Optimists Clubs are known throughout the world for "Bringing Out the Best in Kids."
About 200 rescuers spent hours this weekend searching for a Dawsonville child who, when found, had strayed maybe 200 or 300 yards from the family camp site.
A bear with a plastic pickle bucket on his head had been wandering the area since early June but was recently caught, "de-bucketed" and released again by Department of Natural Resources officials.
Michael Neighbours said he couldn't have made it through a recent yearlong tour of duty in Afghanistan without the support of his family and the Dawson County community.
Dawsonville will welcome back one of its own Friday afternoon in a celebration fit for a hero.
It's not the biggest he's ever grown, but the 2.75- pound tomato Kenneth Allison plucked from his garden on New Hope Road is one of the biggest local Extension Agent Clark Beusse has seen this season.
Even as a child, Larry Pirkle wrote about the "old times" and the life lessons he learned from his mother and her parents growing up near the Etowah River.
Being in the military requires much of those enlisted, which includes sacrificing many things that people at home enjoy on a daily basis.
According to Mark Weaver, there are many people and families who currently live in substandard housing conditions within Dawson County. An issue that he has been aware of for quite some time.
Before James Tolbert could begin celebrating the nation's birthday, he got soaking wet in a dunk tank.
For nearly two years, Dep. Mickey Gilbertson of the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been suffering from kidney problems and is in the process of receiving a much-need transplant.
From live music and children's activities to food and fireworks, Rock Creek Park is the place to be Friday night for one of the most festive Independence Day celebrations in North Georgia.
On June 6, the Bowen Center for the Arts in downtown Dawsonville held a reception for its current exhibit, "For Men Only."
American families -both insured and uninsured - are struggling with rising health care costs, and as the economy declines, the number of uninsured is expected to rise.
Dawson Community News and the Dawson County Board of Commissioners invite the community to the inaugural Dawson Day Thunder in the Sky Fireworks Extravaganza Independence Day Celebration July 3 at Rock Creek Park.
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Dawson County Veterans took time last week to remember brothers-in-arms that were either captured or never returned from battle.
As the Lake Lanier Association approaches its 27th annual Shore Sweep on Sept. 26, the group has a new tool in its arsenal for ridding ...
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday took the first steps in hiring a city manager.
Dawson County continues to remember those lost both during a fateful attack on America 14 years ago and in the line of duty in general.
A remembrance service will pay respect to soldiers who remain missing or were once prisoners of war.
One of Dawson County's longest running golf tournaments is setting up to tee off once again.
Local first responders will pause for a moment Friday to remember the 411 firefighters, police officers and emergency medical personnel lost 14 years ago in ...
A new Miss K.A.R.E. for Kids will be crowned Saturday afternoon at Dawson County High school.
As local residents prepare for the Labor Day holiday weekend, some state road workers will be taking off - and law enforcement will be stepping up ...
Divers with the Dawson County Underwater Search and Recovery Team completed training last week that certifies the entire group at the technician level.
Zack and Annice Meeler have been making trips from Augusta to Dawsonville for years, tracing family history and making memories.
So you say you have the best chili in Dawson County?
Dawson County Emergency Services on Saturday celebrated the graduation of 11 new recruits into the department's volunteer firefighter program.
Little Dylan Nixon may only be 5-years-old, but he quite possibly could be the biggest AC/DC fan in north Georgia.
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