Tempers flared Thursday night as Dawson County commissioners and residents sounded off on proposed changes to residential land use districts, which could affect short-term rental, home business and accessory buildings.
Tractors began moving dirt within moments of Dawson County officials breaking ground on a new courthouse and government center Jan. 28.
A six-week-old chocolate lab named Nitro is the newest recruit on the Dawson County Emergency Services K-9 search and rescue team.
Tractors began moving dirt moments after Dawson County officials broke ground on a new courthouse and government center Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the county's request to combine precincts and create three voting locations in the county.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners, along with county staff and court administrators, will break ground on a new courthouse and government center at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. The event, orginally scheduled for Jan. 20 was rescheduled late Tuesday afternoon, due to the threat of inclement weather.
6. p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 at city hall
Members of a water planning council will gather Jan. 26 in Dawsonville to work on a regional plan that could guide the Georgia Environmental Protection Division's operation and vision for the area.
Dawsonville's tax revenues continued to slide in 2009, according to a report the city council reviewed during its first meeting of the year.
David Ralston, a Republican from Blue Ridge, has been elected speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
The Monday after Christmas Dawson County Emergency Services opened a present it had been waiting on.
L. New Business from Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 Agenda 1. Board Appointments: • Library Board • Planning Commission – Districts 2, 4 and Chairman 2. Reappointments of County Attorney, County Clerk, County Manager and Vice Chairman 3. Approval of the Courthouse Construction contract 4. Ratification of Agreement L. New Business for the Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 Agenda 1. Approval of 2010 Mentoring Fiscal Agent Contract – Ms. Bindy Auvermann 2. Discussion of HVAC Bids – Public Works Director David Headley 3. Approval of 2010 Mileage Reimbursement Rate – County Manager Tanner 4. Howard Avenue Lease Agreement - County Manager Tanner 5. Discussion of Jail and Parking Lot ...
To save time and money, Dawsonville officials have moved city council meeting times up two hours, from 7 to 5 p.m., effective in February.
6 p.m. Thurday at city hall
The two new faces on the Dawsonville City Council may differ in age, ideas and background, but they share a common goal for their hometown.
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.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's March 17 special election begins Tuesday.
Chief Registrar and Chairperson Glenda Ferguson is no longer able to claim that she is the only woman on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
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.
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.