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.
Firefighters rescued three people from a third-floor balcony Thursday after a fire broke out at a home on Grizzle Farm Road.
A legion of supporters gathered Thursday to pay tribute to a young man many knew as "Soldier Boy."
Plans are under way for the Dawson County Humane Society's inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show later this fall.
A lot of the new personnel with Dawson County Emergency Services are too young to remember a time when calls were dispatched by telephone and those responding had to read the chalkboard at the stations to find out where to find the fire.
A Fourth of July fireworks spectacular will still go on, according to city officials.
The state advocacy agent for Georgia emergency services personnel recently recognized two men from Dawson County for their dedication to the field.
Local "celebrities" and community members alike packed LongHorn Steakhouse on Friday as Family Connection of Dawson County held its sixth annual Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.
A ceremony will be held Thursday in memory of a young man many in Dawsonville knew as "Soldier Boy."
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4:20 Thursday afternoon.
There probably won't be anyone building a snowman, but you just might see a sandcastle or two Friday night when Dawson County Parks and Recreation kicks off the popular summertime Movies in the Park series with Disney's "Frozen" on the beach at War Hill Park.
The community will be seeing stars on Friday for Family Connection's Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County Emergency Services recently promoted three to new leadership positions within the department.