The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a USDA Mass Food Distribution from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Hollis Transport in Flowery Branch.
Eight-year old Kenneth Stewart III has become a local celebrity in the community, and has recently picked up the nick-name of "Soldier Boy of Dawsonville."
State health officials confirmed the first case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus in Dawson County Wednesday afternoon.
Personnel from Dawson County Emergency Services will be heading to the streets Aug. 27-29 as they team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to "fill the boot."
Local attorney Clint Bearden was appointed last week to chair the Legislative Affairs Committee for Georgia's 9th District Republican Party.
A year after he went raccoon hunting for the first time, a 13-year-old Dawson County boy is winning state awards for his new hobby.
An information-gathering meeting last Thursday brought together almost two dozen volunteers interested in forming an Optimist Club in Dawson County.
They talk about politics, the weather, their families and anything else that comes to mind.
An educational seminar on understanding property taxes is planned for Saturday morning at the Appalachian Community Bank Conference Center in downtown Dawsonville.
Cancer patients receiving treatment at a nearby hospital or medical facility will soon have access to free transportation to and from their treatment site, with the help of efforts towards establishing an initiative of a national program in Dawson County, known as Road to Recovery.
Officials say lightning may be to blame for a fire Thursday that destroyed a log cabin in western Dawson County.
The more than 400 Hall and Dawson county children suspected as victims of physical or sexual abuse this year can now undergo medical evaluations in a welcoming new building accented with flowers and toys.
Optimists Clubs are known throughout the world for "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."
About 200 rescuers spent hours this weekend searching for a Dawsonville child who, when found, had strayed maybe 200 or 300 yards from the family camp site.
A bear with a plastic pickle bucket on his head had been wandering the area since early June but was recently caught, "de-bucketed" and released again by Department of Natural Resources officials.
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.