The Dawson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a significant budget increase for the Dawson County Juvenile Court during last week's voting session.
During last week's Dawson County Board of Commissioners voting session, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce President Christie Haynes asked the commissioners to take several things into consideration before making a decision on the rate.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners held the first of three required public hearings last week as they intend to leave the current millage rate unchanged.
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.
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The new year has brought new members to the county planning commission. All four planning board members, as well as the chair, had terms that ...
The Georgia House of Representatives' Committee on Assignments recently named Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, the chairman of the House Transportation Committee.
Citizens of Dawsonville are invited to attend a joint community connections workshop next week.
David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, has again been re-elected as Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. Ralston was first elected as speaker in January 2010 ...
Before the first session of the 154th general assembly began Monday local lawmakers discussed what they think will be the biggest and most important issues ...
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners have announced that there will be a special called meeting at 9 a.m. Thursday with the purpose of ...
Dawson County's long-serving sheriff, Billy Carlisle, officially ended his last term of service on Friday with a party and farewell ceremony at the sheriff ...
A committee headed up by Sen. Steve Gooch, R-Dahlonega, that is focused on obtaining high-speed broadband internet access for all Georgians held its final meeting ...
Dawson County's newest elected officials pledged their allegiance to Dawson County and were sworn in Thursday morning at the Dawson County Government Center by ...
The county will be losing four leaders this month as their final elected terms come to an end.
Commissioners voted last week to officially begin the search for an applicant to fill an internal legal services position that, if accepted, would be the ...
A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the newest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
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