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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.
A. Roll call
Lionel Graves had little to no intention of running for public office when he retired to Dawson County about eight years ago.
U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal announced Monday morning that he will leave Congress to concentrate on his bid to be Georgia's next governor.
Humane Society officials say Dawson County's offer to split the cost of a required audit may not be enough to seal a proposed contract.
A stretch of Ga. 400 near Henry Grady Hwy., where rundown buildings have sat vacant for years, could fit the criteria for a tax allocation district, according to one Dawson County official.
So much can be said about the city of Dawsonville on its 150th birthday, but perhaps Mayor Joe Lane Cox summed it up best:
City of Dawsonville Mayor Joe Lane Cox says if folks from yesteryear saw the city these days "it would blow their minds."
It's been nearly two months since the Dawson County commission approved a contract with the local humane society to care for stray animals.
A former longtime day care director was honored last week as Dawson County officials dedicated the election office's new home in her name.
The state's current economic climate topped the list of concerns late last month when State Representative Amos Amerson sat down with constituents for breakfast.
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After several years of planning and development, Etowah Water and Sewer Authority is nearing completion on the first phase of its Russell Creek Reservoir.
Commissioners are considering a measure that could reduce funding for the local animal shelter.
A change in policy that would make one of the state's most secretive agencies more transparent overwhelmingly passed in the Georgia House last week.
Clean-up from the ice storm that knocked down an estimated 1,000 trees in Dawson County is expected to take several months.
Sewer lines at the outlet mall, support of adult education and dollars set aside to ease traffic at the county's busiest intersection are among projects the Appalachian Regional Commission has had a direct hand in bringing to Dawson County.
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