A local bank is trying a new route in the drive to raise Relay for Life dollars. United Community Bank plans to hold the inaugural Relay Rod Run from noon to 4 p.m. April 17 at its branch at Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53. Those interested in displaying their cars at the show can pre-register for $15. Participants registering the day of the event pay $20. Kara Hewatt, bank business development officer, said organizers are ...
One of Dawsonville's legendary homes, the Boyd and Sallie Gilleland House, now known as Peach Brandy Cottage, can now be found on the National Register of Historic Places.
The weather wasn't particularly kind to Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival this past weekend, but it didn't put a damper on enthusiasm.
Last week, Dawson County Relay for Life held its annual survivor dinner at the First Baptist Church in Dawsonville. The event is an uplifting and motivating gathering of those who have been affected by cancer.
For the first time, Dawson County will be participating in the largest one day food drive in the nation, Stamp Out Hunger, on May 9.
When a person is lost, four legs are often better than two. "Speed is the key in trying to find the people before the weather changes or it gets dark," said Deputy Chief of Dawson County Emergency Services Tim Satterfield, who recently received approval to move forward with plans to develop a search and rescue K-9 unit for emergency services. Satterfield's black lab Maddie is one of five search and rescue dogs currently serving Dawson ...
Casey Elliott, son of race car engine-builder Ernie Elliott and nephew to NASCAR celebrity Bill Elliott, had the family racing genes and a promising career in car racing ahead of him.
Dozens of ladies donned their hats and gloves to sit down for an afternoon tea March 28 at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Two and a half years ago, Carol Tyger met her granddaughter Ingrid for the first time.
With more than 600 votes as the favorite local non-profit, Kay Harris stepped into a money grab at Appalachian Community Bank Friday and left with $500 for the Dawson County Humane Society.
Volunteers interested in building low-cost homes for needy families have taken the first steps toward developing a Habitat for Humanity affiliate in Dawson County.
Dawson County resident Carol Ann Groebner has been searching for a way to provide support to people in the county who suffer from multiple sclerosis, a medical condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system.
The Bowen Center for the Arts will be hosting an art exhibit by Nona H. Stephens of Gainesville, "Reflections of Georgia," through April 18.
The economic downturn has one Dawson County church serving up hope and help a bowl at a time.
With spring in the air and summer on the horizon, make plans to be at Dawsonville's Spring Fling festival, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 2-3.