With tears and smiles, members of Penny Anderson's family congratulated her after the recent treatment court graduation at the Dawson County Courthouse.
Four men remain in custody after a weekend drug bust in Dawson County.
Guilty pleas by two White County men have closed the files on several burglaries in Dawson and four other counties.
A Dawson County man died early Thursday morning in a single-vehicle wreck in North Hall County.
A Dawsonville man with an extensive criminal history is being held without bond following a chase and brief manhunt last week.
Authorities say a former longtime clerk took thousands of dollars from Dawson County Probate Court.
ATLANTA – Syed Haris Ahmed has one of Georgia's top criminal defense lawyers to represent him when he is sentenced for providing material support to terrorists, but the 24-year-old former Georgia Tech student insisted Thursday he wanted to go it alone.
A judge has ruled the state must return funds seized from a group accused of helping a Cumming man end his life because it has taken too long to file a complaint against the organization.
A postal worker who pleaded guilty last month to selling methamphetamine will serve about six months at a women's residential treatment center, followed by several months of strict supervision and fines.
A recent indictment places a local couple at the center of what authorities say is one of the largest methamphetamine trafficking cases in Dawson County history.
It's not brand new and it needs a bit of maintenance, but the 1997 red Ford F-150 sitting outside the Dawson County Sheriff's Office will be put to good use.
A postal worker arrested over the summer for making methamphetamine deliveries while on her route pleaded guilty to felony charges Thursday.
A log truck driver pleaded guilty Monday to charges in connection with a collision that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County mother.
A Dawson County man was arrested Monday afternoon after authorities say they found him tending to a crop of suspected marijuana in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
Thursday was a day of celebration and the official marking of a new life for five people.
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.
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