Three versions of plans for the new courthouse will be presented to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners on Thursday.
Response times for fire calls on Burnt Mountain in west Dawson County can range from 12 to 15 minutes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
• G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 6 p.m.
Dawson County is one of two counties in the state selected to pilot a new digital records management system for Microsoft.
The Dawson Community News has been selected to serve as Dawson County's official legal organ beginning Jan. 1, 2009.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at City Hall
Georgia jumped on the early-voting-bandwagon, along with 35 other states making accommodations for all voters to cast their ballots up to six weeks before Election Day, if so desired.
A contract renewal with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia is expected to save the county around $200,000 in the next year.
Longtime Dawson County resident Rory Puckett was unanimously approved last Thursday as the county's newest planning commissioner.
April 9 was an ordinary day for Dawson County Firemedics Andy Scott and Frankie Everhart.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed August as Dawson County Firefighters Appreciation Month.
Almost three decades have passed since city of Dawsonville residents have seen a property tax increase. The tradition will continue at least one more year.
Dawson County's development plan for the next 20 years was submitted to the Department of Community Affairs for review earlier this month.
The city of Dawsonville held a public hearing Monday night on a Dawson County-contested annexation of 37 acres on Duck Thurmond Road.
Commissioners last week voted to deny the application from a county resident that wants to annex his west side property in the city of Dawsonville.
At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
Residents who wish to learn more about their county government and how it works for them are encouraged to register for the Citizens Government Academy.
The Georgia Municipal Association last week recognized local lawmaker Kevin Tanner with the group's 2014 Champion of Georgia's Cities award.
A recent salary study commissioned by Dawson County found there are positions within the government that are below the recommended minimum pay level compared to neighboring jurisdictions.
The Downtown Development Authority has closed on a loan to buy 18 acres behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex for a planned city park.
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.
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