There was no discussion among the board and no remarks from the public last Thursday when the Dawson County commission voted 4-0 to keep the current millage rate for 2011.
The words "Hello patriots" sent a rumble of applause through a crowd of about 100 July 13 as the Dawson County Tea Party met for the first time.
A year after taking over as detention center administrator, Dawson County Sheriff's Maj. Jeff Johnson was named the state's top jail commander.
Dawson County voters headed to the polls today to cast their ballots for the counties next clerk of superior court and district 3 county commissioner.
As of 1:15 p.m. today, more than 1,137 voters had filed in to cast their ballots in Dawson County.
6 p.m. July 15 at city hall
A group of local business leaders agreed earlier this week to sit on an economic advisory council for the 9th Congressional District.
While neighboring counties are opting to increase property taxes to offset declining revenue, Dawson County officials do not plan to raise the millage rate for 2011.
From waving flags on street corners to knocking on doors and sending mass e-mails, candidates are hoping to rake in support as the July 20 primary election enters its final days.
The Dawson County commission voted Thursday to officially declare a loss in an effort to recover the nearly $225,000 in funds taken from the local Clerk of Courts office.
With less than two weeks left before Election Day, the steady stream of early voters at the Dawson County Board of Elections has almost dried up.
L. New business
Authorities are advising travelers not attending Saturday's Dawson Day Sparks in the Park fireworks display at Rock Creek Park to avoid the area.
Passport fees and fiscal responsibility topped discussions during a June 24 political forum at Dawson County Middle School.
A. Roll call
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A political newcomer who's been active in the local Republican Party for the last several years promises to bring a fresh perspective and new ...
A House bill awaiting the governor's signature has potential to set the stage for Georgia to be a leader in the unmanned aircraft industry.
County commissioners last week said they were not comfortable approving a long term contract with the local water and sewer authority for hydrants.
Early voting for the May 24th Election gets underway in less than three weeks, but there is still time to get to know the local ...
It's no surprise to see some agreement during a primary debate.
The Dawsonville City Council on Monday voted to give the Georgia Department of Transportation its blessing to update a review of Elliott Airfield for the ...
An agreement between the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Etowah Water and Sewer Authority could bring more fire hydrants to the underserved areas of ...
Officials were expecting a larger than usual voter turnout for elections this year, but no one quite anticipated the influx of constituents ready to cast ...
The Hall County GOP will host a Republican primary debate for U.S. 9th Congressional District candidates this Saturday in Gainesville.
One of the founders of Gilmer County's Tea Party has challenged State Sen. Steve Gooch for the 51st Senate District.
Funds are once again available for entrepreneurs interested in bringing their businesses to Dawsonville.
Local lawmakers expressed their disappointment in Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to veto a controversial faith-based bill that opponents said discriminates against same-sex couples.
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