After piloting the CHAMPS elementary program for the state in 2003, the Dawson County School System is one of five counties in the state set to pilot a similar program at the middle school level.
High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board, has named Dawson County High School a Pacesetter School for 2008 - 10.
Four of the county's five schools made adequate yearly progress status for 2008.
They came from all over to pay their respects.
Lumpkin Campground held its annual summer revival last week.
In a unanimous vote, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners struck down a proposed youth ballpark rezoning last week.
After two public hearings on land proposed to be condemned for a new courthouse and administrative building, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners postponed the vote to move forward with condemning the property last Thursday.
Forsyth County's consideration to pursue funding for an Etowah River fed reservoir would not impact Dawson County's water flow, officials say.
The board of commissioners voted last Thursday to move forward in applying for grant generated funds to upgrade War Hill Park.
U.S. Army Cpl. Matthew Phillips of Cumming was just weeks from completing his 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Dawson County's Lakeview Center held the second annual Night of the Gladiators mixed martial arts amateur tournament Saturday.
A Republican representing the west side of Dawson County will challenge House Speaker Glenn Richardson for the top post in the Georgia House.
Friends and family are mourning the weekend death of Dawson County Building Official Wayne Elledge.
Voter turnout was not what poll workers were anticipating in last Tuesday's primary election.
A local accountant accused of stealing more than $60,000 from a client's escrow account has surrendered to authorities.
It seems the weather over the past few weeks has been rough for man and beast alike as Dawson County Emergency Services responded to the 1300 block of Hugh Stowers Road last week.
The National Weather Service has issued a severe weather warning for Thursday afternoon in north Georgia.
A Dawson County teen and star athlete died Monday night after she fell from the hood of a moving vehicle.
Cornerstone Christian Church along with Dawson County Parks and Recreation is offering a fun, safe way to cool down over the next two months.
Local "celebrities" say they're going to stick to their day jobs after spending Friday morning in the grueling food service industry.
After spending nearly a century in the mountains near Canton, one moonshiner is preparing his last batch in Dawsonville.
Emergency officials are urging caution this summer in the wake of two serious all-terrain vehicle accidents, including a fatality near downtown Dawsonville last month.
Nearly a dozen local "celebrities" will don aprons for Dawson County Family Connection's fifth annual breakfast Friday. The event supports community efforts that benefit local children.
A picnic Saturday at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier will give local voters an opportunity to meet with key lawmakers in a casual setting.
A sinkhole near Ga. 400 that nearly doubled in size after last week's torrential rain showers has led to the county declaring a need for local emergency.
The Dawson County Board of Elections is in talks over the possibility of applying for a grant that could lead to moving the county's west voting precinct.
For a third year, Dawson County schools and parks will be opening their doors to help feed the hungry over the summer.
A 60-year-old man was killed Saturday in what authorities described as a machinery accident at his shop in downtown Dawsonville.
Summer is almost upon us and the first wave of camps is getting ready to begin.
Members of the Dawson County Woman's Club donated several wooden chairs and a table to the county earlier this month.