Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville. Authorities say the... Updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12a.m.
Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three. Dawson County Sheriff's investigators have charged Herma... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Coptic convent purchases former Catholic college The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville. The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, last month, purchased the ... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Intersection changes to begin in spring Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing. "We are looking to move," said Jami... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Bones have yet to be identified Authorities continue to wait on lab results to positively identify bones found in a wooded area of southeast Dawson County last month. "We haven't heard anything bac... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville. Authorities say the... Updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12a.m.
Intersection changes to begin in spring Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing. "We are looking to move," said Jami... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history. Subscribe now and you'll receive a free Chase Elliott championship T-shirt, featuring the special ... Updated on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:19p.m.
Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three. Dawson County Sheriff's investigators have charged Herma... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Arrest made in fatal shooting Arrest made in fatal shooting An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting of a popular coach and father of three. Dawson County Sheriff's investigators charged Herman James Seppenfi... Updated on Dec 04, 2014 at 12:17p.m.

LOCAL

Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash Oakwood man killed in fatal Hwy. 53 crash An Oakwood man died and two other patients were taken to area hospitals Thursday afternoon following a collision on Hwy. 53, east of Dawsonville. Authorities say the... Updated on Dec 19, 2014 at 9:12a.m.
Dawsonville toddler recovering after transplant A toddler from Dawsonville has a long recovery ahead of him after a successful kidney tranplant last week. His mom Randi Hyde said 3-year-old Mason is doing well fol... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
3-year-old to receive new kidney 3-year-old to receive new kidney Thursday is going to be a big day for a little guy from Dawsonville. After years of hoping, praying and waiting, 3-year-old Mason Hyde is getting the new kidney he ne... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Christmas takes center stage Christmas takes center stage Sleigh bells were ringing and children were singing in Dawsonville's second annual Christmas parade that took over the downtown streets Saturday afternoon. Hundreds l... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Coptic convent purchases former Catholic college The first Coptic Orthodox convent outside Egypt recently opened in Dawsonville. The Coptic Orthodox Diocese of the Southern United States, last month, purchased the ... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.

Government

Emergency personnel recognized at banquet Emergency personnel recognized at banquet An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014. Among those awarded during the Nov. ... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
 Sheriff honors top staff at annual luncheon Sheriff honors top staff at annual luncheon The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday. Longtime employee and pa... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
City to hear new request City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville. On Monday, George and Pam Power petitioned the planning commission to rezone nearly 30 ... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Officials will be sworn in to office Tuesday The county's newest elected officials will be sworn into office Tuesday at the Dawson County Government Center. Probate Judge Jennifer Burt will administer the oath ... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Phillips takes council seat Phillips takes council seat Newly appointed council member Caleb Phillips took his seat on the Dawsonville City Council, following a brief swearing-in ceremony on Monday at city hall. Phillips,... Updated on Dec 03, 2014 at 1:00a.m.

Education

Art show finds new direction of travel Art show finds new direction of travel Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn. This year, the show travels to new heights un... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Ornaments benefit needy Ornaments benefit needy For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments. Art teacher John Lundy opened up the shop of homemade ornaments once again... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Youth leadership award winners named Youth leadership award winners named With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced. The 2014 award was presented to Dawson Cou... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Lanier Tech named state's top technical college Updated on Dec 05, 2014 at 8:44a.m.
Board bids farewell After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22. A farewell party w... Updated on Nov 26, 2014 at 1:00a.m.

CRIME/COURTS

Man charged with impersonating public officer in Dawsonville Man charged with impersonating public officer in Dawsonville A Dawsonville man arrested Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol also faces a charge of impersonating a public officer. Scott Joel Corn, 36, allegedly ... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting Suspect charged with murder in fatal shooting An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting last month of a popular coach and father of three. Dawson County Sheriff's investigators have charged Herma... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Bones have yet to be identified Authorities continue to wait on lab results to positively identify bones found in a wooded area of southeast Dawson County last month. "We haven't heard anything bac... Updated on Dec 10, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Arrest made in fatal shooting Arrest made in fatal shooting An arrest was made Thursday morning in the fatal shooting of a popular coach and father of three. Dawson County Sheriff's investigators charged Herman James Seppenfi... Updated on Dec 04, 2014 at 12:17p.m.
Human bones found by hunters The discovery of human remains in southern Dawson County on Sunday launched a full-scale search of the wooded area by multiple law enforcement agencies. Dawson Count... Updated on Dec 03, 2014 at 1:00a.m.

BUSINESS

Auvermann named GMRC appointed official of the year The man charged with bringing quality economic development to the county has been recognized for his work. Charlie Auvermann, executive director of the Development A... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Intersection changes to begin in spring Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing. "We are looking to move," said Jami... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history. Subscribe now and you'll receive a free Chase Elliott championship T-shirt, featuring the special ... Updated on Dec 12, 2014 at 12:19p.m.
Season of spending begins Season of spending begins By noon, the women of Sugar Valley Country Club had already stocked up on the early morning, after-Thanksgiving bargains at North Georgia Premium Outlets and were hopi... Updated on Dec 03, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Rezoning to bring grocer Commissioners last week approved a rezoning that will make way for a new grocery store and retail center at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest Road. While... Updated on Nov 26, 2014 at 1:00a.m.

SPORTS

Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Commemorative Chase Elliott T-shirts arrive Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history. Subscribe now and you'll receive a free Chase Elliott championship T-shirt, featuring the special e... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Banquet remembers racers Banquet remembers racers Each year, the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame inducts a new class into its hall of legends. Ask any die-hard racing fan who drivers such as Gober Sosebee, Lloyd Seay and... Updated on Dec 17, 2014 at 1:00a.m.
Racers to be inducted at hall of fame event This weekend, the newest class of racers will join their peers in the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame. The 2014 induction ceremony will be held at 2 p.m. Dec. 13 at the ... Updated on Dec 09, 2014 at 5:00p.m.
Beusse helps UNG to earn second place Dawson County High School graduate, Emily Beusse, helped lead the University of North Georgia's cross country team to a second place finish in the NCAA Division II Sou... Updated on Dec 02, 2014 at 3:49p.m.
McIntosh wins at Boyd’s Speedway Dawsonville's Donald McIntosh sped into the lead at Boyd's Speedway and held off "The Georgia Giant" Shane Clanton to win the Turkey Gobble 50 in Chattanooga on Saturd... Updated on Nov 25, 2014 at 4:27p.m.

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