In a unanimous vote, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners struck down a proposed youth ballpark rezoning last week.
After two public hearings on land proposed to be condemned for a new courthouse and administrative building, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners postponed the vote to move forward with condemning the property last Thursday.
Forsyth County's consideration to pursue funding for an Etowah River fed reservoir would not impact Dawson County's water flow, officials say.
The board of commissioners voted last Thursday to move forward in applying for grant generated funds to upgrade War Hill Park.
U.S. Army Cpl. Matthew Phillips of Cumming was just weeks from completing his 15-month tour of duty in Afghanistan.
Dawson County's Lakeview Center held the second annual Night of the Gladiators mixed martial arts amateur tournament Saturday.
A Republican representing the west side of Dawson County will challenge House Speaker Glenn Richardson for the top post in the Georgia House.
Friends and family are mourning the weekend death of Dawson County Building Official Wayne Elledge.
Voter turnout was not what poll workers were anticipating in last Tuesday's primary election.
A local accountant accused of stealing more than $60,000 from a client's escrow account has surrendered to authorities.
The state's oldest working courthouse recently received a much-needed facelift as Dawson County enlisted more than 290 man-hours to preserve the historic building.
Members of the 2008 Management Development Program class constructed a bridge and accompanying pathway from Rock Creek Park to the Dawson County Humane Society animal shelter, July 11.
Just two weeks after a former employee was arrested on charges of stealing more than $93,000 from a local accounting firm, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has secured a warrant for the arrest of the owner of the business.
The Etowah Water and Sewer Authority discussed the current status of its countywide service expansion plans during the authority's work meeting, July 8.
With the dwindling economy, high gas prices and county officials being asked to cut back their budgets, new uniforms for sheriff's officers would typically be out of the question - if the sheriff had not seized more than $100,000 in drug money in the last year.
A lot of the new personnel with Dawson County Emergency Services are too young to remember a time when calls were dispatched by telephone and those responding had to read the chalkboard at the stations to find out where to find the fire.
A Fourth of July fireworks spectacular will still go on, according to city officials.
The state advocacy agent for Georgia emergency services personnel recently recognized two men from Dawson County for their dedication to the field.
Local "celebrities" and community members alike packed LongHorn Steakhouse on Friday as Family Connection of Dawson County held its sixth annual Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4 p.m. Thursday.
A ceremony will be held Thursday in memory of a young man many in Dawsonville knew as "Soldier Boy."
Dawson County emergency personnel responded to reports of a vehicle entering a local restaurant shortly after 4:20 Thursday afternoon.
There probably won't be anyone building a snowman, but you just might see a sandcastle or two Friday night when Dawson County Parks and Recreation kicks off the popular summertime Movies in the Park series with Disney's "Frozen" on the beach at War Hill Park.
The community will be seeing stars on Friday for Family Connection's Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
Dawson County Emergency Services recently promoted three to new leadership positions within the department.