The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Board of Directors held an inaugural meeting last week to get the ball rolling on what will soon be a monthly gathering of volunteers.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is looking at the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Elliott Family Parkway as a possible roundabout site.
Coosa River Basin Initiative representatives said during a recent visit that a proposed reservoir on Shoal Creek in Dawson County could harm several native fish species.
Organizers have put the final touches on the sixth annual Veterans Day Celebration, a day many months in the making.
A missionary from Dawson County has returned from his trip to Paraguay, where he was able to connect the lives of young people living a world apart.
Two environmental groups are giving local residents and elected officials an opportunity to visit the site of a proposed reservoir that could be built in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
Emergency services staff encourages residents to check smoke alarms this weekend, when turning back the clock for daylight savings time.
A 12-year-old girl and her father were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital on Saturday night after they suffered burns in a vehicle fire on Perimeter Road.
A law passed by Congress in 1999 ensured all veterans would receive full military honors at burial.
Bobby Cordell said his son doesn't miss a professional wrestling event.
Several food drives are planned through the end of the year in an effort to stock the pantry at the local food bank for the holidays.
Throughout November, Dawson County Library and the Lumpkin County Library will accept two cans or boxes of nonperishable food for each $1 of fines.
The ability to see ghosts comes naturally for some, said Paranormal Investigator Kathy Trader.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office encourage residents to participate in this year's second collaborative district-wide community clean up event Saturday, Nov. 6.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott last week donated a 1937 Ford from his private collection that will be raffled off to raise money to support the Dawsonville History Museum.
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority recently recognized one of its board members for a quarter-century of service.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
After waiting a couple years, little Mason Hyde has reached all of the milestones, including a desired weight and finding a donor, required for a kidney transplant.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced this week that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains region increased to 6.7 percent in June, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in May.
A recent benefit brought the community together to walk at Rock Creek Park for a local woman battling cancer.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed Wednesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy. 9 South and collided with a pick-up truck.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.