With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight Wednesday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students and staff on Thursday.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter made the call just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to cancel classes for Wednesday.
Gov. Nathan Deal will kick off the New Year with a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega during a joint meeting of the Dawson and Lumpkin County republican parties and the Foothills Republican Women.
Volunteers with Keep Dawson County Beautiful are asking the community to go green this holiday season by recycling their real Christmas trees.
Dawson County-based First Citizens Bank of Georgia will open Thursday as Foothills Community Bank.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recently recognized its tops employees, including two that saved the life of an inmate, during the department's annual Christmas celebration at the law enforcement center.
Santa made a special trip to the Dawson County Senior Center on Thursday to drop off a few presents and wish everyone a happy holiday.
Dawson County commissioners have approved a rezoning to allow a new apartment complex near Ga. 400.
A report released by the National Transportation and Safety Bureau gives little information into the cause of a plane crash in Dawson County earlier this month.
The authority charged with boosting economic development in Dawson County has determined the timing may not be right for possible tax incentives to help a local manufacturer expand.
Billy Thurmond was still in high school when he first starting working with Dawson County Park and Recreation in the late 1970s.
Authorities say a handgun found after a standoff at a Harmony Church Road home is likely the weapon used to kill a Woodstock man earlier this month.
Gordon Pirkle spent most of last week preparing for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame's 2013 induction ceremony only to learn that the spotlight would be on him.
The state's Sexual Offender Registration Review Board recently recognized Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, for his work on House Bill 122.
Take an evening drive along Cothran Road off Hwy. 136 in Dawson County and you're likely to see Ryan and Joseph Ciafone in matching Christmas sweaters waving as neighbors slow down to see the brothers' elaborate display of holiday lights.
A winter storm warning has been issued for North Georgia with the anticipation of heavy snow, freezing rain and sleet expected to begin overnight Monday.
An incoming weather system could bring a wintry mix overnight and black ice by morning.
The first of several town hall meetings across the state's 51st Senate District will be held Saturday in Lumpkin County.
A Dawsonville man awaits sentencing Thursday after a jury convicted him of sex crimes involving children.
Jose Francisco Gonzalez, 41, was initially indicted on two counts of sexual battery, two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes and a single child molestation charge.
ATLANTA - It was 100 years ago that county commissioners in Georgia came together in support of committing funds to improve roads and create the state's first highway department.
On Tuesday, lawmakers recognized that effort and commended the Association County Commissioners of Georgia as a "respected legislative advocate for and voice of Georgia's 159 counties."
David Yenerall expected his commute from Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody to Dawsonville to last a bit longer than usual Jan. 28.
But the astronomy professor never could have imagined the 45-minute trek would not end until nearly 14 hours later.
Bill Elliott is among a handful of legends now eligible for nomination into the NASCAR Hall of Fame after racing officials announced procedural changes in December intended to broaden the slate of available candidates.
Any driver that competed for 30 years is now eligible for induction in to the hall of fame, as are drivers that have reached their 55th birthday after competing for 10 years.
Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said road conditions are improving but many remain "treacherous."
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville played a role in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
A bill introduced last week in the Georgia House of Representatives would make the electronic transmission of explicit photos illegal when the intent is to harm or harass the individual in the pictures.
Dawson County District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Hamby last week announced his intention to seek a second term.
Services are planned Saturday for one of the state's first paramedics.
Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle recently promoted two officers to new leadership roles within the department.
Officials confirmed last week that representatives with Publix Super Markets want to open a store in Dawson County.
Dawson County Emergency Services is cautioning motorists to stay off local roads, as many have become "treacherous."