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.
A grand jury on Monday indicted longtime Dawson County Clerk of Court Becky McCord in connection with more than $140,000 in missing funds.
When the Dawson County facilities staff planted a Willow Oak Tree at Rock Creek Park for the annual Arbor Day celebration last Friday, they had no idea the tree they planted would be dedicated in their honor.
Anyone looking to make improvements to their current home or build a new one will find a variety of innovative ideas and demonstrations this weekend at the inaugural North Georgia Home Expo.
New businesses are steps closer to locating in Dawson County.
It's been nearly two months since the Dawson County commission approved a contract with the local humane society to care for stray animals.
Emergency officials braced for the worst Friday, when as much as 4 inches of snow fell across some areas of Dawson County.
The state's current economic climate topped the list of concerns late last month when State Representative Amos Amerson sat down with constituents for breakfast.
The Dawson County Jaycees is looking for a few more teams for the inaugural Chili Bowl and Flag Football Tournament next month.
The Dawson County commission voted Friday to file a petition in Superior Court to remove longtime Clerk of Superior Court Becky McCord from office.
Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
Preparations are under way for the eighth annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for building a waterpark, Rotary Island, at Rock Creek Park.
It's been a history-making season for the Dawson County High School Lady Tigers.
A Dawsonville teenager was cut with a knife in a fight at a downtown gas station Saturday during the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
For the first time in six years, Dawson County's proposed 2014 budget includes pay increases for employees.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.
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.