At the start of a new decade, Dawson County residents saw many transitions and beginnings in the areas of government, education and business.
The U.S. Census Bureau released the results of the 2010 census Dec. 21, revealing that the United States is now a country of more than 300 million and Georgia is a state of nearly 9.7 million.
Humans don't have many practical uses for a browning Christmas tree. But animals, apparently, go nuts over them.
During the holiday season, there is so much travel, shopping and cooking to do that donating blood gets pushed off the to-do list.
Local authorities reported a generally quiet New Year's weekend with only a handful of minor incidents.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has partnered with Home Depot once again this year to encourage residents to go green by recycling Christmas trees.
Organizers hope a New Year's Eve gala Friday night will raise enough funds to stock a new surgical center for the Dawson County Humane Society.
If you think it's cold outside, wait until you take a dive into Lake Lanier on Saturday for the 14th Annual Polar Bear Swim.
When it comes to growing gargantuan pumpkins in Dawson County, the Waters Family is hard to beat.
Authorities investigated complaints of an aggressive raccoon at the "Edge of the World" rapids in western Dawson County last week, though the alleged culprit appears to have escaped.
What's better than a white Christmas?
When it comes to New Year's resolutions, Roy and Diane Jordan are a house divided.
Officials are awaiting autopsy reports to determine if a Dec. 16 fire is responsible for the death of a second woman.
Officials have yet to determine the cause of last week's fire on Pinewood Trail that killed an elderly Dawsonville woman and displaced 10 other people, including seven children.
A few of Santa's elves wore Dawson County Sheriff's uniforms Thursday for the agency's annual Shop with a Cop event.
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North Georgia women interested in checking out area vendors, hearing speakers and participating in activities geared specifically for them should mark their calendars. The 2016 ...
Dawson County High sophomore Mollie Stanfield was recently crowned Miss Relay for Life.
A surprise winter storm that rolled into town early Thursday afternoon brought as much as an of inch of unexpected snow to the area.
An old Irish tradition collided with new technology last week when a Dawsonville woman took matrimony matters into her own hands and texted the question ...
It's time for the inaugural Dawson County News "Best of Dawson" readers' choice awards. Beginning today readers are able to nominate businesses and professionals ...
Search teams combed the area near Country Dog Salon on Hwy. 53 East in Dawson County for two hours Friday morning before locating a missing ...
Lewis Bergeron had a full calendar of tasks he needed to complete Monday morning.
A surprise winter storm that rolled into town early Thursday afternoon could bring as much as an of inch of snow to the area.
The temperature for Lake Lanier was a brisk 40 degrees on Saturday morning, ideal weather, some say, for the first swim of 2016.
Nearly 41 years after a group of citizens came together because they recognized a need for fire protection in their community, the fire station where ...
Windstream's promises to improve communication, establish a new team to handle customer complaints and invest millions of dollars in the coming years to upgrade ...
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