Construction and development crews with the Georgia Department of Transportation have been occupying the Ga. 400 and Hwy. 53 intersection for nearly 20 months, working to bring the state's first continuous flow intersection to the county.
Two days before the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, community members gathered at Fire Station No. 1 to remember the loss of life and the heroic acts of firefighters and first responders in the present and past.
A year after construction workers first broke ground, the new shopping centers on both sides of Ga. 400 south of the Dawson Forest Road intersection are finally nearing completion and many stores are opening for business.
Dawson County High School students and members of Jobs for Georgia Graduates (JGG), Alondra Zavala and Ava Walker visited Johnson High School last week to celebrate the launch of the program at Johnson.
A year ago, the Dawson County manager thought so little of the work being done by Public Works Director David Headley that he was forced to resign and his personnel file marked to indicate that he was not eligible for rehire by the county.