Storm chasers are often seen on television, pursuing bad weather and getting excited about the prospect of danger.
For the seventh consecutive year, adults from across Dawson County hope to show they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
It has been 12 years since the United States suffered a terrible terroristic attack. Each year since then, local first responders have paused to remember the anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001. Perhaps fittingly, Dawson County Emergency Services held the 2013 ceremony at Fire Station 1 on Memory Lane. "We always want to remember those that perished on Sept. 11, 2001," said Billy Thurmond, director. "We also want to remember those that served this great nation ...
A 60-year-old Cumming woman died following a three-vehicle wreck on Ga. 400 south Monday morning.
The long Labor Day weekend proved deadly for an Atlanta man who drowned Sunday at a popular swimming hole in western Dawson County.
Each year, Dawson County Emergency Services and Sheriff's Office alternates who will perform the memorial service in remembrance of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
An area nonprofit known primarily in neighboring Forsyth County soon will increase its presence in Dawson County.
It's shaping up to be a big Friday night in Dawson County, complete with a high school football rivalry game, much-anticipated fireworks show and a long holiday weekend.
Dawson County is home to many hunting enthusiasts, but not many get a chance to say they have hunted down the likes of zebras, impalas and elephants.
Dawsonville may have brewed a new tradition after a couple thousand enthusiasts spent the weekend sipping beer and supporting live local music behind city hall.
The Bowen Center for the Arts welcomes a new show this weekend. Called "Brothers Plus One," the show will feature works from twin artists John and Chris Lundy, as well as local folk artist Johnny McBrayer, who goes by the name Blue J. Both graduates of Savannah College of Art and Design, John and Chris Lundy work in the local school system, with John teaching art at Robinson Elementary and Chris working with the COMPASS ...
The weather was fair and the grass was green recently at Crystal Falls Golf Club near the Dawson-Cherokee county lines.
Dot Rouse was recently talking to a friend who asked how long she had been married. "I said it'll be 74 years on Aug. 24, and she asked, 'to the same man?'" said Rouse, recalling the conversation with a laugh. Dot and Loy Rouse met in 1939, a few days before campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground. The couple married five days later, and will celebrate 74 years of wedded bliss on Saturday. "We'll probably go out ...
Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame plays host to the inaugural Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
Veterans of all ages and from each military branch will be honored Monday during Dawsonville's ninth annual Veterans Day celebration.
A local family hopes their love for playing cards will pay off this week as they travel to the largest souvenir and gift show in the nation to promote a new card game they developed.
A man was reported shot at a Dawson County residence shortly after noon Thursday.
One of the biggest collections of hot rods was on display this weekend in Dawsonville during the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
A downtown Dawsonville pharmacy is facing seizure by the Internal Revenue Service as a result of thousands of dollars in unpaid taxes.
Some say 100,000 visitors. Others say 150,000. Either way, the streets of Dawsonville were packed over the weekend for the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
A new activity center recently opened its doors to Dawson County students.
With groups of ghosts, goblins and ghouls on the prowl Thursday in search of treats and tricks, authorities are urging caution on area streets to keep the county's youngsters safe from harm this Halloween.
If all goes as planned, children will be running through the sprinklers at the county's new splash pad come spring.
While the official start isn't until Saturday morning, downtown Dawsonville is already gearing up for the 46th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Dawsonville will be home to music, moonshine and motor vehicles this weekend as the 46th Mountain Moonshine Festival gets under way.
Dawsonville is abuzz about the headliner for Saturday night's concert at the 46th Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Two outlaws of Dawsonville's notorious illegal liquor trade have been named to the inaugural National Moonshiners Hall of Fame.
Improvements to Etowah River and Thompson roads at Hwy. 53 proved slightly different than plans initially outlined by transportation officials.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful last week announced the finalists in its inaugural Creative Recycling Challenge.