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Local authorities search for man in CVS robbery

Local authorities search for man in CVS robbery

Authorities are seeking assistance in identifying a suspect from an armed robbery at CVS in Dawsonville last week.

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Arrest made in church fire

An arrest was made last week in connection with a fire late last year at Gospel Way Baptist Church.

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Woman on probation for theft, forgery arrested again

An ex-realtor who pleaded guilty to theft and forgery charges last year was arrested again last week, this time for fraud.

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Meth lab found

Meth lab found

Four suspects are in custody after drug agents last week raided a home in southeastern Dawson County where an active methamphetamine lab was uncovered.

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Murder suspect’s bond set at $250K

Murder suspect’s bond set at $250K

Bond has been set at $250,000 for the Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.

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Eight hour standoff ends in arrest

Eight hour standoff ends in arrest

A Dawsonville man is in custody after an eight hour standoff with deputies on Thursday.

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Local man charged with arson

Local man charged with arson

A Dawsonville man has been charged with first-degree arson in connection with a fire at a local tire shop in 2012.

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Cold case TV series to revisit Levi Frady case

Local authorities are hoping an upcoming TV series on cold case files in Georgia will shed some new light on the murder of 11-year-old Levi Frady more than 17 years ago.

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Meth lab found in southeast Dawson

Meth lab found in southeast Dawson

Drug agents were on the scene Wednesday morning of what they are calling a methamphetamine lab at a home on Hanging Dog Road in southeastern Dawson County.

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Local man arrested in child molestation case

Local man arrested in child molestation case

A Dawsonville man was arrested overnight Monday in connection with an alleged sexual assault of a teen girl.

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Grand jury indicts murder suspect

Grand jury indicts murder suspect

A Dawson County Grand Jury, last week, handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.

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Iowa man indicted after alleged rape at local motel

Iowa man indicted after alleged rape at local motel

An Iowa man accused of sexually assaulting an employee at a local motel late last year was indicted on the charges by a Dawson County grand jury last week.

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Local teen charged as adult in molestation case

A 15-year-old from Dawsonville has been charged as an adult in the alleged molestation of a young child.

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Grand jury indicts murder suspect

A Dawson County Grand Jury on Tuesday handed down a murder indictment against a Dawsonville man accused in the shooting death of a popular coach and father.

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Woman charged for alleged false report

Woman charged for alleged false report

A Powder Springs woman who claims she was sexually assaulted by three men in the parking lot of a local business has been charged with false report of a crime.

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Hearing set in murder case

A hearing initially set for last week in the state's murder case against a Dawsonville man has been moved to Jan. 21, according to court records.

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Teen arrested after alleged drunken rampage

Teen arrested after alleged drunken rampage

A local teen arrested last week wearing only his boxer shorts faces numerous charges in connection with an alleged drunken rampage that left cars beat up, windows busted and a mailbox damaged in downtown Dawsonville.

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High court ruling eliminates 28 outstanding warrants

State lawmakers are expected to revisit the handling of misdemeanor probation cases after the Georgia Supreme Court ruling late last year that banned the practice of tolling.

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Kentucky man arrested after Kroger robbery

Kentucky man arrested after Kroger robbery

A man wanted in connection with at least two bank heists in Kentucky was arrested Monday, days after authorities say he allegedly robbed the Dawsonville Kroger.

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Retiring Judge Joliff plans to stay connected

Retiring Judge Joliff plans to stay connected

On weekends and spare moments here and there, retiring Juvenile Court Judge Cliff Jolliff chips away at packing up 24 years of mementos and paperwork that fill his office.

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