Energy was Rep. Nathan Deal's hot button issue last week as he toured the region meeting with constituents.
A Dawson County Grand Jury has indicted six people authorities say are part of a group known as the Blue Jean Bandits on a combined total of almost 50 charges.
The public will have additional opportunities to speak at county commission meetings following a unanimous vote by the board last week to extend public comment at regular meetings.
Dawson County Middle School will welcome its first students Monday. But the halls were alive with laughter and celebration Sunday for the new school's dedication.
The Bowen Center for the Arts is reviving the works of Shakespeare for its Sept. 8 event at the Lakeview Center at 7 p.m.
Workers moved the first loads of dirt last week to make way for the county's new fire training facility.
Recent rains are not enough to prevent the closure of yet another boat ramp on Lake Lanier. War Hill Park's only boat launching ramp faces closure this week.
Property owners Bill, Dan and Ernie Elliott have moved one step closer in their plans to redevelop their land on Elliott Family Parkway into a light industrial complex.
Faced with the highest gas prices in history and rising operational costs, Dawson County government has implemented several cost-cutting measures.
Residents can expect tighter security at the Dawson County courthouse within the next month.
After piloting the CHAMPS elementary program for the state in 2003, the Dawson County School System is one of five counties in the state set to pilot a similar program at the middle school level.
High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board, has named Dawson County High School a Pacesetter School for 2008 - 10.
Four of the county's five schools made adequate yearly progress status for 2008.
They came from all over to pay their respects.
Lumpkin Campground held its annual summer revival last week.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.
A lot of the new personnel with Dawson County Emergency Services are too young to remember a time when calls were dispatched by telephone and those responding had to read the chalkboard at the stations to find out where to find the fire.
A Fourth of July fireworks spectacular will still go on, according to city officials.
The state advocacy agent for Georgia emergency services personnel recently recognized two men from Dawson County for their dedication to the field.
Local "celebrities" and community members alike packed LongHorn Steakhouse on Friday as Family Connection of Dawson County held its sixth annual Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.
A ceremony will be held Thursday in memory of a young man many in Dawsonville knew as "Soldier Boy."
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4:20 Thursday afternoon.
There probably won't be anyone building a snowman, but you just might see a sandcastle or two Friday night when Dawson County Parks and Recreation kicks off the popular summertime Movies in the Park series with Disney's "Frozen" on the beach at War Hill Park.
The community will be seeing stars on Friday for Family Connection's Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County Emergency Services recently promoted three to new leadership positions within the department.