A Dawsonville man accused of plotting "violent jihad" on American targets has waived his right to a jury trial.
While many local parents prepared to watch their children complete high school and begin a new chapter in their lives, a different kind of graduation ceremony was taking place last Thursday at the Dawson County Courthouse.
A 63-year-old Dawsonville great-grandfather who friends said never met a stranger died Saturday, four days after he was badly injured in a four-vehicle, chain-reaction wreck on Ga. 400.
Two of six defendants in what authorities say was a botched burglary last summer at a local outlet mall entered guilty pleas Thursday.
More than a year has passed since family members found the body of Cheryl Ann Williams in her parents' Brookwood Drive home near Lake Lanier.
A former Dawson County sheriff's investigator remained in custody Tuesday, four days after he was arrested on charges of stalking his ex-wife.
A man arrested last month in a Dawson County drug sting has now been charged with setting the Dahlonega Rite Aid on fire two days earlier.
A Ball Ground man who authorities say has a lengthy record of driving violations was arrested Sunday night after fleeing a traffic stop and flipping his truck.
Investigators are trying to find the man who burglarized a Kelly Bridge Road home March 17 and reportedly shot at a member of the homeowner's family.
Once the Dawson County Law Enforcement Center opened in 2007, accused criminals thought they'd never have to set foot in the old, dilapidated jail again.
A Dawson County teen that was ejected from his car Tuesday afternoon died Wednesday from injuries sustained in the crash, according to Dawson County Coroner Ted Bearden.
Eight people from four counties remain in custody on drug charges after their arrests last week in a Dawson County drug bust.
A log truck driver has been indicted on several charges in connection with an April wreck that claimed the life of a 33-year-old Forsyth County woman.
Holding the .40 caliber Glock for the first time last Tuesday, Inez Couch's small hands shook as she aimed and pulled the trigger.
A Dawson County Grand Jury handed down criminal indictments against 25 people March 2.
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.
Autopsy reports have confirmed that two Dawson County men pulled from Lake Lanier on Friday drowned.
The bodies of two men have been found in Fredericks Cove on Lake Lanier near the site where two Dawson County young men reportedly went missing on Jan. 2.
A candlelight vigil is planned Sunday for the two Dawson County men missing since Jan. 2.
Foul play has not been ruled out in the disappearance of two Dawson County men who were last seen Jan. 2.
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