With Valentine's Day on Sunday, many men and women are trying to come up with the perfect gift that tells their loved one how much they care.
Almost two decades have passed since a group of Dawson County women set up shop in a small basement on the outskirts of town in an effort to collect clothes and food for local individuals in need.
Construction workers are nearly finished replacing a crushed pipe beneath the Hwy. 136 entrance to Gold Creek subdivision, a project that stemmed from September's heavy rainfall.
Sometimes it's better to give than to receive.
A plane involved in a fiery crash Monday in Lawrenceville is registered to a Dawson County man.
One of Dawson County's own was among 10 World War II veterans from the Southeastern United States honored last week in Atlanta.
Cancer survivors and those affected by the disease joined at city hall Jan. 28 to kick off the American Cancer Society's 2010 Relay for Life Dawson County, an annual drive that raises research dollars.
Local delegates and officials who went to last week's regional water planning council in Dawsonville said they're making progress in the quest for information.
J.M. Burt believes that if you're going to write a book, there ought to be a good story to tell.
Helping a victim of the earthquakes in Haiti can be as easy as turning on your computer or writing a check.
A kick off for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at Dawsonville city hall.
Members of a local theater troupe were a tough act to follow at a national event where students competed for the Junior Theater Festival trophy.
While the snow from Dawsonville's recent storm has melted away, the cold weather will be around for a few more months.
The Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, which serves the health care needs of 14,000 uninsured and underinsured residents in Pickens, Cherokee and Dawson counties, will receive a $50,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia.
Love is in the air in Dawson County.
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.
Residents living in Dawson County's Chestatee neighborhood hope to spread cheer this holiday season by donating turkeys to the local food pantry.
Work to smooth the traffic flow around Dawsonville's downtown square is complete.
Hundreds of local children will wake up Christmas morning to find presents under their trees thanks to dozens of volunteers determined to make holiday wishes come true.
A local man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Monday afternoon after he suffered serious injuries in a farming equipment accident.
An area residential facility for women battling addiction and mental health issues recently moved its popular store into the former Outdoor Traditions building at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 136 in Dawsonville.
Come spring, kids of all ages will be able to enjoy a new water feature at Rock Creek Park after commissioners last week approved a proposal by the local Rotary Club to donate a splash pad.
Luke Holmes may just be 7, but he understands the sacrifices servicemen and women make for his country.
Work is expected to begin this week on reshaping the roads around Dawsonville's historic courthouse into a true roundabout.
An area nonprofit is holding the grand opening of its new thrift store location this weekend.
Everyone knows a jerk, even if they don't want to single out who it is. But one native Georgia author is calling out the nefarious folks in the state's history.
Veterans of all ages and from each military branch will be honored Monday during Dawsonville's ninth annual Veterans Day celebration.
A local family hopes their love for playing cards will pay off this week as they travel to the largest souvenir and gift show in the nation to promote a new card game they developed.
A man was reported shot at a Dawson County residence shortly after noon Thursday.