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.
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.