The Dawson County commission has given a local day care operator 30 days to catch up on months of back rent before it evicts the center from the county-owned building it occupies.
Friends and family are mourning the loss of Frederick "Fred" C. Youngman, Dawson County's surveyor, who died June 17.
A. Roll call B. Opening presentation - Cathy Brooks, Lisa Henson, Buffie Henson - Dawson Day Extravaganza
A special called meeting of the Dawsonville City Council will be held at 4 p.m. today, at city hall, to hear public comment on the city's proposed 2009-2010 budget.
The Dawson County commission will gather feedback on the county's 2010 budget during Thursday night's regular called meeting.
The G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
State Rep. David Ralston is one of three local and 47 statewide nominees being considered for an upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court of Georgia.
A long-term collaboration between the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and the Dawson County School Board came to fruition as a joint fuel station opened on Burt Creek Road last Thursday.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Council Chambers at city hall
With the engines in place and the new station almost complete, there's still one thing preventing a higher level of fire protection on Burnt Mountain in west Dawson County.
G.L. Pete Gilleland Chambers at city hall
There are no new positions, vehicles or cost of living adjustments in the proposed three-year budget presented to the Dawson County commission last week.
Dawson County native Calvin Byrd confirmed Thursday he will seek a seat on the Dawsonville City Council.
Dawson County residents must keep "quiet hours at night" thanks to a new law that took effect last week.
For the past year, Dawson County has paid $120 per animal taken to the Dawson County Humane Society.
All but one of the subdivisions in Dawsonville has cleaned up its retention pond over the past month at the request of the city, officials said, with the lone holdout possibly requiring further action. "We've had reported to our street department and to the mayor numerous problems with the retention pond at the Howser Mill subdivision," City Attorney Dana Miles told council members during their meeting Monday night.
County commissioners voted last week to officially close two roads that were impacted by summer flooding until a time when funds are available to make repairs. In separate unanimous actions, commissioners agreed that it would better serve the county to close Etowah River Road and Hubbardsville Circle than to legally abandon the two.
Dawson County has a new assistant registrar to help out with elections. Chief Registrar Glenda Ferguson announced that, starting Monday, long-time county employee Rachelle Thurmond would be taking the place left by former Assistant Registrar Karen Armstrong.