Dawson County commissioners have reiterated their opposition to an annexation request that, if approved, would bring a home into the city of Dawsonville.
A piece of property in the Gold Creek subdivision could soon become part of Dawsonville, though Dawson County has opposed the annexation.
The property on Gold Bullion Drive West was bought in 2012 by Michael and Nancy Eason, who at the time thought they were moving into the city.
ATLANTA - It was 100 years ago that county commissioners in Georgia came together in support of committing funds to improve roads and create the state's first highway department.
On Tuesday, lawmakers recognized that effort and commended the Association County Commissioners of Georgia as a "respected legislative advocate for and voice of Georgia's 159 counties."
A homeowners association has returned to the Dawsonville City Council seeking help in cleaning up its retention pond.
The first of several town hall meetings across the state's 51st Senate District will be held Saturday in Lumpkin County.
A contested piece of land has passed the first step to becoming annexed into the city of Dawsonville from the county.
The city of Dawsonville has received another tool for helping its employees stay safe on the job.
Dawson County District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Hamby last week announced his intention to seek a second term.
A bill introduced last week in the Georgia House of Representatives would make the electronic transmission of explicit photos illegal when the intent is to harm or harass the individual in the pictures.
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 watchdog agency of the state's child welfare system has a new director.
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.
A political newcomer has announced plans to run for the Dawson County commission District 1 post.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before state lawmakers this week.
In one of his first public appearances of the new year, Gov. Nathan Deal addressed area Republicans during a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega.
The Dawson County commission is examining ways to reduce risks in liability involved with large public gatherings.
Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.
A recent flurry of requests from Dawson County residents wanting to annex their property into Dawsonville has prompted officials to explore the possibility of a unified government.
Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.
The city of Dawsonville held a public hearing Monday night on a Dawson County-contested annexation of 37 acres on Duck Thurmond Road.
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.
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.
A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.
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.
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