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Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda G. Townley has been elected to the board of directors of Tax Commissioners' Technology Council of Georgia.
At least four people have said they plan to run for two seats on the Dawsonville City Council this fall.
Dawson County voters may have to travel farther to cast votes during elections next year.
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.
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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.
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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 pulpit on Sunday morning.
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 their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
County commissioners are considering a proposed ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
The city of Dawsonville approved a $4.1 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 during its Monday special called meeting.
Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, was recently named vice chairman of the House Motor Vehicle Committee.
The city of Dawsonville recently heard a presentation by the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission to turn a local cemetery into a historic area.
Sen. Steve Gooch was recently named one of three legislators of the year by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan last week was elected to serve as vice chair for the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission.
Dawson County officials have been asked to support improvements at three busy intersections across the county.
The ongoing saga over animal control responsibility in the Dawsonville city limits may not be over yet.
A proposed ordinance that would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends is set to go before the public for discussion.
City Clerk Bonnie Warne has a new feather to put into her proverbial hat.
Potential Dawsonville businesses may have to wait another few weeks to take advantage of an economic development grant being proposed by the city.
Three new principals have been named in the Dawson County School System, and will take their respective posts next school year.
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