Dawson County's Chapter 970 of the Vietnam Veterans of America President Wayne Watkins was elected as President of the Georgia State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America during the council's June 21 meeting in Macon.
Due to overwhelming popularity Dawson County Parks and Recreation is proud to announce additional sessions of Adult Water Aerobics.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services is offering tips to help older adults stay cool and avoid heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Gary Putnam doesn't know how he's going to afford his latest property evaluation.
A half-century ago, Billy and Maryann King married at the courthouse in Dawsonville. Saturday, the Kings watched their granddaughter, Nicole Avery, 23, marry Daniel Damron, 23, at the same, now historic, courthouse.
Solidifying its reputation in the community as the most dependable source of news and information, the Dawson Community News today launches a revamped Web site.
What was once deemed Dawson County's premier golf experience may be facing foreclosure.
If all goes as planned, Dawson County residents will have a new place to purchase all the trimmings for a Christmas dinner as Food Lion in downtown Dawsonville is set to be open in December.
Two Dawsonville men accused in connection with planting drugs and a gun in a high school student's car on campus last December were indicted by a grand jury on June 12. Laland Anderson, 57, and Bradley Massey, 21, surrendered to authorities in January after warrants were issued for their arrests in connection with the alleged set up.
An abandoned house on Elliott Village Road became a mock crime scene Thursday morning for the Dawson County Junior Law Enforcement Academy. Junior cadets, acting as the sheriff's office, received a phone call reporting shots fired in the area. "Sheriff" Chase McCalvin said authorities arrived on the scene shortly before 9 a.m. to find a teen victim dead from a single gunshot to the head. A juvenile suspect was taken into custody and booked on murder charges following a brief foot chase. "A neighbor witnessed him breaking out and climbing through the front window," McCalvin said. McCalvin said ...
Despite the current economy, Sembler Company remains optimistic about the company's plans for Dawson County. "We're hoping to get started early next year," said Sembler spokesman Nick Gold, Monday, affirming the company's intentions of bringing a new large-scale retail development to Dawson County. Sembler Company is responsible for several small and large-scale retail properties throughout the southeast and has plans to bring a new shopping facility, 1 million square feet in size, to 103.5 acres located between Whitmire and Dawson Forest roads. "They're doing quite a bit to make the development an attractive shopping destination ...
Impact fees collected from developers locating in Dawson County will pay for a new fire training facility.
The who's who of Dawson County packed the Lakeview Center Tuesday night, May 20, for the 3rd Annual Look and Taste of Dawson.
The Dawson County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of a controversial rezoning request during its most recent meeting at Rock Creek Park, May 20.
A Dawson County commission candidate could be disqualified from the July 15 primary if it is determined later this week that he is not a legal resident of the county.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.
In an effort to keep kids safe and to raise awareness of a problem not often talked about, Dawson County Family Connection will be holding classes to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
No One Alone is seeking volunteers to help in its Dahlonega shelter.
A well-known Dawson County figure celebrated her 90th birthday Sunday afternoon surrounded by friends and family.
Beavers are prone to finding running water and building their dams, but in Dawson County all they seem to be building are problems.
Atlanta Motorsports Park and the Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority are gearing up for a full day of family fun as part of the "Sparks in the Motorsports Park" on July Fourth.
Each year, summer in Dawson County is marked by the tents and trucks of vegetables that show up in front of the Dawsonville Municipal Complex and Dawson County Extension Office.
The Dawson County Humane Society is trying a new method of raising money for its no-kill shelter.
Two area congregations arrived Sunday to find electronic equipment missing from their churches.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.