A few years ago, Bill Minor was at the center of a battle to keep property adjoining his residential neighborhood from being zoned commercial.
A former lawman now serving as Dawson County's manager on Friday was named the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the state board of corrections.
A local woman was sworn in Monday afternoon as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Late Friday afternoon, the judges of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit appointed a local woman to serve as Dawson County's interim clerk of courts.
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has pushed back the date of a special election that will fill Georgia's vacant 9th District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives and two other vacancies under the Gold Dome.
A special election to fill former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal's seat in Congress will be on April 27. Qualifying for the election begins next week.
Mail carriers last week stuffed every residential mailbox in Dawson County with 2010 Census packets.
Tempers flared Monday when rival peanut salesmen showed up at the Dawsonville City Council meeting looking to set the record straight on their dealings downtown.
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Representatives with the state Department of Transportation say proposed changes to the bustling Ga. 400-Hwy. 53 crossing could be the first of their kind in Georgia.
Just weeks after the local humane society rejected a contract with the Dawson County commission, the group agreed last week to move forward with the deal.
The inability to agree on a deal has brought Dawson County and the local humane society full circle.
Dawsonville's city council has agreed to spend about $40,000 to finish the job a developer started at Burts Crossing II subdivision off Hwy. 9 South.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal has had a slight change of heart.
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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.
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.
A meeting last week was the public's first of three opportunities to weigh in on the county's millage rate.
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