For the third time in just more than a year, a Dawson County Sheriff's officer graduated at the top of the class at the Regional Police Academy in Athens.
Commissioner Gary Pichon announced last week he will seek a second term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
With seven local firefighters certified to give the latest version of a driver and apparatus competency exam, Dawson County is only the second department in the state testing personnel at that level.
A few years ago, Bill Minor was at the center of a battle to keep property adjoining his residential neighborhood from being zoned commercial.
An estimated $100,000 in designer clothing, expensive handbags and cell phones has been taken over the last few years in a series of smash-and-grab break-ins at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
A former lawman now serving as Dawson County's manager on Friday was named the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the state board of corrections.
Six months have passed since a Dawson County probate clerk was arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars from the court.
A local woman was sworn in Monday afternoon as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Teams are still forming for the inaugural Georgia Jail Association's charity golf tournament at Chestatee Golf Club April 12.
Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.
Late Friday afternoon, the judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit appointed a local woman to serve as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Margie Weaver didn't know what to expect Friday night as she stepped through the door at the American Legion.
Mail carriers last week stuffed every residential mailbox in Dawson County with 2010 Census packets.
In what local officials say was an unexpected turn of events, Dawson County's clerk of courts resigned Thursday.
An informational open house set for April 15 will show the public plans for improvements to Dawson County's busiest intersection.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
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.
Preparations are in place for everyone wanting to celebrate the holidays with a hearty feast this Thanksgiving.
Nationwide champion. Rookie of the year. Most popular driver.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries earlier this year.
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 ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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.