For the third time in just more than a year, a Dawson County Sheriff's officer graduated at the top of the class at the Regional Police Academy in Athens.
Commissioner Gary Pichon announced last week he will seek a second term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
With seven local firefighters certified to give the latest version of a driver and apparatus competency exam, Dawson County is only the second department in the state testing personnel at that level.
A few years ago, Bill Minor was at the center of a battle to keep property adjoining his residential neighborhood from being zoned commercial.
An estimated $100,000 in designer clothing, expensive handbags and cell phones has been taken over the last few years in a series of smash-and-grab break-ins at North Georgia Premium Outlets.
A former lawman now serving as Dawson County's manager on Friday was named the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the state board of corrections.
Six months have passed since a Dawson County probate clerk was arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars from the court.
A local woman was sworn in Monday afternoon as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Teams are still forming for the inaugural Georgia Jail Association's charity golf tournament at Chestatee Golf Club April 12.
Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.
Late Friday afternoon, the judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit appointed a local woman to serve as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Margie Weaver didn't know what to expect Friday night as she stepped through the door at the American Legion.
Mail carriers last week stuffed every residential mailbox in Dawson County with 2010 Census packets.
In what local officials say was an unexpected turn of events, Dawson County's clerk of courts resigned Thursday.
An informational open house set for April 15 will show the public plans for improvements to Dawson County's busiest intersection.
Drug agents were on the scene Wednesday morning of what they are calling a methamphetamine lab at a home on Hanging Dog Road in southeastern Dawson County.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.
A Dawsonville man was arrested overnight Monday in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a teen girl.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
A Dawson County Grand Jury, last week, handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
An Iowa man accused of sexually assaulting an employee at a local motel late last year was indicted on the charges by a Dawson County grand jury last week.
A 15-year-old from Dawsonville has been charged as an adult in the alleged molestation of a young child.
The owner of a hardware store in Dahlonega is expanding to Dawson County after officials last week approved a request to rezone nearly three acres at Hwy. 53 East and Stephens Road.
A Dawson County Grand Jury on Tuesday handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.
Friends, family, neighbors and even strangers are pouring on the love for Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle and his family after their home caught fire on Saturday afternoon.
The memory of a local businessman and community leader is now forever enshrined upon a bridge renamed last week in his honor.