It's been more than four decades since the Mountain Moonshine Festival rumbled to life, and locals say it grows larger each year.
They are only mobilized a half dozen times each year, but the Dawson County Sheriff's Special Response Team is ready when the call goes out.
The streets of downtown Dawsonville will rev to life this weekend during the 42nd Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
Each year more than 4,000 Americans die in fires and about 20,000 are injured.
Lake Lanier is up, but don't expect it to get too much higher.
The 42nd Annual Dawsonville Mountain Moonshine Festival kicks off with a "Thunder Road Moonshine Run," a caravan consisting of about 52 moonshine-era vintage cars dating from the 1930s to the 1960s.
Thousands of visitors will soon be descending on Dawsonville to participate in one of the most popular festivals in north Georgia.
Lindsey Porter is the new face of KARE for Kids.
With the opening Saturday of deer firearms season, hunters are encouraged to review safety rules and regulations before heading to the woods.
What was supposed to be a afternoon outing for a Dawson County youth and his grandfather turned tragic Oct. 9 when the boy's deer rifle discharged, fatally wounding him.
Emergency officials confirmed a young boy was shot in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area late Friday afternoon.
Firefighters at Station 6 near Big Canoe have learned not to leave the bay door open for even a few minutes after recently finding bear prints and overturned trash inside.
The death of a 31-year-old Cleveland man in a single-vehicle wreck Friday night was the sixth fatality on Dawson County roads in 2009 and first since the spring.
Since the downturn of the economy, various efforts throughout the community have been made, all in the name of helping individuals and families in need.
For members of Dawson County's Little Mountain bluegrass band, it doesn't get much better than playing for the home crowd.
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.