The same winter storm system that crippled the metro Atlanta area last week also shut down many Dawson County businesses, as well as the school system and local governments.
The school district canceled classes a day ahead of systems in surrounding counties.
David Yenerall expected his commute from Georgia Perimeter College in Dunwoody to Dawsonville to last a bit longer than usual Jan. 28.
But the astronomy professor never could have imagined the 45-minute trek would not end until nearly 14 hours later.
With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight and some ice still remaining on less-traveled roads Thursday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students, teachers and staff once again on Friday.
With the moisture on area roads expected to freeze again overnight Wednesday, Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter has canceled classes for students and staff on Thursday.
Dawson County Emergency Services Chief Lanier Swafford said road conditions are improving but many remain "treacherous."
Ice on Shoal Creek Road in Dawsonville played a role in the Monday morning death of a Dahlonega man.
Dawson County longtime local and Georgia Racing Hall of Fame volunteer Vaudell Sosebee was surprised to find an old friend from her past sitting in front of the hall of fame Friday afternoon.
Services are planned Saturday for one of the state's first paramedics.
Dawson County is gearing up for its 2014 American Cancer Society Relay for Life.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter made the call just after 3 p.m. Tuesday afternoon to cancel classes for Wednesday.
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.
Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter announced early this morning that schools are closed today for students and staff.
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.
The updated design plans for a new water feature at Rock Creek Park have been approved by county officials.