Dawson Community News and the Dawson County Board of Commissioners invite the community to the inaugural Dawson Day Thunder in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza Independence Day Celebration July 3 at Rock Creek Park.
Arriving from Dalton with his family before sunrise Saturday morning, Christian Gillespie planned to hook "the big one" during the annual Kids Fishing Rodeo at Amicalola Falls State Park.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
A large crowd gathered Monday in Veterans Memorial Park to pay tribute to those who gave their lives in service to the country.
For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer - a time when the pools open and the lake fills with boaters from across the region.
Keziah Newton couldn't be bothered last Friday afternoon.
Weather may have moved the event indoors, but it couldn't rain on Dawson County's 13th annual Relay For Life.
A Marble Hill businessman was killed Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a sport utility vehicle just west of Dawsonville.
Saturday was an average day for Dawson County High School junior Jeff Fedoruk.
Pete Taylor, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mobile District, said last Tuesday night he was excited about federal stimulus funding for an updated water manual.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Dawsonville father of four who died early Saturday in an accident at a Texas hotel.
A group of teenagers sat among a cluster of cardboard boxes and metal drums serving as trash cans.
If outdoor plans include visiting Amicalola Falls you might need to bring an extra $2 for the parking fee.
A Dawson County High School senior was killed in a single-vehicle wreck Friday, a day after officials said he picked up his cap and gown for next month's graduation.
Authorities Wednesday afternoon identified the pilot in Monday night's fatal plane crash in Dawson County as John H. Culbertson, Jr. of Atlanta.
The reason for the season will be showcased this weekend as the congregation at Bethel Baptist Church presents an elaborate, full-scale production depicting the story of Christ.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
Dozens of volunteers from area churches, civic groups and youth organizations served up several hundred meals during the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
A sophomore is well on her to way to breaking the volunteer record for students at Dawson County High School.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Several men and women with Dawson County Emergency Services were recognized during the department's annual recognition and awards banquet last week.
GAINESVILLE - Hundreds of residents from across the region turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
Several hundred dinner guests are expected tonight at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center.
Despite the brisk weather, motorcyclists filled the parking lot of the Dawsonville Municipal Complex on Sunday during the 22nd Annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run.
A longtime downtown pharmacy likely will remain open for several more months despite an Internal Revenue Service auction that sold the property in an effort to collect back taxes.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
Instead of traveling with elves by sleigh, Santa arrived in Dawsonville last year with smiling men and women dressed in leather jackets and riding motorcycles.
With the burn ban in Dawson County lifted and a fair amount of rain the past few months, residents have been burning leaves and other trash in their yards more frequently.