Recent rains are not enough to prevent the closure of yet another boat ramp on Lake Lanier. War Hill Park's only boat launching ramp faces closure this week.
Property owners Bill, Dan and Ernie Elliott have moved one step closer in their plans to redevelop their land on Elliott Family Parkway into a light industrial complex.
Faced with the highest gas prices in history and rising operational costs, Dawson County government has implemented several cost-cutting measures.
Residents can expect tighter security at the Dawson County courthouse within the next month.
After piloting the CHAMPS elementary program for the state in 2003, the Dawson County School System is one of five counties in the state set to pilot a similar program at the middle school level.
High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board, has named Dawson County High School a Pacesetter School for 2008 - 10.
Four of the county's five schools made adequate yearly progress status for 2008.
They came from all over to pay their respects.
Lumpkin Campground held its annual summer revival last week.
In a unanimous vote, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners struck down a proposed youth ballpark rezoning last week.
After two public hearings on land proposed to be condemned for a new courthouse and administrative building, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners postponed the vote to move forward with condemning the property last Thursday.
Forsyth County's consideration to pursue funding for an Etowah River fed reservoir would not impact Dawson County's water flow, officials say.
The board of commissioners voted last Thursday to move forward in applying for grant generated funds to upgrade War Hill Park.
U.S. Army Cpl. Matthew Phillips of Cumming was just weeks from completing his 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Dawson County's Lakeview Center held the second annual Night of the Gladiators mixed martial arts amateur tournament Saturday.
Dawsonville was among more than 500 cities in Georgia to celebrate a weeklong event showcasing the various municipalities in the state.
Low cost rabies vaccinations are available Saturday at various locations across the county.
A 78-year-old Blairsville woman died Sunday morning after a single-vehicle wreck on Highway 53 in western Dawson County.
Amicalola Falls State Park is the backdrop for a new movie starring Robert Redford and Nick Nolte.
With Relay for Life only a few days away, the local arm of the American Cancer Society held a dinner last week to celebrate those who have fought the battle.
There's no need to fret over what to make for breakfast Saturday morning.
Makeshift barricades separated anxious young hunters from thousands of plastic Easter eggs spread across the football field at Veterans Memorial Park on Saturday.
An eagerly anticipated, family-friendly tradition will be happening once again in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
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.