Volunteers were breathing a sigh of relief Friday afternoon as they calculated the final contributions to United Way for Dawson County's 2010 fundraising campaign.
A resident of Dawson County recently won first place in a national event for her agricultural abilities.
Presidential candidate John Davis, a republican from Colorado, announced he will be in Dawsonville on Saturday to talk with residents "about fixing America."
While chocolates and roses are expected on Valentine's Day, unique and unforgettable sweetheart gifts are popular this year.
United Way for Dawson County is closing in on its 2010 fundraising goal, but still needs community support over the next few days to reach $100,000.
The American Red Cross recently reported that inclement weather last week resulted in more than 1,600 units of blood and platelets that could not be collected due to donation center closures, canceled blood drives and the inability of donors to attend blood drives.
Ronnie Gilbert hesitated to open his front door Friday morning when he saw two Dawson County Sheriff's deputies approaching.
The U.S. Postal Service issued a news release early this week that reported nearly 100 percent of north Georgia residents were back on regular mail schedules following last week's winter storm.
A public ceremony welcoming the Gainesville-based 802nd Ordnance Company home from Afghanistan is being planned for March 5.
Dawson County students will spend an entire week out of school this week after another cancellation was announced for Friday classes.
Alcoholism affects not only the person battling it, but often those they love.
A record amount of snow piled up early in the week, shutting down much of Dawson County, including the city of Dawsonville, county government and the school district.
A quarterly forum for local elected officials and county leaders will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 25 in the upstairs meeting room at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Staff with the state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division fielded comments last week from those who may be affected by a proposed fee change for some of the agency's management areas.
At the start of a new decade, Dawson County residents saw many transitions and beginnings in the areas of government, education and business.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.
The 2015 Relay for Life season is officially under way in Dawson County.
Friends, family, neighbors and even strangers are pouring on the love for Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle and his family after their home caught fire on Saturday afternoon.
The memory of a local businessman and community leader is now forever enshrined upon a bridge renamed last week in his honor.