There have been more than 600 fire fatalities in the U.S. since the beginning of the year.
Stepping up to the children's area at the Spring Fling in Dawsonville Sunday afternoon, Nathan Frazier told his sister he was going to win a goldfish.
It was a star-studded week for the city of Dawsonville.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Spring Fling Festival in Dawsonville.
April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a statewide organization with presence in Dawson County is looking to spread the word.
Kelly Jones doesn't go anywhere without George.
A former Lumpkin County commissioner who spent the last several years in Dawsonville was killed Friday in a three-vehicle wreck near the War Hill community.
More than 65 bags of trash and 27 tires were collected last week as Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office teamed up to kick off the Great American Clean-up.
Ben Mathes isn't the type of journalist who confines himself to a safe, air-conditioned office.
Herbert Lawson of Dawson County was all smiles as he lounged with grandson, Neil, on Saturday following the Community Easter Egg Hunt.
Locals, young and old, ventured out to bask in the sun last week.
A Dahlonega woman was killed Saturday night when she crashed head-on into an oncoming vehicle near the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Thompson Road in Dawson County.
A local volunteer board that educates residents on the dangers of substance abuse is looking to change its name, and it's enlisting the help of creative minds.
Teams are still forming for the inaugural Georgia Jail Association's charity golf tournament at Chestatee Golf Club April 12.
There's no way to predict when a tornado might run a rampage through somebody's neighborhood.
A local pilot, who currently serves as director of operations for the Georgia Wing of the Civil Air Patrol based in Gainesville, was recently recognized for flying accident free through his 54-year career.
Everybody has a dream. Some people act on them while others simply sigh and wish it would come true.
Chase Elliott's first Nationwide Series win Friday night made Dawsonville the most popular city in the country, at least for a few minutes.
In an effort to educate seniors on the dangers they could face, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office conducted a question and answer session Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County has updated the initial concept for its community splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Dawsonville Kroger is again United Way for Dawson County's top contributor.
As part of its ongoing commitment to helping families in Dawson County, Family Connection offered a new way to watch over the community's children.
Thanks to public support and a grant from the United States Department of Justice, a safe way for visitations and custody exchanges performed in Dawson County is available.
For the first time in months, Dawson County is finally being treated to seasonally appropriate weather. And it arrives just in time for spring break, which runs through Friday.
An explosion that quickly led to a house fire last week on Wildwood Court in southern Dawson County remains under investigation by state and local fire officials.
Carolyn Bowen thought she was attending Saturday's meeting of the Dawson County Homeowner's and Civic Association to talk about the success of the local animal shelter.
The Big Canoe Property Owners Association has been issued a notice of violation from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for an unpermitted surface mining operation in western Dawson County.
An event Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center is intended to keep older adults safe from criminals.
Teams are still forming for the 12th annual Dogleg Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Dawson County Humane Society.
A mid-day sewage spill last week caused some alarm for the local water authority.