonega soldiers arrested last year for tossing explosive devices into a crowded local parking lot pleaded guilty to the charges.
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Hwy. 53 East in Dawson County is now open following this morning's head-on collision involving a fire engine.
Citizens have the chance to make comments on the county's proposed spending plan for 2016 during Thursday's meeting of the Dawson County Board ...
He has a blog and his own Facebook page, and now French bulldog Clyde has a blue "Best of Show" ribbon from the Dawson County ...
Vehicular homicide charges have been brought against a Dawson County man who was also seriously injured in a collision that killed an elderly woman.
A Dawsonville woman has been charged with driving under the influence after authorities say she crashed into a brick sign, overturned and came to rest ...
One of the state's most decorated drag racers and a 2006 inductee of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame died Saturday.
The rain was misting, the wind was blowing and it was chilly outside.
County officials are looking at repair options for a private cut-through road they say has become a public safety issue.
As the Taste of Italy fundraiser wound down at Church of the Apostles Saturday night, volunteers packed a to-go box of spaghetti, salad and homemade ...
A 32-year law enforcement veteran is the fourth candidate to announce his intention to run for Dawson County Sheriff.
The group charged with bringing quality development to downtown Dawsonville on Monday night approved economic assistance grants to three local businesses.
When Dan Pichon joined the Dawson County Kiwanis Club five or so years ago, the retiree was promised he wouldn't have to serve on ...
Veteran lawman Maj. Jeff Johnson last week announced his intention to run for Dawson County Sheriff.
A festival of all things furry is planned this weekend at the second annual Pups in the Park Dog Show.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part in clearing the shores of Lake Lanier Saturday.
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