Mike Berg received an unexpected honor earlier this month when the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission named him its 2010 Elected Official of the Year.
For the second time this year, the Dawsonville City Council has voted to give municipal employees a raise.
A solution to the water war with Alabama and Florida has eluded Georgia governors for nearly two decades, but Gov.-elect Nathan Deal is hopeful he will be able to work out an agreement.
The Dawson County commission has agreed to settle a lawsuit with the family of a man who was killed earlier this year when his motorcycle collided with a county vehicle.
Incumbent David Nahmias held on to his post as Georgia Supreme Court Justice during the Nov. 30 runoff election, and attorney Chris McFadden was elected to the state Court of Appeals.
After three months on the job, Dawson County Clerk of Court Justin Power says he's where he belongs.
Talks between local and state government officials ran the gamut during an annual, informal meeting Monday morning at Fire Station #2 in Dawson County.
The 2010 class of Dawson County's Citizen Academy came to a close last week with a commencement ceremony at Riverview Middle School.
Still a little early for holiday cheer?
In honor of Farm-City Week, the Dawson County Farm Bureau and Dawsonville city government joined hands to promote the annual celebration.
Dawson County Emergency Services Director Billy Thurmond was honored Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue with a Georgia Public Safety Award for Outstanding Contribution which enhanced the profession.
Members of the Downtown Development Authority met this week and nominated insurance agent Chris Gaines as the new chairman of the seven-member board.
6 p.m. Nov. 18 at city hall
Kevin Tanner delivered some good news to the Dawson County commission last week when he presented the 2010 midyear budget update.
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.
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In a crowded field, five men with varying backgrounds are vying for the right to continue the Republican hold on the 9th District seat in ...
Dawson County has a new chief financial officer.
County commissioners are set to revisit a proposed intergovernmental agreement that, if approved, would result in the installation of fire hydrants in a currently underserved ...
Jim Watson has changed out his hot water heater. He's flushed the tanks with bleach. He's sent water samples off to labs for ...
Early voting is underway for the May 24 General Primary.
The early voting period for this year's May 24 General Primary begins Monday at the Dawson County Voter Registration and Elections Office in downtown ...
A political newcomer who's been active in the local Republican Party for the last several years promises to bring a fresh perspective and new ...
A House bill awaiting the governor's signature has potential to set the stage for Georgia to be a leader in the unmanned aircraft industry.
County commissioners last week said they were not comfortable approving a long term contract with the local water and sewer authority for hydrants.
Early voting for the May 24th Election gets underway in less than three weeks, but there is still time to get to know the local ...
It's no surprise to see some agreement during a primary debate.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted to give the Georgia Department of Transportation its blessing to update a review of Elliott Airfield for the ...
An agreement between the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Etowah Water and Sewer Authority could bring more fire hydrants to the underserved areas of ...
Officials were expecting a larger than usual voter turnout for elections this year, but no one quite anticipated the influx of constituents ready to cast ...
The Hall County GOP will host a Republican primary debate for U.S. 9th Congressional District candidates this Saturday in Gainesville.
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