Hugs, tears and laughter were shared Sunday as the community gathered to mourn the loss of two Dawson County men whose bodies were found in Lake Lanier a little over a week after they were reported missing.
A mix of wintry weather expected to move in tonight could bring up to an inch of snow in higher elevations.
Authorities have confirmed that the bodies found in Fredericks Cove on Lake Lanier Friday afternoon in Dawson County are that of Mason Cox and David Wood.
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.
Dawson County Sheriff's Office is currently asking for the public's help in locating two young men.
The National Weather Service early Thursday issued a winter weather advisory effective through Friday morning for Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties. Icy roads will be possible in the area, as well as accumulating snow at elevations of 1,500 feet and above. Accumulations are expected to be 1" or less.
Volunteers with Keep Dawson County Beautiful are asking the community to go green this holiday season by recycling their real Christmas trees.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is under new leadership.
One local restaurant is doing its part to keep a Southern New Year's Day tradition alive.
The story by a local writer that was originally published in County magazine in 2007 has been selected to appear in the magazine's commemorative 25th anniversary book.
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.
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.
Officials praised the community's generosity last week as the Dawson County Sheriff's Office set a new record for its sixth annual Shop with a Cop event.
An eagerly anticipated, family-friendly tradition will be happening once again in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
A local pilot, who currently serves as director of operations for the Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol based in Gainesville, was recently recognized for flying accident free through his 54-year career.
Everybody has a dream. Some people act on them while others simply sigh and wish it would come true.
Chase Elliott's first Nationwide Series win Friday night made Dawsonville the most popular city in the country, at least for a few minutes.
In an effort to educate seniors on the dangers they could face, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office conducted a question and answer session Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County has updated the initial concept for its community splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawsonville Kroger is again United Way for Dawson County's top contributor.
As part of its ongoing commitment to helping families in Dawson County, Family Connection offered a new way to watch over the community's children.
Thanks to public support and a grant from the United States Department of Justice, a safe way for visitations and custody exchanges performed in Dawson County is available.
For the first time in months, Dawson County is finally being treated to seasonally appropriate weather. And it arrives just in time for spring break, which runs through Friday.
An explosion that quickly led to a house fire last week on Wildwood Court in southern Dawson County remains under investigation by state and local fire officials.
Carolyn Bowen thought she was attending Saturday's meeting of the Dawson County Homeowner's and Civic Association to talk about the success of the local animal shelter.
The Big Canoe Property Owners Association has been issued a notice of violation from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for an unpermitted surface mining operation in western Dawson County.
An event Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center is intended to keep older adults safe from criminals.