Gary Pichon never planned to serve more than one term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.
The county's newest elected officials will be sworn into office Tuesday at the Dawson County Government Center.
Newly appointed council member Caleb Phillips took his seat on the Dawsonville City Council, following a brief swearing-in ceremony on Monday at city hall.
A gallery of uniformed deputies, plainclothes officers and administrative staff filed into the Dawson County Board of Commissioner's meeting room on Thursday to see if budget demands made by the sheriff to increase pay would be approved.
The city of Dawsonville has appointed a new city councilman to replace a seat vacated earlier this month.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
Results from a recent salary study show pay for workers in many Dawson County government positions lags behind the suggested minimum standards.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.
With just one candidate qualifying for a city council seat, the City of Dawsonville will not be holding an election to fill the recently-appointed seat in March.
County leaders last week agreed they would not a fight a recent annexation into the city of Dawsonville.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan is urging citizens in the city and county to reject a proposed transportation bill floating through the state capitol.
Only two days remain for those that wish to qualify for Dawsonville's March 7 special election.
Construction is expected to begin on a new retail center along Ga. 400 next month.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's March 17 special election begins Tuesday.
Chief Registrar and Chairperson Glenda Ferguson is no longer able to claim that she is the only woman on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
The budget, transportation and education are expected to be hot issues under the Gold Dome now that state lawmakers have returned to Atlanta for the 2015 Legislative Session.
City officials on Monday said arbitration would be the next step in a more than four month dispute with the Dawson County Board of Commissioners over an annexation request.