The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a USDA Mass Food Distribution from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Hollis Transport in Flowery Branch.
Eight-year old Kenneth Stewart III has become a local celebrity in the community, and has recently picked up the nick-name of "Soldier Boy of Dawsonville."
State health officials confirmed the first case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus in Dawson County Wednesday afternoon.
Personnel from Dawson County Emergency Services will be heading to the streets Aug. 27-29 as they team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to "fill the boot."
Local attorney Clint Bearden was appointed last week to chair the Legislative Affairs Committee for Georgia's 9th District Republican Party.
A year after he went raccoon hunting for the first time, a 13-year-old Dawson County boy is winning state awards for his new hobby.
An information-gathering meeting last Thursday brought together almost two dozen volunteers interested in forming an Optimist Club in Dawson County.
They talk about politics, the weather, their families and anything else that comes to mind.
An educational seminar on understanding property taxes is planned for Saturday morning at the Appalachian Community Bank Conference Center in downtown Dawsonville.
Cancer patients receiving treatment at a nearby hospital or medical facility will soon have access to free transportation to and from their treatment site, with the help of efforts towards establishing an initiative of a national program in Dawson County, known as Road to Recovery.
Officials say lightning may be to blame for a fire Thursday that destroyed a log cabin in western Dawson County.
The more than 400 Hall and Dawson county children suspected as victims of physical or sexual abuse this year can now undergo medical evaluations in a welcoming new building accented with flowers and toys.
Optimists Clubs are known throughout the world for "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."
About 200 rescuers spent hours this weekend searching for a Dawsonville child who, when found, had strayed maybe 200 or 300 yards from the family camp site.
A bear with a plastic pickle bucket on his head had been wandering the area since early June but was recently caught, "de-bucketed" and released again by Department of Natural Resources officials.
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
The Chestatee Regional Library is offering library patrons a chance to do away with their fines by helping out a good cause.
Christmas is less than two months away and one local organization is looking for ways to help make it a happy time for everyone.
Veterans of all ages and from each branch of the military will be honored Tuesday during Dawsonville's 10th annual Veterans Day celebration.
With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, there are sure to be tricks and treats for everyone.
Preparations are under way for the eighth annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for building a waterpark, Rotary Island, at Rock Creek Park.
The more than 100,000 visitors that flock to Dawsonville the fourth weekend in October couldn't have asked for better weather for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.