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Lionel Graves had little to no intention of running for public office when he retired to Dawson County about eight years ago.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal announced Monday morning that he will leave Congress to concentrate on his bid to be Georgia's next governor.
Humane Society officials say Dawson County's offer to split the cost of a required audit may not be enough to seal a proposed contract.
A stretch of Ga. 400 near Henry Grady Hwy., where rundown buildings have sat vacant for years, could fit the criteria for a tax allocation district, according to one Dawson County official.
So much can be said about the city of Dawsonville on its 150th birthday, but perhaps Mayor Joe Lane Cox summed it up best:
City of Dawsonville Mayor Joe Lane Cox says if folks from yesteryear saw the city these days "it would blow their minds."
It's been nearly two months since the Dawson County commission approved a contract with the local humane society to care for stray animals.
A former longtime day care director was honored last week as Dawson County officials dedicated the election office's new home in her name.
The state's current economic climate topped the list of concerns late last month when State Representative Amos Amerson sat down with constituents for breakfast.
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The technology isn't that widespread, but already the "Chips" are stacked against it.
Tom Stradley, pastor at Amicalola Baptist Church in Dawsonville, recently served as the state senate's Chaplain of the Day.
Tempers flared Thursday night as Dawson County commissioners and residents sounded off on proposed changes to residential land use districts, which could affect short-term rental, home business and accessory buildings.
Tractors began moving dirt within moments of Dawson County officials breaking ground on a new courthouse and government center Jan. 28.
A six-week-old chocolate lab named Nitro is the newest recruit on the Dawson County Emergency Services K-9 search and rescue team.
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Dawsonville citizens who want to be involved in their town's government will have the chance next week to toss their hat into the ring ...
County employees will soon see a few more dollars going into their wallets after the Dawson County Board of Commissioners approved pay raises Thursday night.
This year, the City of Dawsonville has been continuing with water improvement plans to update its water infrastructure. However, this has not come without a ...
County Commission Chairman Mike Berg was seated next to School Superintendent Damon Gibbs last week at a chamber of commerce event when he mentioned two ...
The City of Dawsonville believes that it has finally solved its on-going animal control issues.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's Nov. 3 election opens in two weeks.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted unanimously to revise its current financial policy to move toward a spending reimbursement system rather than the use ...
Come fall, Cpl. Jason Roberson, a Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement ranger from Dawsonville, could be the nation's top boating officer.
While it wasn't a new honor for County Commission Chair Mike Berg, it was the first time that his fellow commissioners and county employees ...
After some citizen complaints, the Dawsonville City Council is taking into consideration an ordinance to curb firearm discharge within the city limits.
Haynes Johnson has driven by the Dawson County Government Center thousands of times, and yet, he's still awestruck by the structure.
With two of its three required hearings held, the Dawson County Board of Education has announced that it will be lowering its millage rate.
County officials are looking to put extra dollars into their employees' wallets.
It was three and a half years ago that the then new Dawson County Government Center officially opened for business.
Longtime employees of the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are likely to get pay increases in the coming weeks.
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