The first of two public hearings required before commissioners can adopt the county's 2015 budget brought out a handful of speakers in support of adult literacy.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority recently made an announcement regarding both the city of Dawsonville and a Dawson County entity.
Residents have their first chance to make comments on the county's proposed 2015 budget Thursday.
Dawsonville welcomed new residents to the city but also bid farewell to one of its council members during a meeting Monday night.
Results from a recent salary study show pay for workers in many Dawson County government positions lags behind the suggested minimum standards.
Voters in Dawson County overwhelmingly approved extending the current 1-cent special purpose local option sales tax (SPLOST).
After reviewing an ordinance regarding the city's historical preservation, one city council member has decided to expand the role.
Proponents for extending the county's 1-cent sales tax for six more years hope their campaign mail-outs, speaking engagements and social media presence to promote a "yes" vote resonates at the polls.
On Monday, Dawsonville residents will have one final chance to voice their opinions on the latest wave of annexation requests before the city council.
For the first time in six years, Dawson County's proposed 2014 budget includes pay increases for employees.
Polls are open Saturday in Dawson County for the upcoming Nov. 4 General Election.
With the continued cycle of requests to annex property into Dawsonville and Dawson County's objections to such moves, one city council member's seat may hinge on the issue.
If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.
Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.
Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.
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Organizers have set a date to reschedule a recently canceled sheriff's candidate debate.
A family that has spent more than $50,000 on equipment in preparation of opening a butchery and slaughterhouse on the east side of the ...
The search for Dawson County's next chief administrative officer began last week when commissioners opened advertisements to replace Cindy Campbell, who unexpectedly resigned last ...
Council members have named two finalists for Dawsonville's newly created city manager position.
Organizers have canceled tonight's debate at McKee's Chapel.
Dawson County's longest standing employee recently announced he plans to retire in December after nearly four decades on the job.
The first planned debate for candidates vying to be Dawson County's next sheriff will be held tomorrow at McKee's Chapel.
Commissioners approved the county's 2016 spending plan last week with the addition of a $408,000 increase over what was initially proposed.
After months of discussions and failed attempts to come to agreements with other agencies to oversee Dawsonville's animal control issues, the city council is ...
Those needing cash to pay taxes, tickets, fines or fees at the Dawson County Government Center no longer have to leave the premises to find ...
The state of Georgia is using a new company to send out vehicle registration renewals.
Dawson commissioners announced during a special called meeting Monday night that County Manager Cindy Campbell has tendered her resignation.
Commissioners last week said they need more time to consider the county's proposed 2016 spending plan.
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