The City of Dawsonville grew by more than 139 percent between 2000 and 2010, according to U.S. Census results released last week.
An area of Roscoe Collette Road in southwestern Dawson County will be closed April 2-10 for county public workers to replace a pipe at the creek crossing.
Concerns that the process was moving too fast and lacked public input appear to have halted the city's plans for creating an authority to operate and acquire a local airstrip.
A 10-mile walking trail that would begin near Riverview Middle School and end at War Hill Park is one of several Dawson County projects that could be funded by a regional 1-cent transportation tax.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Political newcomer Jason Power announced Saturday that he will seek a seat on the Dawsonville City Council in the November election.
The struggling economy, evolving crime trends and the county's new courthouse have forced Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle to re-evalute his agency's operations.
A career firefighter and paramedic was recently named assistant chief for Dawson County Emergency Services.
A recent decision by the Dawson County commission to offer some employees early retirement could save local government about $20,000 per year, according to officials.
For the third time in six years, Dawson County's government has been recognized for its efforts and efficiency.
It's just a coincidence that Dawson County's chief tax appraiser's last day is April 15.
4 p.m. Feb. 24 at City Hall
The city of Dawsonville has big plans for land owned by its most famous racing family.
The city council has directed Dawsonville's engineer to provide a cost estimate for conducting a parking study of the historic downtown area.
Before city officials begin plans for a downtown parking and commons area in Dawsonville's historic district, Mayor Joe Lane Cox said they'll need to "prove a need for it."
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Georgia lawmakers on Thursday approved a bill explicitly stating that religious officials can refuse to perform gay marriages, their first significant action on a variety ...
One of several proposed religious freedom bills won approval in the Georgia House Judiciary Commitee on Tuesday and now moves on to the full House ...
In a unanimous vote Thursday night, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners approved the hiring of Randall Dowling as the county's new manager and ...
Former Dawsonville City Councilman Chris Gaines announced last week that he plans to seek Dawson County's District 2 commission seat.
City officials are entertaining design concepts for the new park going in behind Dawsonville Municipal Complex.
Dawson County's longtime tax commissioner announced on Monday that she will not seek re-election.
A first of its kind workshop in Dawsonville gave local residents the opportunity last week to learn more about the goings on in city government.
Water customers in the City of Dawsonville could soon see a slight rate increase.
When you blow the candles out on your 70th birthday, there also comes a certain degree of privilege.
The search for a new county manager is expected to come to close next week as commissioners anticipate a vote on the matter during their ...
Dawsonville's inaugural citizen discussion workshop planned for tonight has been rescheduled due to the potential for hazardous weather conditions.
The author of a controversial faith-based bill introduced last week says opponents are not considering both sides of the debate.
Last week's work session of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners was a bit more crowded than typical.
City of Dawsonville officials are investigating the report by a local postal worker, who said he was bitten by a dog while on his route ...
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