Be on the lookout for food, drinks and fun this weekend as the downtown area plays host to the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.
A man from Cumming died when his tractor overturned earlier this week.
After waiting a couple years, little Mason Hyde has reached all of the milestones, including a desired weight and finding a donor, required for a kidney transplant.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced this week that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains region increased to 6.7 percent in June, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 6.4 percent in May.
A recent benefit brought the community together to walk at Rock Creek Park for a local woman battling cancer.
A 21-year-old Baldwin man was killed Wednesday evening after he lost control of his motorcycle on Hwy. 9 South and collided with a pick-up truck.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently named legislator of the year by the Brain Injury Association of Georgia for his work on a resolution that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting began more than 180 years ago, meeting for summer revival after local men paid $1 for the 40-acre lot.
Lynn Nahlik looks forward to campmeeting at Lumpkin Campground all year.
Come mid-August, kids of all ages will be able to cool off in the new splash pad at Rock Creek Park.
Families and friends will gather and time will take a step back and slow down next week at the Lumpkin Campground Campmeeting.
Dawsonville's annual Independence Day celebration revved into gear Friday at Atlanta Motorsports Park with a fireworks display that wowed spectators for miles around.
In an effort to keep kids safe and to raise awareness of a problem not often talked about, Dawson County Family Connection will be holding classes to raise awareness of child sexual abuse.
The Dawson County Humane Society is trying a new method of raising money for its no-kill shelter.
A fire that may have started in the laundry room Saturday afternoon destroyed the home of Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle.
Even without a crystal ball, there's no doubt that Dawson County will see some major changes take place in 2015.
North Georgia is bracing for extremely cold temperatures, most likely the coldest the area has felt since last January.
The Dawsonville Pool Room will once again open for lunch on New Year's Day and welcomes everyone to ring in 2015 with the southern tradition of collard greens, black-eyed peas and hog jowls.
Looking back on 2014, it would be difficult and a bit deceiving to continue calling Dawsonville and Dawson County a quiet mountain town.
The bridge that crosses the Etowah River on Hwy. 53 East will soon bear the name of a local man who made positive impacts on the lives of numerous scouts in Dawson County.