Those who have missed opportunities to meet authors of recent books about Dawson County and its early citizens, or to buy their books, will have a chance to do so during the upcoming 43rd Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Dressed in a floor length, silk gown, Morgan Bennett was crowned Miss KARE for Kids 2011 Saturday afternoon at Riverview Middle School.
For Dawson County resident Kathy Fuller, it was tough getting such heartbreaking phone calls from her daughter.
A world-traveling missionary from Dawson County left the country this week on a dangerous journey.
A local man in law enforcement recently learned the true meaning of friendship.
After heart surgery left a local woman paralyzed from the waist down, the most common of tasks became challenging.
An organization that promotes conservation and hunting has scheduled its inaugural Turkey and Ham Shoot to raise dollars for youth events.
Veterans Day is just around the corner.
Georgia's annual ban on outdoor burning ends at midnight Sept. 30, clearing the way for residents to use a fast, new burn permitting system provided by the Georgia Forestry Commission.
On just about any given day, Gordon Pirkle can be found giving tours at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.
Leslie Elliott was having lunch Monday afternoon at Bojangles' when she heard a really loud noise.
The Dawson County Commission could soon examine the possibility of labeling certain locations in the county as "historic."
Dawsonville celebrated a decade of fine arts with a gala Saturday night at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Those who have enjoyed recreational time on Lake Lanier - be it fishing, boating or swimming - may consider pitching in to keep the lake beautiful this weekend.
SafeKids of Dawson County has teamed up with local agencies to keep prescription drugs out of the wrong hands.
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.