A lot has changed in Dawson County over the past four decades, but people can expect to experience a bit of both old and new during the 41st Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival this weekend.
Thousands of visitors will pour into Dawsonville this weekend to participate in one of the most popular festivals in north Georgia.
Parker Cantrell hopes raising the dead this weekend will raise a few bucks for diabetes research.
The Dawson County Chapter 970 of Vietnam Veterans of America & Associates has assembled a cookbook, consisting of favorite recipes from group members, family and friends.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after pulling a 53-year-old Dawsonville woman from a burning apartment Sunday night.
Three local convenience stores asked by a group of residents to stop selling glass pipes, often used as drug paraphernalia, removed displays from their shelves Monday.
Imagine cruising a road with no traffic, speed limits or blue lights flashing in the rear view mirror.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority organized this year's Rivers Alive event Oct. 2, an annual volunteer waterways cleanup in Georgia.
It could be months before authorities know what caused the death of a 19-year-old Dawson County woman whose body was found Saturday in a northeastern Forsyth County home.
Robert Tolbert will not let the current gas crisis keep him at home.
Golf clubs in Dawson County haven't faired well in recent months, but developers hope a new concept in country club living will motor past the competition.
Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 970 honored the nation-wide POW/MIA Day of Remembrance last Friday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Joshua Sfeir didn't sleep last Friday night, as he waited to return home from Hawaii to Atlanta.
A graphic and disturbing dose of reality is on display at the Dawson County Courthouse to shed light on the number of people, young and old, affected by loved one's drug and alcohol addictions.
Burning restrictions imposed by Georgia's rules for Air Quality Control will be lifted Oct. 1.
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.