After almost a year of talks and planning, the city of Dawsonville is finally ready to issue bonds aimed at restructuring debt.
Citizens had their first chance to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 Commission seat last week during a political forum held by the Dawson County Republican Party.
County commissioners are considering an ordinance that would place new regulations on where debris from construction sites can be burned.
Dawson County officials are looking into several grants intended to accelerate the construction of a major retail center along Ga. 400.
Legislation that would place tougher regulations on sludge application overwhelmingly passed in the Senate last week and now awaits the governor's approval.
With open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act closing next Monday, there is not much time left to sign up for health insurance if you are not already covered.
The chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week declared a state of local emergency for a section of Kelly Bridge Road that officials say needs immediate repair.
Dawsonville is working to acquire property between the Municipal Complex and library to use as an activity center and green space.
Dawson County election officials are confident the Secretary of State's office will find no merit in complaints a resident filed in 2012.
A lifelong county resident is the third candidate to announce her plans to run for the county's District 1 commission seat.
Several candidates filed qualifying papers last week to run for local office in the May 20 primary.
A longtime Dawson employee has been reprimanded and suspended without pay for one day after he admitted to using his county-owned vehicle to haul firewood to his home last week.
Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.
It appears a couple's two-month struggle to annex their property into Dawsonville is drawing to a close.
A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.
Chief Registrar and Chairperson Glenda Ferguson is no longer able to claim that she is the only woman on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
A longtime employee was promoted last week to serve as Dawson County's director of administration.
With an 18-year career in law enforcement, including many with a multi-county narcotics unit, State Rep. Kevin Tanner executed his fair share of arrest warrants.
Gov. Nathan Deal has named 33 state education experts, including columnist Dick Yarbrough, to the state Education Reform Commission.
Federal cuts have delayed repairs to two heavily traveled bridges in Dawson County.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has avoided going into arbitration with the city of Dawsonville over an annexation dispute.
The budget, transportation and education are expected to be hot issues under the Gold Dome now that state lawmakers have returned to Atlanta for the 2015 Legislative Session.
City officials on Monday said arbitration would be the next step in a more than four month dispute with the Dawson County Board of Commissioners over an annexation request.
State Rep. Kevin Tanner will carry on a longstanding tradition in the 9th legislative district by meeting with his constituents over breakfast each Saturday morning during the upcoming session.
A high-ranking member of Dawson County's legislative delegation has been recently named to a power list of the most influential leaders of Georgia in 2015.
A recent ceremony welcomed the county's newest elected officials to their respective positions in local government.
Gary Pichon never planned to serve more than one term on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
An awards ceremony last month recognized several members of Dawson County Emergency Services for going above and beyond in 2014.
The Dawson County Sheriff's Office recognized its top employees during the department's annual Christmas luncheon and celebration on Friday.
City officials continue to receive requests for annexation in to Dawsonville.