With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
Early voting began Monday for the July 20 primary and will continue through July 16 at the Dawson County Elections and Registration Office.
A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.
A woman who reported her son missing May 27 faces drug and other charges after the child turned up safe at a day care, where he had been the whole time.
A crowd of about 200 gathered Monday afternoon at Veterans Memorial Park to honor the men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom.
Authorities say Wayne McCord did not help take the thousands of dollars his wife is accused of funneling from Dawson County Clerk of Courts' accounts.
A decade long dispute over who's responsible for the upkeep of two roads in the Chestatee subdivision is expected to come to an end on Thursday.
Anyone planning to go to the courthouse over the next few months should plan a little longer walk to the front door.
Family and friends are mourning the loss of a former Dawson County middle school student.
Two Dawson County High School seniors are spending the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.
On May 16, the cost to register a trade name in Dawson County Superior Court was $30.
Looking back, Lake Gibson said he can't believe 18 years has passed since a group of local businessmen and women chartered the Dawson County Rotary Club.
Five flag poles stand at attention at Dawson County Veteran's Memorial Park.
A pair of Dawson County High School seniors will spend the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
Neighbors living in and around Black's Mill Place subdivision have banded together in opposition to a cell phone tower proposed for the area.
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is set to make his Sprint Cup debut in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance last week that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
Days after a Dawsonville man with a shotgun held officers at bay for nearly five hours, deputies issued a new warrant for his arrest, this time for aggravated stalking.
Dawson County Commissioners last week agreed to move forward with litigation against a local innkeeper in an effort to recoup more than $30,000 in delinquent hotel/motel taxes.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash last week when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
County officials say the removal of 16 trees is part of the routine maintenance needed as workers prepare to open the campground of War Hill Park this weekend.
A vote last week by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners requires an annual audit of the local animal shelter's finances.
There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance Tuesday that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
The changes planned for the crossing at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 has the owner of a local restaurant wondering how he'll be able to stay in business without access to his main entrance.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
Commissioners are considering a measure that could reduce funding for the local animal shelter.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County man charged with murder in the shooting death of a local coach has entered a not guilty plea.