Residents have mixed feelings about a proposed roundabout at Hwy. 53 and Elliott Family Parkway, though many agree something is needed to slow traffic in the area west of Dawsonville.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's Nov. 5 election begins Monday. The ballot will feature two city council seats, as well as a referendum on Sunday restaurant liquor sales. Qualifying will run through Aug. 30. City residents will be able to register for voting from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. next week in the Dawson County Board of Elections & Registration office on Academy Avenue. The last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election is Oct. 7. ...
The group responsible for bringing new commercial and industrial developments to Dawson County could be in danger of closing within the next 18 months if it doesn't secure county funding.
Formerly-numbered streets in Dawsonville will be renamed, though the move doesn't appear to be quite as popular as first thought.
State transportation officials have announced a public meeting to discuss proposed improvements to the intersection of Hwy. 53 West and Elliott Family Parkway.
Last week would have been Margie Weaver's 30th anniversary as director of the local senior center. To mark the occasion, the center now shares her name.
County residents will not see a property tax increase for the 10th consecutive year after commissioners last week voted to maintain the current rate.
Dawson County commissioners are expected to adopt the tax digest on which the 2014 budget will be based without raising the millage rate Thursday.
County commissioners last week opted for new guard rails and safety caution signs rather than closing an aging bridge in southern Dawson County.
The Dawsonville City Council voted last week to change the zoning for a recently annexed property to residential after an attorney discovered it had been improperly classified.
Dawson County commissioners have made their opposition to the proposed Calhoun Creek Reservoir official.
Dawsonville is looking to amend an ordinance that would allow restaurants in the city limits to serve distilled spirits on Sundays.
Dawsonville is continuing its longstanding tradition of not levying a city property tax on residents.
County commissioners are considering closing a local bridge that state transportation officials have deemed functionally obsolete.
Dawsonville has a working budget for fiscal year 2013-14. The city council reviewed the proposed budget of about $1.2 million, which was available for public viewing at city hall and on the municipality's Web site, during a public hearing June 19. The spending plan is about $400,000 less than last year's $1.6 million amended budget. "This is a balanced budget," said City Clerk Bonnie Warne during the hearing. "We have budgeted for $1,224,000 in revenue ...
Georgia's Speaker of the House David Ralston, a republican from Blue Ridge, will be the featured guest at next week's joint meeting of the Dawson County Republican and Dawson County Tea parties.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before lawmakers when the Georgia General Assembly convenes next year.
Dawson County commissioners have chosen to delay until next month a decision on a rezoning request for a large apartment complex near Ga. 400.
State transportation officials outlined plans to replace the Etowah River bridge on Hwy. 136 north of Dawsonville during a public information meeting last week.
A Dawson County commissioner who is looking into the amount of hotel-motel tax revenue spent on promoting local tourism said he won't propose a change to the budget for the coming year.
The city of Dawsonville has again been denied a state loan that would advance the planning phase of the proposed Calhoun Creek Reservoir.
Transportation officials are holding a public information open house meeting to discuss the proposed detour necessary for reconstruction of the Hwy. 136 bridge over the Etowah River in Dawsonville.
After more than six months of negotiations, the newest addition to the Gold Creek Foods Inc. property has been fully rezoned.
In their latest round of talks about a new service agreement, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority has made Dawsonville an offer it's unlikely to accept - sell the authority the city's system.
With all the ballots counted, Dawsonville has elected its incumbents back into office for city council. Long-time councilman Mike Sosebee, who previously served more than 30 years on the council, and Angie Smith, who was elected last year after being appointed to fill an unexpired term, garnered the top two highest amounts of votes in the election.
The city of Dawsonville is testing a new technology system designed to give residents additional Internet options.
What could have been a much worse problem for Robinson Elementary is working its way to a resolution.
A project to improve safety at a busy crossing along Hwy. 53 is nearly finished.
Advance voting is under way for the Nov. 5 General Election.
Dawsonville has moved forward with two pieces of business that will allow it to expand water infrastructure.
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