Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle recently promoted two officers to new leadership roles within the department.
Warrants have been issued for an Atlanta man who allegedly threatened to kill a local business owner over a service dispute.
Dawson County's former chief tax appraiser will spend the next 12 months on probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor drug charges.
Autopsy reports have confirmed that two Dawson County men pulled from Lake Lanier on Friday drowned.
The bodies of two men have been found in Fredericks Cove on Lake Lanier near the site where two Dawson County young men reportedly went missing on Jan. 2.
A candlelight vigil is planned Sunday for the two Dawson County men missing since Jan. 2.
Foul play has not been ruled out in the disappearance of two Dawson County men who were last seen Jan. 2.
Authorities say a handgun found after a standoff at a Harmony Church Road home is likely the weapon used to kill a Woodstock man earlier this month.
A veteran lawman with nearly four decades of service will take off his badge for the last time Dec. 31.
The third suspect wanted in connection with the weekend shooting of a Woodstock man was apprehended Wednesday afternoon.
A 64-year-old Dawson County man was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with what authorities are calling a suspicious fire.
Charges have been filed against the Forsyth County teenage driver involved in a June fatal car surfing wreck that claimed the life of a 16-year-old Dawson County girl.
Charges have been filed against the teen driver in the fatal car surfing wreck that killed a Dawson County teen in June.
Sentencing has been delayed for a 34-year-old Dawsonville man convicted last week on eight counts of cruelty to children.
A Dawsonville man has been charged with felony aggravated assault in connection with a shooting Thursday afternoon off Kelly Bridge Road in southwestern Dawson County.
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.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash last week when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
The Dawson County man charged with murder in the shooting death of a local coach has entered a not guilty plea.
The Dawson County man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father is set to answer to the charges against him in Superior Court on Monday.
A Dawsonville man is in custody following a five hour standoff with deputies overnight Sunday.