Other than the size of the field, there were few surprises Friday as qualifying for the July 20 primary election came to a close.
District 51 State Sen. Chip Pearson is looking forward to spending time with his family when his term expires in December.
A local certified public accountant was appointed Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve on the Georgia State Board of Accountancy.
Candidates for the 9th District U.S. House seat made stops in Dawsonville earlier this week as polls opened for advance voting in next week's special election.
There have been more than 600 fire fatalities in the U.S. since the beginning of the year.
A former Lumpkin County commissioner who spent the last several years in Dawsonville was killed Friday in a three-vehicle wreck near the War Hill community.
Evan Curry arrived to a campsite at the newly renovated War Hill Park last Thursday to spend the week fishing with his young sons and enjoying some time with his extended family.
Ryan Pritchard never thought he'd go to college.
The field of candidates hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court continued to swell as four more have said they planned to seek election.
A veteran law enforcement officer who spent the last six years as a supervisor in court services announced Monday he will run for Dawson County's clerk of Superior Court.
A local businessman has joined the growing list of residents hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court.
More than 65 bags of trash and 27 tires were collected last week as Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office teamed up to kick off the Great American Clean-up.
Attorneys for the couple trying to stop construction of a motorsports park in western Dawson County say a security deed signed by EHK Investments confirms the group is a proper party in the lawsuit.
State Department of Transportation officials say renovations to Dawson County's busiest intersection could begin within the next 18 months.
Qualifying begins Monday in Dawson County for candidates running for county commission, school board and clerk of Superior Court.
Authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect from an armed robbery at CVS in Dawsonville last week.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
The undefeated Lady Tigers advanced to the Sweet Sixteen with Thursday's 71-35 win over Elbert County.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
An arrest was made last week in connection with a fire late last year at Gospel Way Baptist Church.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
Community leaders are both hopeful and hesitant after hearing a north Georgia real estate forecaster say he expects the county's population to quadruple in the next 15 years.
"Our plan has always been to have 50,000 folks in 2030," said Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
County leaders last week agreed they would not a fight a recent annexation into the city of Dawsonville.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan is urging citizens in the city and county to reject a proposed transportation bill floating through the state capitol.
An ex-realtor who pleaded guilty to theft and forgery charges last year was arrested again last week, this time for fraud.
Construction is expected to begin on a new retail center along Ga. 400 next month.
The Dawson County Lady Tigers are perfect after Friday night's victory over West Hall at home.