Authorities are asking residents to be wary of letting strangers inside their homes after an alleged scam artist took money from an elderly woman last week.
The Dawson County commission voted Friday to file a petition in Superior Court to remove longtime Clerk of Superior Court Becky McCord from office.
Dawson County's longtime clerk of Superior Court has been charged in connection with the theft of more than $119,000 from the county over the last five years.
An autopsy is scheduled for a Dawsonville woman who died after a wreck Tuesday in western Dawson County.
The appointed panel that decides who leads the local public defender's office will get some new members and a new name.
Local authorities have expanded their investigation into money missing from the Dawson County Clerk of Court's office and involved the Georgia Bureau of Investigation in the matter.
Authorities say a longtime employee took nearly $82,000 over the last 10 months from the Dawson County Clerk of Court's office.
It's possible authorities may not be able to identify all the juveniles and women a Dawsonville teen secretly made videos of inside three local restrooms.
A Dawson County man has agreed to testify against his father and another relative in a case involving more than $25,000 in stolen home appliances and furnishings.
Michael Allen was in court Friday when a Superior Court judge ordered a Dawsonville woman to pay back more than $20,000 she admitted stealing from him and a friend.
A Dawson County teen was taken into custody Wednesday morning after authorities said he used his cell phone to video females in three local restrooms.
A 20-year-old Dawson County man has been charged with rape and molestation after an encounter with a 13-year-old girl authorities say he met online.
A 39-year-old Dawsonville man has been arrested on charges of child molestation.
The arctic blast that dropped nearly an inch of snow in Dawson County on Jan. 7 kept sheriff's deputies and emergency services personnel busy well into the weekend.
Nearly three weeks after the slayings of a southeast Georgia couple along the Amicalola River, there's increasing speculation that one or both suspects could face the death penalty.
A third suspect has been arrested in connection with what authorities described as an illegal gambling operation in Dawson County.
Video surveillance from a neighbor's private security system helped investigators find two suspects they say are responsible for a string of thefts from automobiles in mid-February.
A local teenager facing numerous charges in connection with a reported rape has been released on bond.
According to authorities, several thousands of dollars in electrical equipment is missing from two local churches.
Two suspects were arrested and a third man is being sought in connection with what authorities are calling an illegal gambling operation in Dawson County.
A 17-year-old Dawson County High School student remained in jail on Tuesday, a week after his arrest on kidnapping, rape and aggravated child molestation charges.
A jury on Thursday convicted a Tennessee man of trafficking methamphetamine in Dawson County.
A well-known real estate agent avoided jail time by pleading guilty to three felony charges in connection with her involvement in a fraudulent sales transaction.
Carol Lynn Michaelson, 50, of Dawsonville was sentenced as a first offender to four years on probation. The sentence also carries more than $3,100 in fines and fees, as well as 50 hours of community service, according to court records.
A Dawsonville man convicted last month of sex crimes against children has received a 20-year sentence with the first 12 to be served in prison.
A Dawsonville man awaits sentencing Thursday after a jury convicted him of sex crimes involving children.
Jose Francisco Gonzalez, 41, was initially indicted on two counts of sexual battery, two counts of enticing a child for indecent purposes and a single child molestation charge.
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.
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