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Attorney for accused jewel thief wants some charges dropped

The attorney for a woman accused of robbing Zales Outlet in Dawsonville last summer wants some of the charges against her client dropped, according to ...

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Delivery driver reports armed robbery

The driver of a delivery van was reportedly robbed at gunpoint Friday evening in western Dawson County.

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Deputy resigns following DUI arrest in Lumpkin

A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy tendered his resignation following his arrest in Lumpkin County when he was charged with driving under the influence of ...

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Man critically injured in motorcycle crash

Charges are pending against a Dawsonville woman who authorities say pulled into the path of a motorcycle traveling south on Ga. 400 in Dawson County ...

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Citizen journalist files federal wrongful arrest lawsuit

Citizen journalist files federal wrongful arrest lawsuit

Attorneys for a citizen journalist arrested at a political rally in 2014 at Burts Pumpkin Farm have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the arresting officers ...

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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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