Keep Dawson County Beautiful is holding an electronics recycling event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 16 at the Wal-Mart shopping center.
Tatum Trail in northwestern Dawson County will be closed Oct. 20-22 while crews replace a pipe damaged by recent flooding.
Those who have missed opportunities to meet authors of recent books about Dawson County and its early citizens, or to buy their books, will have a chance to do so during the upcoming 43rd Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Dressed in a floor length, silk gown, Morgan Bennett was crowned Miss KARE for Kids 2011 Saturday afternoon at Riverview Middle School.
For Dawson County resident Kathy Fuller, it was tough getting such heartbreaking phone calls from her daughter.
A world-traveling missionary from Dawson County left the country this week on a dangerous journey.
A local man in law enforcement recently learned the true meaning of friendship.
After heart surgery left a local woman paralyzed from the waist down, the most common of tasks became challenging.
An organization that promotes conservation and hunting has scheduled its inaugural Turkey and Ham Shoot to raise dollars for youth events.
Veterans Day is just around the corner.
Georgia's annual ban on outdoor burning ends at midnight Sept. 30, clearing the way for residents to use a fast, new burn permitting system provided by the Georgia Forestry Commission.
On just about any given day, Gordon Pirkle can be found giving tours at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame.
Leslie Elliott was having lunch Monday afternoon at Bojangles' when she heard a really loud noise.
The Dawson County Commission could soon examine the possibility of labeling certain locations in the county as "historic."
Dawsonville celebrated a decade of fine arts with a gala Saturday night at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
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.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.
The 2015 Relay for Life season is officially under way in Dawson County.
Friends, family, neighbors and even strangers are pouring on the love for Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle and his family after their home caught fire on Saturday afternoon.
The memory of a local businessman and community leader is now forever enshrined upon a bridge renamed last week in his honor.