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.
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.
Arriving from Dalton with his family before sunrise Saturday morning, Christian Gillespie planned to hook "the big one" during the annual Kids Fishing Rodeo at Amicalola Falls State Park.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after they rescued a teenager from drowning in Lake Lanier over the Memorial Day weekend.
A lot of folks in Dawson County like their cars.
A large crowd gathered Monday in Veterans Memorial Park to pay tribute to those who gave their lives in service to the country.
For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer - a time when the pools open and the lake fills with boaters from across the region.
Keziah Newton couldn't be bothered last Friday afternoon.
Weather may have moved the event indoors, but it couldn't rain on Dawson County's 13th annual Relay For Life.
A Marble Hill businessman was killed Sunday afternoon when his motorcycle was struck by a sport utility vehicle just west of Dawsonville.
Saturday was an average day for Dawson County High School junior Jeff Fedoruk.
Pete Taylor, chief of staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Mobile District, said last Tuesday night he was excited about federal stimulus funding for an updated water manual.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a Dawsonville father of four who died early Saturday in an accident at a Texas hotel.
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.