Emergency services staff encourages residents to check smoke alarms this weekend, when turning back the clock for daylight savings time.
A 12-year-old girl and her father were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital on Saturday night after they suffered burns in a vehicle fire on Perimeter Road.
A law passed by Congress in 1999 ensured all veterans would receive full military honors at burial.
Bobby Cordell said his son doesn't miss a professional wrestling event.
Several food drives are planned through the end of the year in an effort to stock the pantry at the local food bank for the holidays.
Throughout November, Dawson County Library and the Lumpkin County Library will accept two cans or boxes of nonperishable food for each $1 of fines.
The ability to see ghosts comes naturally for some, said Paranormal Investigator Kathy Trader.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office encourage residents to participate in this year's second collaborative district-wide community clean up event Saturday, Nov. 6.
Classic car lovers said they couldn't have asked for more beautiful weather Friday during the second annual Moonshine Run.
Vietnam veteran Steve de Lyra remembers returning from the service to a hostile homecoming.
Those bored with ghosts and goblins can trade in their costumes for a little "Halloween Havoc" this weekend.
John Evans is what you might call a Mountain Moonshine Festival fanatic.
It's the sweetness of fried apple pies. The aroma of hot apple cider. The crackle of freshly fallen leaves. The warmth of a thick sweater. Orange orbs growing fat in the pumpkin patch.
The visiting Grand Marshal for the 43rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival was inducted into the 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame last week.
Tears still come to Tammi Carter's eyes when she thinks back to Christmas 2008.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership.
The changes planned for the crossing at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 has the owner of a local restaurant wondering how he'll be able to stay in business without access to his main entrance.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.