A 60-year-old man was killed Saturday in what authorities described as a machinery accident at his shop in downtown Dawsonville.
Summer is almost upon us and the first wave of camps is getting ready to begin. The Dawson County Arts Council is offering several camps over the summer that range from classic arts, art education and sculpting to theater and music lessons. Each camp has a dedicated teaching staff to make the experience the best it can be, said Marcia Chelf, executive director for the Dawson County Arts Council. "I am very excited about our ...
Members of the Dawson County Woman's Club donated several wooden chairs and a table to the county earlier this month.
Work crews have been out since daybreak Sunday assessing the damage and making repairs to areas across the county that felt the impact of heavy rainfall early Sunday.
A county native with more than two decades of local government experience has been selected to lead the Dawson County Senior Center.
A national atheist group wants to place books alongside Bibles at Georgia State Park lodge rooms and cabins.
A service Monday at Veterans Memorial Park will honor local military men and women who served their country honorably.
DAWSONVILLE - About 100 Rangers in training from Camp Frank D. Merrill in Dahlonega parachuted into Lake Lanier at War Hill Park near Dawsonville last week.
A 73-year-old Guyton man was killed Tuesday afternoon when he attempted to cross Hwy. 53 on a 4-wheeler and was hit by an oncoming pick-up truck near Perimeter Road in Dawsonville.
In an effort to decrease the number of scrap tires in the area, Keep Dawson County Beautiful is offering Dawson County residents a Tire Amnesty Day from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at the Dawson County Transfer Station, located at 946 Burt Creek Road.
After a back-and-forth round of presentations vying over plans for a reservoir for Dawsonville, two sides have made their case before the city council in open meetings.
A move to take certified rangers out of state parks has drawn concern from local officials. "My concern is if you don't have any law enforcement presence at Amicalola Falls all the time, then what's that going to do to me, and our law enforcement agency here," said Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle. His comments followed an announcement last week by state officials regarding several changes that will take effect July 1 at Georgia state ...
The Dawson County Art Council's 12th annual Art in the Garden event is this weekend and, according to Bowen Center for the Arts Executive Director Marcia Chelf, it's going to be a lot of fun for everyone.
Shirley Hawkins has a long list of reasons to support Relay for Life. "I originally started relaying because of my son's young friend when they were children who had leukemia," she said. "Then I lost a brother to brain cancer, and I lost my dad in 2004 to liver cancer." As a two-year breast cancer survivor herself and current American Cancer Society advocate, Hawkins said she will do everything in her power to help put ...
There will be an evening of picking and grinning Saturday night when local bluegrass and gospel entertainers Little Mountain perform live at New Life Church.
Authorities Wednesday afternoon identified the pilot in Monday night's fatal plane crash in Dawson County as John H. Culbertson, Jr. of Atlanta.
The reason for the season will be showcased this weekend as the congregation at Bethel Baptist Church presents an elaborate, full-scale production depicting the story of Christ.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
Dozens of volunteers from area churches, civic groups and youth organizations served up several hundred meals during the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
A sophomore is well on her to way to breaking the volunteer record for students at Dawson County High School.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Several men and women with Dawson County Emergency Services were recognized during the department's annual recognition and awards banquet last week.
GAINESVILLE - Hundreds of residents from across the region turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
Several hundred dinner guests are expected tonight at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center.
Despite the brisk weather, motorcyclists filled the parking lot of the Dawsonville Municipal Complex on Sunday during the 22nd Annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run.
A longtime downtown pharmacy likely will remain open for several more months despite an Internal Revenue Service auction that sold the property in an effort to collect back taxes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
Instead of traveling with elves by sleigh, Santa arrived in Dawsonville last year with smiling men and women dressed in leather jackets and riding motorcycles.
With the burn ban in Dawson County lifted and a fair amount of rain the past few months, residents have been burning leaves and other trash in their yards more frequently.