Emergency officials say a Dawsonville man drowned Thursday evening while swimming in the pool at his house.
Mary Bailey wasn't sure how she would get around after her vehicle was totaled in a 2009 wreck.
A local theater director headed to Broadway last week to get some tips to bring back home to his north Georgia students.
Even as it is working to permit new docks on Lake Lanier, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hoping to some day get rid of abandoned - and often unsightly - ones in an effort with the Lake Lanier Association.
A new leader in the Dawsonville Lions Club has plans to expand the scope of the service organization's mission.
A joint agreement between Dawson and Pickens counties put a fire station in the under-served area around Monument Road last year.
The family of a Dawsonville man killed last month when his motorcycle struck a county maintenance truck has retained legal counsel to review the collision.
About 40 artists from a Forsyth County-based association will be showing their work this month at the Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville.
Dawson County Rotary Club installed a new slate of officers last month and handed the presidential gavel to longtime club treasurer Kathy Fuller.
The Georgia Department of Natural Recources has recommended Dawson County for an $87,500 federal grant to make further renovations and improvements at War Hill Park.
A piece of history left Gainesville 135 years ago, but now it's back.
Arbo viruses (mosquito-borne illnesses) generally become a concern in our area during this time of year.
Daniel Higgins says he lives in the most patriotic place on earth.
Of all the things Gene Bradshaw thought he would find on his front porch, a 150-pound black bear was at the bottom of the list.
If hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs and chicken are on the menu for this weekend's barbecue, Dawson County Emergency Services says use caution when grilling.
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.