The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The budget, transportation and education are expected to be hot issues under the Gold Dome now that state lawmakers have returned to Atlanta for the 2015 Legislative Session.
A high-ranking member of Dawson County's legislative delegation has been recently named to a power list of the most influential leaders of Georgia in 2015.
State Rep. Kevin Tanner will carry on a longstanding tradition in the 9th legislative district by meeting with his constituents over breakfast each Saturday morning during the upcoming session.
City officials on Monday said arbitration would be the next step in a more than four month dispute with the Dawson County Board of Commissioners over an annexation request.
A recent ceremony welcomed the county's newest elected officials to their respective positions in local government.
Gary Pichon never planned to serve more than one term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.
The county's newest elected officials will be sworn into office Tuesday at the Dawson County Government Center.
Newly appointed council member Caleb Phillips took his seat on the Dawsonville City Council, following a brief swearing-in ceremony on Monday at city hall.
A gallery of uniformed deputies, plainclothes officers and administrative staff filed into the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's meeting room on Thursday to see if budget demands made by the sheriff to increase pay would be approved.
The city of Dawsonville has appointed a new city councilman to replace a seat vacated earlier this month.
Neighbors living in and around Black's Mill Place subdivision have banded together in opposition to a cell phone tower proposed for the area.
County officials say the removal of 16 trees is part of the routine maintenance needed as workers prepare to open the campground of War Hill Park this weekend.
A vote last week by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners requires an annual audit of the local animal shelter's finances.
The latest in a long-term park development behind Dawsonville's Municipal Complex has taken a potential step forward.
After several years of planning and development, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority is nearing completion on the first phase of its Russell Creek Reservoir.
Commissioners are considering a measure that could reduce funding for the local animal shelter.
A change in policy that would make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent overwhelmingly passed in the Georgia House last week.
Clean-up from the ice storm that knocked down an estimated 1,000 trees in Dawson County is expected to take several months.
Sewer lines at the outlet mall, support of adult education and dollars set aside to ease traffic at the county's busiest intersection are among projects the Appalachian Regional Commission has had a direct hand in bringing to Dawson County.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
With just one candidate qualifying for a city council seat, the City of Dawsonville will not be holding an election to fill the recently-appointed seat in March.
County leaders last week agreed they would not a fight a recent annexation into the city of Dawsonville.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan is urging citizens in the city and county to reject a proposed transportation bill floating through the state capitol.
Only two days remain for those that wish to qualify for Dawsonville's March 7 special election.
Construction is expected to begin on a new retail center along Ga. 400 next month.