County and city officials have a joint meeting this afternoon to discuss how revenue should be distributed if voters pass the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax extension in November.
With Dawson County's annual budget hearings approaching, Sheriff Billy Carlisle said he can no longer stand by and watch longtime employees leave for higher paying jobs with better benefits.
The two convenience stores involved in an alleged illegal gambling operation can no longer sell beer and wine.
County commissioners last week approved an ordinance that limits burning debris from construction sites to daytime hours.
Political newcomer Sharon Fausett is Dawson County's next District 1 commissioner.
A small political forum Wednesday evening gave voters a final opportunity to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 commission seat.
Dawson County commissioners voted last week to suspend a local convenience store's beer and wine license, and a similar fate may await a second business this week.
Authorities are warning the public of a law enforcement impersonator attempting to get personal information over the telephone.
A local man has two weeks to be in compliance with state law after the Dawson County Health Board upheld a decision by animal control that classifies his 2-year-old Cane Corso Mastiff as vicious.
Advanced voting continues through Friday for the May 20 primary election.
There was a sea of neon, spandex and teased hair as the decade of glam rocked Dawsonville last weekend.
Postal customers are being asked to help Stamp out Hunger by donating nonperishable food items that will be given to the local food pantry.
A second man has been charged in connection with an October shooting in southwestern Dawson County.
Rotary Club of Dawson County was recently one of nine clubs in District 6910 to receive the Gold Club designation during the district's 2014 conference at Jekyll Island.
The city will be rocking when the region's hottest tribute bands converge this weekend for Rockin' it in the Sticks in downtown Dawsonville.
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.
A Dawson County Detention Center employee resigned earlier this month during an investigation that exposed an inappropriate relationship with a female inmate.
The local investigation into an explosion and fire that leveled a southern Dawson County home in March is ongoing, but Allstate Insurance officials said they've denied the property owner's compensation claim because the incident wasn't an accident.
The last 10 acres of a tract of land needed to develop a new retail center along Ga. 400 were rezoned last week.
Two men accused in unrelated rape and kidnapping cases were indicted last week by a Dawson County grand jury.
A Riverdale man has been indicted on nearly two dozen charges in connection with a credit card scheme and high-speed chase last summer.
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.
A Dawson County man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a child molestation arrest in 2012.
A 17-year-old surrendered to authorities last week after avoiding arrest for months in connection with a spring burglary in eastern Dawson County.
Dawson County's request for the Georgia Board of Pardons and Paroles to declassify information regarding its decision to grant clemency to a man convicted of a 1991 slaying has been denied.
HAMPTON - There was little doubt who the star of the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Hungry was at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The Rotary Club of Dawson County made a splash Thursday with the grand opening of Rotary Island, an interactive water playground at Rock Creek Park.
A Dawson County Sheriff's officer has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman at a political event last month.
Capt. Tony Wooten with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been cleared of any wrongdoing in the arrest investigation of a Roswell woman over the weekend.
The deputy who arrested a Roswell woman over the weekend at a political rally in Dawson County has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of an internal affairs investigation into the incident.