Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
If hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs and chicken are on the menu for this weekend's barbecue, Dawson County Emergency Services says use caution when grilling.
Fireworks will light up the sky Saturday night at Rock Creek Park as Dawson County gets a jump start on the July Fourth holiday.
Local and state officials are urging residents to be safe as they take to the lake, rivers or swimming pools this July Fourth holiday weekend.
A Woodstock teenager died of her injuries June 24, four days after she was struck by a boat on Lake Lanier.
As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, local firefighters urge extreme caution when handling fireworks.
Donna Richardson loves to exercise.
The Dawson County Humane Society installed a new executive board of directors during its June 3 meeting.
Authorities have released the name of a teen who died Thursday after being struck by a boat on Lake Lanier over the weekend.
In December 1947, a group of men gathered inside a smoky conference room in Daytona Beach, Fla. to create the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR.
A 15-year-old girl remained in critical condition Tuesday, authorities said, two days after she was struck by a boat near Nix Bridge Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Humane Society is scheduled to reopen today after the discovery of a sick dog forced the facility to go into lockdown for a couple days.
Within the next year, Bethany Berg will realize the joy of homeownership as she becomes the first Dawson County Habitat for Humanity recipient.
Authorities are investigating a fatal wreck Tuesday morning that involved a motorcycle and a Dawson County maintenance truck pulling a trailer on Hwy. 9 at Veterans Memorial Park.
One Dawson County charity is gearing up for one of the most anticipated events of the year.
Contributions made by area employees toward United Way topped $76,000 in 2015.
A dinner Thursday night will celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Tracy Walker is the biggest liar in Dawson County. But don't let that deter you from visiting her at the library - that's her job.
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.