Overturned vehicle shuts down Ga. 400 in Dawson County Ga. 400 in Dawson County has reopened following this morning's collision in front of North Georgia Premium Outlets. Dawson County Sheriff's deputy Russell Smith sai... Updated on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:39a.m.
Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News is on the move. Effective Monday, the Dawson County News will be fully operational at a new location, just off the square in downtown Dawsonville.... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Woman and pet attacked by pack of dogs Woman and pet attacked by pack of dogs City officials have made contact with the owners of three dogs that attacked a Dawsonville woman walking her small dog in her backyard Saturday morning. "We had to d... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
City of Dawsonville receives $100,000 grant The City of Dawsonville is among more than a dozen municipalities poised to receive thousands of dollars through the state's Recreational Trail Grants program. Mayor... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Suspected outlet mall shoplifter nabbed in Forsyth Suspected outlet mall shoplifter nabbed in Forsyth A south Georgia man suspected of shoplifting at the North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawson County was arrested last week in Forsyth, officials said. The arrest of D... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Overturned vehicle shuts down Ga. 400 in Dawson County Ga. 400 in Dawson County has reopened following this morning's collision in front of North Georgia Premium Outlets. Dawson County Sheriff's deputy Russell Smith sai... Updated on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:39a.m.
Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News is on the move. Effective Monday, the Dawson County News will be fully operational at a new location, just off the square in downtown Dawsonville.... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Adult siblings killed in head-on crash Authorities have identified the two people killed in Monday's head-on collision on Kelly Bridge Road as adult siblings from Dawsonville. Cheryl Renee Phillips, 56, a... Updated on Apr 19, 2016 at 1:38p.m.
Two killed in Kelly Bridge Road head-on collision Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle is now confirming that two people have died from injuries sustained in the head-on collision this afternoon on Kelly Bridge Road. ... Updated on Apr 18, 2016 at 3:50p.m.
Racing community loses a legend Racing community loses a legend Racing legend Charlie Mincey has died. "You won't find a race fan nowhere in Georgia that doesn't know Charlie Mincey cause he raced over such a span of time," said ... Updated on Apr 08, 2016 at 12:10p.m.

LOCAL

Overturned vehicle shuts down Ga. 400 in Dawson County Ga. 400 in Dawson County has reopened following this morning's collision in front of North Georgia Premium Outlets. Dawson County Sheriff's deputy Russell Smith sai... Updated on Apr 28, 2016 at 11:39a.m.
Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News moves to new office near downtown square Dawson County News is on the move. Effective Monday, the Dawson County News will be fully operational at a new location, just off the square in downtown Dawsonville.... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Woman and pet attacked by pack of dogs Woman and pet attacked by pack of dogs City officials have made contact with the owners of three dogs that attacked a Dawsonville woman walking her small dog in her backyard Saturday morning. "We had to d... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
City of Dawsonville receives $100,000 grant The City of Dawsonville is among more than a dozen municipalities poised to receive thousands of dollars through the state's Recreational Trail Grants program. Mayor... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins sets up meeting with Windstream over customer service concerns U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, said in a statement Tuesday that he will meet with Windstream officials on May 9 to discuss the company's latest promises to imp... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.

Government

Early voting begins Monday for May 24 General Primary The early voting period for this year's May 24 General Primary begins Monday at the Dawson County Voter Registration and Elections Office in downtown Dawsonville. Ea... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Political newcomer promises to bring new perspective to county commission Political newcomer promises to bring new perspective to county commission A political newcomer who's been active in the local Republican Party for the last several years promises to bring a fresh perspective and new ideas to the Dawson Count... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Drone bill waits Deal’s approval A House bill awaiting the governor's signature has potential to set the stage for Georgia to be a leader in the unmanned aircraft industry. "We're on the cusp of an ... Updated on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Commissioners reject long-term hydrant contract County commissioners last week said they were not comfortable approving a long term contract with the local water and sewer authority for hydrants. "Five years won't... Updated on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Events planned to meet local candidates Early voting for the May 24th Election gets underway in less than three weeks, but there is still time to get to know the local candidates before going to the polls. ... Updated on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:00a.m.

Education

Teachers honored at luncheon Teachers honored at luncheon During the monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon April 14, Dawson County teachers of the year were honored by local business and political leaders. The monthly member... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
‘Olympians’ compete in special games ‘Olympians’ compete in special games Student Olympians from across Dawson County were going for gold last week as they sprinted, tossed and bowled in some very special games held at Lumpkin County High Sc... Updated on Apr 20, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Teachers honored at luncheon Teachers honored at luncheon During last week's monthly Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Dawson County teachers of the year were honored by local business and political leaders. The monthly members... Updated on Apr 20, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Career day gives 7th graders glimpse at real ife Career day gives 7th graders glimpse at real ife "How do you drill a bone?" It seemed a logical question during a presentation by Marietta and Dawson County firefighter and paramedic Tim Cameron on career day for s... Updated on Apr 06, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
EAGLE winner Desmond Vaird earns GED, overcomes addiction to continue education and 'give back' as t EAGLE winner Desmond Vaird earns GED, overcomes addiction to continue education and 'give back' as t Desmond Vaird says he is on cloud nine after being selected as the Technical College System of Georgia's 2016 Adult Education Student of the Year. Exceptional Adult ... Updated on Apr 06, 2016 at 1:00a.m.

CRIME/COURTS

Suspected outlet mall shoplifter nabbed in Forsyth Suspected outlet mall shoplifter nabbed in Forsyth A south Georgia man suspected of shoplifting at the North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawson County was arrested last week in Forsyth, officials said. The arrest of D... Updated on Apr 27, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
North Forsyth traffic stop yields 1,000 doses of meth stashed in can of peaches	North Forsyth traffic stop yields 1,000 doses of meth stashed in can of peaches A 46-year-old Dawsonville woman was arrested after a recent traffic stop in north Forsyth, during which authorities found about 1,000 suspected doses of methamphetamin... Updated on Apr 20, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
Dawsonville man accused of rape Dawsonville man accused of rape A local man has been charged with rape in connection with an alleged beating attack at his Dawson County home. Rodney Lee Gilkinson, 32, is also charged with battery... Updated on Apr 13, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
No threat found in suspicious package Authorities investigating a suspicious package under a vehicle in the parking lot of Walmart in Dawsonville have found no threat. Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisl... Updated on Apr 07, 2016 at 8:18a.m.
Dawsonville man charged with child molestation Dawsonville man charged with child molestation A Dawsonville man was arrested last month on three counts of child molestation. Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle said the charges against 48-year-old Chaney Wayn... Updated on Apr 06, 2016 at 1:00a.m.

BUSINESS

SPORTS

Varsity volleyball coming to Dawson County High School Girls' volleyball is finally coming to Dawson County. "It's coming and it's coming fast and furious," said soon-to-be head volleyball Coach Tanya Porter of Dawson Co... Updated on Apr 26, 2016 at 6:00p.m.
Tigers take 3 from Indians Tigers take 3 from Indians The Dawson County High School varsity baseball team secured the second seed in the region with a win in the first game of Friday's doubleheader against Lumpkin County.... Updated on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:58p.m.
Lady Tigers win region track title Lady Tigers win region track title Dawson County track had a history making week as the girls' team finished at the top of the region for the first time ever. The boys' team also had their best ever f... Updated on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:53p.m.
Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College Dawson County senior signs with Piedmont College When senior runner Melanie Rimawi went out for ninth grade soccer, she had no trouble with the conditioning. So much so, people told her she should try distance runnin... Updated on Apr 26, 2016 at 5:52p.m.
Tigers back in the swing Tigers back in the swing The Dawson County varsity baseball team swept Fannin County last week to put themselves in contention for a strong finish in the region, as well as clinching a spot in... Updated on Apr 19, 2016 at 4:53p.m.

VIEWPOINT

Sharing life’s bumps and bruises with friends She is not going to be pleased that I have told you this, but we are all family here, even if some of you consider me the illegitimate stepson of the weird cousin that... Updated on Mar 30, 2016 at 1:00a.m.
 
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