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.
One man was killed and two others injured Friday morning when the Geo Tracker they were traveling in on Shoal Creek Road in Dawson County left the roadway and hit a tree. No other vehicles were involved.
Expect those at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Dec. 19 to be dressed in red and black as legendary University of Georgia Coach and author Vince Dooley arrives to sign his two latest books.
Lifting his tiny arms over his head, 3-year-old Preston Price screeched with joy as he jumped into Santa's lap Friday night.
Pipes commonly used to smoke illegal drugs are no longer available at convenience stores in Dawson County after the lone holdout agreed to go along with a local effort to ban the items.
Not everyone is fortunate enough to be able to spend this Thanksgiving with loved ones or afford a traditional holiday meal.
The city of Dawsonville will kick off the holiday season at 6 p.m. Nov. 28, with its annual tree lighting spectacle.
When a resident's in need, deputies with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are ready to act.
Doug Nadin has been clean for more than two years.
Doug Nadin has been clean for over two years.
Since the beginning of the year, there have been 120 methamphetamine and marijuana arrests in Dawson County, according to statistics compiled by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.
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.