A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
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.
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.
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.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
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.
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.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed on July 29 after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck on Hwy. 9.
A 37-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested last week on pandering and solicitation charges.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
With four races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott remains at the top of the NASCAR Nationwide Series leader board, despite a 10th-place finish at Kansas Speedway on Saturday.
State investigators have confirmed that bones discovered at the Dawson County Transfer Station in August are human remains.
With five races left in the season, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott is poised to take home the NASCAR Nationwide Championship title in his first year on the circuit.
Massive amounts of Styrofoam, parts of an abandoned houseboat and two crumbling docks were among the debris collected in Dawson County on Saturday during the Lake Lanier Association's 26th annual Shore Sweep.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
A 30-year racing career can produce quite a collection of cars and memorabilia.
Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.
Unemployment continues to improve across the north Georgia region and officials believe the busy holiday shopping season will bring even lower rates in the coming months.
A recent flurry of requests from Dawson County residents wanting to annex their property into Dawsonville has prompted officials to explore the possibility of a unified government.
A Dawson County Detention Center employee resigned earlier this month during an investigation that exposed an inappropriate relationship with a female inmate.
The local investigation into an explosion and fire that leveled a southern Dawson County home in March is ongoing, but Allstate Insurance officials said they've denied the property owner's compensation claim because the incident wasn't an accident.
The last 10 acres of a tract of land needed to develop a new retail center along Ga. 400 were rezoned last week.
Two men accused in unrelated rape and kidnapping cases were indicted last week by a Dawson County grand jury.
A Riverdale man has been indicted on nearly two dozen charges in connection with a credit card scheme and high-speed chase last summer.
Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.