The temperature for Lake Lanier was a brisk 40 degrees on Saturday morning, ideal weather, some say, for the first swim of 2016.
Local shoppers looking for groceries, clothing and home improvement goods were out of luck Wednesday evening after a power outage shutdown several big-box retailers along Ga. 400 in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Miss Relay for Life Beauty Pageant will be Mar 6. in the Dawson County Middle School auditorium.
Dressed in gold, green and purple, North Georgia royalty celebrated as if they were partying on Bourbon Street and in the process raised more than $55,000 for a local hospice care center.
A Dawson County school bus and a passenger vehicle collided Wednesday morning at Academy Avenue and Hwy. 9 South in downtown Dawsonville.
Flip flops one day, parkas the next. With the Georgia weather, you never know what to expect.
The fire station near the intersection of Harmony Church and Nix Bridge roads is now serving the community with a full time staff.
A Dawson County jury was seated Monday night after hours of questions to potential jurors in the murder trial of Herman James "Bo" Seppenfield VII, who is accused in the 2014 shooting death of a popular little league coach.
The Dawsonville Highway/Ga. 53 westbound bridge over Lake Lanier is scheduled to be partially closed for a second weekend in a row for Georgia Department of Transportation work.
The announcement that two new retail developments are going in at Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest in Dawson County has been named to a list of the top-10 things to happen in North Georgia in 2015.
Developers are looking to bring more than 100 new homes into the city of Dawsonville.
A taskforce has formed to find suitable new tenants for the current Kroger location in Dawson County.
Barbara Roberts can name dozens of times she's almost been hit pulling out of her driveway on Hwy. 52 near its intersection with Elliott Family Parkway.
A 43-year-old Cumming woman is behind bars after authorities say she spiked her Waffle House coworker's drink with methamphetamine.
Students across Dawson County go their wish for a snow day after a dusting of powder throughout the day and overnight Tuesday prompted schools to be closed Wednesday.
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Fake laughing may have gotten a bad rap.
Dawson County deputies raided an underground gambling parlor Saturday night and arrested several well-known wiseguys on alcohol and racketeering charges.
Dawson County's runoff election for sheriff and tax commissioner ended in narrow victories Tuesday night.
Those on the inside can't fully explain it and those on the outside can't fully understand it.
Open the door to get to the downstairs level of the Margie Weaver Senior Center in Dawsonville on a Tuesday or Thursday morning and the ...
Some say time seems to stand still on the hallowed grounds of Lumpkin Campground during the weeklong spiritual revival and celebration known as campmeeting.
It is now legal to "shoot the hooch" with hooch in Georgia.
Hundreds from across the community were in downtown Dawsonville Sunday afternoon to show their support for law enforcement.
A nonprofit that advocates for abused and neglected children must say goodbye to its director after more than six years, though the person named interim ...
It's not always an easy task to impress an 11-year-old.
A local teen will not let disrespect by a chosen few detour him from supporting American servicemen and women.
A Dawson County woman is receiving treatment after being bitten by a rabid dog June 24.
The votes have been tallied and the Dawson County News is proud to announce the Best of Dawson winners.
On the hottest day reported in four years, hundreds cooled off at Rotary Island Saturday and enjoyed a summer day at the park.
Organizers are asking Independence Day revelers to RSVP to Monday's fireworks extravaganza at Atlanta Motorsports Park in western Dawson County.
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