Dawson County students will spend an entire week out of school this week after another cancellation was announced for Friday classes.
Alcoholism affects not only the person battling it, but often those they love.
A record amount of snow piled up early in the week, shutting down much of Dawson County, including the city of Dawsonville, county government and the school district.
A quarterly forum for local elected officials and county leaders will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Jan. 25 in the upstairs meeting room at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Staff with the state Department of Natural Resources' Wildlife Resources Division fielded comments last week from those who may be affected by a proposed fee change for some of the agency's management areas.
At the start of a new decade, Dawson County residents saw many transitions and beginnings in the areas of government, education and business.
The U.S. Census Bureau released the results of the 2010 census Dec. 21, revealing that the United States is now a country of more than 300 million and Georgia is a state of nearly 9.7 million.
Humans don't have many practical uses for a browning Christmas tree. But animals, apparently, go nuts over them.
During the holiday season, there is so much travel, shopping and cooking to do that donating blood gets pushed off the to-do list.
Local authorities reported a generally quiet New Year's weekend with only a handful of minor incidents.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has partnered with Home Depot once again this year to encourage residents to go green by recycling Christmas trees.
Organizers hope a New Year's Eve gala Friday night will raise enough funds to stock a new surgical center for the Dawson County Humane Society.
If you think it's cold outside, wait until you take a dive into Lake Lanier on Saturday for the 14th Annual Polar Bear Swim.
When it comes to growing gargantuan pumpkins in Dawson County, the Waters Family is hard to beat.
Authorities investigated complaints of an aggressive raccoon at the "Edge of the World" rapids in western Dawson County last week, though the alleged culprit appears to have escaped.
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Hundreds of local children will wake up Christmas morning to find presents under their trees thanks to dozens of volunteers determined to make holiday wishes ...
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 ...
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