Holding the .40 caliber Glock for the first time last Tuesday, Inez Couch's small hands shook as she aimed and pulled the trigger.
A Dawson County Grand Jury handed down criminal indictments against 25 people March 2.
A Dawsonville man was arrested earlier today after state and local authorities executed a search warrant at his home and recovered child pornography.
Dawson County Sheriff's investigators played a key role in the recent sting that led to the arrests of four suspected members of a right-to-die group, a Georgia Bureau of Investigation agent said.
The mother of a Cumming teenager says she doesn't know how her daughter will deal with the aftermath of a Feb. 23 wreck that claimed the life of another teen and injured four other people.
A former Dawson County Sheriff's detention officer has posted $80,200 bail following his arrest on child molestation and statutory rape charges.
The GBI, with help from the Dawson County Sheriff's Office and the Cumming Police Department, arrested two alleged members of the Final Exit Network Wednesday afternoon in Dawson County.
The Georgia State Patrol is investigating a two-vehicle collision Monday that claimed the life of a Dawson County teenager and injured four other people.
January 2008 was one of the most difficult months in Investigator John Cagle's 30-year law enforcement career.
A Dawson County teen was killed and four people injured in a two- vehicle wreck Monday afternoon near Kelly Bridge and Coltrane roads in southwestern Dawson County.
Four people were arrested Friday after they reportedly took about $2,000 in designer jeans from North Georgia Premium Outlet Mall.
The Georgia State Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Lilburn woman convicted in 2007 of trafficking amphetamine in Dawson County.
A 38-year-old Dawsonville man arrested last year on child molestation charges was acquitted by a jury Feb. 4.
A Florida man was taken into custody in Dawson County last week and charged with child molestation.
The family of a Dawsonville man shot by authorities in a May 2006 pursuit that injured four Forsyth County Sheriff's deputies say they plan to appeal his conviction.
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.
It was 23 years ago in April that the community was rocked by one of the most brutal murders in Dawson County's history.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
The case against a teenager arrested last month on misdemeanor sex charges has grown.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a traffic stop last week in Dawson County.
A local elementary school teacher was among two people arrested last week after authorities responded to reports of a burglary at her colleague's home in neighboring Gilmer County.
A night shift supervisor at the Dawson County Detention Center is on paid administrative leave while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation looks into accusations he punched an inmate in the face.