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Repairs made, roadways reopen

Repairs were made and all of the roads that were closed due to flooding after Wednesday's heavy rainfall have reopened.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Overnight rain causes flooding

Heavy rainfall overnight and into the morning caused a number of problems on roadways in Dawson County Wednesday.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Dawson County named regional veterans site

Dawson County has once again been named one of only two regional Veterans Day sites in Georgia.

August 07, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Lakewood Speedway Reunion is Saturday

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame welcomes racers, mechanics, owners, track officials, fans and anyone with a personal connection to the historic Lakewood Speedway to Dawsonville Saturday to reminisce and remember the great times they had at the famed track.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Congregation celebrates pastor’s 15 years

First Baptist Church of Dawsonville had fewer than 50 active members when Pastor Jim Gaines arrived.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Traditions alive, well

For one week during the summer, families from Dawson and Lumpkin counties get together at a small campground off Lumpkin Campground Road.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Cyclists pedal across the county

Eighty riders from across the state gathered in Dawsonville early last Saturday to take a 60 mile ride through Dawson County.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Friends reunite at local library

The Dawson County Library is proud to announce the revitalization of an old tradition.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Bridge will close Thursday for repairs

The bridge on Black's Mill Road will be closed Thursday as crews make some upgrades to the crossing.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Moonshiners reunite

Pete Bearden was 12 when he made his first batch of moonshine in the backwoods of Dawson County.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Young child to receive kidney from father

Twenty three-month-old Mason Hyde needs a kidney and his father just happens to be a donor match.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Roads renamed for race legends

Several streets in downtown Dawsonville soon will sport names that reflect the city's unique and nationally recognized auto racing heritage.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Club plans splash park

The Rotary Club of Dawson County has plans to build a kid's splash fountain at Rock Creek Park.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Fundraiser supports local animal shelter

Las Vegas is coming to Dawsonville for the Dawson County Humane Society's Lucky Dog Casino Night.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Cyclists to take scenic ride

The Office of Tourism Development of Dawson County will be holding a scenic ride through the county this weekend.

July 24, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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Burberry burglary update

A Tennessee woman was arrested last week in connection with the April 23 burglary of the Burberry outlet store in Dawsonville. Three suspects broke into ...

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Expect eggs, bacon and spilled coffee

This year's Family Connection Celebrity Waiter Breakfast will see local celebrities out in force to serve the community a delicious meal to raise funds ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL


BOC gives go ahead on impact fee study

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week voted to begin a study with the goal of updating the county's impact fee ordinance and ...

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Adam S. Smith named senior vice president & SBA/commercial lender of Foothills Community Bank

John L. Lewis, president and CEO of First Citizens Financial Corporation and its subsidiary, Foothills Community Bank, recently announced that Adam Smith has been named ...

June 07, 2017 | | LOCAL


Library to host Women’s Health Day

The Dawson County Library will be hosting a Women's Health Day event Saturday to educate women on health issues that specifically affect them.

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Schools serving up free summer lunches

Dawson County Schools will be serving up everything from hamburgers and pizza to barbeque and breadsticks through its summer feeding program that began this week ...

June 07, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL


Local farmer’s market hits stride for summer

As the hot sun beamed down Friday afternoon, vendor Paula Alicea stood under a tent in the parking lot of the Dawsonville Tractor Supply with ...

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Pigeon Creek well to reopen

A well that has been at the center of discord between one neighborhood and the City of Dawsonville is expected to reopen in the near ...

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Persons of interest sought in Dawsonville man’s disappearance

Almost two years to the date of Jimmy Walls' disappearance in the Dawson Forest, new details have emerged in the Dawson County Sheriff's Office ...

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Man seriously injured in motorcycle wreck

A single-motorcycle wreck sent a Canton man to the hospital last week after a chase with Dawson and Lumpkin County authorities.

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Motorsports park zoning request withdrawn

A decision that many anticipated for several long months didn't happen on Monday as planned at a meeting of the Dawsonville City Council.

June 07, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Atlanta Ride for Kids to come through Dawsonville Sunday

A caravan of nearly 500 motorcycles riding to benefit the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation will be making its way through Dawsonville on Sunday, hoping to ...

June 01, 2017 | From staff reports | LOCAL


Learn more about Lake Lanier history at upcoming meeting

Robert David Coughlin will make a presentation next week concerning his book "Lake Lanier: 'A Storybook Site'," at the Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society ...

May 31, 2017 | From staff reports editor@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


County ordinance possible on used tire storage, disposal

An ordinance drafted by Dawson County Emergency Services concerning scrap tire storage and disposal in the county is under consideration by the board of commissioners ...

May 31, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Dawson County receives certified literate community designation

Community leaders in education gathered last week to celebrate with the Reading Education Association of Dawson County (R.E.A.D.) that Dawson County is ...

May 31, 2017 | Amy French | LOCAL


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