Leaf season is in full swing. For many local residents, that means it's time to make plans to head to the mountains.
Bobby Taylor buys lottery tickets every week. Sometimes in the scratch off variety, but mostly Mega Million jackpot tickets.
As his plane touched down at the airport Friday, Sgt. Christopher Goodwin Sr. of Dawsonville breathed a sigh of relief.
Preparations are underway for the third annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
It's been more than four decades since the Mountain Moonshine Festival rumbled to life, and locals say it grows larger each year.
They are only mobilized a half dozen times each year, but the Dawson County Sheriff's Special Response Team is ready when the call goes out.
Each year more than 4,000 Americans die in fires and about 20,000 are injured.
Lake Lanier is up, but don't expect it to get too much higher.
The 42nd Annual Dawsonville Mountain Moonshine Festival kicks off with a "Thunder Road Moonshine Run," a caravan consisting of about 52 moonshine-era vintage cars dating from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Thousands of visitors will soon be descending on Dawsonville to participate in one of the most popular festivals in north Georgia.
The streets of downtown Dawsonville will rev to life this weekend during the 42nd Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
With the opening Saturday of deer firearms season, hunters are encouraged to review safety rules and regulations before heading to the woods.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
Emergency officials confirmed a young boy was shot in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area late Friday afternoon.
A fire that may have started in the laundry room Saturday afternoon destroyed the home of Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle.
Even without a crystal ball, there's no doubt that Dawson County will see some major changes take place in 2015.
North Georgia is bracing for extremely cold temperatures, most likely the coldest the area has felt since last January.
The Dawsonville Pool Room will once again open for lunch on New Year's Day and welcomes everyone to ring in 2015 with the southern tradition of collard greens, black-eyed peas and hog jowls.
Looking back on 2014, it would be difficult and a bit deceiving to continue calling Dawsonville and Dawson County a quiet mountain town.
The bridge that crosses the Etowah River on Hwy. 53 East will soon bear the name of a local man who made positive impacts on the lives of numerous scouts in Dawson County.