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.
Dawson County residents are invited to safely dispose of unused medications at one of three specified locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 30.
Studies completed by a state commission several years ago determined that Dawson County could add 100,000 residents by 2050.
Organizers say a tax rally on Saturday in Dawsonville could turn out to be one of the largest in Northeast Georgia.
Chase Elliott is making a name for himself in the world of NASCAR, and his hometown is taking note.
Investigations are ongoing regarding the cause of a workshed fire April 7 on Jacquelyn Drive, across from Veterans Memorial Park, in Dawsonville.
A church near the Dawson-Forsyth County line has joined with a local business to make groceries affordable to families in need.
Get ready to Paint the Town Purple by helping local teams raise money for next month's Relay for Life event.
Several dozen people set out on a hike through Dawson Forest over the weekend for a firsthand look at the site of a proposed 2,000-acre reservoir.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful has proudly partnered with Better World Books to bring book recycling to the community.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful in partnership with Etowah Water and Sewer and the Dawson County Woman's Club is proud to present "Cleaning Spring" as part of the 2011 Great American Clean Up.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
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.