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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


Painting a hole in one

The weather was fair and the grass was green recently at Crystal Falls Golf Club near the Dawson-Cherokee county lines.

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


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Fair comes to town as Chamber turns 40

The fair came to town last week, just in time for the celebration of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce's 40th birthday.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Auditors complete report of county’s 2016 financials

The Dawson County Board of Commissioners recently heard the results of an audit performed by accounting firm Rushton and Company.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Development Authority, BOC discuss funding in group meeting

"I've been on this board for five years, and I don't remember us ever doing this," said Sherry Weeks, chair of the Development ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


T-Bone wreck at Duck Thurmond injures two

A wreck the morning of June 29 at Duck Thurmond Road and Hwy. 53 injured two and sent one to the hospital with non-life threatening ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Fire destroys former bed and breakfast famous for celebrity guests

A fire last Tuesday destroyed a 6,500 square foot former bed and breakfast off Hwy. 53 in Dawsonville.

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Associated Credit Union opens Dawson Forest branch

Norcross-based Associated Credit Union opened its doors for a soft launch last week and offered the community a sneak peek into its new offices on ...

July 05, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Driver charged in fatal north Forsyth crash

A Forsyth County grand jury has indicted a Dawsonville man in connection to a fatal car crash during which he is accused to have been ...

July 05, 2017 | By Kayla Robins DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Goodwill of North Georgia awarded $1.2M for ex-offender job program

Goodwill of North Georgia will receive $1.2 million from the federal Department of Labor for its program helping young adult ex-offenders find employment.

July 05, 2017 | By Nick Watson DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Fire destroys vacant bed and breakfast

A fire Tuesday night destroyed a 6,500 square foot former bed and breakfast off Hwy. 53 in Dawsonville.

June 28, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Motorsports park to host 4th of July fireworks

The fourth annual Sparks in the Motorsports Park event is scheduled for this 4th of July and will be the biggest display of fireworks in ...

June 28, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Father and son drown at popular Lumpkin waterfall

More than $38,000 has been raised since a Dahlonega man and his son drowned at a popular Lumpkin County swimming spot last week.

June 28, 2017 | By Nick Watson DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Summer is here

The first day of summer was June 21 and with the hot weather residents in the north Georgia mountains have been experiencing, officials are urging ...

June 28, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Beloved Chick-fil-A employee remembered by coworkers, patrons

If you have visited the Dawsonville Chick-fil-A restaurant at all in the past 10 years, you probably encountered Vicky Duran.

June 28, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Long range planning committee holds first meeting

A committee newly appointed by the board of commissioners met Friday morning under the notion that some growth is good, but planned growth is better.

June 28, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


10 wolf puppies born at North Georgia Zoo

A new and rather large litter of gray wolves was born this spring at North Georgia Zoo. Now, the puppies are ready for socialization.

June 28, 2017 | By Amber Tyner DCN regional staff | LOCAL


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