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Library begins fall with authors, spooky stories

The Dawson County public library is offering several events for readers of all ages.

September 18, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Relay for Life event kicks off this week

With 2013's Relay for Life complete, Dawson County is gearing up for the 2014 American Cancer Society fundraiser.

September 18, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Weather reporter studying storms

Storm chasers are often seen on television, pursuing bad weather and getting excited about the prospect of danger.

September 18, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Adults set to show off elementary knowledge

For the seventh consecutive year, adults from across Dawson County hope to show they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.

September 18, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


A moment to pause

It has been 12 years since the United States suffered a terrible terroristic attack.

September 18, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


1 dead after Forsyth County crash

A 60-year-old Cumming woman died following a three-vehicle wreck on Ga. 400 south Monday morning.

September 11, 2013 | By Alyssa LaRenzie DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Body recovered from Amicalola

The long Labor Day weekend proved deadly for an Atlanta man who drowned Sunday at a popular swimming hole in western Dawson County.

September 04, 2013 | By Emma Witman DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Ceremony set to honor victims of 9-11 attacks

Each year, Dawson County Emergency Services and Sheriff's Office alternates who will perform the memorial service in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

September 04, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Body of Atlanta man recovered from Amicalola Creek

September 02, 2013 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Nonprofit expands reach

An area nonprofit known primarily in neighboring Forsyth County soon will increase its presence in Dawson County.

August 28, 2013 | | LOCAL


Fireworks, football set for Friday

It's shaping up to be a big Friday night in Dawson County, complete with a high school football rivalry game, much-anticipated fireworks show and a long holiday weekend.

August 28, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Local business owner hunts dream prey

Dawson County is home to many hunting enthusiasts, but not many get a chance to say they have hunted down the likes of zebras, impalas and elephants.

August 28, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


First fest big draw

Dawsonville may have brewed a new tradition after a couple thousand enthusiasts spent the weekend sipping beer and supporting live local music behind city hall.

August 28, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Beer festival on tap this weekend

Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame plays host to the inaugural Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.

August 21, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Art show to showcase siblings, local talent

The Bowen Center for the Arts welcomes a new show this weekend.

August 21, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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Commission chair receives Joe Lane Cox EMS award

Dawson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Billy Thurmond was recognized last week for his previous work as Emergency Medical Services Director and presented with the ...

May 10, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Downtown Gainesville to get $53M makeover

Allen Buck is optimistic about the future.

May 04, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Governor signs bill to aid failing schools

Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill last Thursday that is intended to help turnaround failing schools in Georgia.

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Good Shepherd Clinic moves to expand services

The Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County announced last week that it will be moving its location in July to the medical building behind Burger ...

May 03, 2017 | | LOCAL


Rotary celebrates 25 years

The Rotary Club of Dawson County celebrated its 25th anniversary this past week with a special breakfast honoring the founders and members that have made ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Relay for Life event sees largest turnout in 4 years

When most booths were still being set up at 5 p.m. on Friday, Rhonda Stone was already walking steadily around the track at Veterans ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL


City to retest Pigeon Creek Well

Even as the city prepares to make over a million dollars worth of improvements to improve its water system and build a new well off ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


City council moves to oust mayor

Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was not in attendance at Monday's city council meeting when attorney Abbott Hayes presented findings that point to city code ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Auto dealership proposed in north Forsyth

NORTH FORSYTH -- A new auto dealership appears to be coming to Forsyth County rather than neighboring Dawson County.

April 28, 2017 | By Kelly Whitmire DCN regional staff | LOCAL


UPDATED: Courthouse evacuated after powder spilled in courtroom

The Dawson County Government Center was partially evacuated on Wednesday after a powdery substance was dropped in a courtroom.

April 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Relay for Life this Friday

The annual Dawson County Relay for Life will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Friday at Veterans Memorial Park in Dawsonville.

April 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Farmer’s Market opens Friday

The Amicalola Regional Farmers Market is scheduled to start this Friday at the Tractor Supply on Hwy. 53 East.

April 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


DCSO holds active shooter simulation training

The North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall became a training ground when sheriff's deputies and other law enforcement personnel participated in a mock active shooter ...

April 26, 2017 | | LOCAL


Barn Dance this Saturday

Wee Books is hosting fundraiser this weekend that is sure to have attendees stompin' their boots and spinnin' their partners round and round.

April 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Three cases of child molestation, rape reported in Dawson

Three separate incidents involving child molestation and strong arm rape of a child were reported to the Dawson County Sheriff's Office in April, one ...

April 26, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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