Last week, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority made several changes to rules which determine nomination and election of its board members.
Local lawmakers say North Georgia got an early Christmas present last week when David Ralston was named the next speaker of the state House of Representatives.
Rep. David Ralston was chosen Thursday by Georgia Republicans to be the next speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives.
Employees with the Dawson County Sheriff's Office are expected to set positive examples not only in their community but also in their roles on the job.
It will be March at the earliest before Dawson County employees know whether they must continue taking so-called "days of rest" next year.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Judging by the e-mails circulating among volunteers, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners should expect a fight when the local humane society's contract comes up for review Thursday.
Dawson County employees may have to take as many as 12 unpaid days off in 2010.
Equipment Operator Mitchell Rider of Dawson County Public Works was recently named Vulcan Truck Driver of the Quarter.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Hundreds of kiddies were on their best behavior Saturday evening at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame museum.
Calvin Byrd said he was more surprised than anyone when he was appointed mayor pro-tem of Dawsonville for 2010.
Jackie Townley was 15-years-old when he fought his first fire.
6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at city hall
The public is invited to meet Dawsonville's two new councilmen Tuesday afternoon as Calvin Byrd and James Grogan are sworn into office.
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.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
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.
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.
Dawsonville once had just one choice for cable and Internet service, but the choices are rapidly expanding.
County and city officials have reached an agreement on how funds will be split if the upcoming 1-cent sales tax extension is approved by voters in November.
Citing a returning tax digest and economic upturn, the Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 during its July 7 meeting to maintain last year's millage rate of 17.246 mills.
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