A charity motorcycle ride will be held at noon Saturday beginning on Harmony Church Road to raise funds for funeral costs associated with the loss of a child.
The event will be hosted by Charlie's Little Angels and the Wingmen Motorcycle Club.
An upcoming episode of NBC's Dateline will profile accused serial killer Gary Michael Hilton who admitted killing a young Gwinnett County woman in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management area in January 2008.
Fittingly named "Mystery on Blood Mountain," Friday night's Dateline episode that will air at 9 p.m. follows Hilton as he stalked his human prey along hiking trails and lonely roads from Florida to North Carolina.
Tickets are still available for the Dawson County Humane Society's second annual Lucky Dog Casino night.
Featuring Blackjack, Roulette, Craps and Texas Hold 'Em Poker, the event will be held at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex from 7-10 p.m. Saturday.
Authorities say the death of a 22-year-old Dawsonville man last week is a sad and stark reminder not to jump from a Lake Lanier bridge.
"Any of that kind of behavior is of course careless and it in this case unfortunately proved fatal," said Forsyth County Fire Capt. Jason Shivers.
The sixth annual Young Life Dawson Dash 5K and Fun Run will be held this Saturday at Rock Creek Park.
Men, women and children of all ages and ability are invited to attend.
The Bowen Arts Center recently held a reception to celebrate the opening of its newest exhibit, 4 Southern Artists.
The exhibit features sculptures, drawings and abstract paintings from four Atlanta artists: Tom Wood, Dick Henderson, Jerry Sullivan and Bob Cargill.
State transportation officials say plans to renovate Dawson County's busiest intersection are ahead of schedule.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday for the woman many credit with giving homeless animals in Dawson County a chance.
State lawmakers could review Dawson County's district lines when the Georgia General Assembly reconvenes in August for a special session on state redistricting.
A local man will be among some 5,000 cyclists riding through Massachusetts this weekend to help fight cancer.
Brian Hood of Dawsonville said the overall goal is to raise $34 million for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston for cancer research and treatment.
Teams are still forming for the 7th annual Don Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament.
A fundraiser for the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Red Cross, the tournament will be held Aug. 8 at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville.
A lifelong Dawsonville resident and former city council member died Thursday.
Friends say Gennie Melinda "Linda" Grant, 62, will be remembered for her devotion to her son and commitment to her hometown.
Just days after announcing work was set to begin on the intersection of Ga. 400 and Kilough Church Road, state transportation officials delayed the project.
The plan called for installing concrete medians, closing the crossing and eliminating the option for drivers to turn left from Kilough Church Road.
The honor of America's Favorite Park is up for grabs and a park in Dawsonville is in the running.
Amicalola Falls State Park, home of the highest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, is trailing in fifth place for a chance to win a $100,000 recreation grant from Coca-Cola. The second place park will receive a $50,000 grant and third place will receive $25,000.
A Georgia racing legend has been selected to serve as grand marshal for this year's 48th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival in October.
With thousands of visitors descending on Dawsonville during the 48th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival, local authorities are asking motorists to plan their routes and avoid ...
A Dawsonville teen has been ticketed following Tuesday's crash involving a Dawson County school bus.
Employees at the Dawson County Sheriff's Office last week went to the head of the class after showing they are indeed smarter than a ...
Motorists traveling Dawson County roads should keep a keen eye out for deer as the season changes, especially the week of Nov. 17-23.
Dawsonville's unique and storied past will come alive this weekend when thousands converge on downtown for the 48th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Tim Pastore stepped back for a moment on Thursday after seeing the damage to the fire engine he was driving nearly a week earlier that ...
When Deputy Mich Long orders his lunch, he typically asks for it to be served to-go.
Two events are planned within the next week to celebrate October as Clean Water month in Dawson County.
As adults, we'd all like to think we can remember the geography, history, language arts and math we learned so many years ago in ...
Isaac Barnes showed up at his daughter's first cheer practice to help his wife teach the young cheerleaders a thing or two about football.
A stretch of Hwy. 53 between Ga. 400 and Lumpkin Campground Road was shut down Monday morning as crews worked to contain a gas main ...
Hwy. 53 near Ga. 400 has reopened following Monday morning's gas main break east of Lumpkin Campground Road in Dawson County.
Hwy. 53 East in Dawson County is now open following this morning's head-on collision involving a fire engine.