Jackie Townley was 15-years-old when he fought his first fire.
6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3 at city hall
The public is invited to meet Dawsonville's two new councilmen Tuesday afternoon as Calvin Byrd and James Grogan are sworn into office.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Most Dawson County voters can expect to cast their ballots at a new location next year.
Dawson County commissioners have made it clear they are not interested in collecting fees from pet owners.
Bids to build Dawson County's new courthouse and administration building have come in at nearly half the projected cost.
Political newcomers Calvin Byrd and James Grogan were elected to the Dawsonville City Council Tuesday night.
4 p.m. Thursday at city hall
Glenda Ferguson said she was surprised no one wanted to speak at a recent public hearing on plans to consolidate the county's voting precincts.
6 p.m. Thursday at city hall
A time-honored European tradition comes to Dawsonville Dec. 12 with the Inaugural Dawson County European Pheasant Shoot at the Whitmire Farm on Goldmine Road.
While a meeting between lawmakers from Georgia, Florida and Alabama did not end the tri-state water wars last Wednesday morning, U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal, R-Gainesville, said it was a start.
Consolidating Dawson County's eight polling locations will be the topic of discussion at a public hearing Friday morning.
In an effort to help offset costs at the Dawson County Humane Society, shelter volunteers have asked the county to consider charging pet owners a license fee.
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.
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.
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