Each year, the Governor's Office of Public Safety awards individuals for their commitment to the profession.
The fall festival held annually in Dawsonville may be called the Mountain Moonshine Festival, but that doesn't mean local laws on alcohol don't apply during the celebration.
Residents can expect an increase in activity as construction moves forward on the county's new courthouse over the next several months.
4 p.m. Oct. 28 at city hall
Pick almost any day each week and you'll find the county's IT department working on the sheriff's records management system.
6 p.m. Oct. 21 at city hall
More than four years have passed since the Dawson County commission voted to sever a lease with the owner of a sporting clays gun club on the south end of the county.
4 p.m. Oct. 14 at city hall
6 p.m. Oct. 7 at city hall
Local officials got a visit from a high-ranking German official last week, who felt "right at home" in North Georgia.
In the coming weeks, the city of Dawsonville could see its population grow, if by just a little.
Voters who cast ballots early for the Nov. 2 General Election will need to vote again if they want their opinions counted on two pieces of local legislation.
A call went out early Saturday morning that hunters reported what they believed to be human remains in the woods near Gold Creek.
A beautification project along a portion of Ga. 400 has been postponed indefinitely.
With no public comment in three meetings and little discussion among officials until the final hearing, the Dawson County commission voted 3-1 on Sept. 16 to approve the county's budget for 2011.
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.