Young Life, a Christian youth ministry, hosted the third annual Dawson Dash, a 5K race, at Rock Creek Park Sept. 20, with 108 runners participating.
Members of the Dawson County Woman's Club collapsed in exhaustion and civic pride Saturday evening after raising more than $8,000 for several local organizations with the club's annual Garage Sale-Abration at Rock Creek Sports Complex.
One of the largest crowds in the last eight years was in attendance last Tuesday for the county's annual community picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.
The Ninth District of School Social Workers Association of Georgia announced this year's community awareness initiative will be to collect unused cell phones, as well as financial donations, on behalf of a Massachusetts-based non-profit organization, Cell Phones for Soldiers.
This Friday will be casual day for several local businessmen and women as they dress down and get their hands dirty for a Day of Caring.
The Etowah Masonic Lodge No. 222 will be celebrating its 150th birthday Oct. 28.
KARE for Kids, the organization that provides for Dawson County's children in need, is now gearing up for the upcoming holiday season.
The time has come for the Dawson County annual community picnic, one of the largest community events for the last 12 years.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is hosting a Southern Comforts Quilt reception on Sept. 5, from 5 - 7:30 p.m. The opening night will feature local artists from the Heart In Hand Quilt Guild and Big Canoe, who will debut their works of art.
It's a bizarre fundraising effort, but a lucrative one for two prize winners and a group of local women hoping to aid the fight against breast cancer.
At 23, Air Force Col. Lee Ellis was flying on his 53rd combat mission. It was where he wanted to be.
Jack Martin says barbershop music is about as American as it gets.
"Make it sexy girls," Patsy Brookshire said as infectious Latin music played in the background. "It's got to be sexy."
Sandy Olson, a 39 year-old Dawson County native and single mother of four is facing the fight of her life.
In the last year, more than 800 calls placed to the local domestic violence hotline resulted in the discovery of more than 200 Dawson County victims of domestic violence.