Dawsonville resident Tristan Melton, 13, has garnered national recognition for his performance in various recent rifle competitions.
A rising eighth-grader at Dawson County Middle School, Melton has earned three first-place medals, been named a state champion and set a National Rifle Association record in his sub-junior class. All since April.
Head Coach Kasey Wilson's American Legion Post 247 team had a busy weekend. The team played four games in two days.
Battling the weather and humidity Dawsonville pulled out three big wins and lost the fourth game in a heartbreaker after leading the entire contest.
Kids from Dawson County and the surrounding area have one more chance to take part in a free self-defense program.
The program, hosted by White Tiger Yongin Mixed Martial Arts in Dawsonville, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday. The event began as an effort to reduce bullying in schools and the local community.
Local racing historian Gordon Pirkle has a prediction.
"Chase Elliott, he's going to be as big as his dad was in his hay day. I've never seen someone as young as him carry himself and race the way he does," Pirkle said.
The Georgia racing industry paused last week to remember a legendary announcer and 2003 Hall of Fame inductee.
Known as racing's "little, bitty buddy," Jimmy Mosteller died July 4 at age 85.
American Legion Post 247 bounced back with an 18-4 win over Cumming on Saturday.
The game proved to be some revenge following a 13-9 loss to the same team on June 19.
An ancient game has started a new history in Dawson County.
The United Futbol Academy'94 Elite team took home the State Cup Championship title for the second year in a row.
The Dawsonville Racer swim team opened the season with a meet at Hunter's Chase last Saturday.
American Legion Post 247 baseball is off to a great start with a 4-2 record after one week of play.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame is celebrating 10 years with festivities on Saturday.
The event includes a car show, a swap meet, arts and crafts, a driver autograph session and live music by band Garage 71.
A Dawsonville man is among 15 semifinalists for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame's 2012 class of inductees.
The winner of more than 200 NHRA, IHRA and AHRA sanctioned drag racing events, Dick Brannon was directly involved in the development of the Ford 427 race engines and played an important role in development of the 1967 Ford Fairlane 427, including one in which Mario Andretti won the Daytona 500.
Dawsonville native Mattie Brogdon, a senior on the Texas Christian University rifle team, garnered national attention when she received All-American honors in March.
The young markswoman was named to the 2012 National Rifle Association's All-Americans Smallbore Second Team and received an Air Rifle Honorable Mention.
Rotarians and their guests took to the greens May 7 for the group's 20th annual golf tournament at Crystal Falls Golf Club.
The team of Eric White, Eddie Register, Devon West and Charles White were the first place gross winners in the four-man scramble.
Former Dawson County High School baseball player Chase Gilreath has been named Pitcher of the Week for Columbus State for the week ending Feb. 28.
The Cougars play in the Peach Belt Conference.
The Tigers Cinderella season has come to an end.
The reigning Region 7-AAA champion Dawson County Lady Tigers opened the season last week with two big wins over traditionally strong teams.
Riding the wave of its most successful season in school history, the Dawson County High football team will host No. 2 Blessed Trinity on Friday ...
Dawsonville's Chase Elliott has once again been voted one of NASCAR's most popular drivers.
The 7-AAA champion Dawson County Tigers kept the dream alive Friday night, defeating Spencer High's Green Waves 22-12 in the second round of the ...
The crowd wore white last week, but for Friday night's second round playoff game, the Dawson County Tigers are calling for everyone to wear ...
Dawson County athletics inked a historical moment last week when Tucker Maxwell signed on to play baseball for the University of Georgia.
DAWSONVILLE - Coey Watson and the Dawson County offense could not be stopped Friday night, scoring touchdowns on seven of their first eight possessions in a ...
The Dawson County High Competition Cheerleaders are in celebration mode after placing sixth in Saturday's state completion at the Columbus Civic Center.
The Dawson County Tigers are calling for a white-out when the Region 7-AAA champs take on Ringgold in the first round of the state playoffs ...
Students at Dawson County High School are encouraging the crowd expected to be at tomorrow night's first round of the state playoff's football ...
Going into the season, Tigers Head Coach Sid Maxwell set a theme for his new football team: Playing for those that came before you, setting ...
Dawson County High School may not have a local arena for its new swim team to practice, but that won't stop a dozen committed ...