A piece of history left Gainesville 135 years ago, but now it's back.
Arbo viruses (mosquito-borne illnesses) generally become a concern in our area during this time of year.
If hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs and chicken are on the menu for this weekend's barbecue, Dawson County Emergency Services says use caution when grilling.
Fireworks will light up the sky Saturday night at Rock Creek Park as Dawson County gets a jump start on the July Fourth holiday.
Local and state officials are urging residents to be safe as they take to the lake, rivers or swimming pools this July Fourth holiday weekend.
A Woodstock teenager died of her injuries June 24, four days after she was struck by a boat on Lake Lanier.
As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, local firefighters urge extreme caution when handling fireworks.
Donna Richardson loves to exercise.
The Dawson County Humane Society installed a new executive board of directors during its June 3 meeting.
Authorities have released the name of a teen who died Thursday after being struck by a boat on Lake Lanier over the weekend.
In December 1947, a group of men gathered inside a smoky conference room in Daytona Beach, Fla. to create the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR.
A 15-year-old girl remained in critical condition Tuesday, authorities said, two days after she was struck by a boat near Nix Bridge Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Humane Society is scheduled to reopen today after the discovery of a sick dog forced the facility to go into lockdown for a couple days.
Within the next year, Bethany Berg will realize the joy of homeownership as she becomes the first Dawson County Habitat for Humanity recipient.
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.