Since the downturn of the economy, various efforts throughout the community have been made, all in the name of helping individuals and families in need.
For members of Dawson County's Little Mountain bluegrass band, it doesn't get much better than playing for the home crowd.
The search is over for a 22-year-old Southern Catholic College student who drowned Monday night while swimming in a lake at Gold Creek Golf Club.
The United Way of Dawson County hopes to raise $100,000 as part of its annual campaign.
A commercial pilot from Forsyth County isn't planning to fly back to western Africa anytime soon, if ever.
Residents of Dawson County paid tribute Friday to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the eighth anniversary of the event.
This Friday will be casual for several local businessmen and women as they dress down and get their hands dirty for a Day of Caring.
Georgia's annual air quality ban on outdoor burning, mostly in the northern half of Georgia, will end at midnight on Sept. 30.
Put on your helmet, boots and best poker face Saturday to take part in the first annual KARE for Kids Motorcycle Poker Run.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announced last week that construction is scheduled to begin soon on two highway projects in Northeast Georgia funded through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act .
It's been just over a year since members of Grace Presbyterian Church first started discussing the need for a free medical clinic in Dawsonville.
The community is invited to gather Friday morning to honor the more than 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives eight years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a USDA Mass Food Distribution from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Hollis Transport in Flowery Branch.
Eight-year old Kenneth Stewart III has become a local celebrity in the community, and has recently picked up the nick-name of "Soldier Boy of Dawsonville."
State health officials confirmed the first case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus in Dawson County Wednesday afternoon.
Local residents were somewhat rattled Friday night by an earthquake in South Carolina.
With the Winter Olympics on TV for the past week and again this week, the major news from Sochi has been about how incomplete everything has been and the lacking amenities of home for the U.S. teams.
A 22-year-old man was injured in a sledding incident Wednesday afternoon in Dawson County.
Emergency officials are urging everyone to stay home today as the roadways in Dawson County are treacherous.
A new right turn lane has opened at Hwys. 9 and 53.
A winter storm warning has been issued for North Georgia with the anticipation of heavy snow, freezing rain and sleet expected to begin overnight Monday.
An incoming weather system could bring a wintry mix overnight and black ice by morning.
Authorities are trying to determine what caused a Sunday night fire that damaged a house on Sundown Way in eastern Dawson County.
With the 2014 elections getting closer and closer, a group of Dawson County residents are calling together a meeting to help spread information about running for office.
The same winter storm system that crippled the metro Atlanta area last week also shut down many Dawson County businesses, as well as the school system and local governments.
The school district canceled classes a day ahead of systems in surrounding counties.
David Yenerall expected his commute from Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody to Dawsonville to last a bit longer than usual Jan. 28.
But the astronomy professor never could have imagined the 45-minute trek would not end until nearly 14 hours later.
Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said road conditions are improving but many remain "treacherous."
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville played a role in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
Dawson County longtime local and Georgia Racing Hall of Fame volunteer Vaudell Sosebee was surprised to find an old friend from her past sitting in front of the hall of fame Friday afternoon.
Services are planned Saturday for one of the state's first paramedics.