It's far better to give than to receive.
Trout fishing enthusiasts and officials with the Department of Natural Resources were busy last week releasing rainbow trout into Amicalola Creek.
A local accountant awaits sentencing next month after he was convicted last week on nearly a dozen theft charges.
Nearly 100 people asked to be placed on a waiting list for heating assistance this winter as temperatures dropped into the 20s and 30s last week.
Hundreds of children waited in line to pass on a Christmas wish list to Santa Claus when he visited Rock Creek Park Saturday morning.
It's hard to fake the Christmas spirit, according to Jason Kelley of Dawson County.
The Dawson County Fire Marshal's Office continues to investigate a blaze that destroyed a mobile home on Grover Burt Road late last week.
Organizers haven't said whether Santa Claus will be riding in his sleigh or taking another form of transportation when he arrives at Rock Creek Park this weekend.
The annual Tree Lighting Celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall.
Fall has finally arrived in Georgia. The leaves have changed and cooler temperatures mean heating bills will start going up. There is help for families in Georgia who qualify.
Dawson County was well represented during one of the largest equestrian events ever held on American soil.
Friends and family gathered earlier this month to honor one man's commitment and dedication to Amicalola Falls State Park.
Authorities returned Tuesday morning to the wooded area of Dawsonville Highway where a deer hunter reportedly found human remains.
"We're in Casper, Wyo., right now," Jeff Underwood, 40, of Dahlonega said in a phone interview Nov. 16. "We left Buffalo, Wyo., this morning, and we just got to Casper, and we're going to stay here for two, two-and-a-half hours," he said.
State troopers want to make sure Santa visits every child in Georgia this Christmas season.
Dawson County's accomplishments are in the spotlight in Progress 2015.
There was a capacity crowd at Big Canoe on March 13 to pay tribute to Winston Churchill's life, legacy and leadership.
The changes planned for the crossing at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 has the owner of a local restaurant wondering how he'll be able to stay in business without access to his main entrance.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.