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Overnight rain causes flooding

Heavy rainfall overnight and into the morning caused a number of problems on roadways in Dawson County Wednesday.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Dawson County named regional veterans site

Dawson County has once again been named one of only two regional Veterans Day sites in Georgia.

August 07, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Lakewood Speedway Reunion is Saturday

The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame welcomes racers, mechanics, owners, track officials, fans and anyone with a personal connection to the historic Lakewood Speedway to Dawsonville Saturday to reminisce and remember the great times they had at the famed track.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Congregation celebrates pastor’s 15 years

First Baptist Church of Dawsonville had fewer than 50 active members when Pastor Jim Gaines arrived.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Traditions alive, well

For one week during the summer, families from Dawson and Lumpkin counties get together at a small campground off Lumpkin Campground Road.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Cyclists pedal across the county

Eighty riders from across the state gathered in Dawsonville early last Saturday to take a 60 mile ride through Dawson County.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Friends reunite at local library

The Dawson County Library is proud to announce the revitalization of an old tradition.

July 31, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Bridge will close Thursday for repairs

The bridge on Black's Mill Road will be closed Thursday as crews make some upgrades to the crossing.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Moonshiners reunite

Pete Bearden was 12 when he made his first batch of moonshine in the backwoods of Dawson County.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Young child to receive kidney from father

Twenty three-month-old Mason Hyde needs a kidney and his father just happens to be a donor match.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Roads renamed for race legends

Several streets in downtown Dawsonville soon will sport names that reflect the city's unique and nationally recognized auto racing heritage.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Club plans splash park

The Rotary Club of Dawson County has plans to build a kid's splash fountain at Rock Creek Park.

July 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


Fundraiser supports local animal shelter

Las Vegas is coming to Dawsonville for the Dawson County Humane Society's Lucky Dog Casino Night.

July 24, 2013 | By Amanda Head For the Dawson Community News | LOCAL


Cyclists to take scenic ride

The Office of Tourism Development of Dawson County will be holding a scenic ride through the county this weekend.

July 24, 2013 | By David Renner drenner@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Big Canoe man killed in wreck

A Dawson County man was killed in a collision with a tractor trailer on Hwy. 53 west of Dawsonville just before noon on Wednesday, Georgia State Patrol confirmed.

July 19, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


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County clerk re-appointed after salary increase

After one county employee interviewed last week for the position, Danielle Yarbrough was retained as county clerk by the board of commissioners in an unanimous ...

May 24, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Dev. Auth. reports strong first quarter for Dawson

The Development Authority of Dawson County (DADC) released information last week that points to a very strong local economy during the first quarter of 2017 ...

May 24, 2017 | | LOCAL


Hundreds attend Rotary Day

Temperatures soared above 85 degrees on Saturday, leading many to take refuge in the cooling outdoor splash pad at Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park.

May 24, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Six graduate from drug treatment court

"I found love in a Cuban drug dealer. We had lots of money and lots of cocaine," said Teri Spurill, guest speaker at last Wednesday ...

May 24, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery soon to sell direct to customers

Jeff Chastain makes moonshine the way his great Uncle Ben did, following a century and a half-old recipe that turns mash to corn whiskey.

May 24, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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