While chocolates and roses are expected on Valentine's Day, unique and unforgettable sweetheart gifts are popular this year.
United Way for Dawson County is closing in on its 2010 fundraising goal, but still needs community support over the next few days to reach $100,000.
The American Red Cross recently reported that inclement weather last week resulted in more than 1,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to donation center closures, canceled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend blood drives.
Ronnie Gilbert hesitated to open his front door Friday morning when he saw two Dawson County Sheriff's deputies approaching.
The U.S. Postal Service issued a news release early this week that reported nearly 100 percent of north Georgia residents were back on regular mail schedules following last week's winter storm.
A public ceremony welcoming the Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company home from Afghanistan is being planned for March 5.
Dawson County students will spend an entire week out of school this week after another cancellation was announced for Friday classes.
Alcoholism affects not only the person battling it, but often those they love.
A record amount of snow piled up early in the week, shutting down much of Dawson County, including the city of Dawsonville, county government and the school district.
A quarterly forum for local elected officials and county leaders will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 25 in the upstairs meeting room at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Staff with the state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division fielded comments last week from those who may be affected by a proposed fee change for some of the agency's management areas.
At the start of a new decade, Dawson County residents saw many transitions and beginnings in the areas of government, education and business.
The U.S. Census Bureau released the results of the 2010 census Dec. 21, revealing that the United States is now a country of more than 300 million and Georgia is a state of nearly 9.7 million.
Humans don't have many practical uses for a browning Christmas tree. But animals, apparently, go nuts over them.
During the holiday season, there is so much travel, shopping and cooking to do that donating blood gets pushed off the to-do list.
A fire that may have started in the laundry room Saturday afternoon destroyed the home of Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle.
Even without a crystal ball, there's no doubt that Dawson County will see some major changes take place in 2015.
North Georgia is bracing for extremely cold temperatures, most likely the coldest the area has felt since last January.
The Dawsonville Pool Room will once again open for lunch on New Year's Day and welcomes everyone to ring in 2015 with the southern tradition of collard greens, black-eyed peas and hog jowls.
Looking back on 2014, it would be difficult and a bit deceiving to continue calling Dawsonville and Dawson County a quiet mountain town.
The bridge that crosses the Etowah River on Hwy. 53 East will soon bear the name of a local man who made positive impacts on the lives of numerous scouts in Dawson County.