Their jerseys say they're from Gainesville, but soon the adult full contact football team will be known as the North Georgia Gladiators.
Just weeks after the local humane society rejected a contract with the Dawson County commission, the group agreed last week to move forward with the deal.
In a year when more people than ever looked to others for assistance, United Way for Dawson County raised more than $87,000 locally for those in need.
American Legion Post 247 plans to donate proceeds from its weekly Bingo event to raise funds for an elevator at the local senior citizens center.
When players signed on to play in the Inaugural Dawson County Jaycees Flag Football Tournament last Saturday they knew there would be some tough competition.
The inability to agree on a deal has brought Dawson County and the local humane society full circle.
A Superior Court judge denied bond last week for two Dawson County men charged in the December slayings of a south Georgia couple.
A national leader in sanitizing technology will move its corporate headquarters to Dawson County.
A local group would like you to start spring cleaning early this year and donate your spring and summer clothing to the earthquake victims in Haiti.
Lionel Graves had little to no intention of running for public office when he retired to Dawson County about eight years ago.
Humane Society officials say Dawson County's offer to split the cost of a required audit may not be enough to seal a proposed contract.
It doesn't matter that the Dawsonville Shooting Stars came up a few points short in Friday night's game, because everyone wins when the Harlem Ambassadors come to town.
A state board that oversees professional licensing last Wednesday told a local accountant accused of substandard practices to follow the rules or lose his license.
Two Dawson County men charged in the killing of a south Georgia couple late last year along the Amicalola River were indicted Monday.
A stretch of Ga. 400 near Henry Grady Hwy., where rundown buildings have sat vacant for years, could fit the criteria for a tax allocation district, according to one Dawson County official.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
The Mountain Moonshine Festival has become one of the top locales in the southeast to see hotrods.
A tribute to history and heritage will take place during the opening ceremony of the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival Oct.25 with the addition of five new inductees to the National Moonshiner's Hall of Fame.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
One of Dawson County's most decorated World War II heroes died last week at the age of 97.
It's not every day that white lightning and fast cars are harmoniously fused, except on the fourth weekend in October at the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival in downtown Dawsonville.
Organizers are hoping to gain greater exposure for a local literacy group by expanding fundraising efforts to include a European pheasant shoot on Saturday.
If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.
A barbecue fundraiser Saturday supports United Way for Dawson County and its many local partners.
Fun and furry festivities are planned this weekend at the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
State investigators have confirmed that bones discovered in August at the Dawson County Transfer Station are human remains.
Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.
Advance voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election, which includes a referendum asking voters to extend Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax.