Postal customers are being asked to help Stamp out Hunger by donating nonperishable food items that will be given to the local food pantry.
After a recent personnel shift, the Dawson County Treatment Court has named Heather Herrington as its new coordinator.
The Dawson County Historical and Genealogical Society will be opening its doors in the historic courthouse in the center of downtown for the second year in hopes to draw more interest to local history.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently one of nine clubs in District 6910 to receive the Gold Club designation during the district's 2014 conference at Jekyll Island.
The city will be rocking when the region's hottest tribute bands converge this weekend for Rockin' it in the Sticks in downtown Dawsonville.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
The second time was a charm for the Dawson County Humane Society's 12th annual Dogleg Charity Golf Tournament.
Spring-like conditions last weekend were ideal for the Dawson County Arts Center's annual Art in the Garden Festival.
Artists and artisans from across the North Georgia area will soon be gathered in Dawsonville for what has become a yearly tradition.
The Dawson County Public Library will be offering a secure way to destroy confidential records today from 10 a.m. to noon.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful set a new record during its recent electronic recycling effort.
The 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life campaign culminated with fun, games and music last weekend.
The Kinsey Family Farm played host Saturday to diners and dancers contributing to future learning.
Makeshift barricades separated anxious young hunters from thousands of plastic Easter eggs spread across the football field at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.
There's no need to fret over what to make for breakfast Saturday morning.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.