A former member of Dawson County's planning board was arrested Monday in a drug sting.
Elbert Phil Clark, 62, of Dawsonville was charged with trafficking methamphetamine after authorities said he bought 4 ounces of the drug at a local motel.
State lawmakers representing Dawson County said earlier this week they were pleased with the proposed House and Senate districts.
"It couldn't be better if I had drawn it myself," said District 9 Rep. Amos Amerson on Tuesday morning.
The preliminary 2012 budget presented last week to the Dawson County commission limits spending to critical capital needs.
"This budget is nothing more than a balancing act," said Commission Chairman Mike Berg. "Revenue in versus expenses out."
State transportation officials say plans to renovate Dawson County's busiest intersection are ahead of schedule.
The drive from his home in Fayetteville to Dawsonville was well worth Robert Osburn's time Saturday morning.
The proposed budget Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg plans to present this week calls for about a 4 percent drop in spending for 2012.
A Dawsonville couple who authorities say are responsible for a burglary last week were arrested after tips from nearby residents.
A celebration of life will be held Saturday for the woman many credit with giving homeless animals in Dawson County a chance.
State lawmakers could review Dawson County's district lines when the Georgia General Assembly reconvenes in August for a special session on state redistricting.
Congressman Tom Graves will be the guest speaker at the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon at noon Thursday.
A lifelong Dawsonville resident and former city council member died Thursday at her home.
Friends say Gennie Melinda "Linda" Grant, 62, will be remembered for her devotion to her son and commitment to her hometown.
Prosecutors expect to resolve the state's theft case against former Dawson County Clerk of Courts Becky McCord next month.
A plea hearing is set for Sept. 16, two days after McCord is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court on tax evasion and bankruptcy fraud charges.
A local man will be among some 5,000 cyclists riding through Massachusetts this weekend to help fight cancer.
Brian Hood of Dawsonville said the overall goal is to raise $34 million for the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston for cancer research and treatment.
Teams are still forming for the 7th annual Don Gordon Memorial Golf Tournament.
A fundraiser for the Northeast Georgia chapter of the American Red Cross, the tournament will be held Aug. 8 at Chestatee Golf Club in Dawsonville.
The number of property tax appeals submitted to the Dawson County Board of Assessors is up slightly from 2010.
Chief appraiser Michael Roberts said his office received roughly 750 appeals from more than 15,000 assessments mailed out to property owners in June. The office received nearly 600 in 2010.
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The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is turning to the public for help in locating a missing teen.
In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners approved the hiring of Randall Dowling as the county's new manager and ...
A GoFundMe account has been set up to help cover final expenses for a Dahlonega man who died from injuries sustained when he was hit ...
Kilough Elementary fifth grader Jacob Vaughan had a real "hankering" to win last week's countywide spelling bee at Dawson County Middle School.
City officials are entertaining design concepts for the new park going in behind Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Deer hunting season may be over, but those whose mission it is to stop cancer in its tracks are still "Hunting for a Cure."
Dawson County's longtime tax commissioner announced on Monday that she will not seek re-election.
A first of its kind workshop in Dawsonville gave local residents the opportunity last week to learn more about the goings on in city government.
State transportation officials announced last month that the speed limit on a stretch of Ga. 400 in Dawson County will be lowered to 55 mph.
A pedestrian hit this morning as he attempted to cross Ga. 400 in Dawson County has died.
Water customers in the City of Dawsonville could soon see a slight rate increase.
Winter weather may have postponed the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce annual gala, but the masked revelers still had a ball Sunday.
When you blow the candles out on your 70th birthday, there also comes a certain degree of privilege.
A group of Big Canoe property owners are negotiating to purchase more than 700 acres of land in an effort to ensure the property will ...
Milk and bread began disappearing from grocery shelves early last week as threats of ice and snow blew into the area.
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