The Monday after Christmas Dawson County Emergency Services opened a present it had been waiting on.
The arctic blast that dropped nearly an inch of snow in Dawson County on Jan. 7 kept sheriff's deputies and emergency services personnel busy well into the weekend.
Dawson County took an economic hit in 2009 as the unemployment rate rose, businesses shuttered and home foreclosures soared.
Nearly three weeks after the slayings of a southeast Georgia couple along the Amicalola River, there's increasing speculation that one or both suspects could face the death penalty.
Dawson County authorities will be out in force this weekend trying to keep motorists safe as they ring in the New Year.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has expanded efforts this holiday season to give Dawson County residents more opportunities to recycle their live Christmas trees.
A lifelong fascination with space travel and astronomy paid off for a Dawson County man when he was accepted last week to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project.
Services were held earlier this week for the Effingham County couple shot to death near the Amicalola River in Dawson County on Dec. 19.
Authorities are trying to determine what led to a fatal family confrontation over the weekend on the Amicalola River.
Local lawmakers say North Georgia got an early Christmas present last week when David Ralston was named the next speaker of the state House of Representatives.
Emergency services and sheriff's officials say donations collected by Fred's Hometown Discount Store from shoppers will help a variety of community initiatives.
Megan Norris knew she had $100 to spend at the Dawsonville Wal-Mart.
The local Humane Society must have a professional financial audit if it wants to receive funding from Dawson County, commissioners decided last week.
For the second consecutive year, Nordson has been named one of the top manufacturing plants in the nation by Industry Week magazine.
Sewer lines in the city of Dawsonville are in the process of having their life expectancy improved by about 50 years.
Two men accused in unrelated rape and kidnapping cases were indicted last week by a Dawson County grand jury.
A Riverdale man has been indicted on nearly two dozen charges in connection with a credit card scheme and high-speed chase last summer.
Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.
A Dawson County man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a child molestation arrest in 2012.
A 17-year-old surrendered to authorities last week after avoiding arrest for months in connection with a spring burglary in eastern Dawson County.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
HAMPTON - There was little doubt who the star of the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Hungry was at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County made a splash Thursday with the grand opening of Rotary Island, an interactive water playground at Rock Creek Park.
A Dawson County Sheriff's officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman at a political event last month.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman over the weekend.
The deputy who arrested a Roswell woman over the weekend at a political rally in Dawson County has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation into the incident.
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott last week donated a 1937 Ford from his private collection that will be raffled off to raise money to support the Dawsonville History Museum.
Commissioners last week voted to deny the application from a county resident that wants to annex his west side property in the city of Dawsonville.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
A Roswell woman was arrested Saturday after she refused to stop recording a political rally in Dawson County with her video camera.