Dawsonville's Bill Elliott was at the top of the list Wednesday afternoon when NASCAR's 2015 Hall of Fame class was announced.
County commissioners last week approved an ordinance that limits burning debris from construction sites to daytime hours.
The two convenience stores involved in an alleged illegal gambling operation can no longer sell beer and wine.
With Dawson County's annual budget hearings approaching, Sheriff Billy Carlisle said he can no longer stand by and watch longtime employees leave for higher paying jobs with better benefits.
County and city officials have a joint meeting this afternoon to discuss how revenue should be distributed if voters pass the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax extension in November.
Political newcomer Sharon Fausett is Dawson County's next District 1 commissioner.
A small political forum Wednesday evening gave voters a final opportunity to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
There was a sea of neon, spandex and teased hair as the decade of glam rocked Dawsonville last weekend.
Advanced voting continues through Friday for the May 20 primary election.
A local man has two weeks to be in compliance with state law after the Dawson County Health Board upheld a decision by animal control that classifies his 2-year-old Cane Corso Mastiff as vicious.
Authorities are warning the public of a law enforcement impersonator attempting to get personal information over the telephone.
Dawson County commissioners voted last week to suspend a local convenience store's beer and wine license, and a similar fate may await a second business this week.
Postal customers are being asked to help Stamp out Hunger by donating nonperishable food items that will be given to the local food pantry.
Spring-like conditions last weekend were ideal for the Dawson County Arts Center's annual Art in the Garden Festival.
Impulse Manufacturing recently announced the acquisition of MSM Holding Company, a move that could more than double the Dawsonville-based steel fabricator's work force within the next year.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
The case against a teenager arrested last month on misdemeanor sex charges has grown.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a traffic stop last week in Dawson County.
A local elementary school teacher was among two people arrested last week after authorities responded to reports of a burglary at her colleague's home in neighboring Gilmer County.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.
A night shift supervisor at the Dawson County Detention Center is on paid administrative leave while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation looks into accusations he punched an inmate in the face.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a routine traffic stop Tuesday in Dawson County.
A verbal altercation between roommates that escalated into a physical fight hospitalized one man and sent another on the run early Saturday morning.
Dawson County and Dawsonville officials are soon expected to ratify an agreement on a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax that will go before voters in November.
Two area congregations arrived Sunday to find electronic equipment missing from their churches.
A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
A former youth ministry intern from Dawsonville faces nearly three dozen child pornography charges in connection with an investigation that originated earlier this year in neighboring Forsyth County.
An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Dawsonville man more than 20 years ago.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.