A Forsyth County Sheriff's deputy returned to work this week, days after he was hit by a ricochet bullet during a training exercise in Dawson County.
The congregation at a local church is getting a jump start on the season of giving by offering a hot lunch and a coat to keep the cold away on Saturday to those in need.
Strokes are the number three killer in this country. Someone in the U.S. experiences a stroke every 40 seconds.
The North Georgia Chamber Symphony has scheduled a series of four holiday concerts in four different Northeast Georgia cities, including Dawsonville, during the first few days of December.
Invitations to a free Thanksgiving dinner have been extended to the community from the local alliance of churches.
Dawson County's sixth annual Veterans Day Celebration drew a crowd of hundreds who gathered Thursday to thank military personnel for their service and sacrifice.
The Dawsonville Lions Club did not sell funnel cakes and hot dogs at its booth at the Mountain Moonshine Festival this year and it did not have its annual raffle.
Allen Street will be closed for road construction Nov. 22-25.
The Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Board of Directors held an inaugural meeting last week to get the ball rolling on what will soon be a monthly gathering of volunteers.
The Georgia Department of Transportation is looking at the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Elliott Family Parkway as a possible roundabout site.
Coosa River Basin Initiative representatives said during a recent visit that a proposed reservoir on Shoal Creek in Dawson County could harm several native fish species.
Organizers have put the final touches on the sixth annual Veterans Day Celebration, a day many months in the making.
A missionary from Dawson County has returned from his trip to Paraguay, where he was able to connect the lives of young people living a world apart.
Two environmental groups are giving local residents and elected officials an opportunity to visit the site of a proposed reservoir that could be built in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
Winter isn't turning loose of Northeast Georgia just yet.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership.
The changes planned for the crossing at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 has the owner of a local restaurant wondering how he'll be able to stay in business without access to his main entrance.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
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.