Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a routine traffic stop Tuesday in Dawson County.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
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.
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.
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.
Two area congregations arrived Sunday to find electronic equipment missing from their churches.
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.
A verbal altercation between roommates that escalated into a physical fight hospitalized one man and sent another on the run early Saturday morning.
A lot of the new personnel with Dawson County Emergency Services are too young to remember a time when calls were dispatched by telephone and those responding had to read the chalkboard at the stations to find out where to find the fire.
Thursday is the deadline for county and city officials to reach an agreement on the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax extension set to go before voters in November.
A Dawson County Detention Center officer was fired last month after an investigation into accusations he had sexually harassed a former female co-worker.
A Dawsonville teenager is facing statutory rape and child molestation charges after admitting to having had a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl.
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
Chase Elliott remains in third place in NASCAR's Nationwide Series points standing after finishing sixth in Michigan on Saturday.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
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.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
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.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.