Still a little early for holiday cheer?
In honor of Farm-City Week, the Dawson County Farm Bureau and Dawsonville city government joined hands to promote the annual celebration.
Dawson County Emergency Services Director Billy Thurmond was honored Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue with a Georgia Public Safety Award for Outstanding Contribution which enhanced the profession.
Members of the Downtown Development Authority met this week and nominated insurance agent Chris Gaines as the new chairman of the seven-member board.
6 p.m. Nov. 18 at city hall
Kevin Tanner delivered some good news to the Dawson County commission last week when he presented the 2010 midyear budget update.
MACON - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has lost the power to appoint committee members and chairmen following a contentious meeting of the Senate Republican Caucus on Friday in Macon.
In recognition of Veterans Day and the local ceremonies planned to honor the men and women who served their country, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners will not meet Thursday.
Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has announced the full list of members of his transition committee.
A proposed ordinance to create historical zoning districts is set to go before the public for comment.
Despite future financial concerns, Dawson County commissioners have approved spending more than $273,000 on a new records management system for the sheriff's office.
Voters cast ballots on two pieces of local legislation last week concerning homestead exemptions.
During one of the highest Election Day turnouts many could recall, Dawson County residents picked their leaders and approved two homestead exemption matters for senior citizens.
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Dawson County election results are in.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's March 17 special election begins Tuesday.
Chief Registrar and Chairperson Glenda Ferguson is no longer able to claim that she is the only woman on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.