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.
Local lawmakers say North Georgia got an early Christmas present last week when David Ralston was named the next speaker of the state House of Representatives.
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.
Rep. David Ralston was chosen Thursday by Georgia Republicans to be the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Employees with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are expected to set positive examples not only in their community but also in their roles on the job.
It will be March at the earliest before Dawson County employees know whether they must continue taking so-called "days of rest" next year.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Judging by the e-mails circulating among volunteers, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners should expect a fight when the local humane society's contract comes up for review Thursday.
Dawson County employees may have to take as many as 12 unpaid days off in 2010.
Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Hundreds of kiddies were on their best behavior Saturday evening at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame museum.
Calvin Byrd said he was more surprised than anyone when he was appointed mayor pro-tem of Dawsonville for 2010.
A change in policy that would make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent overwhelmingly passed in the Georgia House last week.
Clean-up from the ice storm that knocked down an estimated 1,000 trees in Dawson County is expected to take several months.
Sewer lines at the outlet mall, support of adult education and dollars set aside to ease traffic at the county's busiest intersection are among projects the Appalachian Regional Commission has had a direct hand in bringing to Dawson County.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
With just one candidate qualifying for a city council seat, the City of Dawsonville will not be holding an election to fill the recently-appointed seat in March.