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.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall, 4 p.m.
Two Dawson County residents were among 25 in the Coosa North Georgia region named to the governor's regional water planning councils.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
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.
County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
The city of Dawsonville has appointed a new city councilman to replace a seat vacated earlier this month.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority recently made an announcement regarding both the city of Dawsonville and a Dawson County entity.
Residents have their first chance to make comments on the county's proposed 2015 budget Thursday.