A Dawson County official posed the question to a crowd of more than 50 at the local library: "What if we could turn this county into the outdoor playground of Atlanta?"
Critters living at the local animal shelter hope you're feeling lucky Saturday for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Lucky Dog Casino night.
Considered by many to be the University of Georgia's greatest quarterback in history, David Greene took time out of his schedule to speak to the local Jaycee's club last week.
Dawson County Tea Party organizers say they were not surprised by the high attendance at last week's meeting.
The driver of a logging truck that overturned Friday afternoon, spilling logs onto the shoulder of Ga. 400, has been charged in connection with the incident.
Dozens of couples put on their dancing shoes to "get down and boogie" Saturday night as the City of Dawsonville celebrated its 150th birthday.
Young Life Dawson has scheduled its fifth annual 5K run for Aug. 21 at Rock Creek Park to raise dollars for the Christian youth organization.
Officials with Dawson County government gathered Aug. 13 to officially mark the opening of the new and improved Veterans Memorial Park.
Boling Bridge on Dawsonville Highway will close for up to eight weekends this fall as workers repair beams across the structure.
Katie Centofanti doesn't quite remember how old she was when she first learned to paddle a kayak.
Until a few weeks ago, Veterans Memorial Park looked much like a ghost town most mornings.
Authorities have ruled the July 29 drowning of a 34-year-old Dawson County man an accident.
A mounted search and rescue unit with local headquarters in Dawson County is awaiting its first mission.
Jacob Walker was on his way home from making out-of-state deliveries Monday afternoon when the tractor-trailer he was driving left Hwy. 53, caught fire and exploded in western Dawson County.
A local volunteer admits the nation's current economic situation has taken a toll on the ability for non-profits to raise money.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
With all the talk of ice and snow finally melting away, the obvious thing to do next is go swimming, which is what Dawson County residents gathered to do Saturday.
The fourth annual Leap for Literacy was held Feb. 22 at War Hill Park. The event benefits Dawson County WEE Books, a program developed to put age-appropriate books in the hands of preschool children.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
For nine years, the Dawson County Tree Preservation Society, along with Keep Dawson County Beautiful, has planted a tree on Arbor Day to commemorate the county's dedication to preserving green space.
The Dawson County Commissioners formally proclaimed Feb. 21 as Arbor Day in Dawson County.
With a month of freezing temperatures and snow every other week, Lake Lanier is primed and ready for a swim.
A nearly 30 year tradition continues Saturday when the Etowah Lodge No. 222 Free and Accepted Masons open the lodge for an annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
A winter weather system brought as much as eight inches of snow to some areas of Dawson County and then stuck around for most of last week, shuttering schools and many local businesses for days.
Five-year-old Olivia "Livi" Graham likes to laugh, play and be rambunctious at school just like every little girl her age.
North Georgia real estate and economic expert Frank Norton Jr. will highlight trends in the local housing market during the Rotary Club of Dawson County's Feb. 20 meeting at the Lakeview Center.
Dawson County lost two dedicated volunteers whose work in the community left the area better than they found it, friends say.
Local residents were somewhat rattled Friday night by an earthquake in South Carolina.
With the Winter Olympics on TV for the past week and again this week, the major news from Sochi has been about how incomplete everything has been and the lacking amenities of home for the U.S. teams.