A Dawson County emergency services official is leading the charge in asking the county to ban the sale of toy-like novelty lighters.
Dawson County's Georgia Racing Hall of Fame hosted the inaugural Lakewood Speedway Reunion Saturday.
Abba House, a local women's ministry, recently began recycling paper to help support the women and children of the ministry.
The Father's House will be hosting a free Senior's Breakfast at the Fun House, a new ministry department in the church's building dedicated to family outreach, from 9-11 a.m on Aug. 14.
Louise Tinsley Inklebarger gathered 26 of her 28 grandchildren and great-grandchildren together Sunday, the day before the 2008-2009 school year began, and wished them well.
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.
Sleigh bells were ringing and children were singing in Dawsonville's second annual Christmas parade that took over the downtown streets Saturday afternoon.
The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville.
Several dozen local leaders and college students found themselves living on minimum wage salaries, wondering how to make ends meet from paycheck to paycheck.
Do you or someone you know take holiday decorating to the extreme?
The Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County is looking for a few more hands to help with its patients.
Dawsonville is celebrating the start of the holiday season Saturday with dozens of decorated floats lining the downtown streets in the city's second annual Christmas parade.