A year after taking over as detention center administrator, Dawson County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Johnson was named the state's top jail commander.
Dawson County voters headed to the polls today to cast their ballots for the counties next clerk of superior court and district 3 county commissioner.
As of 1:15 p.m. today, more than 1,137 voters had filed in to cast their ballots in Dawson County.
6 p.m. July 15 at city hall
A group of local business leaders agreed earlier this week to sit on an economic advisory council for the 9th Congressional District.
While neighboring counties are opting to increase property taxes to offset declining revenue, Dawson County officials do not plan to raise the millage rate for 2011.
From waving flags on street corners to knocking on doors and sending mass e-mails, candidates are hoping to rake in support as the July 20 primary election enters its final days.
The Dawson County commission voted Thursday to officially declare a loss in an effort to recover the nearly $225,000 in funds taken from the local Clerk of Courts office.
With less than two weeks left before Election Day, the steady stream of early voters at the Dawson County Board of Elections has almost dried up.
L. New business
Authorities are advising travelers not attending Saturday's Dawson Day Sparks in the Park fireworks display at Rock Creek Park to avoid the area.
Passport fees and fiscal responsibility topped discussions during a June 24 political forum at Dawson County Middle School.
A. Roll call
Do you want to know how your government works? Citizens are invited to go behind the scenes of government departments during the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
Each summer county officials from across the state come together to discuss legislative issues important to county government through committee meetings organized by the Association County Commissioners of Georgia. Dawson County District Two Commissioner James Swafford is a member of the ACCG General County Government Committee and also the Revenue and Finance Committee.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's March 17 special election begins Tuesday.