Union County Lady Panther girl's basketball ocach Mike West, 42, was found dead on a hiking trail outside of Blairsville last Thursday morning.
An experienced leader with more than 25 years in management, including the last two as accreditation manager for the Dawson County Sheriff's Office, was tapped last month as the county's SPLOST project manager.
Democracy was born on July 4, 1776 when our forefathers declared independence from Britain, allowing us to live freely in this great nation.
Emergency Services urges firework safety
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 ...
With fall weather setting in a day early, there was little to slow turnout for the Dawsonville Lions Club's 19th annual golf tournament.
The local investigation into an explosion and fire that leveled a southern Dawson County home in March is ongoing, but Allstate Insurance officials said they've denied the property owner's compensation claim because the incident wasn't an accident.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part in clearing the shores of Lake Lanier on Saturday.
Dawson County paused last week to remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
In an effort to help Dawson County's no-kill animal shelter, the city of Dawsonville has set aside a day just for dogs.
Dawson County public safety personnel will continue their commitment to "never forget" on Thursday, when they will hold a memorial service to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County made a splash Thursday with the grand opening of Rotary Island, an interactive water playground at Rock Creek Park.
After nearly five months of waiting, Georgia has answered - partially - the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority's request for a loan.
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott last week donated a 1937 Ford from his private collection that will be raffled off to raise money to support the Dawsonville History Museum.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Rotary Island at Rock Creek Park will be open for the Labor Day weekend.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority recently recognized one of its board members for a quarter-century of service.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.