The 10-year-old boy who died Wednesday evening after being hit by a personal watercraft on Lake Lanier has been identified as Conor Tierney of McLean, Va.
The Department of Natural Resources Critical Incident Reconstruction Team is investigating the accident that happened about 2:45 p.m. on the Chestatee River arm of Lake Lanier in Dawson County, DNR spokesman Rick Lavender said Thursday afternoon.
When Alan Kendall moved to Dawsonville nearly five years ago, his draw was Lake Lanier.
Then he discovered the mountains and rivers in North Georgia and now says he couldn't have picked a better place to retire.
A Dawsonville man was among the 19 people killed in wrecks statewide over the July Fourth holiday weekend.
Dawson County Coroner Ted Bearden said Michael Martinez Moreno, 27, was pronounced dead Saturday night at Northside Hospital-Forsyth.
Dressed in red, white and blue, Sam Bailey and two friends squealed Saturday night as they ran through a field at Rock Creek Park.
"It's her birthday," said 5-year-old Samantha Cohen of her friend. "And it's America's birthday."
Residents of a gated subdivision in southeastern Dawson County are angry about a utility tower recently erected without warning near their homes.
"Would you like to have that tower next your home? I want you to be honest with me. Would you want that in your backyard?" Ivan Ruiz asked representatives of Etowah Water and Sewer Authority last week.
A local woman's passion for botany has bloomed into an obsession with one of nature's most diverse flowering plants.
In short, Dawsonville's Suzanne Franklin says daylilies "fascinate" her.
A memorial fund has been set up for a 16-year-old who died June 6 after he was struck by a vehicle on Hwy. 53 near Dawsonville, while riding his skateboard.
Contributions may be made to the Tyler Seay Memorial Fund at any United Community Bank.
Members of Etowah Masonic Lodge No. 222, Free & Accepted Masons, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter No. 970, Dawsonville Lions Club and Dawson County Jaycees will be placing Veterans memorial markers today for this year's Independence Day in the City of Dawsonville.
The markers are to honor deceased men and women who have served honorably in one of the branches of military service.
The Vietnam Veterans of America's local chapter is offering a few new programs for families of veterans in case of emergencies.
The chapter is providing a planning guide to help with the planning and decision making of the funeral and burial services. The guide includes simple steps to prepare for the end of life event, a list of important documents needed when arranging the funeral and information on burial benefits.
As temperatures climb, many Dawson County residents will be headed to the water in an effort to escape the heat.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, swimming is one of the most popular sports in the country. Though swimming does offer an easy way to stay cool and keep active during the summer months, it may also lead to dangers such as injury or drowning.
A new state law that takes effect Friday will keep children in car safety seats until their eighth birthday.
Signed into law in May, the requirement is designed to reduce the risk of child injuries and fatalities on state roads.
A man who spent nearly four decades serving the city of Dawsonville died Monday at age 92 following a period of declining health.
Born about 10 miles outside of town, G. L. "Pete" Gilleland and his family moved to Dawsonville when he was 7.
If David Hildebrand knew the truth behind his invitation to the Georgia State Council of Vietnam Veterans' meeting earlier this month, he said he would have stayed home.
It was there in Macon on June 18 that the Dahlonega man was named Georgia's Vietnam Veteran of the Year.
Red, white and blue sparks will soar over Rock Creek Park on Saturday night when Dawson County kicks off the Independence Day weekend with a fireworks extravaganza.
Presented by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Dawson Community News, Dawson Day Sparks in the Park begins at 5 p.m. with activities for the entire family.
Nearly a dozen local "celebrities" have new respect for the food-service industry after they donned aprons Friday for an annual fundraiser
"This was my second year doing this," said Dawsonville Councilman Calvin Byrd. "I should have been way better this year. That's some hard work."
Dawson County is once again being recognized as a National Weather Service StormReady community.
The latest weather models Tuesday morning were showing less snow than initially anticipated, but school leaders erred on the side of caution and dismissed Dawson ...
State transportation officials will be at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Thursday to gage public opinion over changes proposed to the intersection of Highways ...
ATLANTA -- Sen. Steve Gooch (R - Dahlonega) has filed legislation to create the Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for All Georgians Study Committee.
North Georgia real estate and economic expert Frank Norton Jr. will highlight trends in the local housing market and commercial industry during the Dawson County ...
Dawson County schools will be closed on Wednesday due to winter precipitation and deteriorating road conditions. Twelve month employees are asked to report at 10 ...
With the potential for a surge of winter weather tonight, the Dawson County School System will make a decision on whether to cancel classes early ...
Emergency crews are at Northside-Dawson Medical Campus investigating a possible gas leak.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is turning to the public for help in locating a missing teen.
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help cover final expenses for a Dahlonega man who died from injuries sustained when he was hit ...
Deer hunting season may be over, but those whose mission it is to stop cancer in its tracks are still "Hunting for a Cure."
State transportation officials announced last month that the speed limit on a stretch of Ga. 400 in Dawson County will be lowered to 55 mph.
FORSYTH COUNTY - An 8-month-old Forsyth County girl with a rare heart condition is undergoing treatment in Boston, but there are ways for local residents to ...
A pedestrian hit this morning as he attempted to cross Ga. 400 in Dawson County has died.
Winter weather may have postponed the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce annual gala, but the masked revelers still had a ball Sunday.