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.
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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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The House study committee charged with developing regulatory policies for drone use across the state had its first meeting last week in Atlanta.
While it appeared that the issue of Dawsonville's animal control had been solved, concerned Lumpkin County citizens have spoken otherwise to their county commission.
Citizens have the chance to make comments on the county's proposed spending plan for 2016 during Thursday's meeting of the Dawson County Board ...
County officials are looking at repair options for a private cut-through road they say has become a public safety issue.
A 32-year law enforcement veteran is the fourth candidate to announce his intention to run for Dawson County Sheriff.
The group charged with bringing quality development to downtown Dawsonville on Monday night approved economic assistance grants to three local businesses.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted to prioritize projects that will be funded as special purpose local option sales tax dollars roll in.
Dawsonville residents seem to be content with their current city leadership.
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.
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