There's no way to predict when a tornado might run a rampage through somebody's neighborhood.
Margie Weaver didn't know what to expect Friday night as she stepped through the door at the American Legion.
An informational open house set for April 15 will show the public plans for improvements to Dawson County's busiest intersection.
The Corps of Engineers at Lake Lanier recently announced that day use fees will now be collected for recreational season 2010 in various parks where fees have not been charged in the past.
Dawson County resident Dell Conner is making a History Channel appearance March 22 on a television show where two hosts scour the country for antiques and collectibles.
Their jerseys say they're from Gainesville, but soon the adult full contact football team will be known as the North Georgia Gladiators.
American Legion Post 247 plans to donate proceeds from its weekly Bingo event to raise funds for an elevator at the local senior citizens center.
When players signed on to play in the Inaugural Dawson County Jaycees Flag Football Tournament last Saturday they knew there would be some tough competition.
It's been said that necessity is the mother of invention.
It's not your imagination. This winter was colder and wetter than usual, and your power bill is probably proof of it.
A local group would like you to start spring cleaning early this year and donate your spring and summer clothing to the earthquake victims in Haiti.
When the Dawson County facilities staff planted a Willow Oak Tree at Rock Creek Park for the annual Arbor Day celebration last Friday, they had no idea the tree they planted would be dedicated in their honor.
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.
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.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.