When it comes to growing gargantuan pumpkins in Dawson County, the Waters Family is hard to beat.
Authorities investigated complaints of an aggressive raccoon at the "Edge of the World" rapids in western Dawson County last week, though the alleged culprit appears to have escaped.
What's better than a white Christmas?
When it comes to New Year's resolutions, Roy and Diane Jordan are a house divided.
Officials are awaiting autopsy reports to determine if a Dec. 16 fire is responsible for the death of a second woman.
Officials have yet to determine the cause of last week's fire on Pinewood Trail that killed an elderly Dawsonville woman and displaced 10 other people, including seven children.
A few of Santa's elves wore Dawson County Sheriff's uniforms Thursday for the agency's annual Shop with a Cop event.
You know those glass-case machines with the stuffed animals? You put in 50 cents and try to grab a toy with the mechanical claw?
Authorities said wintry weather was not to blame for a collision Thursday that claimed the life of a pedestrian on Ga. 400.
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.
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.
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.