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Overnight rain causes flooding

Heavy rainfall overnight and into the morning caused a number of problems on roadways in Dawson County Wednesday.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Dawson County named regional veterans site

Dawson County has once again been named one of only two regional Veterans Day sites in Georgia.

August 07, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Lakewood Speedway Reunion is Saturday

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame welcomes racers, mechanics, owners, track officials, fans and anyone with a personal connection to the historic Lakewood Speedway to Dawsonville Saturday to reminisce and remember the great times they had at the famed track.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Congregation celebrates pastor’s 15 years

First Baptist Church of Dawsonville had fewer than 50 active members when Pastor Jim Gaines arrived.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Traditions alive, well

For one week during the summer, families from Dawson and Lumpkin counties get together at a small campground off Lumpkin Campground Road.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Cyclists pedal across the county

Eighty riders from across the state gathered in Dawsonville early last Saturday to take a 60 mile ride through Dawson County.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Friends reunite at local library

The Dawson County Library is proud to announce the revitalization of an old tradition.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Bridge will close Thursday for repairs

The bridge on Black's Mill Road will be closed Thursday as crews make some upgrades to the crossing.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Moonshiners reunite

Pete Bearden was 12 when he made his first batch of moonshine in the backwoods of Dawson County.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Young child to receive kidney from father

Twenty three-month-old Mason Hyde needs a kidney and his father just happens to be a donor match.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Roads renamed for race legends

Several streets in downtown Dawsonville soon will sport names that reflect the city's unique and nationally recognized auto racing heritage.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Club plans splash park

The Rotary Club of Dawson County has plans to build a kid's splash fountain at Rock Creek Park.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Fundraiser supports local animal shelter

Las Vegas is coming to Dawsonville for the Dawson County Humane Society's Lucky Dog Casino Night.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Cyclists to take scenic ride

The Office of Tourism Development of Dawson County will be holding a scenic ride through the county this weekend.

July 24, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Big Canoe man killed in wreck

A Dawson County man was killed in a collision with a tractor trailer on Hwy. 53 west of Dawsonville just before noon on Wednesday, Georgia State Patrol confirmed.

July 19, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


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Fuel spill blocks both Ga. 400 northbound lanes

UPDATE: Both lanes of Ga. 400 northbound have been cleared as of 7:45 p.m.

June 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Father and son drown at Lumpkin waterfall

A 38-year-old man and his 6-year-old son both drowned Tuesday afternoon while swimming at Dicks Creek Falls in Lumpkin County, according to a press release ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Cadets get feel for law enforcement careers

State troopers Steve Thompson and Jeremy Allison of the Specialized Collision Reconstruction Team visited last week with students at Dawson County Junior High School.

June 21, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL


Water authority board member appointed

Doug Schuster last week was sworn in as the newest member of the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority board of directors.

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


County approves scrap tire storage ordinance

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week approved an ordinance that will contribute to the health and safety of county citizens by helping to ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Windstream continues speed expansion in north Georgia Cable upgrades, 1-Gig speeds coming to Dawson

More than 67,000 households in the area are expected to benefit from cable upgrades by internet service provider Windstream by the end of 2017.

June 21, 2017 | | LOCAL


Dawson Marketplace enters phase two of development

The Development Authority of Dawson County announced last week that three nationally recognized retail firms will be the main anchor stores for phase two of ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Paddle Georgia launches into weeklong Etowah trek

It has been 11 years since the Etowah River was chosen as the site of Paddle Georgia's weeklong canoe and kayaking trip, and a ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


City holds first hearing for new annexation fee

An amendment to the City of Dawsonville annexation ordinance that will allow the city to charge an additional fee for each property annexing into the ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Long range planning committee schedules first meeting

A committee recently reinstated and appointed by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners to provide public input on the future of the county will have ...

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Dawsonville reverend receives posthumous award

Dawsonville-native James Styles was recently awarded the 2017 Spirit of Young Harris award.

June 21, 2017 | | LOCAL


County to hold open budget hearings

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners will be holding a series of open hearings over the next two weeks to discuss the 2017-2018 budget.

June 21, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Paddle Georgia to pass through Dawson this weekend

Paddle Georgia, the country's largest week-long canoe and kayak camping adventure, will launch at Dawson County's River Park on the Etowah River this ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Two join board of Good Shepherd Clinic

Jo Brewer and Dr. Brian Burke O.D. have joined the board of the Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County, according to a press release ...

June 14, 2017 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Chamber lunch covers property tax questions

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce hosted its monthly business luncheon last week so that members and community members could hear directly from Kurt Tangel ...

June 14, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL


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