Response times for fire calls on Burnt Mountain in west Dawson County can range from 12 to 15 minutes.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold five public meetings in October on updating operational manuals for the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River basin, which includes Lake Lanier.
• G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at the Dawsonville Municipal Complex, 6 p.m.
Dawson County is one of two counties in the state selected to pilot a new digital records management system for Microsoft.
The Dawson Community News has been selected to serve as Dawson County's official legal organ beginning Jan. 1, 2009.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at City Hall
Georgia jumped on the early-voting-bandwagon, along with 35 other states making accommodations for all voters to cast their ballots up to six weeks before Election Day, if so desired.
A contract renewal with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia is expected to save the county around $200,000 in the next year.
Longtime Dawson County resident Rory Puckett was unanimously approved last Thursday as the county's newest planning commissioner.
April 9 was an ordinary day for Dawson County Firemedics Andy Scott and Frankie Everhart.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed August as Dawson County Firefighters Appreciation Month.
Almost three decades have passed since city of Dawsonville residents have seen a property tax increase. The tradition will continue at least one more year.
Dawson County's development plan for the next 20 years was submitted to the Department of Community Affairs for review earlier this month.
Dawson County Appraiser Kurt Tangel last month was awarded the state's highest designation for an appraiser.
Dawsonville is another step closer to adding an activity center and green space.
A week after winning the seat in a three-way race for the county's District 1 commission seat, Sharon Fausett is still ecstatic over the victory.
Dawson County and Dawsonville officials have begun outlining the projects they would like to see funded if voters approve a 1-cent sales tax extension in November.
House Speaker David Ralston held on to his 7th District seat in the Georgia General Assembly by defeating challenger Sam Snider in last week's primary.