An 84-year-old Dawson County woman died early Thursday morning in a house fire, county officials said this morning.
Women ages 24 and younger can participate in the 72nd annual Dawson/Forsyth Georgia Forestry Pageant, which is scheduled for Feb. 19, 2011.
The Dawson County Senior Center is steps closer to having a new elevator at the facility after a pheasant shoot on Saturday raised more than $8,500 for the cause.
It's far better to give than to receive.
Trout fishing enthusiasts and officials with the Department of Natural Resources were busy last week releasing rainbow trout into Amicalola Creek.
A local accountant awaits sentencing next month after he was convicted last week on nearly a dozen theft charges.
Nearly 100 people asked to be placed on a waiting list for heating assistance this winter as temperatures dropped into the 20s and 30s last week.
Hundreds of children waited in line to pass on a Christmas wish list to Santa Claus when he visited Rock Creek Park Saturday morning.
It's hard to fake the Christmas spirit, according to Jason Kelley of Dawson County.
The Dawson County Fire Marshal's Office continues to investigate a blaze that destroyed a mobile home on Grover Burt Road late last week.
Organizers haven't said whether Santa Claus will be riding in his sleigh or taking another form of transportation when he arrives at Rock Creek Park this weekend.
The annual Tree Lighting Celebration begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday at city hall.
Fall has finally arrived in Georgia. The leaves have changed and cooler temperatures mean heating bills will start going up. There is help for families in Georgia who qualify.
Dawson County was well represented during one of the largest equestrian events ever held on American soil.
Friends and family gathered earlier this month to honor one man's commitment and dedication to Amicalola Falls State Park.
A steady hand, a lot of time and plenty of practice are what it takes to make a quilt from small scraps of cloth. And those traits are on display through Oct. 22 as the Bowen Center for the Arts presents its annual quilt show.
With the collaborative effort of several local organizations, the inaugural Pups in the Park Dog Show is stacking up to be a large-scale event for the county.
Massive amounts of Styrofoam, parts of an abandoned houseboat and two crumbling docks were among the debris collected in Dawson County on Saturday during the Lake Lanier Association's 26th annual Shore Sweep.
A 30-year racing career can produce quite a collection of cars and memorabilia.
With fall weather setting in a day early, there was little to slow turnout for the Dawsonville Lions Club's 19th annual golf tournament.
The local investigation into an explosion and fire that leveled a southern Dawson County home in March is ongoing, but Allstate Insurance officials said they've denied the property owner's compensation claim because the incident wasn't an accident.
Hundreds of volunteers are expected to take part in clearing the shores of Lake Lanier on Saturday.
Dawson County paused last week to remember those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
In an effort to help Dawson County's no-kill animal shelter, the city of Dawsonville has set aside a day just for dogs.
Dawson County public safety personnel will continue their commitment to "never forget" on Thursday, when they will hold a memorial service to remember the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County made a splash Thursday with the grand opening of Rotary Island, an interactive water playground at Rock Creek Park.
After nearly five months of waiting, Georgia has answered - partially - the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority's request for a loan.
NASCAR legend Bill Elliott last week donated a 1937 Ford from his private collection that will be raffled off to raise money to support the Dawsonville History Museum.
A new, local tradition continued to brew over the weekend during the second annual Dawsonville Music and Beer Festival.