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Repairs made, roadways reopen

Repairs were made and all of the roads that were closed due to flooding after Wednesday's heavy rainfall have reopened.

August 07, 2013 | Michele Hester | LOCAL


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


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Ethics complaint filed against DDA member

One Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority member is the subject of an ethics complaint that was delivered to the city manager at the end of April.

May 10, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Man arrested for possessing methamphetamine

A Dawsonville man was arrested last week on a felony charge of tracking in methamphetamine or amphetamine.

May 10, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


State Rep. Kevin Tanner sponsors one of three opioid bills signed by Gov. Deal

A bill written by a Dawsonville and northwest Forsyth legislator can now help reduce over-prescription of opioid narcotics by cutting down on "doctor shopping" and ...

May 10, 2017 | By Kayla Robins DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Commission chair receives Joe Lane Cox EMS award

Dawson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Billy Thurmond was recognized last week for his previous work as Emergency Medical Services Director and presented with the ...

May 10, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Downtown Gainesville to get $53M makeover

Allen Buck is optimistic about the future.

May 04, 2017 | By Carlos Galarza DCN regional staff | LOCAL


Governor signs bill to aid failing schools

Gov. Nathan Deal signed a bill last Thursday that is intended to help turnaround failing schools in Georgia.

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Good Shepherd Clinic moves to expand services

The Good Shepherd Clinic of Dawson County announced last week that it will be moving its location in July to the medical building behind Burger ...

May 03, 2017 | | LOCAL


Rotary celebrates 25 years

The Rotary Club of Dawson County celebrated its 25th anniversary this past week with a special breakfast honoring the founders and members that have made ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


Relay for Life event sees largest turnout in 4 years

When most booths were still being set up at 5 p.m. on Friday, Rhonda Stone was already walking steadily around the track at Veterans ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean | LOCAL


City to retest Pigeon Creek Well

Even as the city prepares to make over a million dollars worth of improvements to improve its water system and build a new well off ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


City council moves to oust mayor

Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was not in attendance at Monday's city council meeting when attorney Abbott Hayes presented findings that point to city code ...

May 03, 2017 | By Allie Dean adean@dawsonnews.com | LOCAL


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