Judge Lindsay Burton of the Dawson County Juvenile Court requested a significant budget increase during last week's board of commissioners work session.
During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Bill Tanner to serve as county manager until a permanent replacement is hired.
Retired army engineer and JROTC instructor at Dawson County High School, Robert Wiley is now officially on the ballot for the District 2 county commission seat to run against Chris Gaines.
Residents along Nix Bridge Road will soon have the waterlines needed for improved fire safety, though there are no immediate plans by the county to move forward with installing fire hydrants.
Commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.
The men vying to be Dawson County's first new sheriff in 20 years squared off in a heated debate last week before a standing room only crowd of at least a few undecided voters.
Andi Henson Juliette and Nicole Stewart made final public pleas to voters last week asking for support in Tuesday's runoff election for Dawson County Tax Commissioner.
Commission Chairman Mike Berg is calling for a full millage rate rollback that, if approved, would be the county's first tax reduction in 12 years.
City officials last week sent a letter to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners threatening suit over alleged missing documents detailing sales tax expenditures.
Commissioners last week approved a request to increase salaries for the county's two fulltime magistrate judges.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was recently elected to the Georgia Municipal Association board of directors during the group's annual meeting in Savannah June 27.
Early voting is underway for the July 26 runoff election to choose Dawson County's next sheriff and tax commissioner.
Members of Dawson County's state delegation have been tasked with tackling rural Georgia's high-speed internet challenges.
The past few weeks have had many residents in Dawson County in full fret mode as they have driven through downtown Dawsonville and seen the Historic Courthouse on the square being painted a shocking shade of white.
Water quality has improved for residents living in Pigeon Creek Estates following the city's move to reroute service through a new well.
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A bill that is expected to help turn around low-performing schools in Georgia passed last week in a 138-37 vote by the Georgia House of ...
City council on Monday voted to deny a request from a group of Gold Creek residents that filed applications to annex their property into the ...
District 2 Commissioner Chris Gaines last week presented a request made on behalf of the Development Authority of Dawson County to provide funds to the ...
Lt. Governor Casey Cagle and Senate Majority Whip Steve Gooch, R-Dahlonega, last week led the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 6, creating the Georgia Regional ...
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.
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