During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Bill Tanner to serve as county manager until a permanent replacement is hired.
Dawson County deputies raided an underground gambling parlor Saturday night and arrested several well-known wiseguys on alcohol and racketeering charges.
Residents along Nix Bridge Road will soon have the waterlines needed for improved fire safety, though there are no immediate plans by the county to move forward with installing fire hydrants.
Commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.
Some say time seems to stand still on the hallowed grounds of Lumpkin Campground during the weeklong spiritual revival and celebration known as campmeeting.
The men vying to be Dawson County's first new sheriff in 20 years squared off in a heated debate last week before a standing room only crowd of at least a few undecided voters.
Andi Henson Juliette and Nicole Stewart made final public pleas to voters last week asking for support in Tuesday's runoff election for Dawson County Tax Commissioner.
Commission Chairman Mike Berg is calling for a full millage rate rollback that, if approved, would be the county's first tax reduction in 12 years.
The Dawson County School System continues to crack down on local parents violating the state's truancy law.
Hundreds from across the community were in downtown Dawsonville Sunday afternoon to show their support for law enforcement.
City officials last week sent a letter to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners threatening suit over alleged missing documents detailing sales tax expenditures.
Commissioners last week approved a request to increase salaries for the county's two fulltime magistrate judges.
A local teen will not let disrespect by a chosen few detour him from supporting American servicemen and women.
It's not always an easy task to impress an 11-year-old.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was recently elected to the Georgia Municipal Association board of directors during the group's annual meeting in Savannah June 27.
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