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City rolls back millage rate

Dawsonville is continuing its longstanding tradition of not levying a city property tax on residents.

July 10, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

Commissioners considering closing crossing

County commissioners are considering closing a local bridge that state transportation officials have deemed functionally obsolete.

July 03, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

City approves proposed 2013-14 budget

Dawsonville has a working budget for fiscal year 2013-14.

June 26, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

Divisive issue set for DNR board vote Tuesday

More than 2,800 people have spoken publicly on the polarizing issue, with voices ranging from wildlife advocates and park supporters to prosecutors and former state officials.

June 21, 2013 | By Jeff Gill DCN regional staff | Government

Board decides to stay put

Despite talks of moving and grants, the Dawson County Board of Elections has decided not to move forward with changing poll locations for the west precinct.

June 21, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

City to discuss budget at meeting

The city of Dawsonville will hold its second reading of the 2013-14 budget at 5 p.m. tonight at city hall.

June 19, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

Commissioner opposes reservoir

At least one county commissioner is opposed to the use of state or federal dollars to fund a proposed local reservoir.

June 19, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

Annexation request approved

A highly contested plot of land adjacent to the Gold Creek Foods plant is part of Dawsonville - but with stipulations.

June 05, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

County asks for DOT aid

Early estimates are showing Dawson County suffered nearly $600,000 in storm damage from heavy rainfall last month that flooded areas along the Etowah River and washed out several roads.

June 05, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

County seeks input on long-range plan

Officials are asking the public to weigh in on a future visioning plan for Dawson County.

June 05, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

City to get reimbursement

The city of Dawsonville will be coming into a sum of money due to a billing error found in its favor.

June 05, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

Local distillery asks lawmakers for help

Several north Georgia legislators in town for the Georgia Mountain Region Commission's monthly meeting last Thursday were poised with a question when they toured the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery.

June 05, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

Board opts out of swap

Dawson County commissioners have decided to opt out of a land swap agreement intended for future recreational growth.

May 29, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

City seeks funding for reservoir

The city of Dawsonville has taken another step toward making the Calhoun Creek reservoir a reality.

May 15, 2013 | By David Renner | Government

County mulls land swap for soccer fields

County commissioners are weighing the option of swapping a 50-acre tract of land in exchange for 33 acres engineers say would be more conducive to developing additional soccer fields near Rock Creek Park.

May 15, 2013 | Michele Hester | Government

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Ralston overcomes challenge in primary

House Speaker David Ralston held on to his 7th District seat in the Georgia General Assembly by defeating challenger Sam Snider in last week's primary.

May 28, 2014 | Michele Hester | Government

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