Bids to build Dawson County's new courthouse and administration building have come in at nearly half the projected cost.
Dawson County High School senior Chase Gilreath had plenty of reasons to be smiling last Thursday when he inked a baseball scholarship with the Columbus State University Cougars.
Political newcomers Calvin Byrd and James Grogan were elected to the Dawsonville City Council Tuesday night.
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.
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.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
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.
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.
A Roswell woman was arrested Saturday after she refused to stop recording a political rally in Dawson County with her video camera.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.
A 20-year-old Dawsonville man is the first to be charged locally under a new state law that prohibits sending sexually explicit photographs without the consent of the person depicted.
Personnel documents released by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office detail the use-of-force incident that resulted in the firing of a jail sergeant earlier this month.
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
The Georgia Municipal Association last week recognized local lawmaker Kevin Tanner with the group's 2014 Champion of Georgia's Cities award.
The termination process is underway for a Dawson County Detention Center shift supervisor accused of punching an inmate in June.
County commissioners are demanding answers after a state board's ruling last month to grant clemency to a convicted murderer.