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Local parks are the latest victim in the county's economic struggle.
With about 130 vehicles between emergency services, the sheriff's office, public works and the county administrative team, Dawson County spends about $200,000 a year on vehicle maintenance.
With tax revenue down by about 20 percent from last year, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners will save nearly $200,000 by furloughing all full time county employees.
K. New Business
Dawson County does not plan to join about a dozen other local governments in a habitat conservation plan for the Etowah River basin.
6 p.m. Thursday, city hall
The Dawson County commission will consider Thursday whether to make county employees take Sept. 4 and four other unpaid "days of rest" this year.
Less than a year after his appointment to Governor Sonny Perdue's Public Defender Standards Council, Dawson County Commissioner Mike Berg has agreed to chair the board.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
Homeowners can expect to pay between $200 and $300 more on their property taxes due to the cancellation of the state's homestead exemption for 2009.
It wasn't an easy decision, but Dawson County's finance and budget staff is recommending employee furloughs beginning next month.
County officials are considering an ordinance to regulate the use of all-terraine vehicles in Dawson County.
With the approval of the county's operating budget last week, residents can breath a sigh of relief that there will be no tax increase in 2010.
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County Commission Chair Mike Berg gave a very bright outlook for Dawson County during his annual State of the County address last week at the ...
Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg will deliver his annual state of the county address to the local chamber of commerce membership Thursday.
The city of Dawsonville can now officially say it is continuing its tradition of no city taxes for its residents.
A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage drew both jeers and cheers, and was followed by ministers across the state taking the issue to ...
The public has one more chance to voice their concerns on a proposed county ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow ...
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