MACON - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has lost the power to appoint committee members and chairmen following a contentious meeting of the Senate Republican Caucus on Friday in Macon.
In recognition of Veterans Day and the local ceremonies planned to honor the men and women who served their country, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners will not meet Thursday.
Gov.-elect Nathan Deal has announced the full list of members of his transition committee.
A proposed ordinance to create historical zoning districts is set to go before the public for comment.
Despite future financial concerns, Dawson County commissioners have approved spending more than $273,000 on a new records management system for the sheriff's office.
Voters cast ballots on two pieces of local legislation last week concerning homestead exemptions.
During one of the highest Election Day turnouts many could recall, Dawson County residents picked their leaders and approved two homestead exemption matters for senior citizens.
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Dawson County election results are in.
Each year, the Governor's Office of Public Safety awards individuals for their commitment to the profession.
The fall festival held annually in Dawsonville may be called the Mountain Moonshine Festival, but that doesn't mean local laws on alcohol don't apply during the celebration.
Residents can expect an increase in activity as construction moves forward on the county's new courthouse over the next several months.
4 p.m. Oct. 28 at city hall
Pick almost any day each week and you'll find the county's IT department working on the sheriff's records management system.
6 p.m. Oct. 21 at city hall
The City of Dawsonville recently found itself dealing with a problem it wasn't aware it even had.
What was originally thought a "sure-fire" grant request has, instead, left city officials scratching their heads.
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.
While there was no official election for the city, City Councilman Caleb Phillips was sworn in during the city of Dawsonville's regular called meeting.
Neighbors living in and around Black's Mill Place subdivision have banded together in opposition to a cell phone tower proposed for the area.
County officials say the removal of 16 trees is part of the routine maintenance needed as workers prepare to open the campground of War Hill Park this weekend.
A vote last week by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners requires an annual audit of the local animal shelter's finances.
The latest in a long-term park development behind Dawsonville's Municipal Complex has taken a potential step forward.
After several years of planning and development, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority is nearing completion on the first phase of its Russell Creek Reservoir.
Commissioners are considering a measure that could reduce funding for the local animal shelter.
A change in policy that would make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent overwhelmingly passed in the Georgia House last week.
Clean-up from the ice storm that knocked down an estimated 1,000 trees in Dawson County is expected to take several months.
Sewer lines at the outlet mall, support of adult education and dollars set aside to ease traffic at the county's busiest intersection are among projects the Appalachian Regional Commission has had a direct hand in bringing to Dawson County.
County officials last week announced that a new planning and development director has been named.