Dawson County citizens will soon have the opportunity to save up to 20 percent on their prescription drug costs.
Dawson County is looking for ways to trim nearly $5 million from its 2009 operating budget to make up for a drop in revenue during the economic downturn.
K. New Business
For the first time, Keep Dawson County Beautiful has partnered with Atlanta Recycling Solutions of Alpharetta to hold an electronic's recycling day in Dawson County.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
A change in several policies could help Dawson County keep track of its 131 vehicles.
Recycling is important to 14-year-old Autumn Callahan.
The community is invited to a "green" ribbon cutting ceremony at 2 p.m. Thursday to officially kickoff the county's new single stream recycling program.
After wrestling with the idea for over three months, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners agreed on Thursday to send a proposed noise ordinance draft to public hearings for comments.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall, 4 p.m.
Two Dawson County residents were among 25 in the Coosa North Georgia region named to the governor's regional water planning councils.
A. Roll Call
Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle shifted several top-level staff in January, elevating Lt. Colonel Greg Rowan, an 18-year department veteran to second in command.
The Georgia House and Senate voted Feb. 5 to split their 40-day session into two parts, meeting on a slower schedule through March and then reconvening in June.
Dawson County Emergency Services made history last week by promoting 15 employees to supervisory positions.
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.
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.
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.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
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.
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