ATLANTA - It was 100 years ago that county commissioners in Georgia came together in support of committing funds to improve roads and create the state's first highway department.
On Tuesday, lawmakers recognized that effort and commended the Association County Commissioners of Georgia as a "respected legislative advocate for and voice of Georgia's 159 counties."
A piece of property in the Gold Creek subdivision could soon become part of Dawsonville, though Dawson County has opposed the annexation.
The property on Gold Bullion Drive West was bought in 2012 by Michael and Nancy Eason, who at the time thought they were moving into the city.
A bill introduced last week in the Georgia House of Representatives would make the electronic transmission of explicit photos illegal when the intent is to harm or harass the individual in the pictures.
Dawson County District 3 Commissioner Jimmy Hamby last week announced his intention to seek a second term.
The city of Dawsonville has received another tool for helping its employees stay safe on the job.
A contested piece of land has passed the first step to becoming annexed into the city of Dawsonville from the county.
News that Gov. Nathan Deal has pledged to restore more than $500 million in education funding cut in recent years is a relief to local school officials.
The watchdog agency of the state's child welfare system has a new director.
When the Easons moved into the Gold Creek subdivision in 2012, the couple thought they were buying a house in the Dawsonville city limits.
The issue of sludge application is expected to go before state lawmakers this week.
A political newcomer has announced plans to run for the Dawson County commission District 1 post.
In one of his first public appearances of the new year, Gov. Nathan Deal addressed area Republicans during a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega.
Gov. Nathan Deal will kick off the New Year with a fireside chat Thursday in Dahlonega during a joint meeting of the Dawson and Lumpkin County republican parties and the Foothills Republican Women.
Starting in January, the Dawsonville City Council has decided to renew its policy of holding monthly work sessions.
Dawson County commissioners have approved a rezoning to allow a new apartment complex near Ga. 400.
Dawsonville is another step closer to adding an activity center and green space.