The same winter storm system that crippled the metro Atlanta area last week also shut down many Dawson County businesses, as well as the school system and local governments.
The school district canceled classes a day ahead of systems in surrounding counties.
David Yenerall expected his commute from Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody to Dawsonville to last a bit longer than usual Jan. 28.
But the astronomy professor never could have imagined the 45-minute trek would not end until nearly 14 hours later.
With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight and some ice still remaining on less-traveled roads Thursday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students, teachers and staff once again on Friday.
With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight Wednesday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students and staff on Thursday.
Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said road conditions are improving but many remain "treacherous."
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville played a role in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
Dawson County longtime local and Georgia Racing Hall of Fame volunteer Vaudell Sosebee was surprised to find an old friend from her past sitting in front of the hall of fame Friday afternoon.
Services are planned Saturday for one of the state's first paramedics.
Dawson County is gearing up for its 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter made the call just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to cancel classes for Wednesday.
Dawson County Emergency Services is cautioning motorists to stay off local roads, as many have become "treacherous."
Forecasters are now saying Dawson County could get up to an inch of snow today.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter announced early this morning that schools are closed today for students and staff.
A winter weather system moving in tonight could produce up to a half inch of snow in Dawson County on Tuesday.
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville is being blamed in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.
In an effort to keep kids safe and to raise awareness of a problem not often talked about, Dawson County Family Connection will be holding classes to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
No One Alone is seeking volunteers to help in its Dahlonega shelter.
A well-known Dawson County figure celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday afternoon surrounded by friends and family.
Beavers are prone to finding running water and building their dams, but in Dawson County all they seem to be building are problems.
Atlanta Motorsports Park and the Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority are gearing up for a full day of family fun as part of the "Sparks in the Motorsports Park" on July Fourth.
Each year, summer in Dawson County is marked by the tents and trucks of vegetables that show up in front of the Dawsonville Municipal Complex and Dawson County Extension Office.
The Dawson County Humane Society is trying a new method of raising money for its no-kill shelter.
Two area congregations arrived Sunday to find electronic equipment missing from their churches.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.