Cooking is the leading cause of residential structure fires on Thanksgiving Day, according to emergency officials.
Heavy travel is anticipated for the upcoming 102-hour Thanksgiving holiday travel period and the Georgia State Patrol is asking drivers to use caution as they travel.
Surrounded by strangers hugging on him after he got off the chartered bus, Staff Sgt. Corey White of Gainesville was overcome with emotions.
With the economy hurting his business, Brett Bentley found he could no longer afford health insurance.
Santa Claus was one of nearly 300 riders Sunday in the 19th Annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run.
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.
The Dawson County Civitan Club's inaugural motorcycle ride planned for Saturday has been postponed due to the threat of rain storms.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
Officials have released the name of the man killed in yesterday's crash on Hwy. 53 West.
Gabby Buchan was recently crowned Miss Dawson County.
K.A.R.E. for Kids and Dawson County couldn't have asked for better weather Saturday for kids to hunt Easter eggs.
Holding on to a walker, Peggy Jenkins slowly made her way to the front of the crowd Thursday night to claim her "survivor" medallion.
Harold Evans doesn't think he would be alive today if it weren't for Dawson County Parks and Recreation employee Billy Mahaffey.
One Dawson County charity is gearing up for one of the most anticipated events of the year.
Contributions made by area employees toward United Way topped $76,000 in 2015.
A dinner Thursday night will celebrate the lives of local cancer survivors and their caregivers.
Tracy Walker is the biggest liar in Dawson County. But don't let that deter you from visiting her at the library - that's her job.
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.