A missionary from Dawson County has returned from his trip to Paraguay, where he was able to connect the lives of young people living a world apart.
Two environmental groups are giving local residents and elected officials an opportunity to visit the site of a proposed reservoir that could be built in the Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
Emergency services staff encourages residents to check smoke alarms this weekend, when turning back the clock for daylight savings time.
A 12-year-old girl and her father were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital on Saturday night after they suffered burns in a vehicle fire on Perimeter Road.
A law passed by Congress in 1999 ensured all veterans would receive full military honors at burial.
Bobby Cordell said his son doesn't miss a professional wrestling event.
Several food drives are planned through the end of the year in an effort to stock the pantry at the local food bank for the holidays.
Throughout November, Dawson County Library and the Lumpkin County Library will accept two cans or boxes of nonperishable food for each $1 of fines.
The ability to see ghosts comes naturally for some, said Paranormal Investigator Kathy Trader.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the Dawson County Marshal's Office encourage residents to participate in this year's second collaborative district-wide community clean up event Saturday, Nov. 6.
Classic car lovers said they couldn't have asked for more beautiful weather Friday during the second annual Moonshine Run.
Vietnam veteran Steve de Lyra remembers returning from the service to a hostile homecoming.
Those bored with ghosts and goblins can trade in their costumes for a little "Halloween Havoc" this weekend.
John Evans is what you might call a Mountain Moonshine Festival fanatic.
It's the sweetness of fried apple pies. The aroma of hot apple cider. The crackle of freshly fallen leaves. The warmth of a thick sweater. Orange orbs growing fat in the pumpkin patch.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
As cold as it has been recently, you'd think the community would be running toward warmer locales.
Areas of light snow will slowly increase across extreme northwest Georgia between 10 a.m. and noon on Friday, and then become widespread across far north Georgia Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service in Peachtree City.
Snow flurries are falling in Northeast Georgia this afternoon, but the real weather threat to come is the bone-chilling cold settling in tonight.
The community is invited to a celebration of trees Friday afternoon at War Hill Park on Lake Lanier.
The Dawson County Tree Preservation Committee, in conjunction with Keep Dawson County Beautiful and the local extension agency, will meet at 2 p.m. in honor of Arbor Day, held in Georgia on the third week of February each year.
Crews were still moving downed trees from roadways and responding to weather-related incidents Tuesday afternoon, more than 12 hours after Mother Nature dumped at least a an estimated half inch of ice across Dawson County.
"Stay at home and off the roads unless it's an emergency," was the common request among first responders as early as noon Monday.
After an icy winter in 2014, North Georgia's relatively mild 2015 is about to take a turn for the worse.
A Dawsonville man died from injuries sustained in a logging incident over the weekend.
Survey work at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 will periodically shutdown traffic at the crossing Saturday morning.
Two years ago, Donna Waters had difficulty getting out of her car and walking even a short distance.