Beginning on May 1 and ending Sept. 30, Georgia Environmental Protection Division Open Burning Ban will be enforced in 54 Georgia counties.
During last week's Dawson County Republican Party meeting, Superior Court Judge Jason Deal outlined the positives of criminal justice reform measures recently enacted at the state level.
Organizers are holding an art show May 12-13 as a precursor to the annual Big Canoe Tour of Homes this month.
Authorities would like to talk to anyone who may have seen a head-on collision April 19 on Auraria Road that claimed the life of a 24-year-old Dawsonville man.
Ring in the season with Dawsonville's annual Spring Fling festival.
An anticipated 500 runners will gather to compete April 30 in the 2011 Run for Recover 5K/10K race at Vickery Village to help women whose lives have been broken by addiction. The Run for Recovery is held to benefit the ministry to women and children at Abba House.
The Dawson County Kiwanis Club is encouraging the community to hit the streets for fun and fitness in the group's annual road races.
Dana Hughes says Grace Presbyterian is about to get some much-needed renovations thanks to a grant that just five churches nationwide received.
Children of all ages rushed the field to grab fistfuls of multi-colored eggs Saturday during the 25th annual Community Easter Egg Hunt.
A head-on collision Tuesday afternoon claimed the life of a Dawsonville man as he drove home from work.
The Dawson County Woman's Club invites the community to celebrate Earth Day on Friday morning at Rock Creek Park.
This weekend marks the 25th anniversary of the Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt, scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Veterans Memorial Park.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of a 29-year-old mother of three who died in what authorities say was a freak accident Saturday night.
A friendly competition last Wednesday cleared more than 700 pounds of litter from local roadsides.
The National Council of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul last week awarded a $1,500 grant to help the needy in Dawsonville.
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.
Affectionately known as "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville" by his legion of fans, Bill Elliott will cement the town's status in motorsports history when he is inducted into NASCAR's Hall of Fame Friday night in Charlotte.
A lifelong Washington Redskins fan, Jim Sheppard really doesn't care who wins Super Bowl XLIX on Sunday.