For the second time this year, the Dawsonville City Council has voted to give municipal employees a raise.
A solution to the water war with Alabama and Florida has eluded Georgia governors for nearly two decades, but Gov.-elect Nathan Deal is hopeful he will be able to work out an agreement.
The Dawson County commission has agreed to settle a lawsuit with the family of a man who was killed earlier this year when his motorcycle collided with a county vehicle.
Incumbent David Nahmias held on to his post as Georgia Supreme Court Justice during the Nov. 30 runoff election, and attorney Chris McFadden was elected to the state Court of Appeals.
After three months on the job, Dawson County Clerk of Court Justin Power says he's where he belongs.
Talks between local and state government officials ran the gamut during an annual, informal meeting Monday morning at Fire Station #2 in Dawson County.
The 2010 class of Dawson County's Citizen Academy came to a close last week with a commencement ceremony at Riverview Middle School.
Still a little early for holiday cheer?
In honor of Farm-City Week, the Dawson County Farm Bureau and Dawsonville city government joined hands to promote the annual celebration.
Dawson County Emergency Services Director Billy Thurmond was honored Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue with a Georgia Public Safety Award for Outstanding Contribution which enhanced the profession.
Members of the Downtown Development Authority met this week and nominated insurance agent Chris Gaines as the new chairman of the seven-member board.
6 p.m. Nov. 18 at city hall
Kevin Tanner delivered some good news to the Dawson County commission last week when he presented the 2010 midyear budget update.
MACON - Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has lost the power to appoint committee members and chairmen following a contentious meeting of the Senate Republican Caucus on Friday in Macon.
In recognition of Veterans Day and the local ceremonies planned to honor the men and women who served their country, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners will not meet Thursday.
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During last week's Dawson County Board of Commissioners voting session, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce President Christie Haynes asked the commissioners to take several ...
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a significant budget increase for the Dawson County Juvenile Court during last week's voting session.
Judge Lindsay Burton of the Dawson County Juvenile Court requested a significant budget increase during last week's board of commissioners work session.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners held the first of three required public hearings last week as they intend to leave the current millage rate ...
During a special called meeting Wednesday afternoon, commissioners unanimously approved the appointment of Bill Tanner to serve as county manager until a permanent replacement is ...
Retired army engineer and JROTC instructor at Dawson County High School, Robert Wiley is now officially on the ballot for the District 2 county commission ...
Residents along Nix Bridge Road will soon have the waterlines needed for improved fire safety, though there are no immediate plans by the county to ...
Commissioners Thursday night voted to appoint Vicki Neikirk to serve as interim county manager following Randy Dowling's abrupt resignation earlier that day.
Commission Chairman Mike Berg is calling for a full millage rate rollback that, if approved, would be the county's first tax reduction in 12 ...
Andi Henson Juliette and Nicole Stewart made final public pleas to voters last week asking for support in Tuesday's runoff election for Dawson County ...
The men vying to be Dawson County's first new sheriff in 20 years squared off in a heated debate last week before a standing ...
Commissioners last week approved a request to increase salaries for the county's two fulltime magistrate judges.
City officials last week sent a letter to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners threatening suit over alleged missing documents detailing sales tax expenditures.
Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was recently elected to the Georgia Municipal Association board of directors during the group's annual meeting in Savannah June 27.
Early voting is underway for the July 26 runoff election to choose Dawson County's next sheriff and tax commissioner.
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