Gordon Pirkle spent most of last week preparing for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame's 2013 induction ceremony only to learn that the spotlight would be on him.
Take an evening drive along Cothran Road off Hwy. 136 in Dawson County and you're likely to see Ryan and Joseph Ciafone in matching Christmas sweaters waving as neighbors slow down to see the brothers' elaborate display of holiday lights.
Makayla Couch shivered in the chilly weather Saturday afternoon as she waited for Dawsonville's inaugural Christmas parade to begin.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County continued a long standing tradition last week of honoring top employees in local government.
Another class of inductees will be admitted to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame on Friday during the annual banquet.
Authorities Wednesday afternoon identified the pilot in Monday night's fatal plane crash in Dawson County as John H. Culbertson, Jr. of Atlanta.
The reason for the season will be showcased this weekend as the congregation at Bethel Baptist Church presents an elaborate, full-scale production depicting the story of Christ.
Two art galleries in Dawson County will be on the map next week for the second annual North Georgia Art Ramble.
Dozens of volunteers from area churches, civic groups and youth organizations served up several hundred meals during the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
A sophomore is well on her to way to breaking the volunteer record for students at Dawson County High School.
In what officials hope will become a new holiday tradition, Dawsonville will hold its first Christmas parade on Saturday.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
Several men and women with Dawson County Emergency Services were recognized during the department's annual recognition and awards banquet last week.
GAINESVILLE - Hundreds of residents from across the region turned out Monday morning to hear from a panel of professionals and members of the U.S. House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee on how the Affordable Care Act is affecting local doctors, insurance companies, small business owners and families.
Several hundred dinner guests are expected tonight at the fourth annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center.
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.