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.
Local authorities reported a generally quiet New Year's weekend with only a handful of minor incidents.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has partnered with Home Depot once again this year to encourage residents to go green by recycling Christmas trees.
Organizers hope a New Year's Eve gala Friday night will raise enough funds to stock a new surgical center for the Dawson County Humane Society.
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Looking back, 2015 was a record-breaking year in Dawson County, specifically in high school sports.
Recent heavy rains are taking their toll on Lake Lanier recreation sites.
Results from a recent evaluation by the Insurance Services Offices places Dawson County in a lower insurance classification, which should translate into lower insurance premiums ...
Santa will already be back at the North Pole, but a few of his elves will stick around Dawsonville Friday to serve Christmas dinners to ...
Little Mason Blake arrived at Walmart Friday afternoon with a plan.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County recently started a new tradition by honoring two members that went above and beyond in their service to the ...
County commissioners have entered in a partnership that could help fund the construction of mountain bike trails next to Rock Creek Park.
Music lovers in Dawson County will have a unique opportunity to hear the debut performance of a brand new vocal octet this week.
It was the day after Thanksgiving, and all across town, first responders were collecting donations to turn holiday frowns around.
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