Motorists traveling through Dawson County played a part in Dawson County Emergency Services last month collecting close to $8,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
Family, friends and co-workers gathered at Rock Creek Sports Complex last Tuesday to pay tribute to Wayne Elledge, who died July 19 at the age of 66.
For the second year in a row, local agencies and organizations will benefit from the Dawson County Woman's Club annual Garage Sale-Abration.
When Pam Bradfield bought a ticket for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce reverse raffle, she looked at it as her way of supporting the chamber.
Family and friends celebrated the life of Dawson County's first Chief Magistrate Judge Aug. 29 and memorialized his dedication to his hometown.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority has claimed an award in financial excellence for the second time since 2007.
It took an extra two periods before the Dawson County Tigers could put away Lumpkin County last Friday night at Tiger Stadium. A fumble by Indian quarterback Daniel Abercrombie, his sixth of the game, in double overtime allowed Dawson to come away with a 26-23 win.
Budget cuts at the state level are trickling down to the Dawson County School System.
The attorney for a family whose request to rezone property for a wedding chapel was denied last week submitted a formal letter challenging a planning commissioner's ethics in denying the request.
Selling a church building to benefit people in a country halfway around the world may seem radical to some.
In the not so near future, Calvin Byrd plans to enter the local political arena.
Funeral services for the man that served Dawson County for over 40 years as justice of the peace and chief magistrate judge will be Friday at Bearden's Funeral Home.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson had planned this week to apply for a share of $40 million in state grants to build reservoirs in Georgia.
Dawson County will renew an age-old rivalry this Friday when the team plays host to neighboring Lumpkin County in what will be called "The Gold Mine Classic."
More than 40 agencies have partnered to give residents a broad look at social services available in and around Dawson County.
Informational meetings are planned to introduce the idea of a new service club forming locally.
With all the talk of ice and snow finally melting away, the obvious thing to do next is go swimming, which is what Dawson County residents gathered to do Saturday.
The fourth annual Leap for Literacy was held Feb. 22 at War Hill Park. The event benefits Dawson County WEE Books, a program developed to put age-appropriate books in the hands of preschool children.
County Commissioner Gary Pichon has much to say about improvements he'd like to see made along Ga. 400.
In addition to planting shrubs and greenery in an attempt to lure developers looking to relocate business, he'd also like to see the area named to reflect the community.
For nine years, the Dawson County Tree Preservation Society, along with Keep Dawson County Beautiful, has planted a tree on Arbor Day to commemorate the county's dedication to preserving green space.
The Dawson County Commissioners formally proclaimed Feb. 21 as Arbor Day in Dawson County.
With a month of freezing temperatures and snow every other week, Lake Lanier is primed and ready for a swim.
A nearly 30 year tradition continues Saturday when the Etowah Lodge No. 222 Free and Accepted Masons open the lodge for an annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser.
A winter weather system brought as much as eight inches of snow to some areas of Dawson County and then stuck around for most of last week, shuttering schools and many local businesses for days.
Five-year-old Olivia "Livi" Graham likes to laugh, play and be rambunctious at school just like every little girl her age.
North Georgia real estate and economic expert Frank Norton Jr. will highlight trends in the local housing market during the Rotary Club of Dawson County's Feb. 20 meeting at the Lakeview Center.
Dawson County lost two dedicated volunteers whose work in the community left the area better than they found it, friends say.
Local residents were somewhat rattled Friday night by an earthquake in South Carolina.
With the Winter Olympics on TV for the past week and again this week, the major news from Sochi has been about how incomplete everything has been and the lacking amenities of home for the U.S. teams.