A 37-year-old Cumming man faces nearly a dozen charges after he reportedly led authorities on a high-speed chase through Dawson County in a stolen truck.
A law signed last month by Gov. Sonny Perdue allows more than half of the county's registered sex offenders to live and work wherever they want.
Two days before he was set to graduate with honors from Dawson County High School, a teenager admitted making video recordings of women and young girls in three local restrooms.
A woman who reported her son missing May 27 faces drug and other charges after the child turned up safe at a day care, where he had been the whole time.
Authorities say Wayne McCord did not help take the thousands of dollars his wife is accused of funneling from Dawson County Clerk of Courts' accounts.
Kathy Gosselin last month became president of Georgia's Council of Superior Court Judges at a difficult time for the judiciary.
Two Dawson County High School seniors are spending the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
On May 16, the cost to register a trade name in Dawson County Superior Court was $30.
A pair of Dawson County High School seniors will spend the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
A Dawsonville man convicted of child molestation asked a judge Thursday to sentence him to life without parole.
A Dawson County businessman with deep roots in the community was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years, with a year to serve in custody, for his involvement in a theft ring.
A local businessman with deep ties to the community will be sentenced next week for his role in a property theft ring.
Authorities have added tax evasion to the litany of charges against Dawson County's embattled former clerk of courts.
Over the past 23 years, Sheriff Billy Carlisle has watched the number of inmates rise at the detention center.
Every year about this time, Lt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office begins answering the question: "When can I sign my chid up for your junior law enforcement academy?"
A 20-year-old Dawsonville man is the first to be charged locally under a new state law that prohibits sending sexually explicit photographs without the consent of the person depicted.
Personnel documents released by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office detail the use-of-force incident that resulted in the firing of a jail sergeant earlier this month.
The termination process is underway for a Dawson County Detention Center shift supervisor accused of punching an inmate in June.
County commissioners are demanding answers after a state board's ruling last month to grant clemency to a convicted murderer.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed on July 29 after he lost control of his motorcycle and collided with a pickup truck on Hwy. 9.
A 37-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested last week on pandering and solicitation charges.
Two teachers involved in an incident that ended with the arrest of one of the women in Gilmer County last month have both resigned from the Dawson County school system.
An 18-year-old Gainesville woman has been arrested in connection with the theft of about $6,800 from a Dawsonville retailer.
A second suspect has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a string of church burglaries over the past several months.
Dawson County Sheriff's investigators cracked the case of a missing dishwasher by following a blood trail that led them --eventually-- to the alleged culprit, who lives down the street.
A 43-year-old Dawsonville man faces kidnapping, rape and other charges after he reportedly assaulted a woman over four days at a home in western Dawson County.
Authorities have arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
A local family is devastated after the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip on July 9.
Authorities last night arrested a Dahlonega man believed to be responsible for a string of church burglaries in Dawson and Lumpkin counties.
A local family is devastated after the state's pardons and parole board on Wednesday commuted the death sentence of convicted killer Tommy Lee Waldrip.