The Georgia House and Senate voted Feb. 5 to split their 40-day session into two parts, meeting on a slower schedule through March and then reconvening in June.
Dawson County Emergency Services made history last week by promoting 15 employees to supervisory positions.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at City Hall
There hasn't been a vote or even a preliminary design submitted, but the Dawson County Board of Commissioners is sure about two things.
With gas prices beginning to climb once again, the Dawson County Board of Education and the Dawson County Board of Commissioners plan to be ready in the event of another crisis.
The Dawson County commission has encouraged the Dawsonville City Council to take a long look at plans for a proposed motorsports park.
Grady Health System wants Dawson County to pay nearly $211,000 to cover the cost of medical care the Atlanta trauma hospital says it provided to 35 local patients in 2008.
City Hall, 6 p.m.
Love is in the air in Dawson County.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at City Hall, 4 p.m.
After more than two years of litigation, developers of the Chestatee community can move forward with plans for a new residential phase, amenities package and bed and breakfast.
Capt. Douglas Wofford has waited 30 years for a new fire station to serve the eastern side of Dawson County.
Veteran law enforcement officer Jeff Johnson was selected last week to lead the county marshal's office.
Thursday, Jan. 15
Like clockwork, Dawson County's eight severe weather sirens sound promptly at 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday morning to verify the notification system will be operational in the event a true emergency arises.
ATLANTA - Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a matchup against Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final years of the Obama administration.
Dawson County commissioners last week approved a measure that will help the local office of tourism and development pay its rent.
Some Dawson County residents may see a slight property tax increase following the county commission's vote last week to set the millage rate at 8.138 mills.
Dawsonville once had just one choice for cable and Internet service, but the choices are rapidly expanding.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.
Citing a returning tax digest and economic upturn, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 during its July 7 meeting to maintain last year's millage rate of 17.246 mills.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
Dawson County and Dawsonville officials are soon expected to ratify an agreement on a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax that will go before voters in November.
A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
The city of Dawsonville has decided to provide money to a Dawson County organization in return for promotional services.
Thursday is the deadline for county and city officials to reach an agreement on the upcoming special purpose local option sales tax extension set to go before voters in November.
Dawsonville has decided keep its 2015 municipal election at the Dawson County Board of Elections instead of returning it to city hall.
The city of Dawsonville has approved a $2.6 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15, though one councilman expressed reservations with the suddenness of a pay increase for city workers.
County commissioners last week voted to retain an attorney after learning Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle plans to fight for salary increases for his employees.
Democratic hopefuls and supporters will gather for a rally in Dahlonega next weekend.