Film crews from the blockbuster "Hunger Games" movie franchise were in town last week filming scenes for "Mockingjay," the third segment in the popular series.
The Dawson County Kiwanis Club's new leaders have officially been sworn into office and will be settling into their new roles in the coming weeks.
Events during the next two weekends will benefit the family of a local lawman whose mother passed away suddenly.
War Hill Park on Lake Lanier will not be affected by the federal government shutdown, county officials said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part in clearing the shores of Lake Lanier on Saturday.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County. The local arm of the American Cancer Society held its kick-off dinner Sept. 19 at the Dawson County Board of Education Professional Development Center. "This is a life-changing event that helps communities across the country celebrate the lives of people with cancer, remember loved ones who have lost the battle and help the ones who are still fighting," said Beth Covington, 2014 Relay ...
Movie crews are in Dawson County again this week to film scenes for "Mockingjay," the third installment in the popular "Hunger Games" franchise.
Good Shepherd Clinic announced last week plans for an expansion that will include vision and dental services.
Fall fashions took the checkered flag Saturday at the Dawson County Woman's Club's Racing Goes Glam event.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has embarked on a new project intended to increase recycling efforts at area schools and across the community.
The Dawson County public library is offering several events for readers of all ages. Join award-winning author Lola Schaefer starting at 10 a.m. Saturday as she covers the 10 questions you need to ask before writing nonfiction. The author of "Arrow Hawk" and "Look Behind," as well as "Frankie Stein and the Mittens" series, will guide children grades 3 through 6 through the fun and fascinating world of nonfiction. This program is free and space ...
With 2013's Relay for Life complete, Dawson County is gearing up for the 2014 American Cancer Society fundraiser.
Storm chasers are often seen on television, pursuing bad weather and getting excited about the prospect of danger.
For the seventh consecutive year, adults from across Dawson County hope to show they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
It has been 12 years since the United States suffered a terrible terroristic attack. Each year since then, local first responders have paused to remember the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Perhaps fittingly, Dawson County Emergency Services held the 2013 ceremony at Fire Station 1 on Memory Lane. "We always want to remember those that perished on Sept. 11, 2001," said Billy Thurmond, director. "We also want to remember those that served this great nation ...
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.
Residents living in Dawson County's Chestatee neighborhood hope to spread cheer this holiday season by donating turkeys to the local food pantry.
Work to smooth the traffic flow around Dawsonville's downtown square is complete.
Hundreds of local children will wake up Christmas morning to find presents under their trees thanks to dozens of volunteers determined to make holiday wishes come true.
A local man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Monday afternoon after he suffered serious injuries in a farming equipment accident.
An area residential facility for women battling addiction and mental health issues recently moved its popular store into the former Outdoor Traditions building at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 136 in Dawsonville.
Come spring, kids of all ages will be able to enjoy a new water feature at Rock Creek Park after commissioners last week approved a proposal by the local Rotary Club to donate a splash pad.
Luke Holmes may just be 7, but he understands the sacrifices servicemen and women make for his country.
Work is expected to begin this week on reshaping the roads around Dawsonville's historic courthouse into a true roundabout.
An area nonprofit is holding the grand opening of its new thrift store location this weekend.
Everyone knows a jerk, even if they don't want to single out who it is. But one native Georgia author is calling out the nefarious folks in the state's history.
Veterans of all ages and from each military branch will be honored Monday during Dawsonville's ninth annual Veterans Day celebration.
A local family hopes their love for playing cards will pay off this week as they travel to the largest souvenir and gift show in the nation to promote a new card game they developed.
A man was reported shot at a Dawson County residence shortly after noon Thursday.