A state senator from Cumming said federal red tape likely will continue to hold up Lake Lanier Association's primary goal of raising the lake's full pool to 1,073 feet.
A proposed move to Aetna Insurance could save Dawson County almost $800,000 over the next 12 months.
The popular Movies in the Park series jump starts summer Friday night on the beach at War Hill Park.
The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently awarded a scholarship to a Dawson County High School senior.
More than 100 people gathered at Veterans Memorial Park on Monday afternoon to honor military personnel who have laid down their lives for the country.
Plans for a downtown parking and commons area in the historic district have been put on hold while Dawsonville officials negotiate with the owner of two lots at Shoal Creek Road and Hwy. 9.
Dawsonville's storied racing history revved up Saturday morning as volunteers with the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame celebrated the museum's grand reopening.
Weather has delayed by at least six months the opening of a motorsports park in western Dawson County.
Georgia Department of Transportation announced last week that $250,000 has been approved for a multi-purpose trail that would connect the City of Dawsonville to Veterans Memorial Park.
As the summer months approach and families are outside enjoying the weather, local authorities want to remind the community to be cautious and stay safe.
Dawsonville officials agreed last week that they had no intention of breaking one of the city's longest-standing traditions - no property tax.
A north Forsyth farm will soon receive some national exposure thanks to an unexpected visit from the Cooking Channel.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame has an event planned for Saturday that will celebrate recent additions to the museum as well as recognize the non-profit organization that now runs it.
Gordon Pirkle, president of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, said the "grand re-opening" will have car shows, autograph signings and "lots of good food."
Dawson County fire officials are investigating a blaze that destroyed a Hwy. 53 home early Tuesday and displaced a family of four.
Tim Satterfield, deputy chief of emergency services, said no one was injured in the fire, which occurred sometime after midnight at 5364 Hwy. 53 East, but the home was a complete loss.
Before the first lap around the track Friday night, organizers were celebrating a successful Relay for Life in Dawson County
"We went into the evening a couple thousand dollars above our $60,000 goal," said Jay Walker, campaign chairman. "Early on, we said we'd be ecstatic if we hit $70,000."
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The father of a Hall County 12-year-old who was missing for a week and a half faces multiple felony charges.
Struggling to find parking at LongHorn may be the norm on a Friday night, but last Friday morning there was barely an available spot.
Georgia Milestones test scores were released last week and Dawson County students were in the top 20 in the state in multiple grade levels across ...
Though summer hardly seems to be winding down, kids across the county will move back into classrooms on Aug. 5.
Dawson County Schools are back in business on Friday.
Fake laughing may have gotten a bad rap.
Dawson County deputies raided an underground gambling parlor Saturday night and arrested several well-known wiseguys on alcohol and racketeering charges.
Dawson County's runoff election for sheriff and tax commissioner ended in narrow victories Tuesday night.
Those on the inside can't fully explain it and those on the outside can't fully understand it.
Open the door to get to the downstairs level of the Margie Weaver Senior Center in Dawsonville on a Tuesday or Thursday morning and the ...
Some say time seems to stand still on the hallowed grounds of Lumpkin Campground during the weeklong spiritual revival and celebration known as campmeeting.
It is now legal to "shoot the hooch" with hooch in Georgia.
Hundreds from across the community were in downtown Dawsonville Sunday afternoon to show their support for law enforcement.
A nonprofit that advocates for abused and neglected children must say goodbye to its director after more than six years, though the person named interim ...
It's not always an easy task to impress an 11-year-old.
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