A dominant defense and strong running game led North Forsyth to a 31-0 win over Dawson County at home on Friday in a non-region game.
Fans gathered Friday night for the opportunity to see, hear and meet one of NASCAR's greatest drivers, "The King" Richard Petty.
The long Labor Day weekend proved deadly for an Atlanta man who drowned Sunday at a popular swimming hole in western Dawson County.
Qualifying for the Dawsonville City Council election Nov. 5 closed with three candidates, including two incumbents, filing to run.
Dawsonville and the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority have begun talks on a new agreement that could allow the city to expand its water and sewer customer base.
When the news broke recently of a school shooting in Dekalb County, I'm sure each of you joined me in saying a prayer for the safety of the children and employees. Thankfully, in this situation no one was hurt and the individual that was responsible was taken into custody.
Rats! As if creating this profound and pithy prose each week wasn't hard enough, now I have discovered a legislator with a sense of humor. The apocalypse is upon us.
The local economy is slowly getting better. Statistically that is true, although many people think the economy is still in the tank. They have a point. Analysis suggests that the recovery is about 40 percent at this point. That is significant, but for many people the recovery has yet to appear at their doorstep.
Each year, Dawson County Emergency Services and Sheriff's Office alternates who will perform the memorial service in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Dawson County High School is now home to a competition-level training course for its JROTC cadets.
Many high school students spend their summer relaxing or visiting with friends. But one Dawson County teen gave his summer up to provide comfort for those far from home.
Peggy Joyce Holtzclaw, 73, of Cumming, died Aug. 27, 2013. She was a loving mother and friend to all and had a strong Christian faith. Her parents, V.E. "Jack" and Lynette Cochran; and sister, Carolyn Cochran, preceded her in death. Survivors include her children, Tony and Karla Holtzclaw of Cumming, Tanya and Todd Fowler of Dawsonville; sister, Jacqueline Binnette of Dacula; grandchildren, Justin and Jordan Holtzclaw and Emily Martin; great-grandchildren, Cory and Avery Martin, Bailey ...
More than 300 GED graduates, including 57 Dawson students, walked across the stage on Aug. 31, at Free Chapel in Gainesville to receive their diplomas from members of the Lanier Technical College Board of Directors.
Labor Day has come and gone, signaling the end of summer. This means the days will be getting shorter, the air will have that crispness of fall and candy corn, much to my friend Hazel's dismay, will flow in abundance. Also, white shoes should have been carefully retired to the back of the closet until next spring's Easter.
In just his sixth start, Dawsonville's Chase Elliott made history as the youngest winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when he took the checkered flag in Monday's inaugural race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.
Larry Smith Sr., 67, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Dewey Ralph Smith, 64, of Blountstown, Fla., died Dec. 1, 2013.
Harold Poore, 84, of Dawsonville, died Nov. 26, 2013.
Edwin Junior Garner, 80, of Dahlonega, died Dec. 1, 2013.
Clifton Cleve Bennett Sr., 82, of Cumming, died Nov. 28, 2013.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
It was as ugly as a wart hog, but for the 11th time in the past 12 years, 38 of the past 50 and 65 out of 108, the University of Georgia, the oldest state-chartered university in the nation, located in Athens, the Classic City of the South has bested You-Know-Where Institute of Technology for the State Football Championship, 41-34.
It's December. Thanksgiving has come and gone, and Christmas songs are popping up on every radio station. This means it is time to pick a Christmas tree.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday to begin at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Two things always made Granny happy: Cooking and being in the hospital.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
I've tried to cultivate an attitude of gratitude lately. It's not as corny as it sounds. But I had read something a while back that stated that the more we are thankful for, the more we will have to be thankful for.
During a Nov. 12 joint work session and board meeting, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted on several financial matters, two of which go hand-in-hand.
In the center of Riverview Elementary School stands an intersection where the entrance meets the media center and splits into two wings for classrooms.