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?"
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is now one of more than 3,600 law enforcement agencies across the country using instant messaging to communicate with the public.
A Dawson County man will spend the rest of his life in prison after admitting Monday he killed his 22-year-old stepdaughter and her husband late last year.
Authorities followed a trail of scratch-off lottery tickets to find the man they say is responsible for breaking into a Dawson County convenience store last week.
A Jasper man who authorities say robbed a Marble Hill bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning was arrested a short time later following a high-speed chase and crash.
A local man admitted Monday to his role in the double homicide of a South Georgia couple along the Amicalola River in Dawson County last December.
For the third time in just more than a year, a Dawson County Sheriff's officer graduated at the top of the class at the Regional Police Academy in Athens.
Six months have passed since a Dawson County probate clerk was arrested in connection with the theft of thousands of dollars from the court.
In what local officials say was an unexpected turn of events, Dawson County's clerk of courts resigned Thursday.
In what local officials say was an unexpected turn of events, Dawson County's clerk of court resigned Thursday.
The Internal Revenue Service has opened a case on Dawson County Clerk of Court Becky McCord, authorities said Monday.
Larry Taffar was working in his garden March 9 when he noticed two men sprint past his house behind the outlet mall.
A grand jury has indicted a Marietta-based organization on charges of helping a Cumming man end his life.
A Superior Court judge denied bond last week for two Dawson County men charged in the December slayings of a south Georgia couple.
Lindsay Burton is as comfortable in a courtroom as anywhere, so it was only natural that she would meet her future husband there.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
A memorial fund has been set up for the children of the Dawsonville man that was killed in last week's fatal motorcycle crash on Hwy. 53 West.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested Tuesday afternoon for possession of a weapon on campus.
The wife of famed NASCAR engine builder Ernie Elliott remained in custody Tuesday, nearly a week after she was arrested for reportedly trying to run him over.
The FBI task force investigating a string of armed robberies at CVS stores across metro-Atlanta has not reached out to local law enforcement to determine if a February robbery at the Dawsonville location is connected.
Looking back 24 months ago, Paul Watson can now admit his life was spiraling out of control.
High-speed races on Ga. 400 over the weekend landed four drivers behind bars facing numerous traffic violations.
A Dawson County teen was arrested last week after authorities identified him as the culprit in a burglary at Riverview Middle School.
The wife of famed NASCAR engine builder Ernie Elliott was arrested early Tuesday morning.
Shots fired at a residence on War Hill Park Road Sunday led to the arrest of a Dawson County man on assault and battery charges.
Days after a Dawsonville man with a shotgun held officers at bay for nearly five hours, deputies issued a new warrant for his arrest, this time for aggravated stalking.