While neighboring counties are opting to increase property taxes to offset declining revenue, Dawson County officials do not plan to raise the millage rate for 2011.
From waving flags on street corners to knocking on doors and sending mass e-mails, candidates are hoping to rake in support as the July 20 primary election enters its final days.
The Dawson County commission voted Thursday to officially declare a loss in an effort to recover the nearly $225,000 in funds taken from the local Clerk of Courts office.
With less than two weeks left before Election Day, the steady stream of early voters at the Dawson County Board of Elections has almost dried up.
A Dawsonville teenager remained hospitalized Tuesday, five days after he was injured in a two-vehicle wreck near Ga. 400.
Preparing for future growth will be the topic of discussion as Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson speaks to the local chamber of commerce tomorrow.
Authorities are advising travelers not attending Saturday's Dawson Day Sparks in the Park fireworks display at Rock Creek Park to avoid the area.
Authorities say a Dawsonville man likely will face charges after a passenger fell out of the Jeep he was driving Friday night on Ga. 400 and was killed when hit by an oncoming minivan.
Passport fees and fiscal responsibility topped discussions during a June 24 political forum at Dawson County Middle School.
Fireworks will light up the sky Saturday night at Rock Creek Park as Dawson County gets a jump start on the July Fourth holiday.
A Woodstock teenager died of her injuries June 24, four days after she was struck by a boat on Lake Lanier.
A Dawson County Grand Jury last week indicted 20 suspects on charges ranging from perjury to child molestation and statutory rape. The following list of indictments was provided by the Dawson County Clerk of Superior Courts office.
The Dawson County Humane Society installed a new executive board of directors during its June 3 meeting.
Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.
Authorities have released the name of a teen who died Thursday after being struck by a boat on Lake Lanier over the weekend.
Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.
A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.
Both drivers were seriously injured in what appears to have been a head-on collision on Hwy. 136, just west of Bailey Waters Road in Dawson County Tuesday morning.
A student at Hightower Academy, Dawson County's alternative school, was arrested last week for having a weapon on campus.
Dozens of volunteer teams plan to put cancer survivors in the winner's circle as they "race toward a cure" during Saturday's Relay for Life in Dawson County.
K9 teams from across Georgia searched through thick brush, along the shoreline and from boats on Lake Lanier April 11 in a training exercise at Thompson Creek Park.
A Dawson County High School student was arrested Thursday, two days after he reportedly took nearly $600 from the wallets in the school's gymnasium locker room.
One of two men charged with aggravated assault in the Halloween 2013 shooting of a Dawsonville man pleaded guilty to the charges last week.
The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Keep Dawson County Beautiful's annual electronics recycling event is this weekend.
An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.
Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.
After passage in the State Senate on the last day of the 2015 General Assembly, the House Bill designed to make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent is awaiting the governor's signature.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.