Since the beginning of the year, there have been 120 methamphetamine and marijuana arrests in Dawson County, according to statistics compiled by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office.
An invite-only crowd will be the first to tour the property where Jeremy Porter hopes to open a sports car country club in rural western Dawson County.
Tuesdays brisk wind and cool breeze flew the flags with ease as the community paid tribute to all who served.
Some 40 residents gathered Monday night to discuss bringing Habitat for Humanity to Dawson County.
One of the nation's most distinguished military officers will be the keynote speaker during Dawsonville's Fourth Annual Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 11.
Authorities are trying to determine the cause of a Friday afternoon fire that destroyed a home on Dill Lane.
Organizers estimate more than 100,000 people converged on downtown Dawsonville over the weekend for the 41st Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival, making the two-day event one of the largest gatherings in north Georgia.
Rick and Lucy Harris debuted the book they wrote to honor the memory and service of their son Monday at the Dawson County Library.
Whether it's showing off costumes in a Halloween parade or collecting candy while trick-or-treating, Halloween is a holiday-favorite among children and adults.
A lot has changed in Dawson County over the past four decades, but people can expect to experience a bit of both old and new during the 41st Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival this weekend.
Thousands of visitors will pour into Dawsonville this weekend to participate in one of the most popular festivals in north Georgia.
Parker Cantrell hopes raising the dead this weekend will raise a few bucks for diabetes research.
The Dawson County Chapter 970 of Vietnam Veterans of America & Associates has assembled a cookbook, consisting of favorite recipes from group members, family and friends.
Two men are being hailed as heroes after pulling a 53-year-old Dawsonville woman from a burning apartment Sunday night.
Three local convenience stores asked by a group of residents to stop selling glass pipes, often used as drug paraphernalia, removed displays from their shelves Monday.
A Gilmer County teen was killed in a fiery crash Tuesday afternoon when his car ran off the road in northwestern Dawson County, hit a tree and ignited in flames.
After a bitter cold winter that brought snow, sleet and ice to the area on multiple occasions, local families welcomed the near 80 degree temperatures that started blooming earlier this week.
The Dawson County Humane Society announced the appointment of a new shelter director on Monday.
A local high school sophomore was recently crowned Miss Dawson County Relay for Life.
Dawson County is under a winter weather advisory through 10 p.m. tonight as a mix of rain, freezing rain and sleet move into the area.
A local woman lost nearly everything she owned in a fire Saturday afternoon.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
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.