It's been just over a year since members of Grace Presbyterian Church first started discussing the need for a free medical clinic in Dawsonville.
The community is invited to gather Friday morning to honor the more than 3,000 men, women and children who lost their lives eight years ago in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States.
The Georgia Mountain Food Bank will hold a USDA Mass Food Distribution from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the parking lot of Hollis Transport in Flowery Branch.
Eight-year old Kenneth Stewart III has become a local celebrity in the community, and has recently picked up the nick-name of "Soldier Boy of Dawsonville."
State health officials confirmed the first case of the H1N1 (Swine Flu) virus in Dawson County Wednesday afternoon.
Personnel from Dawson County Emergency Services will be heading to the streets Aug. 27-29 as they team up with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to "fill the boot."
Local attorney Clint Bearden was appointed last week to chair the Legislative Affairs Committee for Georgia's 9th District Republican Party.
A year after he went raccoon hunting for the first time, a 13-year-old Dawson County boy is winning state awards for his new hobby.
An information-gathering meeting last Thursday brought together almost two dozen volunteers interested in forming an Optimist Club in Dawson County.
They talk about politics, the weather, their families and anything else that comes to mind.
An educational seminar on understanding property taxes is planned for Saturday morning at the Appalachian Community Bank Conference Center in downtown Dawsonville.
Cancer patients receiving treatment at a nearby hospital or medical facility will soon have access to free transportation to and from their treatment site, with the help of efforts towards establishing an initiative of a national program in Dawson County, known as Road to Recovery.
Officials say lightning may be to blame for a fire Thursday that destroyed a log cabin in western Dawson County.
The more than 400 Hall and Dawson county children suspected as victims of physical or sexual abuse this year can now undergo medical evaluations in a welcoming new building accented with flowers and toys.
Optimists Clubs are known throughout the world for "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."
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.