Imagine cruising a road with no traffic, speed limits or blue lights flashing in the rear view mirror.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority organized this year's Rivers Alive event Oct. 2, an annual volunteer waterways cleanup in Georgia.
It could be months before authorities know what caused the death of a 19-year-old Dawson County woman whose body was found Saturday in a northeastern Forsyth County home.
Robert Tolbert will not let the current gas crisis keep him at home.
Golf clubs in Dawson County haven't faired well in recent months, but developers hope a new concept in country club living will motor past the competition.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 970 honored the nation-wide POW/MIA Day of Remembrance last Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Sfeir didn't sleep last Friday night, as he waited to return home from Hawaii to Atlanta.
A graphic and disturbing dose of reality is on display at the Dawson County Courthouse to shed light on the number of people, young and old, affected by loved one's drug and alcohol addictions.
Burning restrictions imposed by Georgia's rules for Air Quality Control will be lifted Oct. 1.
The United Way for Dawson County announced an ambitious goal of $100,009 Friday, knowing the stress of hard economic times translates to more people needing assistance.
When Meredith Emerson was living in Buford, she and her black Labrador retriever Ella enjoyed running and hiking the trails at the Gwinnett Environmental and Heritage Center.
In an effort to bring awareness to the number of children injured in car accidents, John Megel Chevrolet and Dawson County SafeKids have paired to kickoff National Child Passenger Safety Week.
Prosecutors say a plea agreement could be reached as early as this week in the case against Joshua Glen Layman.
More steps have been taken to finalize a pending land deal between Lanier Tech and the Dawson County Board of Education.
Corn mazes now are competing with fall festivals, leaf watching and pumpkin shopping as major attractions for Northeast Georgia tourists.
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.