For the first time in six years, Dawson County's proposed 2014 budget includes pay increases for employees.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
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.
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.
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.
The Dawsonville City Council continues to field annexation requests, despite objections from the Dawson County commission.
The Dawson County commission is examining ways to reduce risks in liability involved with large public gatherings.
Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.
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.
At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.
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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.
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 ...
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