Public officials, both new and experienced, were sworn into office last week at the courthouse by the Dawson County Probate Judge.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor earlier this month when the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission named him its 2010 Elected Official of the Year.
For the second time this year, the Dawsonville City Council has voted to give municipal employees a raise.
A solution to the water war with Alabama and Florida has eluded Georgia governors for nearly two decades, but Gov.-elect Nathan Deal is hopeful he will be able to work out an agreement.
The Dawson County commission has agreed to settle a lawsuit with the family of a man who was killed earlier this year when his motorcycle collided with a county vehicle.
Incumbent David Nahmias held on to his post as Georgia Supreme Court Justice during the Nov. 30 runoff election, and attorney Chris McFadden was elected to the state Court of Appeals.
After three months on the job, Dawson County Clerk of Court Justin Power says he's where he belongs.
Talks between local and state government officials ran the gamut during an annual, informal meeting Monday morning at Fire Station #2 in Dawson County.
The 2010 class of Dawson County's Citizen Academy came to a close last week with a commencement ceremony at Riverview Middle School.
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
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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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