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.
It was 23 years ago in April that the community was rocked by one of the most brutal murders in Dawson County's history.
The number of burglarized churches in Dawson County continues to mount.
The case against a teenager arrested last month on misdemeanor sex charges has grown.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a traffic stop last week in Dawson County.
A local elementary school teacher was among two people arrested last week after authorities responded to reports of a burglary at her colleague's home in neighboring Gilmer County.
A night shift supervisor at the Dawson County Detention Center is on paid administrative leave while the Georgia Bureau of Investigation looks into accusations he punched an inmate in the face.
Several garbage bags filled with harvested marijuana plants were discovered during a routine traffic stop Tuesday in Dawson County.
A verbal altercation between roommates that escalated into a physical fight hospitalized one man and sent another on the run early Saturday morning.
A former youth ministry intern from Dawsonville faces nearly three dozen child pornography charges in connection with an investigation that originated earlier this year in neighboring Forsyth County.
An execution date has been set for Georgia death row inmate Tommy Lee Waldrip, who was convicted in the murder of a Dawsonville man more than 20 years ago.