The polls have closed and Dawson County results are in for the special election for the District 9 U.S. House seat.
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.
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This week, the Senate passed one of the most important pieces of legislation that we will see all year: The Amended 2017 Fiscal Year (FY ...
The city council voted on Monday to move forward with the engineering phase of the park planned behind the Dawsonville Municipal Complex and the Food ...
The board of commissioners could vote tomorrow to select new legal representation after a special called meeting in the morning.
The new year has brought new members to the county planning commission. All four planning board members, as well as the chair, had terms that ...
The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments recently named Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee.
Citizens of Dawsonville are invited to attend a joint community connections workshop next week.
David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has again been re-elected as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. Ralston was first elected as speaker in January 2010 ...
Before the first session of the 154th general assembly began Monday local lawmakers discussed what they think will be the biggest and most important issues ...
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners have announced that there will be a special called meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday with the purpose of ...
Dawson County's long-serving sheriff, Billy Carlisle, officially ended his last term of service on Friday with a party and farewell ceremony at the sheriff ...
A committee headed up by Sen. Steve Gooch, R-Dahlonega, that is focused on obtaining high-speed broadband internet access for all Georgians held its final meeting ...
Dawson County's newest elected officials pledged their allegiance to Dawson County and were sworn in Thursday morning at the Dawson County Government Center by ...
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