BREAKING: Early-morning house fire one of two tamed by Dawson County crews in the past 24 hours
One Dawson County man is safe due to the quick-thinking actions of a neighbor who noticed an early-morning fire at a nearby home Thursday.
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Fausett Farms sunflowers now blooming, in 6 photos
Fausett Farms' sunflower fields are now open for the 2019 season. - photo by Jessica Taylor
Fausett Farms is officially open for the 2019 season with more than 900,000 sunflowers for fall enthusiasts to enjoy. Fausett Farms’ sunflowers have been a hit in Dawson County since 2011 when it welcomed more than 30 acres of golden sunflowers, though the family farm has been operational since 1858. Surrounded by mountain scenery, Fausett Farms boasts more than 900,000 sunflowers and offers miles of horse riding trails, mule-drawn wagon rides, barbecue and local honey. Pets are welcome to enjoy the farm but must be on a leash. Admission is $5 per person. Kids ages 5 and under are free. Professional photography is allowed at the farm for $35 per session. The farm is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Fausett Farms is at 11336 Hwy. 136 West in Dawsonville.