Dawson County's Chapter 970 of the Vietnam Veterans of America President Wayne Watkins was elected as President of the Georgia State Council of Vietnam Veterans of America during the council's June 21 meeting in Macon.
Due to overwhelming popularity Dawson County Parks and Recreation is proud to announce additional sessions of Adult Water Aerobics.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services is offering tips to help older adults stay cool and avoid heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Gary Putnam doesn't know how he's going to afford his latest property evaluation.
A half-century ago, Billy and Maryann King married at the courthouse in Dawsonville. Saturday, the Kings watched their granddaughter, Nicole Avery, 23, marry Daniel Damron, 23, at the same, now historic, courthouse.
Solidifying its reputation in the community as the most dependable source of news and information, the Dawson Community News today launches a revamped Web site.
What was once deemed Dawson County's premier golf experience may be facing foreclosure.
If all goes as planned, Dawson County residents will have a new place to purchase all the trimmings for a Christmas dinner as Food Lion in downtown Dawsonville is set to be open in December.
Two Dawsonville men accused in connection with planting drugs and a gun in a high school student's car on campus last December were indicted by a grand jury on June 12. Laland Anderson, 57, and Bradley Massey, 21, surrendered to authorities in January after warrants were issued for their arrests in connection with the alleged set up.
An abandoned house on Elliott Village Road became a mock crime scene Thursday morning for the Dawson County Junior Law Enforcement Academy. Junior cadets, acting as the sheriff's office, received a phone call reporting shots fired in the area. "Sheriff" Chase McCalvin said authorities arrived on the scene shortly before 9 a.m. to find a teen victim dead from a single gunshot to the head. A juvenile suspect was taken into custody and booked on murder charges following a brief foot chase. "A neighbor witnessed him breaking out and climbing through the front window," McCalvin said. McCalvin said ...
Despite the current economy, Sembler Company remains optimistic about the company's plans for Dawson County. "We're hoping to get started early next year," said Sembler spokesman Nick Gold, Monday, affirming the company's intentions of bringing a new large-scale retail development to Dawson County. Sembler Company is responsible for several small and large-scale retail properties throughout the southeast and has plans to bring a new shopping facility, 1 million square feet in size, to 103.5 acres located between Whitmire and Dawson Forest roads. "They're doing quite a bit to make the development an attractive shopping destination ...
Impact fees collected from developers locating in Dawson County will pay for a new fire training facility.
The who's who of Dawson County packed the Lakeview Center Tuesday night, May 20, for the 3rd Annual Look and Taste of Dawson.
The Dawson County Planning Commission voted to recommend approval of a controversial rezoning request during its most recent meeting at Rock Creek Park, May 20.
A Dawson County commission candidate could be disqualified from the July 15 primary if it is determined later this week that he is not a legal resident of the county.
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.
A Dawsonville teen was airlifted in serious condition to Atlanta Medical Center following a collision Saturday afternoon just hours after graduating with honors from Dawson County High School.
For the second year, representatives from Dawson County will be participating in a nationally-recognized tech event.
Longtime friends of civic volunteer Helen Taylor are asking the community to save June 29 on their calendars to celebrate her 90th birthday.
With the memorial grotto at Christ the Redeemer Catholic Church finished, all that was left was to formally dedicate the site to the memory of its inspiration.
The sign leading up to the lake home on Holly Drive in Dawsonville said estate sale, but the better description would have been the "Jerry Glanville Museum."