Family and friends celebrated the life of Dawson County's first Chief Magistrate Judge Aug. 29 and memorialized his dedication to his hometown.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority has claimed an award in financial excellence for the second time since 2007.
It took an extra two periods before the Dawson County Tigers could put away Lumpkin County last Friday night at Tiger Stadium. A fumble by Indian quarterback Daniel Abercrombie, his sixth of the game, in double overtime allowed Dawson to come away with a 26-23 win.
Budget cuts at the state level are trickling down to the Dawson County School System.
The attorney for a family whose request to rezone property for a wedding chapel was denied last week submitted a formal letter challenging a planning commissioner's ethics in denying the request.
Selling a church building to benefit people in a country halfway around the world may seem radical to some.
In the not so near future, Calvin Byrd plans to enter the local political arena.
Funeral services for the man that served Dawson County for over 40 years as justice of the peace and chief magistrate judge will be Friday at Bearden's Funeral Home.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson had planned this week to apply for a share of $40 million in state grants to build reservoirs in Georgia.
Dawson County will renew an age-old rivalry this Friday when the team plays host to neighboring Lumpkin County in what will be called "The Gold Mine Classic."
More than 40 agencies have partnered to give residents a broad look at social services available in and around Dawson County.
The Vice District Governor of District 18-D, Grace Clower, will be making her official visit to the Dawsonville Lions Club at its regular meeting Sept. 8.
Dawson County and the city of Dawsonville will host the Fourth Annual Veterans Day celebration Tuesday, Nov. 11.
The cover of the October 1920 issue of McCall's magazine featured photographs of Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Lucy Stone and seven other courageous suffragists, dubbed "Dangerous Women" by the magazine's headline.
The Dawsonville Lions Club will host its 13th annual John Gardner Memorial, Lions Charity Golf Tournament at Chestatee Golf Club, Sept. 10.
Area residents could get a taste of winter weather this holiday week.
Instead of traveling with elves by sleigh, Santa arrived in Dawsonville last year with smiling men and women dressed in leather jackets and riding motorcycles.
With the burn ban in Dawson County lifted and a fair amount of rain the past few months, residents have been burning leaves and other trash in their yards more frequently.
Georgia State Patrol Post 37-Cumming is accepting gifts for the Marine Corps' annual Toys for Tots drive.
The local Alliance of Churches is expecting several hundred dinner guests for the annual community Thanksgiving feast at the Lakeview Center next week.
Residents living in Dawson County's Chestatee neighborhood hope to spread cheer this holiday season by donating turkeys to the local food pantry.
Work to smooth the traffic flow around Dawsonville's downtown square is complete.
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 come true.
A local man was flown to an Atlanta hospital Monday afternoon after he suffered serious injuries in a farming equipment accident.
An area residential facility for women battling addiction and mental health issues recently moved its popular store into the former Outdoor Traditions building at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 136 in Dawsonville.
Come spring, kids of all ages will be able to enjoy a new water feature at Rock Creek Park after commissioners last week approved a proposal by the local Rotary Club to donate a splash pad.
Luke Holmes may just be 7, but he understands the sacrifices servicemen and women make for his country.
Work is expected to begin this week on reshaping the roads around Dawsonville's historic courthouse into a true roundabout.
An area nonprofit is holding the grand opening of its new thrift store location this weekend.
Everyone knows a jerk, even if they don't want to single out who it is. But one native Georgia author is calling out the nefarious folks in the state's history.