A picnic Monday at War Hill Park showed appreciation to those who have worked to improve the campground, which is set to open today.
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The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted last Thursday to seek the public's input on changing the structure in which planning commissioners are appointed and serve.
Chickens get out at night, sweeper trucks clean up parking lots after businesses close and on occasion, water pipes burst after dark. All three examples make noise.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners is considering a change to the structure by which planning commissioners are appointed and the terms they serve.
Dawson County citizens will soon have the opportunity to save up to 20 percent on their prescription drug costs.
Dawson County is looking for ways to trim nearly $5 million from its 2009 operating budget to make up for a drop in revenue during the economic downturn.
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For the first time, Keep Dawson County Beautiful has partnered with Atlanta Recycling Solutions of Alpharetta to hold an electronic's recycling day in Dawson County.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
A change in several policies could help Dawson County keep track of its 131 vehicles.
Recycling is important to 14-year-old Autumn Callahan.
The community is invited to a "green" ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday to officially kickoff the county's new single stream recycling program.
After wrestling with the idea for over three months, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners agreed on Thursday to send a proposed noise ordinance draft to public hearings for comments.
A longtime Dawson employee has been reprimanded and suspended without pay for one day after he admitted to using his county-owned vehicle to haul firewood to his home last week.
A lifelong county resident is the third candidate to announce her plans to run for the county's District 1 commission seat.
Several candidates filed qualifying papers last week to run for local office in the May 20 primary.
Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.
It appears a couple's two-month struggle to annex their property into Dawsonville is drawing to a close.
A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.
A veteran lawman has announced his intentions to run for the Dawson County District 1 Commission seat.
Dawson County commissioners on Thursday are expected to discuss ways to spruce up the Ga. 400 corridor in an attempt to attract economic development to the area.
A town hall meeting in Dahlonega on Saturday focused on a controversial piece of legislation being proposed in the Georgia General Assembly.
Dawson County commissioners have reiterated their opposition to an annexation request that, if approved, would bring a home into the city of Dawsonville.
The first of several town hall meetings across the state's 51st Senate District will be held Saturday in Lumpkin County.
A homeowners association has returned to the Dawsonville City Council seeking help in cleaning up its retention pond.
ATLANTA - It was 100 years ago that county commissioners in Georgia came together in support of committing funds to improve roads and create the state's first highway department.
On Tuesday, lawmakers recognized that effort and commended the Association County Commissioners of Georgia as a "respected legislative advocate for and voice of Georgia's 159 counties."
A piece of property in the Gold Creek subdivision could soon become part of Dawsonville, though Dawson County has opposed the annexation.
The property on Gold Bullion Drive West was bought in 2012 by Michael and Nancy Eason, who at the time thought they were moving into the city.
A bill introduced last week in the Georgia House of Representatives would make the electronic transmission of explicit photos illegal when the intent is to harm or harass the individual in the pictures.