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.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
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.