Canine companions have long been used in search and rescue missions, and now a handful of Dawson County residents are putting their equine companions to work saving lives.
In early 2009, no one predicted that it would be one of the rainiest years on record.
A local nonprofit is encouraging Dawson County sportsmen to keep hunting in order to benefit other local nonprofit agencies.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has expanded efforts this holiday season to give Dawson County residents more opportunities to recycle their live Christmas trees.
Chris Kimble of Dawsonville doesn't do New Year's resolutions.
The Georgia Department of Community Health, Division of Public Health has relaxed the restriction for H1N1 vaccine and is now offering the vaccine to everyone age 6 months and older.
When it comes to the H1N1 virus there are several unknowns. However, one thing is for sure: The number of confirmed cases are "significantly" underreported.
Megan Norris knew she had $100 to spend at the Dawsonville Wal-Mart.
It's been nearly a week since Dawson County got a surprise visit from one of the nation's highest-ranking government officials.
Georgia Republican Gov. Sonny Perdue and Democratic U.S. Vice President Joe Biden stood together on at least one issue Thursday - an effort to improve communication and attract industry in North Georgia.
Getting Vice President Joe Biden from the nation's capital to Dawsonville requires a lot of planning, but local officials are hoping to keep roadway inconveniences to a minimum.
One Dawson County church wants to remind residents that giving is an important part of the holiday season, even in tough economic times.
Vice President Joe Biden will visit Dawsonville on Thursday to make an announcement about the federal stimulus package, the White House announced today.
Anyone who knows Jonah Brinson knows that if they want to find him on the weekend, they need to look in a tree stand.
For some, holiday cheer is measured in watts.
As part of its ongoing commitment to helping families in Dawson County, Family Connection offered a new way to watch over the community's children.
Thanks to public support and a grant from the United States Department of Justice, a safe way for visitations and custody exchanges performed in Dawson County is available.
For the first time in months, Dawson County is finally being treated to seasonally appropriate weather. And it arrives just in time for spring break, which runs through Friday.
An explosion that quickly led to a house fire last week on Wildwood Court in southern Dawson County remains under investigation by state and local fire officials.
Carolyn Bowen thought she was attending Saturday's meeting of the Dawson County Homeowner's and Civic Association to talk about the success of the local animal shelter.
The Big Canoe Property Owners Association has been issued a notice of violation from the Georgia Environmental Protection Division for an unpermitted surface mining operation in western Dawson County.
An event Thursday at the Margie Weaver Senior Center is intended to keep older adults safe from criminals.
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.