An annual tradition will light up Lumpkin Campground on Sunday as families and friends gather to whitewash tree trunks in preparation for a weeklong spiritual revival known as campmeeting.
"We painted the trees so we wouldn't run into them before we got electricity," said Thelma Byrd, who has attended campmeeting each summer for more than eight decades.
With a cowboy hat to block the summer sun and a truckload of fresh vegetables he's not old enough to drive into town, Jacob McPherson looks like a veteran as he approaches a customer at the local farmer's market.
"That's a Grenadier cabbage," said the 12-year-old, who credits his grandfather for instilling his love for gardening. "I grew it, and I picked it all last night."
Walking into her new home Saturday, Bethany Berg said she thanked God for giving her something so perfect and special.
"The house is absolutely perfect ... everything about it is everything I could have wanted," she said.
Dawson County residents mourned the loss of a longtime local firefighter last week.
Christ Fellowship Church in Dawson County is welcoming Todd Smith, who recently accepted the position of senior pastor.
The congregation at Grace Presbyterian celebrated Sunday as the newest church in the Cherokee Presbytery.
Last year's inaugural holiday fundraiser at Providence Bible Church was such a success, organizers decided to do it again this year.
Looking back, some U.S. veterans say that deciding to serve in the military was a tough but defining decision in their lives.
Wondering which night to take children trick-or-treating this weekend?
Strider is a wonder in the lives of many.
Dawson County resident Kris Rowan doesn't need a time machine to travel to a bygone era.
The threat of rain may have forced Relay for Life inside Dawson County High School, but little could have dampened the celebration.
A journalist from Dawson County embedded in the front lines of the Iraq War came home earlier this month after a 15-day stint following American troops in the desert.
Five flag poles stand at attention at Dawson County Veteran's Memorial Park.
Residents of Dawson County can enjoy the warm weather and catch a flick at the same time next week during the season's first outdoor movie.
The 2015 Relay for Life campaign is getting back to Dawson County roots, according to a local organizer.
Cynthia Frady's class
Cecilia Rogers's class
Heidi McClure's class
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