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.
A picnic Monday at War Hill Park showed appreciation to those who have worked to improve the campground, which is set to open today.
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The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted last Thursday to seek the public's input on changing the structure in which planning commissioners are appointed and serve.
Chickens get out at night, sweeper trucks clean up parking lots after businesses close and on occasion, water pipes burst after dark. All three examples make noise.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners is considering a change to the structure by which planning commissioners are appointed and the terms they serve.
Dawson County citizens will soon have the opportunity to save up to 20 percent on their prescription drug costs.
Dawson County is looking for ways to trim nearly $5 million from its 2009 operating budget to make up for a drop in revenue during the economic downturn.
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County workers could see a pay increase on their next paychecks if commissioners approve a 2 percent cost of living adjustment suggested by County Manager Cindy Campbell.
State Sen. Steve Gooch was named to the third ranking leadership position in the Senate Republican Caucus for the upcoming legislative session on Monday.
The city of Dawsonville has appointed a new city councilman to replace a seat vacated earlier this month.
Georgia voters last week approved an amendment to the state's Constitution that imposes additional fees for reckless driving violations when they are pleaded down from driving under the influence.
A portion of road could be skipped when the county begins a repaving project on Burt Creek Road if an agreement with the city isn't reached.
Rep. David Ralston will retain his position as one of the most powerful leaders in the Georgia General Assembly after House Republicans unanimously approved his nomination as Speaker of the House for another two years during Monday morning's caucus meeting at the state capitol.
The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority recently made an announcement regarding both the city of Dawsonville and a Dawson County entity.
Residents have their first chance to make comments on the county's proposed 2015 budget Thursday.
Dawsonville welcomed new residents to the city but also bid farewell to one of its council members during a meeting Monday night.
Results from a recent salary study show pay for workers in many Dawson County government positions lags behind the suggested minimum standards.
Voters in Dawson County overwhelmingly approved extending the current 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST).
After reviewing an ordinance regarding the city's historical preservation, one city council member has decided to expand the role.
Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
On Monday, Dawsonville residents will have one final chance to voice their opinions on the latest wave of annexation requests before the city council.