Local lawmakers say North Georgia got an early Christmas present last week when David Ralston was named the next speaker of the state House of Representatives.
The local Humane Society must have a professional financial audit if it wants to receive funding from Dawson County, commissioners decided last week.
Sewer lines in the city of Dawsonville are in the process of having their life expectancy improved by about 50 years.
Last week, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority made several changes to rules which determine nomination and election of its board members.
Rep. David Ralston was chosen Thursday by Georgia Republicans to be the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Employees with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are expected to set positive examples not only in their community but also in their roles on the job.
It will be March at the earliest before Dawson County employees know whether they must continue taking so-called "days of rest" next year.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Judging by the e-mails circulating among volunteers, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners should expect a fight when the local humane society's contract comes up for review Thursday.
Dawson County employees may have to take as many as 12 unpaid days off in 2010.
Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Hundreds of kiddies were on their best behavior Saturday evening at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame museum.
Calvin Byrd said he was more surprised than anyone when he was appointed mayor pro-tem of Dawsonville for 2010.
Jackie Townley was 15-years-old when he fought his first fire.
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Dawson County has a new chief financial officer.
County commissioners are set to revisit a proposed intergovernmental agreement that, if approved, would result in the installation of fire hydrants in a currently underserved ...
Jim Watson has changed out his hot water heater. He's flushed the tanks with bleach. He's sent water samples off to labs for ...
Early voting is underway for the May 24 General Primary.
The early voting period for this year's May 24 General Primary begins Monday at the Dawson County Voter Registration and Elections Office in downtown ...
A political newcomer who's been active in the local Republican Party for the last several years promises to bring a fresh perspective and new ...
A House bill awaiting the governor's signature has potential to set the stage for Georgia to be a leader in the unmanned aircraft industry.
County commissioners last week said they were not comfortable approving a long term contract with the local water and sewer authority for hydrants.
Early voting for the May 24th Election gets underway in less than three weeks, but there is still time to get to know the local ...
It's no surprise to see some agreement during a primary debate.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted to give the Georgia Department of Transportation its blessing to update a review of Elliott Airfield for the ...
An agreement between the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Etowah Water and Sewer Authority could bring more fire hydrants to the underserved areas of ...
Officials were expecting a larger than usual voter turnout for elections this year, but no one quite anticipated the influx of constituents ready to cast ...
The Hall County GOP will host a Republican primary debate for U.S. 9th Congressional District candidates this Saturday in Gainesville.
One of the founders of Gilmer County's Tea Party has challenged State Sen. Steve Gooch for the 51st Senate District.
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