Tractors began moving dirt moments after Dawson County officials broke ground on a new courthouse and government center Thursday afternoon.
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the county's request to combine precincts and create three voting locations in the county.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners, along with county staff and court administrators, will break ground on a new courthouse and government center at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. The event, orginally scheduled for Jan. 20 was rescheduled late Tuesday afternoon, due to the threat of inclement weather.
6. p.m., Thursday, Jan. 21 at city hall
Members of a water planning council will gather Jan. 26 in Dawsonville to work on a regional plan that could guide the Georgia Environmental Protection Division's operation and vision for the area.
Dawsonville's tax revenues continued to slide in 2009, according to a report the city council reviewed during its first meeting of the year.
David Ralston, a Republican from Blue Ridge, has been elected speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
The Monday after Christmas Dawson County Emergency Services opened a present it had been waiting on.
L. New Business from Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010 Agenda 1. Board Appointments: • Library Board • Planning Commission – Districts 2, 4 and Chairman 2. Reappointments of County Attorney, County Clerk, County Manager and Vice Chairman 3. Approval of the Courthouse Construction contract 4. Ratification of Agreement L. New Business for the Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 Agenda 1. Approval of 2010 Mentoring Fiscal Agent Contract – Ms. Bindy Auvermann 2. Discussion of HVAC Bids – Public Works Director David Headley 3. Approval of 2010 Mileage Reimbursement Rate – County Manager Tanner 4. Howard Avenue Lease Agreement - County Manager Tanner 5. Discussion of Jail and Parking Lot ...
To save time and money, Dawsonville officials have moved city council meeting times up two hours, from 7 to 5 p.m., effective in February.
6 p.m. Thurday at city hall
The two new faces on the Dawsonville City Council may differ in age, ideas and background, but they share a common goal for their hometown.
The local Humane Society must have a professional financial audit if it wants to receive funding from Dawson County, commissioners decided last week.
Sewer lines in the city of Dawsonville are in the process of having their life expectancy improved by about 50 years.
Last week, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority made several changes to rules which determine nomination and election of its board members.
Commissioners last week voted to deny the application from a county resident that wants to annex his west side property in the city of Dawsonville.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.
Residents who wish to learn more about their county government and how it works for them are encouraged to register for the Citizens Government Academy.
The Georgia Municipal Association last week recognized local lawmaker Kevin Tanner with the group's 2014 Champion of Georgia's Cities award.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Dawsonville once had just one choice for cable and Internet service, but the choices are rapidly expanding.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.
Citing a returning tax digest and economic upturn, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 during its July 7 meeting to maintain last year's millage rate of 17.246 mills.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
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