A state senator from Cumming said federal red tape likely will continue to hold up Lake Lanier Association's primary goal of raising the lake's full pool to 1,073 feet.
A proposed move to Aetna Insurance could save Dawson County almost $800,000 over the next 12 months.
The popular Movies in the Park series jump starts summer Friday night on the beach at War Hill Park.
The local chapter of the Vietnam Veterans of America recently awarded a scholarship to a Dawson County High School senior.
More than 100 people gathered at Veterans Memorial Park on Monday afternoon to honor military personnel who have laid down their lives for the country.
Plans for a downtown parking and commons area in the historic district have been put on hold while Dawsonville officials negotiate with the owner of two lots at Shoal Creek Road and Hwy. 9.
Dawsonville's storied racing history revved up Saturday morning as volunteers with the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame celebrated the museum's grand reopening.
Weather has delayed by at least six months the opening of a motorsports park in western Dawson County.
Georgia Department of Transportation announced last week that $250,000 has been approved for a multi-purpose trail that would connect the City of Dawsonville to Veterans Memorial Park.
As the summer months approach and families are outside enjoying the weather, local authorities want to remind the community to be cautious and stay safe.
Dawsonville officials agreed last week that they had no intention of breaking one of the city's longest-standing traditions - no property tax.
A north Forsyth farm will soon receive some national exposure thanks to an unexpected visit from the Cooking Channel.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame has an event planned for Saturday that will celebrate recent additions to the museum as well as recognize the non-profit organization that now runs it.
Gordon Pirkle, president of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, said the "grand re-opening" will have car shows, autograph signings and "lots of good food."
Dawson County fire officials are investigating a blaze that destroyed a Hwy. 53 home early Tuesday and displaced a family of four.
Tim Satterfield, deputy chief of emergency services, said no one was injured in the fire, which occurred sometime after midnight at 5364 Hwy. 53 East, but the home was a complete loss.
Before the first lap around the track Friday night, organizers were celebrating a successful Relay for Life in Dawson County
"We went into the evening a couple thousand dollars above our $60,000 goal," said Jay Walker, campaign chairman. "Early on, we said we'd be ecstatic if we hit $70,000."
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A local teen will not let disrespect by a chosen few detour him from supporting American servicemen and women.
A Dawson County woman is receiving treatment after being bitten by a rabid dog June 24.
The votes have been tallied and the Dawson County News is proud to announce the Best of Dawson winners.
On the hottest day reported in four years, hundreds cooled off at Rotary Island Saturday and enjoyed a summer day at the park.
Organizers are asking Independence Day revelers to RSVP to Monday's fireworks extravaganza at Atlanta Motorsports Park in western Dawson County.
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