Dawson County officials have agreed to move forward with public hearings on a proposed ordinance that would limit where debris from construction sites can be burned.
County officials are once again seeking legal action against a local hotel owner over delinquent taxes.
Dawson County officials are looking into several grants intended to accelerate the construction of a major retail center along Ga. 400.
County commissioners are considering an ordinance that would place new regulations on where debris from construction sites can be burned.
Citizens had their first chance to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 Commission seat last week during a political forum held by the Dawson County Republican Party.
After almost a year of talks and planning, the city of Dawsonville is finally ready to issue bonds aimed at restructuring debt.
With open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act closing next Monday, there is not much time left to sign up for health insurance if you are not already covered.
Legislation that would place tougher regulations on sludge application overwhelmingly passed in the Senate last week and now awaits the governor's approval.
Dawson County election officials are confident the Secretary of State's office will find no merit in complaints a resident filed in 2012.
Dawsonville is working to acquire property between the Municipal Complex and library to use as an activity center and green space.
The chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week declared a state of local emergency for a section of Kelly Bridge Road that officials say needs immediate repair.
Several candidates filed qualifying papers last week to run for local office in the May 20 primary.
A lifelong county resident is the third candidate to announce her plans to run for the county's District 1 commission seat.
A longtime Dawson employee has been reprimanded and suspended without pay for one day after he admitted to using his county-owned vehicle to haul firewood to his home last week.
It appears a couple's two-month struggle to annex their property into Dawsonville is drawing to a close.
After reviewing an ordinance regarding the city's historical preservation, one city council member has decided to expand the role.
Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
On Monday, Dawsonville residents will have one final chance to voice their opinions on the latest wave of annexation requests before the city council.
For the first time in six years, Dawson County's proposed 2014 budget includes pay increases for employees.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
With the continued cycle of requests to annex property into Dawsonville and Dawson County's objections to such moves, one city council member's seat may hinge on the issue.
If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.
The Dawsonville City Council continues to field annexation requests, despite objections from the Dawson County commission.
The Dawson County commission is examining ways to reduce risks in liability involved with large public gatherings.
Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.
A recent flurry of requests from Dawson County residents wanting to annex their property into Dawsonville has prompted officials to explore the possibility of a unified government.
Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.
The city of Dawsonville held a public hearing Monday night on a Dawson County-contested annexation of 37 acres on Duck Thurmond Road.
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