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.
You know those glass-case machines with the stuffed animals? You put in 50 cents and try to grab a toy with the mechanical claw?
Authorities said wintry weather was not to blame for a collision Thursday that claimed the life of a pedestrian on Ga. 400.
An 84-year-old Dawson County woman died early Thursday morning in a house fire, county officials said this morning.
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.