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Despite future financial concerns, Dawson County commissioners have approved spending more than $273,000 on a new records management system for the sheriff's office.
Voters cast ballots on two pieces of local legislation last week concerning homestead exemptions.
During one of the highest Election Day turnouts many could recall, Dawson County residents picked their leaders and approved two homestead exemption matters for senior citizens.
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Dawson County election results are in.
Each year, the Governor's Office of Public Safety awards individuals for their commitment to the profession.
The fall festival held annually in Dawsonville may be called the Mountain Moonshine Festival, but that doesn't mean local laws on alcohol don't apply during the celebration.
Residents can expect an increase in activity as construction moves forward on the county's new courthouse over the next several months.
4 p.m. Oct. 28 at city hall
Pick almost any day each week and you'll find the county's IT department working on the sheriff's records management system.
6 p.m. Oct. 21 at city hall
More than four years have passed since the Dawson County commission voted to sever a lease with the owner of a sporting clays gun club on the south end of the county.
4 p.m. Oct. 14 at city hall
6 p.m. Oct. 7 at city hall
Local officials got a visit from a high-ranking German official last week, who felt "right at home" in North Georgia.
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A meeting Thursday will be the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on a proposed increase to the county's millage rate.
Friday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage drew both jeers and cheers, and was followed by ministers across the state taking the issue to the pulpit on Sunday morning.
The public has one more chance to voice their concerns on a proposed county ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
County commissioners are considering a proposed ordinance that, if approved, would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends.
The city of Dawsonville approved a $4.1 million budget for fiscal year 2015-16 during its Monday special called meeting.
Rep. Kevin Tanner, R-Dawsonville, was recently named vice chairman of the House Motor Vehicle Committee.
The city of Dawsonville recently heard a presentation by the Georgia Mountains Regional Commission to turn a local cemetery into a historic area.
Sen. Steve Gooch was recently named one of three legislators of the year by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan last week was elected to serve as vice chair for the Georgia Mountain Regional Commission.
Dawson County officials have been asked to support improvements at three busy intersections across the county.
The ongoing saga over animal control responsibility in the Dawsonville city limits may not be over yet.
A proposed ordinance that would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends is set to go before the public for discussion.
City Clerk Bonnie Warne has a new feather to put into her proverbial hat.
Potential Dawsonville businesses may have to wait another few weeks to take advantage of an economic development grant being proposed by the city.
Three new principals have been named in the Dawson County School System, and will take their respective posts next school year.
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