Response times for fire calls on Burnt Mountain in west Dawson County can range from 12 to 15 minutes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
• G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 6 p.m.
Dawson County is one of two counties in the state selected to pilot a new digital records management system for Microsoft.
The Dawson Community News has been selected to serve as Dawson County's official legal organ beginning Jan. 1, 2009.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at City Hall
Georgia jumped on the early-voting-bandwagon, along with 35 other states making accommodations for all voters to cast their ballots up to six weeks before Election Day, if so desired.
A University of Georgia political scientist said the race for governor in 2010 will come with a price tag of eight figures, a likely reason Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle is beginning his exploratory campaign more than two years before the vote. “He’s lining up a date for the prom,” said Charles Bullock, a UGA professor who analyzes state politics. Bullock said Cagle, a Hall County resident, is making sure that potential supporters don’t commit to ...
A contract renewal with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia is expected to save the county around $200,000 in the next year.
Longtime Dawson County resident Rory Puckett was unanimously approved last Thursday as the county's newest planning commissioner.
April 9 was an ordinary day for Dawson County Firemedics Andy Scott and Frankie Everhart.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed August as Dawson County Firefighters Appreciation Month.
Almost three decades have passed since city of Dawsonville residents have seen a property tax increase. The tradition will continue at least one more year.
Dawson County's development plan for the next 20 years was submitted to the Department of Community Affairs for review earlier this month.
Dawson County Appraiser Kurt Tangel last month was awarded the state's highest designation for an appraiser.
The proposed digital, illuminated sign for the city of Dawsonville has cleared another step in the process to becoming a reality. As part of the Dawsonville Planning Commission meeting on March 18, the city had requested a variance to its own ordinance regulating the size and luminosity of digital signs.
The Dawson County Republican Party met March. 9 to discuss the coming year. Clint Bearden, chairman of the 2012-13 board led the Republican Party in its annual meeting.