A Dawson County official posed the question to a crowd of more than 50 at the local library: "What if we could turn this county into the outdoor playground of Atlanta?"
Critters living at the local animal shelter hope you're feeling lucky Saturday for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Lucky Dog Casino night.
Considered by many to be the University of Georgia's greatest quarterback in history, David Greene took time out of his schedule to speak to the local Jaycee's club last week.
Dawson County Tea Party organizers say they were not surprised by the high attendance at last week's meeting.
The driver of a logging truck that overturned Friday afternoon, spilling logs onto the shoulder of Ga. 400, has been charged in connection with the incident.
Dozens of couples put on their dancing shoes to "get down and boogie" Saturday night as the City of Dawsonville celebrated its 150th birthday.
Young Life Dawson has scheduled its fifth annual 5K run for Aug. 21 at Rock Creek Park to raise dollars for the Christian youth organization.
Officials with Dawson County government gathered Aug. 13 to officially mark the opening of the new and improved Veterans Memorial Park.
Boling Bridge on Dawsonville Highway will close for up to eight weekends this fall as workers repair beams across the structure.
Katie Centofanti doesn't quite remember how old she was when she first learned to paddle a kayak.
Until a few weeks ago, Veterans Memorial Park looked much like a ghost town most mornings.
Authorities have ruled the July 29 drowning of a 34-year-old Dawson County man an accident.
A mounted search and rescue unit with local headquarters in Dawson County is awaiting its first mission.
Jacob Walker was on his way home from making out-of-state deliveries Monday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving left Hwy. 53, caught fire and exploded in western Dawson County.
A local volunteer admits the nation's current economic situation has taken a toll on the ability for non-profits to raise money.
Teams are still forming for the 12th annual Dogleg Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Dawson County Humane Society.
A mid-day sewage spill last week caused some alarm for the local water authority.
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a house explosion shortly after noon Thursday afternoon.
Dawson County homeowners will have their chance to learn about the county and voice questions to community leaders this weekend.
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority could see the projected timeline for the Russell Creek Reservoir drop by as much as half if it can secure a loan from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
Three residential structure fires in six days have emergency personnel urging the community to be cautious and prepared.
The 13th Annual Art in the Garden Festival, sponsored by the Dawson County Arts Council, will be held at the Bowen Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3 and 4.
A couple thousand people from across the region were in Dawsonville on Thursday to see the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
A mid-day sewage spill has caused some alarm for the local water authority.
When Will Wade joined the Rotary Club of Dawson County nine years ago, he was drawn to the organization's "Service Above Self" motto.
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.