The polls have closed and Dawson County results are in for the special election for the District 9 U.S. House seat.
Other than the size of the field, there were few surprises Friday as qualifying for the July 20 primary election came to a close.
District 51 State Sen. Chip Pearson is looking forward to spending time with his family when his term expires in December.
Candidates for the 9th District U.S. House seat made stops in Dawsonville earlier this week as polls opened for advance voting in next week's special election.
A state Senate bill to allow for private development of water facilities in conjunction with a state agency died in session last week, according to one of its co-sponsors.
Georgia's 9th District representative on the state Department of Transportation board has other political aspirations.
In response to an Atlanta newspaper report that questioned his role in sponsoring legislation to allow private development of reservoirs, state Sen. Chip Pearson this week issued a press release saying the intent of the new law had been misstated.
Evan Curry arrived to a campsite at the newly renovated War Hill Park last Thursday to spend the week fishing with his young sons and enjoying some time with his extended family.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce, through its Government and Community Affairs Council, announced last week that it will sponsor a candidate's debate on July 9.
The field of candidates hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court continued to swell as four more have said they planned to seek election.
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A veteran law enforcement officer who spent the last six years as a supervisor in court services announced Monday he will run for Dawson County's clerk of Superior Court.
A local businessman has joined the growing list of residents hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court.
Qualifying begins Monday in Dawson County for candidates running for county commission, school board and clerk of Superior Court.
After months of negotiating, the local humane society and Dawson County have reached a deal.
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The Dawson County Board of Commissioners recently received a grant designed to improve employee health and wellness.
The Dawsonville City Council has released the qualifications they want to see of applicants wishing to serve as the city's new manager and head ...
An additional manned fire station, a wheelchair lift and more funds for non-profits were among the pleas heard from community members during the public hearing ...
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.
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