Just two months into the 2010 campaign, United Way for Dawson County officials are saying they are concerned about reaching a $100,000 goal.
Glenda Ferguson said she was surprised no one wanted to speak at a recent public hearing on plans to consolidate the county's voting precincts.
A Dawsonville man with an extensive criminal history is being held without bond following a chase and brief manhunt last week.
One of Dawson County's largest employers plans to expand its operation and create 15 to 20 new jobs in the next year.
Kids of all ages were in awe last weekend when the World Renowned Blanstar Circus rolled into town.
Cari McDonald remembers the first time she smoked pot.
A time-honored European tradition comes to Dawsonville Dec. 12 with the Inaugural Dawson County European Pheasant Shoot at the Whitmire Farm on Goldmine Road.
Consolidating Dawson County's eight polling locations will be the topic of discussion at a public hearing Friday morning.
Bobby Taylor buys lottery tickets every week. Sometimes in the scratch off variety, but mostly Mega Million jackpot tickets.
At the urging of her teenage son, a Dawsonville woman has taken in more than 50 children over the last seven years as a foster parent.
Preparations are underway for the third annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
A group of Dawson County teens hopes a bumper sticker initiative will encourage young motorists to drive safely.
Authorities say a former longtime clerk took thousands of dollars from Dawson County Probate Court.
In an effort to help offset costs at the Dawson County Humane Society, shelter volunteers have asked the county to consider charging pet owners a license fee.
Officials with RaceTrac convenience stores are putting the finishing touches on a site plan for a new gas station along Ga. 400.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
A local family is devastated after the state's pardons and parole board on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip.
It was 23 years ago in April that the community was rocked by one of the most brutal murders in Dawson County's history.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.