Other than the size of the field, there were few surprises Friday as qualifying for the July 20 primary election came to a close.
District 51 State Sen. Chip Pearson is looking forward to spending time with his family when his term expires in December.
Candidates for the 9th District U.S. House seat made stops in Dawsonville earlier this week as polls opened for advance voting in next week's special election.
A state Senate bill to allow for private development of water facilities in conjunction with a state agency died in session last week, according to one of its co-sponsors.
Georgia's 9th District representative on the state Department of Transportation board has other political aspirations.
In response to an Atlanta newspaper report that questioned his role in sponsoring legislation to allow private development of reservoirs, state Sen. Chip Pearson this week issued a press release saying the intent of the new law had been misstated.
Evan Curry arrived to a campsite at the newly renovated War Hill Park last Thursday to spend the week fishing with his young sons and enjoying some time with his extended family.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce, through its Government and Community Affairs Council, announced last week that it will sponsor a candidate's debate on July 9.
The field of candidates hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court continued to swell as four more have said they planned to seek election.
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A veteran law enforcement officer who spent the last six years as a supervisor in court services announced Monday he will run for Dawson County's clerk of Superior Court.
A local businessman has joined the growing list of residents hoping to become Dawson County's next clerk of Superior Court.
Qualifying begins Monday in Dawson County for candidates running for county commission, school board and clerk of Superior Court.
After months of negotiating, the local humane society and Dawson County have reached a deal.
A longtime banker has announced plans to run for the office of Clerk of Courts for the special election scheduled July 20.
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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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