The new year brought change to Dawson County Emergency Services as Chief Lanier Swafford named the department's first three battalion chiefs.
Jennifer Burt, Julie Hughes Nix, James Swafford and Lisa Thurmond were elected to politically serve the Dawson community for the next four years.
Family and friends gathered Thursday at the intersection of Hwy. 53 and Maple Street in Dawsonville for the unveiling of the KH Long Government Center.
Dawson County's newest elected officials were sworn in to service Friday afternoon at the Dawson County Courthouse by Superior Court Judge C. Andrew Fuller.
City Councilwoman Linda Grant of Dawsonville was appointed Mayor Pro Tem of the Dawsonville City Council during last week's city council meeting.
After 10 weeks of class and several eye-opening experiences, the inaugural class of the Dawson County Citizens Academy graduated last Tuesday night.
Walter Danchak is indeed a Lumpkin County resident.
In another sign of the sluggish economy, the Dawson County Recycling Center can no longer accept glass, plastics and paperboard materials.
Kenneth H. Long had the foresight to be part of a group of local businessmen who worked to bring the outlet mall and needed infrastructure to Dawson County.
Thursday, Dec. 18
The community is invited to the Dawson County Courthouse on Friday for an official swearing in ceremony of Dawson County's newest elected officials.
Plans for a motorsports country club in Dawson County hit their first snag Monday night when the Dawsonville Planning Commission tabled the rezoning request until January.
Dawson County government has a talented staff of many, but county leaders say none are more deserving to be named employees of the year than James Tolbert, Donna Rutledge and Kerry Vanderpool.
Whether it's a resident or one of their own in need, Dawson County Sheriff's deputies will do whatever they can to make a difference.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 4 p.m.
Dawsonville is another step closer to adding an activity center and green space.
A week after winning the seat in a three-way race for the county's District 1 commission seat, Sharon Fausett is still ecstatic over the victory.
Dawson County and Dawsonville officials have begun outlining the projects they would like to see funded if voters approve a 1-cent sales tax extension in November.
House Speaker David Ralston held on to his 7th District seat in the Georgia General Assembly by defeating challenger Sam Snider in last week's primary.