Georgia Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue and Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue Thursday - an effort to improve communication and attract industry in North Georgia.
Getting Vice President Joe Biden from the nation's capital to Dawsonville requires a lot of planning, but local officials are hoping to keep roadway inconveniences to a minimum.
One Dawson County church wants to remind residents that giving is an important part of the holiday season, even in tough economic times.
Vice President Joe Biden will visit Dawsonville on Thursday to make an announcement about the federal stimulus package, the White House announced today.
Anyone who knows Jonah Brinson knows that if they want to find him on the weekend, they need to look in a tree stand.
For some, holiday cheer is measured in watts.
The main entrance to Gold Creek subdivision off Hwy. 136 will be repaired, an official with Regions Bank said last week, though it's not clear how soon that will happen.
Firing machine guns, zipping through the sky in a helicopter, descending a 30-foot tower and lounging in a limousine at day's end.
Several Dawson County residents are planning the formation of a mounted search and rescue unit to serve Dawson County and surrounding areas.
Dozens of volunteers arrived early Saturday morning to help clean streets through the city of Dawsonville.
The Good Shepherd Clinic has expanded its services to include gynecological exams.
While many flocked to local retailers offering after-Thanksgiving savings, some sought discounts on used items for Christmas gifts and decorations.
The city of Dawsonville will kick off the holiday season on Saturday with its annual tree lighting spectacle.
Gold Creek residents are furious that the main entrance to their subdivision remains closed nearly two months after heavy rains caused a pipe to collapse.
Dawson County's Mark Maglothan has spent his share of Thanksgivings away from home while serving in the U.S. military.
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.