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.
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.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.