The local Humane Society must have a professional financial audit if it wants to receive funding from Dawson County, commissioners decided last week.
Sewer lines in the city of Dawsonville are in the process of having their life expectancy improved by about 50 years.
Last week, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority made several changes to rules which determine nomination and election of its board members.
Local lawmakers say North Georgia got an early Christmas present last week when David Ralston was named the next speaker of the state House of Representatives.
Rep. David Ralston was chosen Thursday by Georgia Republicans to be the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Employees with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are expected to set positive examples not only in their community but also in their roles on the job.
It will be March at the earliest before Dawson County employees know whether they must continue taking so-called "days of rest" next year.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Judging by the e-mails circulating among volunteers, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners should expect a fight when the local humane society's contract comes up for review Thursday.
Dawson County employees may have to take as many as 12 unpaid days off in 2010.
Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Hundreds of kiddies were on their best behavior Saturday evening at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame museum.
Calvin Byrd said he was more surprised than anyone when he was appointed mayor pro-tem of Dawsonville for 2010.
Jackie Townley was 15-years-old when he fought his first fire.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Dawsonville once had just one choice for cable and Internet service, but the choices are rapidly expanding.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.
Citing a returning tax digest and economic upturn, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 during its July 7 meeting to maintain last year's millage rate of 17.246 mills.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
Dawson County and Dawsonville officials are soon expected to ratify an agreement on a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax that will go before voters in November.
A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
The city of Dawsonville has decided to provide money to a Dawson County organization in return for promotional services.
Thursday is the deadline for county and city officials to reach an agreement on the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax extension set to go before voters in November.
Dawsonville has decided keep its 2015 municipal election at the Dawson County Board of Elections instead of returning it to city hall.
The city of Dawsonville has approved a $2.6 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15, though one councilman expressed reservations with the suddenness of a pay increase for city workers.
County commissioners last week voted to retain an attorney after learning Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle plans to fight for salary increases for his employees.
Democratic hopefuls and supporters will gather for a rally in Dahlonega next weekend.