Standing before a crowd of more than 500 supporters in Gainesville, Nathan Deal on Friday announced his "quest to be elected governor of Georgia."
Looking for ways to improve their community, Big Canoe leaders plan to revisit a 2006 study that examined the possibility of cityhood.
The city of Dawsonville is considering building a 9,000 square foot building for several local non-profit organizations.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle on Sunday closed the door on a possible return to the governor's race.
A Dawson County engineer and general contractor was appointed last week to the State Board of Registration for Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors.
Dawson County Board of Commissioners Chair Mike Berg was named, last Saturday, as the local elected official of the year by Georgia's 9th Congressional District Republican Party.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers, city hall K. New Business
1. Renewal of Mutual Aide Agreement with Gilmer County – EMA Director Billy Thurmond
In the face of slowing growth, officials continue to study Dawson County's impact fee structure and ways to trim the capital improvements it funds.
A revision to the initial site plan presented to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners for a new fire station near Ga. 400 would save the county about $300,000.
The Dawsonville City Council waved the green flag Monday night when they unanimously approved a high-end motorsports park set for northwestern Dawson County.
If a proposed noise ordinance is approved as written, make sure your neighbor is fine with you cutting your grass or playing basketball with your kids outside.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will hold a detour open house from 5-7 p.m. on April 16, concerning a project to improve the Hwy. 53 intersection with Thompson and Etowah River roads.
Developers of the Chestatee community have agreed to drop a lawsuit against the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
Dawson County officials believe they can save thousands of dollars in fuel costs by buying in bulk with other counties, cities and school systems.
County officials are once again seeking legal action against a local hotel owner over delinquent taxes.
Dawson County officials have agreed to move forward with public hearings on a proposed ordinance that would limit where debris from construction sites can be burned.
The city of Dawsonville will be hosting a week of events as part of a statewide initiative to boost town tourism and appreciation.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a political forum for candidates running for local elected office.
Concluding nearly a year of talks, the city of Dawsonville has issued bonds to restructure debt on previous loans from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and U.S. Department of Agriculture.
After almost a year of talks and planning, the city of Dawsonville is finally ready to issue bonds aimed at restructuring debt.
Citizens had their first chance to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 Commission seat last week during a political forum held by the Dawson County Republican Party.
County commissioners are considering an ordinance that would place new regulations on where debris from construction sites can be burned.
Dawson County officials are looking into several grants intended to accelerate the construction of a major retail center along Ga. 400.
Legislation that would place tougher regulations on sludge application overwhelmingly passed in the Senate last week and now awaits the governor's approval.
With open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act closing next Monday, there is not much time left to sign up for health insurance if you are not already covered.
The chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week declared a state of local emergency for a section of Kelly Bridge Road that officials say needs immediate repair.
Dawsonville is working to acquire property between the Municipal Complex and library to use as an activity center and green space.
Dawson County election officials are confident the Secretary of State's office will find no merit in complaints a resident filed in 2012.
A longtime Dawson employee has been reprimanded and suspended without pay for one day after he admitted to using his county-owned vehicle to haul firewood to his home last week.