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Veteran deputy facing termination following DUI arrest

Veteran deputy facing termination following DUI arrest

A veteran Dawson County deputy is on unpaid administrative leave following his DUI arrest in Lumpkin County last week.

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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.

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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 methamphetamine.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Gunfire near Dawson-Forsyth line triggers rumors, social media frenzy

Local law enforcement is investigating reports of gunfire Sunday night in north Forsyth, not far from the Dawson County line.

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Sheriff's candidates answer questions at forum

Editor's note: This is part two in a series of questions candidates running to be Dawson County's next sheriff answered during a political ...

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Burt one of state’s first judges to complete new training

Probate Judge Jennifer E. Burt of Dawson County successfully completed in-depth judicial training requirements through the Georgia Probate Court Judges Certificate Program.

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9-1-1 center operator and husband arrested for growing pot

A Dawson County 9-1-1 dispatcher was set to turn herself in to local authorities Tuesday in connection with allegedly growing marijuana at her home with ...

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Woman arrested at pumpkin farm pleads not guilty

The woman at the center of controversy in connection with her arrest at Burt's Pumpkin Farm in 2014 appeared in court on Tuesday to ...

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High speed chase ends in teen’s arrest

High speed chase ends in teen’s arrest

A Cumming teen remains in custody a week after authorities say he stole a friend's car and was arrested following a high speed chase ...

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State drops charges against Miguez

State drops charges against Miguez

Two days after a jury acquitted a Dawson County man in connection with the shooting death of a local little league coach, the state filed ...

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