They are only mobilized a half dozen times each year, but the Dawson County Sheriff's Special Response Team is ready when the call goes out.
Names like "Cannonball," "Slick" and "The Bomb" drove their ways into regional racing history Friday night when they were inducted as the 2009 Georgia Racing Hall of Fame class.
They are among the first people on the roads each morning, heading out before some of their passengers even get out of bed.
Three members of the Dawson County Woman's Club proved recently they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
Teresa Conowal admits some of her teaching methods are uncoventional.
With six candidates vying for two open seats, Dawsonville election officials aren't sure what to expect in the Nov. 3 City Council election.
Election officials on Monday decided to ask voters what they think about a plan to consolidate the county's polling places.
From women's clubs to civic organizations, health iniatives to beautification projects and humanitarian efforts, volunteer opportunities abound in Dawson County.
A postal worker who pleaded guilty last month to selling methamphetamine will serve about six months at a women's residential treatment center, followed by several months of strict supervision and fines.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
Ask your six year old if she knows what marijuana is, and she'll probably say no.
Representatives from the Council for Quality Growth will discuss a controversial water conservation plan at the Dawson County Homebuilder's Association's Oct. 21 meeting.
There was a time when you had to travel outside the county for many products and services.
Voters are being asked by the school system to approve extending the county's 1-cent education sales tax to help fund several needed projects.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
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.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
The case against a teenager arrested last month on misdemeanor sex charges has grown.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a traffic stop last week in Dawson County.
A local elementary school teacher was among two people arrested last week after authorities responded to reports of a burglary at her colleague's home in neighboring Gilmer County.