Vape devices and electronic cigarettes are now banned on county government property following last week's decision by the board of commissioners to modify Dawson County's smoking ordinance.
Residents living along Kilough Church and Nix Bridge roads are furious at county commissioners for voting down a proposal that would have brought fire hydrants to the area.
Despite a lingering foul odor, water from a city of Dawsonville well is safe for human consumption, according to officials.
In a crowded field, five men with varying backgrounds are vying for the right to continue the Republican hold on the 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Dawson County has a new chief financial officer.
County commissioners are set to revisit a proposed intergovernmental agreement that, if approved, would result in the installation of fire hydrants in a currently underserved area.
Early voting is underway for the May 24 General Primary.
Jim Watson has changed out his hot water heater. He's flushed the tanks with bleach. He's sent water samples off to labs for evaluation.
A political newcomer who's been active in the local Republican Party for the last several years promises to bring a fresh perspective and new ideas to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners.
The early voting period for this year's May 24 General Primary begins Monday at the Dawson County Voter Registration and Elections Office in downtown Dawsonville.
It's no surprise to see some agreement during a primary debate.
Early voting for the May 24th Election gets underway in less than three weeks, but there is still time to get to know the local candidates before going to the polls.
County commissioners last week said they were not comfortable approving a long term contract with the local water and sewer authority for hydrants.
A House bill awaiting the governor's signature has potential to set the stage for Georgia to be a leader in the unmanned aircraft industry.
One of the founders of Gilmer County's Tea Party has challenged State Sen. Steve Gooch for the 51st Senate District.
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A ceremony was held last week to celebrate the newest graduates of the Dawson County Citizens Academy.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted during a special called meeting last week to approve the 2017 county budget, which includes defunding the local ...
Former city councilman Chris Gaines has been elected Dawson County District 2 Commissioner.
Dawson County election results are in and Republican Chris Gaines (R) has been declared District 2 Commissioner, beating out Independent Robert Wiley.
The city council voted Monday to offer the vacant city manager position to Bob Bolz after releasing the names of the final three applicants early ...
Commissioners approved a revision last week to Dawson County's ambulance billing ordinance that will increase the rates that patients are charged per ride.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week approved an application for county money to be used to repair several roads in Dawson County.
With early voting winding down, Dawson County residents are well on their way to having one of the best turnouts in recent memory.
Early voting is underway and the first week was smooth sailing according to Dawson County Board of Elections Chairwoman and Election Supervisor Glenda Ferguson.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners held the first of two public hearings last week on the proposed 2017 county budget.
Council members intend to vote next month to hire a new city manager.
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