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.
The state's oldest working courthouse recently received a much-needed facelift as Dawson County enlisted more than 290 man-hours to preserve the historic building.
Members of the 2008 Management Development Program class constructed a bridge and accompanying pathway from Rock Creek Park to the Dawson County Humane Society animal shelter, July 11.
Just two weeks after a former employee was arrested on charges of stealing more than $93,000 from a local accounting firm, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has secured a warrant for the arrest of the owner of the business.
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority discussed the current status of its countywide service expansion plans during the authority's work meeting, July 8.
With the dwindling economy, high gas prices and county officials being asked to cut back their budgets, new uniforms for sheriff's officers would typically be out of the question - if the sheriff had not seized more than $100,000 in drug money in the last year.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Dawson County from 7 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. Friday.
Representatives with several local churches have taken the initial steps in establishing a faith-based organization intended to help homeless families get back on their feet.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
A north Georgia competitive clogging team was recently named the Overall National Grand Champion at the Clogging Champions of America National finale.
With spring just around the corner, the Dawson County Public Library is gearing up for warmer weather and nights under the stars.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
With all the talk of ice and snow finally melting away, the obvious thing to do next is go swimming, which is what Dawson County residents gathered to do Saturday.
The fourth annual Leap for Literacy was held Feb. 22 at War Hill Park. The event benefits Dawson County WEE Books, a program developed to put age-appropriate books in the hands of preschool children.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
For nine years, the Dawson County Tree Preservation Society, along with Keep Dawson County Beautiful, has planted a tree on Arbor Day to commemorate the county's dedication to preserving green space.
The Dawson County Commissioners formally proclaimed Feb. 21 as Arbor Day in Dawson County.
With a month of freezing temperatures and snow every other week, Lake Lanier is primed and ready for a swim.
A nearly 30 year tradition continues Saturday when the Etowah Lodge No. 222 Free and Accepted Masons open the lodge for an annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
A winter weather system brought as much as eight inches of snow to some areas of Dawson County and then stuck around for most of last week, shuttering schools and many local businesses for days.
Five-year-old Olivia "Livi" Graham likes to laugh, play and be rambunctious at school just like every little girl her age.
North Georgia real estate and economic expert Frank Norton Jr. will highlight trends in the local housing market during the Rotary Club of Dawson County's Feb. 20 meeting at the Lakeview Center.
Dawson County lost two dedicated volunteers whose work in the community left the area better than they found it, friends say.