The group charged with pushing a new 1-cent sales tax for regional transportation projects met for the first time last week as it aims to put the vote on a ballot in 2012.
A vote by the Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week allows a modular building that will be used as a surgical center to be placed next to the local animal shelter.
Dawson County's newest commissioner selected familiar faces as his appointments to the county's planning commission.
The start of 2011 will usher in several new state laws.
6 p.m. Jan. 6 at city hall
Dawsonville plans to submit a downtown resurfacing project to a group tasked with influencing the direction of a proposed regional transportation tax, though the mayor is skeptical of its chances.
Northeast Georgia could be without a representative on the State Transportation Board for a couple of months.
A property owner across from the future site of a controversial motorsports park is looking to annex his land into the city of Dawsonville.
Gary Black is the state's new face of agriculture for the first time in 40 years.
A Dawson County Sheriff's deputy who collapsed while en route to a call last week has been released from the hospital after undergoing emergency surgery.
The Dawsonville City Council approved an outdoor water use ordinance during a called meeting last week to keep in line with new Georgia codes.
Dawson County Emergency Services recently paid tribute to five individuals who made significant contributions to their profession and the department over the last three decades.
Public officials, both new and experienced, were sworn into office last week at the courthouse by the Dawson County Probate Judge.
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Local lawmakers expressed their disappointment today in Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to veto a controversial faith-based bill that opponents said discriminates against same-sex couples.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Monday morning he will veto a controversial "religious liberty" bill, saying the First Amendment was protection enough for the concerns raised ...
A Dawson County resident with deep roots in the community recently announced her intention to be the county's next tax commissioner.
A faith-based bill that won approval in the state House and Senate and is now awaiting the governor's signature is receiving a corporate backlash ...
Candidates running to be Dawson County's next sheriff answered questions on crime prevention and deputy retention during a political forum held last week by ...
A local truck driver with deep roots in the community officially announced on Monday he will run for the Dawson County Board of Commissioners District ...
A local architect who has served many years on the county's development authority recently announced he wants to be Dawson County's next commission ...
County commissioners last week voted down a measure that would offset some of the costs to intersection improvements at Hwy. 53 at Stephens Road where ...
Now that the slate of local candidates is set for the upcoming General Primary, several events are popping up for voters to hear from the ...
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday night heard the first reading of a request to annex nearly 80 acres of county land into the city ...
Turn on the national news, scroll through social media or try to watch one of your favorite TV shows, and you'll undoubtedly see one ...
The political signs started popping up months ago as numerous men and women vowed to run for local office.
Karin McKee hopes the second time is the charm in her run for Dawson County Tax Commissioner.
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