Arbo viruses (mosquito-borne illnesses) generally become a concern in our area during this time of year.
If hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs and chicken are on the menu for this weekend's barbecue, Dawson County Emergency Services says use caution when grilling.
Fireworks will light up the sky Saturday night at Rock Creek Park as Dawson County gets a jump start on the July Fourth holiday.
Local and state officials are urging residents to be safe as they take to the lake, rivers or swimming pools this July Fourth holiday weekend.
A Woodstock teenager died of her injuries June 24, four days after she was struck by a boat on Lake Lanier.
As the Fourth of July weekend approaches, local firefighters urge extreme caution when handling fireworks.
Donna Richardson loves to exercise.
The Dawson County Humane Society installed a new executive board of directors during its June 3 meeting.
Authorities have released the name of a teen who died Thursday after being struck by a boat on Lake Lanier over the weekend.
In December 1947, a group of men gathered inside a smoky conference room in Daytona Beach, Fla. to create the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR.
A 15-year-old girl remained in critical condition Tuesday, authorities said, two days after she was struck by a boat near Nix Bridge Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Humane Society is scheduled to reopen today after the discovery of a sick dog forced the facility to go into lockdown for a couple days.
Within the next year, Bethany Berg will realize the joy of homeownership as she becomes the first Dawson County Habitat for Humanity recipient.
Authorities are investigating a fatal wreck Tuesday morning that involved a motorcycle and a Dawson County maintenance truck pulling a trailer on Hwy. 9 at Veterans Memorial Park.
Dawson County is gearing up for its 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Dawson County Emergency Services is cautioning motorists to stay off local roads, as many have become "treacherous."
Forecasters are now saying Dawson County could get up to an inch of snow today.
A winter weather system moving in tonight could produce up to a half inch of snow in Dawson County on Tuesday.
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville is being blamed in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
Dawson County emergency officials confirmed a man died in a wreck on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville Monday morning.
In April 2013, First Baptist Church of Dawsonville got a taste of stardom when TV star Erik Estrada presented the JC Films-produced "Finding Faith."
A single-vehicle wreck Saturday night in Lumpkin County has left one teenager dead and two others injured, according to the Georgia State Patrol.
It's not often that a feud between families is televised, but one Dawson family will soon be having their battles aired on television.
A Dawsonville church is working with a national organization to set up temporary lodging for homeless families working to get back on their feet.
It wasn't long ago that Pastor Sam Nissen was holding Sunday morning services in the yard of his home in northwestern Dawson County.
The faceoff between the Denver Broncos' record-breaking offense and the Seattle Seahawks' top defense in Super Bowl XLVIII on Feb. 2 is anticipated to be one of the most explosive matchups in recent years.
Actor Erik Estrada will be returning to Dawsonville to show another faith-based film after the success of the one previously shown in April of last year.
Hugs, tears and laughter were shared Sunday as the community gathered to mourn the loss of two Dawson County men whose bodies were found in Lake Lanier a little over a week after they were reported missing.
A mix of wintry weather expected to move in tonight could bring up to an inch of snow in higher elevations.