Hugs, tears and laughter were shared Sunday as the community gathered to mourn the loss of two Dawson County men whose bodies were found in Lake Lanier a little over a week after they were reported missing.
A mix of wintry weather expected to move in tonight could bring up to an inch of snow in higher elevations.
Authorities have confirmed that the bodies found in Fredericks Cove on Lake Lanier Friday afternoon in Dawson County are that of Mason Cox and David Wood.
Due to extreme cold and subzero wind chills moving across the state, the Dawson County Board of Education decided to cancel school Monday and Tuesday.
Looking back on 2013, Dawsonville and Dawson County have much to celebrate.
Dawson County Sheriff's Office is currently asking for the public's help in locating two young men.
The National Weather Service early Thursday issued a winter weather advisory effective through Friday morning for Murray, Fannin, Gilmer, Union, Towns, Pickens, Dawson, Lumpkin and White counties. Icy roads will be possible in the area, as well as accumulating snow at elevations of 1,500 feet and above. Accumulations are expected to be 1" or less.
Volunteers with Keep Dawson County Beautiful are asking the community to go green this holiday season by recycling their real Christmas trees.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is under new leadership.
One local restaurant is doing its part to keep a Southern New Year's Day tradition alive.
The story by a local writer that was originally published in County magazine in 2007 has been selected to appear in the magazine's commemorative 25th anniversary book.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recently recognized its tops employees, including two that saved the life of an inmate, during the department's annual Christmas celebration at the law enforcement center.
Santa made a special trip to the Dawson County Senior Center on Thursday to drop off a few presents and wish everyone a happy holiday.
A report released by the National Transportation and Safety Bureau gives little information into the cause of a plane crash in Dawson County earlier this month.
Officials praised the community's generosity last week as the Dawson County Sheriff's Office set a new record for its sixth annual Shop with a Cop event.
Teams are still forming for the 12th annual Dogleg Charity Golf Tournament to benefit the Dawson County Humane Society.
A mid-day sewage spill last week caused some alarm for the local water authority.
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a house explosion shortly after noon Thursday afternoon.
Dawson County homeowners will have their chance to learn about the county and voice questions to community leaders this weekend.
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority could see the projected timeline for the Russell Creek Reservoir drop by as much as half if it can secure a loan from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority.
Three residential structure fires in six days have emergency personnel urging the community to be cautious and prepared.
The 13th Annual Art in the Garden Festival, sponsored by the Dawson County Arts Council, will be held at the Bowen Center from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3 and 4.
A couple thousand people from across the region were in Dawsonville on Thursday to see the world-famous Budweiser Clydesdales.
A mid-day sewage spill has caused some alarm for the local water authority.
When Will Wade joined the Rotary Club of Dawson County nine years ago, he was drawn to the organization's "Service Above Self" motto.
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Dawson County from 7 p.m. tonight through 10 a.m. Friday.
Representatives with several local churches have taken the initial steps in establishing a faith-based organization intended to help homeless families get back on their feet.
The 2014 Relay for Life campaign has officially begun in Dawson County.
A north Georgia competitive clogging team was recently named the Overall National Grand Champion at the Clogging Champions of America National finale.
With spring just around the corner, the Dawson County Public Library is gearing up for warmer weather and nights under the stars.