With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight and some ice still remaining on less-traveled roads Thursday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students, teachers and staff once again on Friday.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter announced early this morning that schools are closed today for students and staff.
Hobert W. Darnell, 77, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 31, 2013.
Dorothy Hamilton Turner, 85, of Dahlonega, died Jan. 2, 2014.
Thomas G. "Tom" Wilkinson, 66, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2014.
With the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala this Friday, chamber members will be gathering to celebrate the past year's accomplishments.
Don R. Mampel, 75, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 28, 2013.
Estie J. Holliday, 94, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 2, 2014.
Betty J. Moulder, 43, of Dawsonville, died Dec. 31, 2013.
After being at the Bowen Center for the Arts for only a week, executive director Ginny Greenwood is already announcing a new show.
January is National Radon Awareness month. Radon is the second-leading cause of lung cancer in the United States, only behind tobacco smoke. It is responsible for a reported 21,000 deaths per year in the United States. Radon is a radioactive gas that forms when naturally-occurring uranium in granite bedrock decays into radium. This radium then decays to radon, a colorless, odorless gas. Radon is not harmful outside, but it can build up to damaging levels inside a house.
Due to extreme cold and subzero wind chills moving across the state, the Dawson County Board of Education decided to cancel school Monday and Tuesday.
Looking back on 2013, Dawsonville and Dawson County have much to celebrate.
Foul play has not been ruled out in the disappearance of two Dawson County men who were last seen Jan. 2.
For the past few weeks, Dawson County elementary and middle schools have been testing their students' knowledge of words and spelling.
Dawson County is gearing up for its 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Eleese Adamson Shaddix, 89, of Dalton, died Dec. 23, 2013.
A contested piece of land has passed the first step to becoming annexed into the city of Dawsonville from the county.
Hazel Ruth Sturdivant, 88, of Cumming, died Jan. 21, 2014.
Everett Bennett Sr., 84, of Cumming, died Jan. 26, 2014.
Charles Thomas Dawson, 63, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 26, 2014.
Paul F. Helton, 79, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 22, 2014.
Stacey Lorraine Partain, 45, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 26, 2014. She was a member of Hickory Flat Church of God.
Eva Bearden, 94, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 20, 2014.
A winter weather system moving in tonight could produce up to a half inch of snow in Dawson County on Tuesday.
Mary Hughes Hamby, 90, of Cumming, died Jan. 17, 2014.
French Mitchell Hatfield, 49, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 18, 2014.
In April 2013, First Baptist Church of Dawsonville got a taste of stardom when TV star Erik Estrada presented the JC Films-produced "Finding Faith."
A single-vehicle wreck Saturday night in Lumpkin County has left one teenager dead and two others injured, according to the Georgia State Patrol.