A crime series on the cable channel Investigation Discovery will profile serial killer Gary Michael Hilton, the drifter who admitted to killing a young Buford woman in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area in January 2008.
Family members of the teen who died last week in what has been dubbed a "car surfing" accident are convinced the police report is inaccurate.
A Dawsonville man arrested last week is accused of sexually abusing two girls.
A Dawsonville man was arrested Monday morning after he reportedly attempted to set fire to his home on Duck Thurmond Road last week.
Dawson County's chief tax appraiser has resigned following his arrest last week on misdemeanor drug charges.
Dawson County's Chief Tax Appraiser was arrested at his office Tuesday afternoon on misdemeanor drug charges.
Convicted serial killer Gary Michael Hilton received four more life sentences last week for the kidnapping and slaying of an elderly couple in North Carolina.
A College Park woman faces a litany of charges in connection with more than $13,000 in fraudulent credit card charges.
Shiakieta Chantell McCoy, 26, is being held without bond at the Dawson County Detention Center.
A Dawsonville woman has been charged in connection with the alleged embezzlement of more than $27,000 from a Gainesville business.
According to authorities, Amanda Kaye Phillips, 31, reportedly stole 52 blank checks from Bulldawg Collision, where she had worked for nearly a decade.
A former county employee is among two men facing charges in an animal cruelty probe involving malnourished horses in northwestern Dawson.
Tyler Jones of Dawsonville and Jim White of Dallas were cited last week with three counts each of animal cruelty by the Dawson County Marshal's Office.
A Dawson County couple has been arrested in connection with what authorities are calling a set fire to a home off War Hill Park Road.
James Henry Raines is charged with first-degree arson. He and wife Gloria Ann Raines, both of whom are 31, were taken into custody Feb. 28 in Dawsonville, according to jail records.
Northeastern Judicial Circuit District Attorney Lee Darragh announced Monday that longtime prosecutor Conley Greer has been assigned as the new supervising assistant district attorney for the Dawson County office.
"The citizens of Dawson County will be well served with Mr. Greer in his capacity as Supervising ADA," Darragh said Monday afternoon in a release.
Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle recently promoted three officers to new leadership positions in the agency's uniform patrol and criminal investigation divisions.
The promotions of Maj. Tony Wooten, Capt. Ray Goodie and Lt. Dan Ramsey took effect last month. They are an extension of Carlisle's two-year plan to streamline departmental operations and better provide top-notch police services to the community.
A defendant in a high profile Dawson County government theft case was found dead Saturday at the minimum security prison south of Atlanta where he was serving his sentence.
Funeral services for Justin Curtis Disharoon, 25, were held Monday at Bethel Baptist Church in Dawsonville.
A Dawsonville man arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol also faces a charge of impersonating a public officer.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three.
Authorities continue to wait on lab results to positively identify bones found in a wooded area of southeast Dawson County last month.
An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting of a popular coach and father of three.
The discovery of human remains in southern Dawson County on Sunday launched a full-scale search of the wooded area by multiple law enforcement agencies.
The investigation into the shooting death of a Dawson County man remains a top priority for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father of three off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
An Atlanta man suspected of fraud was airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital Friday night after plummeting about 50 feet down an embankment while fleeing authorities.
Authorities continue to investigate a shooting Saturday that killed a popular coach and father off Dawson Forest Road in southern Dawson County.
A second teen has been arrested in connection with a string of church burglaries earlier this year.
A woman whose Dawson County home caught fire and exploded in March has been charged with felony insurance fraud after officials say she exaggerated the extent of her losses from the blaze.
A man who had been living at the Best Western along Ga. 400 in Dawsonville was arrested last week for allegedly sexually assaulting an employee at the motel, authorities said.
A Dawsonville man accused of murdering his cellmate in the Hall County Jail will be evaluated for mental competency.
A Dawsonville teenager was cut with a knife in a fight at a downtown gas station Saturday during the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
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