Tim Satterfield remembers his exact whereabouts Sept. 11, 2001, when he learned terrorists had crashed two planes into the World Trade Center in New York and one in Pennsylvania.
Dawson County Schools will participate in a statewide field study to test new methods of teacher evaluation.
Dawson County's representation at the state level increased last week with Mike Berg's executive appointment to the governor's Public Defender Standards Council.
The time has come for the Dawson County annual community picnic, one of the largest community events for the past 12 years.
John Girardeau officially retired from his job as chief judge of Hall County Superior Court in 2005, but in truth it was only a semi-retirement.
Two area farmers learned last month they will receive a portion of $1.3 million in grants from the United States Department of Agriculture for energy efficiency on their farms.
The War Hill Boat Ramp reopened last week, after being closed down for a month because of the lake's low water level.
CERT, Community Emergency Response Team, received a $1,000 donation Monday from Wal-Mart to publicly support the organization's mission in Dawson County.
DeShan Fishel didn't set out Thursday morning to become a hero, but she had been called one dozens of times by the time she arrived home from taking her daughter to school.
A 5-year-old boy is expected to recover, family members say, after he was struck by a sport utility vehicle Thursday morning near a school bus stop in Dawson County.
The Department of Veterans Services recently began providing services to the Dawson County veterans on the second Tuesday of every other month.
Motorists traveling through Dawson County played a part in Dawson County Emergency Services last month collecting close to $8,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Family, friends and co-workers gathered at Rock Creek Sports Complex last Tuesday to pay tribute to Wayne Elledge, who died July 19 at the age of 66.
For the second year in a row, local agencies and organizations will benefit from the Dawson County Woman's Club annual Garage Sale-Abration.
When Pam Bradfield bought a ticket for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce reverse raffle, she looked at it as her way of supporting the chamber.
In the final chapter of the varsity Lady Tigers varsity basketball team's story, the city of Dawsonville decided to set aside a day just for the players. During a luncheon in honor of the 2012-13 team on Sunday at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame, Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan proclaimed March 17, 2013, to be "Lady Tiger Day."
Family members and countless friends are mourning the sudden death of a woman many called an "angel among us." Margie Weaver, who served as director of the Dawson County Senior Center for nearly three decades, died Monday at age 74.
A wreck on War Hill Park Road claimed the life of a Dawson County woman Saturday night. Emergency officials said Edna Gazaway, 81, was traveling alone when her 2009 Chevrolet HHR left the road before clipping a mailbox, a stop sign and landing on its right side.
Kroger employees believe in giving back. For the last seven years, Dawsonville Kroger has led the way with United Way for Dawson County contributions, this year collecting nearly $20,000 for the local campaign.
Dawson County Emergency Services, like many other departments across the nation, are reevaluating and refocusing its efforts to recruit new volunteer firefighters. "Take a look across the board, nationwide, volunteerism in fire service is on the downslide," said Fire Chief Lanier Swafford. "Economics is tougher, more people are working extra jobs and you've got an enormous amount of competition for volunteerism."