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Local parks are the latest victim in the county's economic struggle.
With about 130 vehicles between emergency services, the sheriff's office, public works and the county administrative team, Dawson County spends about $200,000 a year on vehicle maintenance.
With tax revenue down by about 20 percent from last year, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners will save nearly $200,000 by furloughing all full time county employees.
K. New Business
Dawson County does not plan to join about a dozen other local governments in a habitat conservation plan for the Etowah River basin.
6 p.m. Thursday, city hall
The Dawson County commission will consider Thursday whether to make county employees take Sept. 4 and four other unpaid "days of rest" this year.
Less than a year after his appointment to Governor Sonny Perdue's Public Defender Standards Council, Dawson County Commissioner Mike Berg has agreed to chair the board.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
Homeowners can expect to pay between $200 and $300 more on their property taxes due to the cancellation of the state's homestead exemption for 2009.
It wasn't an easy decision, but Dawson County's finance and budget staff is recommending employee furloughs beginning next month.
County officials are considering an ordinance to regulate the use of all-terraine vehicles in Dawson County.
With the approval of the county's operating budget last week, residents can breath a sigh of relief that there will be no tax increase in 2010.
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Dawsonville citizens who want to be involved in their town's government will have the chance next week to toss their hat into the ring ...
County employees will soon see a few more dollars going into their wallets after the Dawson County Board of Commissioners approved pay raises Thursday night.
This year, the City of Dawsonville has been continuing with water improvement plans to update its water infrastructure. However, this has not come without a ...
County Commission Chairman Mike Berg was seated next to School Superintendent Damon Gibbs last week at a chamber of commerce event when he mentioned two ...
The City of Dawsonville believes that it has finally solved its on-going animal control issues.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's Nov. 3 election opens in two weeks.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted unanimously to revise its current financial policy to move toward a spending reimbursement system rather than the use ...
Come fall, Cpl. Jason Roberson, a Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement ranger from Dawsonville, could be the nation's top boating officer.
While it wasn't a new honor for County Commission Chair Mike Berg, it was the first time that his fellow commissioners and county employees ...
After some citizen complaints, the Dawsonville City Council is taking into consideration an ordinance to curb firearm discharge within the city limits.
Haynes Johnson has driven by the Dawson County Government Center thousands of times, and yet, he's still awestruck by the structure.
With two of its three required hearings held, the Dawson County Board of Education has announced that it will be lowering its millage rate.
County officials are looking to put extra dollars into their employees' wallets.
It was three and a half years ago that the then new Dawson County Government Center officially opened for business.
Longtime employees of the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are likely to get pay increases in the coming weeks.
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