Strict standards for measuring air quality levels have once again led Georgia's Environmental Protection Division to recommend designating Dawson County a nonattainment zone under the U.S. Clean Air Act.
A man of many words when he discusses his religion or his political party, Hugh Geeslin was almost speechless Saturday morning.
Friday was a day for celebrating nature's beauty as several residents and members of Dawson County's Tree Preservation Committee observed Arbor Day at Rock Creek Park.
Local Meals on Wheels volunteer Andrea Morris looks forward to the start of each week.
If there's something strange in the neighborhood, who you gonna call?
Infant and child safety seats aren't cheap.
Winter weather returned with a wallop last week, with winds and heavy rain toppling trees onto vehicles and power lines.
The United Way for Dawson County is approaching the last few weeks of its $100,009 campaign drive for 2009.
Christmas came a few days late for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, which learned last week that its K-9 division will receive at least $46,000 in homeland security grant money.
About 30 Georgia football fans received an early Christmas present Friday as they sat down to lunch with legendary University of Georgia football coach Vince Dooley at Dawsonville City Hall.
Dawson County is one of the top 10 best places to live, work and play in Georgia, according to a recent report from the Department of Community Affairs.
Dawson County residents can recycle their Christmas trees on Saturday during the annual "Bring One for the Chipper" program.
Authorities are reminding motorists to use caution on area roads this holiday weekend in the wake of the county's 10th traffic-related death of 2008.
Dawson County retained its ranking as the nation's 11th fastest growing county in a recent survey by the U.S Census Bureau, but officials say the numbers don't reflect the recent economic downturn.
Dawson County's Sheriff's officers gathered Dec. 10 at Wal-Mart, but not for security reasons.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
Instead of traveling with elves by sleigh, Santa arrived in Dawsonville last year with smiling men and women dressed in leather jackets and riding motorcycles.
With the burn ban in Dawson County lifted and a fair amount of rain the past few months, residents have been burning leaves and other trash in their yards more frequently.
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.