Dawson County residents enjoyed a brief break from winter on Feb. 19 and 20, as temperatures flirted with 60 degrees under sunny skies.
Rupert Cartwright wanted to do something extra special for his wife of 57 years - so he married her again.
Emergency officials braced for the worst Friday, when as much as 4 inches of snow fell across some areas of Dawson County.
The Dawson County Jaycees is looking for a few more teams for the inaugural Chili Bowl and Flag Football Tournament next month.
A cardiac condition was determined to be the cause of death of a woman who died last week in her car in western Dawson County
Sometimes, the love you have for someone is so deep, it's hard to express it in words.
With Valentine's Day on Sunday, many men and women are trying to come up with the perfect gift that tells their loved one how much they care.
Almost two decades have passed since a group of Dawson County women set up shop in a small basement on the outskirts of town in an effort to collect clothes and food for local individuals in need.
Construction workers are nearly finished replacing a crushed pipe beneath the Hwy. 136 entrance to Gold Creek subdivision, a project that stemmed from September's heavy rainfall.
Sometimes it's better to give than to receive.
A plane involved in a fiery crash Monday in Lawrenceville is registered to a Dawson County man.
One of Dawson County's own was among 10 World War II veterans from the Southeastern United States honored last week in Atlanta.
Cancer survivors and those affected by the disease joined at city hall Jan. 28 to kick off the American Cancer Society's 2010 Relay for Life Dawson County, an annual drive that raises research dollars.
Local delegates and officials who went to last week's regional water planning council in Dawsonville said they're making progress in the quest for information.
J.M. Burt believes that if you're going to write a book, there ought to be a good story to tell.
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.