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Dawson County Humane Society volunteers were honored with a catered luncheon at the large pavilion at Rock Creek Park May 24. “All of you are doing an incredible job,” Dawson County Humane Society Board President Tim Smock told the volunteers. “A lot of customers say how much they love the shop, and just the overall atmosphere that's there. I mean you all have done such an incredible job in building that brand.”   

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Georgia State Senator Steve Gooch (R., District 51) and State Rep. Will Wade (R., District 9) provided Dawson Chamber of Commerce members and guests an update on the activity at the state capitol during a May 13 chamber meeting. The pair shared insights into Wade’s freshman session in the Ho…

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The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual spring event—the 15k Mountain Madness Race—Saturday, March 20, to the delight of its 137 participants.

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Dawson County’s newest fire station is open and operational. Elected officials, citizens, and members of the Dawson County Emergency Services were on hand to celebrate the opening of Dawson County Fire Station 8. Located at Sweetwater-Juno Rd. near the intersection of Reagan Rd. the facility…

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Benjamin Henry Torre, 23, of Dawsonville was arrested by Atlanta FBI agents Feb. 9. He will charged in federal court in the District of Columbia related to crimes committed at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C, on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021.  

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It was a blustery morning as racing fans of all ages gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony of the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame Tuesday, Feb. 2. Dozens were led through the recently renovated museum by Cindy Elliott, wife of NASCAR Champion Bill Elliott and mother of NASCAR 2020 Champion, C…

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A 34-year-old Dawsonville man was arrested by the GBI on Feb. 2 after an investigation into his actions while a law enforcement officer.