A Republican representing the west side of Dawson County will challenge House Speaker Glenn Richardson for the top post in the Georgia House.
Friends and family are mourning the weekend death of Dawson County Building Official Wayne Elledge.
Voter turnout was not what poll workers were anticipating in last Tuesday's primary election.
A local accountant accused of stealing more than $60,000 from a client's escrow account has surrendered to authorities.
The state's oldest working courthouse recently received a much-needed facelift as Dawson County enlisted more than 290 man-hours to preserve the historic building.
Members of the 2008 Management Development Program class constructed a bridge and accompanying pathway from Rock Creek Park to the Dawson County Humane Society animal shelter, July 11.
Just two weeks after a former employee was arrested on charges of stealing more than $93,000 from a local accounting firm, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has secured a warrant for the arrest of the owner of the business.
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority discussed the current status of its countywide service expansion plans during the authority's work meeting, July 8.
With the dwindling economy, high gas prices and county officials being asked to cut back their budgets, new uniforms for sheriff's officers would typically be out of the question - if the sheriff had not seized more than $100,000 in drug money in the last year.
Petitions were filed earlier this month by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office to seize the home and automobile of an alleged methamphetamine dealer.
The owners of property located near a proposed new courthouse and administrative building plan to fight efforts by the county to condemn the land.
Dawson County's Lakeview Center will host the second annual Night of the Gladiators mixed martial arts tournament, July 19.
The wife of a Forsyth County man whose death remains unsolved after two and a half years hopes the family's tragedy can one day help other families in similar situations.
Recent annexations and the addition of several new subdivisions caused a surge in Dawsonville's population since the last census was taken in 2000.
A facelift may be in War Hill Park's future.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed Wednesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy. 9 South and collided with a pick-up truck.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.