More than 3,000 children began a new year of school in the Dawson County School System Monday morning.
Authorities in three counties continued searching Wednesday for a suspect in several convenience store burglaries and car thefts.
Energy was Rep. Nathan Deal's hot button issue last week as he toured the region meeting with constituents.
A Dawson County Grand Jury has indicted six people authorities say are part of a group known as the Blue Jean Bandits on a combined total of almost 50 charges.
The public will have additional opportunities to speak at county commission meetings following a unanimous vote by the board last week to extend public comment at regular meetings.
Dawson County Middle School will welcome its first students Monday. But the halls were alive with laughter and celebration Sunday for the new school's dedication.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is reviving the works of Shakespeare for its Sept. 8 event at the Lakeview Center at 7 p.m.
Workers moved the first loads of dirt last week to make way for the county's new fire training facility.
Recent rains are not enough to prevent the closure of yet another boat ramp on Lake Lanier. War Hill Park's only boat launching ramp faces closure this week.
Property owners Bill, Dan and Ernie Elliott have moved one step closer in their plans to redevelop their land on Elliott Family Parkway into a light industrial complex.
Faced with the highest gas prices in history and rising operational costs, Dawson County government has implemented several cost-cutting measures.
Residents can expect tighter security at the Dawson County courthouse within the next month.
After piloting the CHAMPS elementary program for the state in 2003, the Dawson County School System is one of five counties in the state set to pilot a similar program at the middle school level.
High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board, has named Dawson County High School a Pacesetter School for 2008 - 10.
Four of the county's five schools made adequate yearly progress status for 2008.
Dawson County lost two dedicated volunteers whose work in the community left the area better than they found it, friends say.
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.