Authorities responded to more traffic fatalities in 2008 on Dawson County roads than they had in nearly a decade.
A Gainesville woman has been charged with vehicular homocide in connection with a 2008 wreck that claimed the life of a Forsyth County man and his unborn daughter.
Jarrett Simpson has set the bar high for the next group of Dawson County Sheriff's deputies.
Former GBI Special Agent in Charge John Cagle says it is one of the few cases he worked in his 30-year career that touched him personally.
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 Detention Center employee resigned earlier this month during an investigation that exposed an inappropriate relationship with a female inmate.
Two men accused in unrelated rape and kidnapping cases were indicted last week by a Dawson County grand jury.
A Riverdale man has been indicted on nearly two dozen charges in connection with a credit card scheme and high-speed chase last summer.
GAINESVILLE - The State Board of Pardons and Paroles' silence on the July 10 clemency it granted a death-row inmate in a 1991 murder case has stirred strong emotions in north Georgia, with ripple effects possibly leading to the doors of the 2015 General Assembly.
A Dawson County man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a child molestation arrest in 2012.
A 17-year-old surrendered to authorities last week after avoiding arrest for months in connection with a spring burglary in eastern Dawson County.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
A Dawson County Sheriff's officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman at a political event last month.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman over the weekend.
The deputy who arrested a Roswell woman over the weekend at a political rally in Dawson County has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation into the incident.
Employees got a surprise last weekend when a backpack full of bones turned up at the Dawson County waste transfer station.
A Roswell woman was arrested Saturday after she refused to stop recording a political rally in Dawson County with her video camera.
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.
County commissioners are demanding answers after a state board's ruling last month to grant clemency to a convicted murderer.