Northeast Georgia native Laura Jenkins was tired of cold weather.
Memorial services will be held today for a 30-year-old Dawsonville man who died Sunday night following a dirt bike accident in western Dawson County.
In a room of about 200 last week, Duane Wallace was the only person who knew which animal kills the most people each year in Africa.
One of the most beloved Broadway musicals comes to life this weekend in Dawsonville.
Local athletes will have the rare opportunity to compete in a Wiffle Ball tournament on Oct. 23.
Residents in western Dawson County should plan for power outages Oct. 19-20 as Amicalola EMC upgrades power lines in the area.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful is holding an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Wal-Mart shopping center.
Tatum Trail in northwestern Dawson County will be closed Oct. 20-22 while crews replace a pipe damaged by recent flooding.
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.
Preparations are in place for everyone wanting to celebrate the holidays with a hearty feast this Thanksgiving.
Saturday's race at Homestead-Miami Raceway may not have been a career win for Chase Elliott, but the siren sounded all across Dawsonville regardless.
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
The Chestatee Regional Library is offering library patrons a chance to do away with their fines by helping out a good cause.
Christmas is less than two months away and one local organization is looking for ways to help make it a happy time for everyone.
Veterans of all ages and from each branch of the military will be honored Tuesday during Dawsonville's 10th annual Veterans Day celebration.
With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, there are sure to be tricks and treats for everyone.
Preparations are under way for the eighth annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for building a waterpark, Rotary Island, at Rock Creek Park.
The more than 100,000 visitors that flock to Dawsonville the fourth weekend in October couldn't have asked for better weather for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.