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Airport authority stalled

Concerns that the process was moving too fast and lacked public input appear to have halted the city's plans for creating an authority to operate and acquire a local airstrip.

March 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Government

Walking trail is on sales tax wish list

A 10-mile walking trail that would begin near Riverview Middle School and end at War Hill Park is one of several Dawson County projects that could be funded by a regional 1-cent transportation tax.

March 16, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Commissioners' agenda

4 p.m. Thursday at city hall

March 09, 2011 | | Government

Power enters council race

Political newcomer Jason Power announced Saturday that he will seek a seat on the Dawsonville City Council in the November election.

March 09, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Sheriff shifting positions

The struggling economy, evolving crime trends and the county's new courthouse have forced Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle to re-evalute his agency's operations.

March 09, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Speaks named assistant chief

A career firefighter and paramedic was recently named assistant chief for Dawson County Emergency Services.

March 09, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Retirement plan could be cost saver

A recent decision by the Dawson County commission to offer some employees early retirement could save local government about $20,000 per year, according to officials.

March 09, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Government

Government receives excellence award

For the third time in six years, Dawson County's government has been recognized for its efforts and efficiency.

March 09, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Chief appraiser to retire in April

It's just a coincidence that Dawson County's chief tax appraiser's last day is April 15.

February 23, 2011 | | Government

Dawson County Board of Commissioners work session

4 p.m. Feb. 24 at City Hall

February 23, 2011 | | Government

Dawsonville may land airstrip

The city of Dawsonville has big plans for land owned by its most famous racing family.

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Government

Council approves study on parking

The city council has directed Dawsonville's engineer to provide a cost estimate for conducting a parking study of the historic downtown area.

February 23, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Government

City may pursue parking study

Before city officials begin plans for a downtown parking and commons area in Dawsonville's historic district, Mayor Joe Lane Cox said they'll need to "prove a need for it."

February 16, 2011 | Frank Reddy | Government

Simulator hones officers’ skills behind wheel

The last time Dawson County Sheriff's Deputy Charles Brantley took a defensive driving course, he was going through the academy.

February 16, 2011 | Michele Hester | Government

Dawson County Board of Commissioners work session agenda

4 p.m. Feb. 10 at city hall

February 09, 2011 | | Government

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Articles by Section - Government

Council announces top city manager candidates

Council members intend to vote next month to hire a new city manager.

October 12, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government

City bar and restaurant alcohol sales extended one hour

Council members on Monday approved an amendment of the City of Dawsonville Alcohol Ordinance, extending the time frame that local businesses can serve alcohol for ...

October 05, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government

County hires new planning and development director

The county planning commission announced last week that Jason Streetman will serve as the county's new planning and development director.

September 28, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government

Headley hired as County Manager

Commissioners voted last week to appoint David Headley as Dawson County's next county manager.

September 21, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government

Proposed 2017 county budget includes higher property tax, raises

County Commission Chair Mike Berg presented a $36.4 million budget for fiscal year 2017 last week that includes raises, new vehicles and capital improvement ...

September 21, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government

Board of Commissioners vote to keep current millage rate

During Thursday night's work session and special called meeting, the Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted to keep the current millage rate unchanged following ...

August 31, 2016 | Allie Dean | Government


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