Dawson County authorities were not part of the original Atlanta area task force set up to catch a group of thieves targeting high-end department stores, but after a foiled robbery attempt at the Saks Fifth Avenue Outlet in Dawsonville in June, Dawson County's involvement in the case tipped the theft ring wide open.
Deputy Stan Harrison was born to be a school resource officer.
It's been more than four years since Johnny Holtzclaw wore a badge or carried a gun.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation officials say they never close out an unsolved murder.
State authorities reopened a 22-year-old cold murder case over the summer, and Thursday the man they believe responsible was indicted for murder.
A man authorities say assaulted a police officer eluded capture Monday despite an hours-long manhunt in western Dawson County.
Two construction workers remained in custody Tuesday, four days after they were arrested for an alleged sexual assault at a local motel.
More than three years have passed since Jeremy Adams had his first run-in with Dawson County Sheriff's Deputy Jennifer Wright.
Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle has worked for years to create a local victim's advocacy center.
Fresh out of law school and still awaiting his bar exam results, Tony Tarnacki was named Dawson County's Associate Magistrate Judge last week.
A wreck in Big Canoe last Tuesday claimed the life of a Talking Rock man and increased the number of deaths on Dawson County roads in 2008 to nine.
A Dawson County accountant arrested over the summer on a single theft charge was arrested again Tuesday and now faces nine more related charges.
Local authorities are warning residents to watch out for scam artists targeting seniors with offers of low cost driveway paving and repairs.
Georgia's association of elected coroners says mandated budget cuts at the state agency that performs nearly 3,000 autopsies a year could mean longer waits for families of the deceased and higher costs to county taxpayers.
A Dawsonville man accused of molesting a female family member was indicted last week by a Dawson County grand jury.
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.