Film crews from the blockbuster "Hunger Games" movie franchise were in town last week filming scenes for "Mockingjay," the third segment in the popular series.
The Dawson County Kiwanis Club's new leaders have officially been sworn into office and will be settling into their new roles in the coming weeks.
Events during the next two weekends will benefit the family of a local lawman whose mother passed away suddenly.
War Hill Park on Lake Lanier will not be affected by the federal government shutdown, county officials said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part in clearing the shores of Lake Lanier on Saturday.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County. The local arm of the American Cancer Society held its kick-off dinner Sept. 19 at the Dawson County Board of Education Professional Development Center. "This is a life-changing event that helps communities across the country celebrate the lives of people with cancer, remember loved ones who have lost the battle and help the ones who are still fighting," said Beth Covington, 2014 Relay ...
Movie crews are in Dawson County again this week to film scenes for "Mockingjay," the third installment in the popular "Hunger Games" franchise.
Good Shepherd Clinic announced last week plans for an expansion that will include vision and dental services.
Fall fashions took the checkered flag Saturday at the Dawson County Woman's Club's Racing Goes Glam event.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has embarked on a new project intended to increase recycling efforts at area schools and across the community.
The Dawson County public library is offering several events for readers of all ages. Join award-winning author Lola Schaefer starting at 10 a.m. Saturday as she covers the 10 questions you need to ask before writing nonfiction. The author of "Arrow Hawk" and "Look Behind," as well as "Frankie Stein and the Mittens" series, will guide children grades 3 through 6 through the fun and fascinating world of nonfiction. This program is free and space ...
With 2013's Relay for Life complete, Dawson County is gearing up for the 2014 American Cancer Society fundraiser.
Storm chasers are often seen on television, pursuing bad weather and getting excited about the prospect of danger.
For the seventh consecutive year, adults from across Dawson County hope to show they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
It has been 12 years since the United States suffered a terrible terroristic attack. Each year since then, local first responders have paused to remember the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Perhaps fittingly, Dawson County Emergency Services held the 2013 ceremony at Fire Station 1 on Memory Lane. "We always want to remember those that perished on Sept. 11, 2001," said Billy Thurmond, director. "We also want to remember those that served this great nation ...
One of the biggest collections of hot rods was on display this weekend in Dawsonville during the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
A downtown Dawsonville pharmacy is facing seizure by the Internal Revenue Service as a result of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes.
Some say 100,000 visitors. Others say 150,000. Either way, the streets of Dawsonville were packed over the weekend for the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
A new activity center recently opened its doors to Dawson County students.
With groups of ghosts, goblins and ghouls on the prowl Thursday in search of treats and tricks, authorities are urging caution on area streets to keep the county's youngsters safe from harm this Halloween.
If all goes as planned, children will be running through the sprinklers at the county's new splash pad come spring.
While the official start isn't until Saturday morning, downtown Dawsonville is already gearing up for the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Dawsonville will be home to music, moonshine and motor vehicles this weekend as the 46th Mountain Moonshine Festival gets under way.
Dawsonville is abuzz about the headliner for Saturday night's concert at the 46th Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Two outlaws of Dawsonville's notorious illegal liquor trade have been named to the inaugural National Moonshiners Hall of Fame.
Improvements to Etowah River and Thompson roads at Hwy. 53 proved slightly different than plans initially outlined by transportation officials.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful last week announced the finalists in its inaugural Creative Recycling Challenge.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation invites the community to come out to Rock Creek on Halloween from 4-7 p.m. for trunk-or-treat.
Local Vietnam veterans are anxiously awaiting the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival where they plan to raffle off dozens of prizes to raise funds toward a high school scholarship.
Saturday's public safety basketball tournament at Dawson County High School was more about helping a "brother in blue" than the number of baskets scored. "It was a good time. I'm so appreciative of everyone who came out in support," said Dawson County Sheriff's Capt. Ray Goodie.