A contested piece of land has passed the first step to becoming annexed into the city of Dawsonville from the county.
News that Gov. Nathan Deal has pledged to restore more than $500 million in education funding cut in recent years is a relief to local school officials.
The watchdog agency of the state's child welfare system has a new director.
When the Easons moved into the Gold Creek subdivision in 2012, the couple thought they were buying a house in the Dawsonville city limits.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before state lawmakers this week.
A political newcomer has announced plans to run for the Dawson County commission District 1 post.
In one of his first public appearances of the new year, Gov. Nathan Deal addressed area Republicans during a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega.
Gov. Nathan Deal will kick off the New Year with a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega during a joint meeting of the Dawson and Lumpkin County republican parties and the Foothills Republican Women.
Starting in January, the Dawsonville City Council has decided to renew its policy of holding monthly work sessions.
Dawson County commissioners have approved a rezoning to allow a new apartment complex near Ga. 400.
Following a special called meeting Dec. 17, the city of Dawsonville is one step closer to having a new option when it comes to high-speed Internet service.
Billy Thurmond was still in high school when he first starting working with Dawson County Park and Recreation in the late 1970s.
The state's Sexual Offender Registration Review Board recently recognized Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, for his work on House Bill 122.
Dawson County commissioners have approved a one-time bonus for government employees.
The mayor of Dawsonville has been named the 2013 Elected Official of the Year by the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission.
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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