They are only mobilized a half dozen times each year, but the Dawson County Sheriff's Special Response Team is ready when the call goes out.
The streets of downtown Dawsonville will rev to life this weekend during the 42nd Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Each year more than 4,000 Americans die in fires and about 20,000 are injured.
Lake Lanier is up, but don't expect it to get too much higher.
The 42nd Annual Dawsonville Mountain Moonshine Festival kicks off with a "Thunder Road Moonshine Run," a caravan consisting of about 52 moonshine-era vintage cars dating from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Thousands of visitors will soon be descending on Dawsonville to participate in one of the most popular festivals in north Georgia.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
With the opening Saturday of deer firearms season, hunters are encouraged to review safety rules and regulations before heading to the woods.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
Emergency officials confirmed a young boy was shot in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area late Friday afternoon.
Firefighters at Station 6 near Big Canoe have learned not to leave the bay door open for even a few minutes after recently finding bear prints and overturned trash inside.
The death of a 31-year-old Cleveland man in a single-vehicle wreck Friday night was the sixth fatality on Dawson County roads in 2009 and first since the spring.
Since the downturn of the economy, various efforts throughout the community have been made, all in the name of helping individuals and families in need.
For members of Dawson County's Little Mountain bluegrass band, it doesn't get much better than playing for the home crowd.
The search is over for a 22-year-old Southern Catholic College student who drowned Monday night while swimming in a lake at Gold Creek Golf Club.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott last week donated a 1937 Ford from his private collection that will be raffled off to raise money to support the Dawsonville History Museum.
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority recently recognized one of its board members for a quarter-century of service.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
After waiting a couple years, little Mason Hyde has reached all of the milestones, including a desired weight and finding a donor, required for a kidney transplant.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced this week that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains region increased to 6.7 percent in June, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in May.
A recent benefit brought the community together to walk at Rock Creek Park for a local woman battling cancer.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed Wednesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy. 9 South and collided with a pick-up truck.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.