Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
In an effort to keep kids safe and to raise awareness of a problem not often talked about, Dawson County Family Connection will be holding classes to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.
The Dawson County Humane Society is trying a new method of raising money for its no-kill shelter.
Each year, summer in Dawson County is marked by the tents and trucks of vegetables that show up in front of the Dawsonville Municipal Complex and Dawson County Extension Office.
Atlanta Motorsports Park and the Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority are gearing up for a full day of family fun as part of the "Sparks in the Motorsports Park" on July Fourth.
Beavers are prone to finding running water and building their dams, but in Dawson County all they seem to be building are problems.
A well-known Dawson County figure celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday afternoon surrounded by friends and family.
No One Alone is seeking volunteers to help in its Dahlonega shelter.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
Two area congregations arrived Sunday to find electronic equipment missing from their churches.
A lot of the new personnel with Dawson County Emergency Services are too young to remember a time when calls were dispatched by telephone and those responding had to read the chalkboard at the stations to find out where to find the fire.
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
A ceremony will be held Thursday in memory of a young man many in Dawsonville knew as "Soldier Boy."
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.