A law signed last month by Gov. Sonny Perdue allows more than half of the county's registered sex offenders to live and work wherever they want.
Two days before he was set to graduate with honors from Dawson County High School, a teenager admitted making video recordings of women and young girls in three local restrooms.
A woman who reported her son missing May 27 faces drug and other charges after the child turned up safe at a day care, where he had been the whole time.
Authorities say Wayne McCord did not help take the thousands of dollars his wife is accused of funneling from Dawson County Clerk of Courts' accounts.
Kathy Gosselin last month became president of Georgia's Council of Superior Court Judges at a difficult time for the judiciary.
Two Dawson County High School seniors are spending the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
On May 16, the cost to register a trade name in Dawson County Superior Court was $30.
A pair of Dawson County High School seniors will spend the last few days of the school year at home after they were arrested on felony charges for having a hoax device at campus.
A Dawsonville man convicted of child molestation asked a judge Thursday to sentence him to life without parole.
A Dawson County businessman with deep roots in the community was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years, with a year to serve in custody, for his involvement in a theft ring.
A local businessman with deep ties to the community will be sentenced next week for his role in a property theft ring.
Authorities have added tax evasion to the litany of charges against Dawson County's embattled former clerk of courts.
Over the past 23 years, Sheriff Billy Carlisle has watched the number of inmates rise at the detention center.
Every year about this time, Lt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office begins answering the question: "When can I sign my chid up for your junior law enforcement academy?"
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is now one of more than 3,600 law enforcement agencies across the country using instant messaging to communicate with the public.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
A Dawson County Sheriff's officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman at a political event last month.