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Dawson County commissioners voted last week to suspend a local convenience store's beer and wine license, and a similar fate may await a second business this week.
The U.S. House 9th District Republican primary May 20 pits incumbent Doug Collins against challenger Bernard Fontaine, with the winner facing Democrat David Vogel in November.
While a budget has not been finalized for the 2014-15 fiscal year, Dawsonville officials remain determined not to levy a city property tax.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners is considering a new ordinance that will limit where debris from construction sites can be burned in the county.
Advanced voting for the May 30 primary election got under way with 38 local voters casting their ballots Monday, according to elections officials.
A grassroots effort to stop a developer from dumping partially treated wastewater in Dawson County was realized last week when Gov. Nathan Deal signed the bill to regulate sludge application.
Gov. Nathan Deal will be in Dawsonville this morning to sign into law a bill that will place tougher regulations on sludge application.
In their first public debate, candidates for the District 7 seat in the state House of Representatives met last week in Dawsonville.
Several dozen local voters filled the auditorium at Dawson County Middle School last week to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
County officials are once again seeking legal action against a local hotel owner over delinquent taxes.
Dawson County officials have agreed to move forward with public hearings on a proposed ordinance that would limit where debris from construction sites can be burned.
The city of Dawsonville will be hosting a week of events as part of a statewide initiative to boost town tourism and appreciation.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a political forum for candidates running for local elected office.
Concluding nearly a year of talks, the city of Dawsonville has issued bonds to restructure debt on previous loans from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
After almost a year of talks and planning, the city of Dawsonville is finally ready to issue bonds aimed at restructuring debt.
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A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage drew both jeers and cheers, and was followed by ministers across the state taking the issue to the pulpit on Sunday morning.
The public has one more chance to voice their concerns on a proposed county ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
County commissioners are considering a proposed ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
The city of Dawsonville approved a $4.1 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 during its Monday special called meeting.
Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, was recently named vice chairman of the House Motor Vehicle Committee.
The city of Dawsonville recently heard a presentation by the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission to turn a local cemetery into a historic area.
Sen. Steve Gooch was recently named one of three legislators of the year by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan last week was elected to serve as vice chair for the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission.
Dawson County officials have been asked to support improvements at three busy intersections across the county.
The ongoing saga over animal control responsibility in the Dawsonville city limits may not be over yet.
A proposed ordinance that would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends is set to go before the public for discussion.
City Clerk Bonnie Warne has a new feather to put into her proverbial hat.
Potential Dawsonville businesses may have to wait another few weeks to take advantage of an economic development grant being proposed by the city.
Three new principals have been named in the Dawson County School System, and will take their respective posts next school year.
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