Almost two decades have passed since a group of Dawson County women set up shop in a small basement on the outskirts of town in an effort to collect clothes and food for local individuals in need.
Construction workers are nearly finished replacing a crushed pipe beneath the Hwy. 136 entrance to Gold Creek subdivision, a project that stemmed from September's heavy rainfall.
Sometimes it's better to give than to receive.
A plane involved in a fiery crash Monday in Lawrenceville is registered to a Dawson County man.
One of Dawson County's own was among 10 World War II veterans from the Southeastern United States honored last week in Atlanta.
Cancer survivors and those affected by the disease joined at city hall Jan. 28 to kick off the American Cancer Society's 2010 Relay for Life Dawson County, an annual drive that raises research dollars.
Local delegates and officials who went to last week's regional water planning council in Dawsonville said they're making progress in the quest for information.
J.M. Burt believes that if you're going to write a book, there ought to be a good story to tell.
Helping a victim of the earthquakes in Haiti can be as easy as turning on your computer or writing a check.
A kick off for the American Cancer Society Relay for Life is scheduled for 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at Dawsonville city hall.
Members of a local theater troupe were a tough act to follow at a national event where students competed for the Junior Theater Festival trophy.
While the snow from Dawsonville's recent storm has melted away, the cold weather will be around for a few more months.
The Good Samaritan Health and Wellness Center, which serves the health care needs of 14,000 uninsured and underinsured residents in Pickens, Cherokee and Dawson counties, will receive a $50,000 grant from Kaiser Permanente of Georgia.
Love is in the air in Dawson County.
Family Connection is asking Dawson County residents to walk a mile in someone else's shoes.
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the latest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The community paid tribute to servicemen and women of all ages and from each branch of the military Tuesday during Dawsonville's Veterans Day celebration.
The Chestatee Regional Library is offering library patrons a chance to do away with their fines by helping out a good cause.
Christmas is less than two months away and one local organization is looking for ways to help make it a happy time for everyone.
Veterans of all ages and from each branch of the military will be honored Tuesday during Dawsonville's 10th annual Veterans Day celebration.
With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, there are sure to be tricks and treats for everyone.
Preparations are under way for the eighth annual Lunch at an Artful Table fundraiser for the Dawson County Arts Council.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Recreation and Park Association for building a waterpark, Rotary Island, at Rock Creek Park.
The more than 100,000 visitors that flock to Dawsonville the fourth weekend in October couldn't have asked for better weather for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Longtime editor Stephanie Woody has been named general manager of the Dawson Community News.
A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.
Roll the dice for the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Friday and Saturday night during the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
The Mountain Moonshine Festival has become one of the top locales in the southeast to see hotrods.
A tribute to history and heritage will take place during the opening ceremony of the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival Oct.25 with the addition of five new inductees to the National Moonshiner's Hall of Fame.