Canine companions have long been used in search and rescue missions, and now a handful of Dawson County residents are putting their equine companions to work saving lives.
In early 2009, no one predicted that it would be one of the rainiest years on record.
A local nonprofit is encouraging Dawson County sportsmen to keep hunting in order to benefit other local nonprofit agencies.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has expanded efforts this holiday season to give Dawson County residents more opportunities to recycle their live Christmas trees.
Chris Kimble of Dawsonville doesn't do New Year's resolutions.
The Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health has relaxed the restriction for H1N1 vaccine and is now offering the vaccine to everyone age 6 months and older.
When it comes to the H1N1 virus there are several unknowns. However, one thing is for sure: The number of confirmed cases are "significantly" underreported.
Megan Norris knew she had $100 to spend at the Dawsonville Wal-Mart.
It's been nearly a week since Dawson County got a surprise visit from one of the nation's highest-ranking government officials.
Georgia Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue and Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue Thursday - an effort to improve communication and attract industry in North Georgia.
Getting Vice President Joe Biden from the nation's capital to Dawsonville requires a lot of planning, but local officials are hoping to keep roadway inconveniences to a minimum.
One Dawson County church wants to remind residents that giving is an important part of the holiday season, even in tough economic times.
Vice President Joe Biden will visit Dawsonville on Thursday to make an announcement about the federal stimulus package, the White House announced today.
Anyone who knows Jonah Brinson knows that if they want to find him on the weekend, they need to look in a tree stand.
For some, holiday cheer is measured in watts.
An eagerly anticipated, family-friendly tradition will be happening once again in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
A local pilot, who currently serves as director of operations for the Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol based in Gainesville, was recently recognized for flying accident free through his 54-year career.
Everybody has a dream. Some people act on them while others simply sigh and wish it would come true.
Chase Elliott's first Nationwide Series win Friday night made Dawsonville the most popular city in the country, at least for a few minutes.
In an effort to educate seniors on the dangers they could face, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office conducted a question and answer session Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County has updated the initial concept for its community splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawsonville Kroger is again United Way for Dawson County's top contributor.
As part of its ongoing commitment to helping families in Dawson County, Family Connection offered a new way to watch over the community's children.
Thanks to public support and a grant from the United States Department of Justice, a safe way for visitations and custody exchanges performed in Dawson County is available.
For the first time in months, Dawson County is finally being treated to seasonally appropriate weather. And it arrives just in time for spring break, which runs through Friday.
An explosion that quickly led to a house fire last week on Wildwood Court in southern Dawson County remains under investigation by state and local fire officials.
Carolyn Bowen thought she was attending Saturday's meeting of the Dawson County Homeowner's and Civic Association to talk about the success of the local animal shelter.
The Big Canoe Property Owners Association has been issued a notice of violation from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for an unpermitted surface mining operation in western Dawson County.
An event Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center is intended to keep older adults safe from criminals.