In the not so near future, Calvin Byrd plans to enter the local political arena.
Funeral services for the man that served Dawson County for over 40 years as justice of the peace and chief magistrate judge will be Friday at Bearden's Funeral Home.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson had planned this week to apply for a share of $40 million in state grants to build reservoirs in Georgia.
Dawson County will renew an age-old rivalry this Friday when the team plays host to neighboring Lumpkin County in what will be called "The Gold Mine Classic."
More than 40 agencies have partnered to give residents a broad look at social services available in and around Dawson County.
The Vice District Governor of District 18-D, Grace Clower, will be making her official visit to the Dawsonville Lions Club at its regular meeting Sept. 8.
Dawson County and the city of Dawsonville will host the Fourth Annual Veterans Day celebration Tuesday, Nov. 11.
The cover of the October 1920 issue of McCall's magazine featured photographs of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone and seven other courageous suffragists, dubbed "Dangerous Women" by the magazine's headline.
The Dawsonville Lions Club will host its 13th annual John Gardner Memorial, Lions Charity Golf Tournament at Chestatee Golf Club, Sept. 10.
An educational seminar for natural gas customers will be held Wednesday, Aug. 27, from 1-3 p.m. at the Dawson County Extension Office, 298 Academy Avenue, Suite 100 (Dawson County Agricultural Center) in Dawsonville.
After years of researching, absorbing and sharing the history and heritage of her homeland, Dahlonega's Anne Dismukes Amerson has at last published her first novel.
As the clash between Russian and Georgian soldiers continues half a world away, a Dawsonville member of the Georgia National Guard said he is concerned for the Georgian soldiers he got to know last month during three weeks of military exercises in their country.
Since Aug. 21, 1833, generations of souls have been saved at Liberty Baptist Church.
They may not be spring chickens, but they are definitely young at heart.
A Dawson County emergency services official is leading the charge in asking the county to ban the sale of toy-like novelty lighters.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
The Mountain Moonshine Festival has become one of the top locales in the southeast to see hotrods.
A tribute to history and heritage will take place during the opening ceremony of the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival Oct.25 with the addition of five new inductees to the National Moonshiner's Hall of Fame.
Lifelong fan and one-time driver James Bolt "JB" Day once rode his bike all the way from South Carolina to watch a race at Lakewood Speedway in Atlanta. He was 11 at the time.
As of late, the national news scene has been buzzing with one particular topic - the Ebola virus.
Groups of hunters ranging from husband and wife to father and son teams flocked to one Dawson County mountain home to take part in a local charity's new fundraiser.
One of Dawson County's most decorated World War II heroes died last week at the age of 97.
It's not every day that white lightning and fast cars are harmoniously fused, except on the fourth weekend in October at the annual Mountain Moonshine Festival in downtown Dawsonville.
Organizers are hoping to gain greater exposure for a local literacy group by expanding fundraising efforts to include a European pheasant shoot on Saturday.
SOUTH FORSYTH - The proposed $200 million transportation bond referendum that voters will decide on Nov. 4 was the main topic of the 2014 Transportation Summit.
While the weekend weather was dark and gloomy, pet lovers didn't let that put a wet blanket over their fun.
A local World War II veteran and professional baseball photographer died today at the age of 97.
A barbecue fundraiser Saturday supports United Way for Dawson County and its many local partners.
Fun and furry festivities are planned this weekend at the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show.