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Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
After reviewing an ordinance regarding the city's historical preservation, one city council member has decided to expand the role.
With the continued cycle of requests to annex property into Dawsonville and Dawson County's objections to such moves, one city council member's seat may hinge on the issue.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
The Dawsonville City Council continues to field annexation requests, despite objections from the Dawson County commission.
Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.
Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.
The Dawson County commission is examining ways to reduce risks in liability involved with large public gatherings.
A recent flurry of requests from Dawson County residents wanting to annex their property into Dawsonville has prompted officials to explore the possibility of a unified government.
Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.
The city of Dawsonville held a public hearing Monday night on a Dawson County-contested annexation of 37 acres on Duck Thurmond Road.
Commissioners last week voted to deny the application from a county resident that wants to annex his west side property in the city of Dawsonville.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
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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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