Critters living at the local animal shelter hope you're feeling lucky Saturday for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Lucky Dog Casino night.
Considered by many to be the University of Georgia's greatest quarterback in history, David Greene took time out of his schedule to speak to the local Jaycee's club last week.
Dawson County Tea Party organizers say they were not surprised by the high attendance at last week's meeting.
The driver of a logging truck that overturned Friday afternoon, spilling logs onto the shoulder of Ga. 400, has been charged in connection with the incident.
Dozens of couples put on their dancing shoes to "get down and boogie" Saturday night as the City of Dawsonville celebrated its 150th birthday.
Young Life Dawson has scheduled its fifth annual 5K run for Aug. 21 at Rock Creek Park to raise dollars for the Christian youth organization.
Officials with Dawson County government gathered Aug. 13 to officially mark the opening of the new and improved Veterans Memorial Park.
Boling Bridge on Dawsonville Highway will close for up to eight weekends this fall as workers repair beams across the structure.
Katie Centofanti doesn't quite remember how old she was when she first learned to paddle a kayak.
Until a few weeks ago, Veterans Memorial Park looked much like a ghost town most mornings.
Authorities have ruled the July 29 drowning of a 34-year-old Dawson County man an accident.
A mounted search and rescue unit with local headquarters in Dawson County is awaiting its first mission.
Jacob Walker was on his way home from making out-of-state deliveries Monday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving left Hwy. 53, caught fire and exploded in western Dawson County.
A local volunteer admits the nation's current economic situation has taken a toll on the ability for non-profits to raise money.
Grab your cowboy boots and hats and buy your tickets early for next week's Southern Night's Dinner and Dance at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.