Emergency services staff encourages residents to check smoke alarms this weekend, when turning back the clock for daylight savings time.
A 12-year-old girl and her father were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital on Saturday night after they suffered burns in a vehicle fire on Perimeter Road.
A law passed by Congress in 1999 ensured all veterans would receive full military honors at burial.
Bobby Cordell said his son doesn't miss a professional wrestling event.
Several food drives are planned through the end of the year in an effort to stock the pantry at the local food bank for the holidays.
Throughout November, Dawson County Library and the Lumpkin County Library will accept two cans or boxes of nonperishable food for each $1 of fines.
The ability to see ghosts comes naturally for some, said Paranormal Investigator Kathy Trader.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office encourage residents to participate in this year's second collaborative district-wide community clean up event Saturday, Nov. 6.
Classic car lovers said they couldn't have asked for more beautiful weather Friday during the second annual Moonshine Run.
Vietnam veteran Steve de Lyra remembers returning from the service to a hostile homecoming.
Those bored with ghosts and goblins can trade in their costumes for a little "Halloween Havoc" this weekend.
John Evans is what you might call a Mountain Moonshine Festival fanatic.
It's the sweetness of fried apple pies. The aroma of hot apple cider. The crackle of freshly fallen leaves. The warmth of a thick sweater. Orange orbs growing fat in the pumpkin patch.
The visiting Grand Marshal for the 43rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival was inducted into the 2011 NASCAR Hall of Fame last week.
Tears still come to Tammi Carter's eyes when she thinks back to Christmas 2008.
The Mountain Moonshine Festival has become one of the top locales in the southeast to see hotrods.
A tribute to history and heritage will take place during the opening ceremony of the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival Oct.25 with the addition of five new inductees to the National Moonshiner's Hall of Fame.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
As of late, the national news scene has been buzzing with one particular topic - the Ebola virus.
Groups of hunters ranging from husband and wife to father and son teams flocked to one Dawson County mountain home to take part in a local charity's new fundraiser.
One of Dawson County's most decorated World War II heroes died last week at the age of 97.
It's not every day that white lightning and fast cars are harmoniously fused, except on the fourth weekend in October at the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival in downtown Dawsonville.
Organizers are hoping to gain greater exposure for a local literacy group by expanding fundraising efforts to include a European pheasant shoot on Saturday.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
While the weekend weather was dark and gloomy, pet lovers didn't let that put a wet blanket over their fun.
A local World War II veteran and professional baseball photographer died today at the age of 97.
A barbecue fundraiser Saturday supports United Way for Dawson County and its many local partners.
Fun and furry festivities are planned this weekend at the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show.
A steady hand, a lot of time and plenty of practice are what it takes to make a quilt from small scraps of cloth. And those traits are on display through Oct. 22 as the Bowen Center for the Arts presents its annual quilt show.
With the collaborative effort of several local organizations, the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show is stacking up to be a large-scale event for the county.