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County seeks back taxes from business

County officials are once again seeking legal action against a local hotel owner over delinquent taxes.

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County plans hearings on proposed burn ordinance

Dawson County officials have agreed to move forward with public hearings on a proposed ordinance that would limit where debris from construction sites can be burned.

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City of Dawsonville to hold week of events

The city of Dawsonville will be hosting a week of events as part of a statewide initiative to boost town tourism and appreciation.

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Second political forum scheduled for Tuesday

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will be holding a political forum for candidates running for local elected office.

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City issues bonds to restructure water debt

Concluding nearly a year of talks, the city of Dawsonville has issued bonds to restructure debt on previous loans from the Georgia Environmental Finance Authority and U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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City plans bond issue for water

After almost a year of talks and planning, the city of Dawsonville is finally ready to issue bonds aimed at restructuring debt.

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Candidates debate issues

Candidates debate issues

Citizens had their first chance to hear from candidates vying for the county's District 1 Commission seat last week during a political forum held by the Dawson County Republican Party.

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Board of commissioners consider burn ordinance

County commissioners are considering an ordinance that would place new regulations on where debris from construction sites can be burned.

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County looking at grant

Dawson County officials are looking into several grants intended to accelerate the construction of a major retail center along Ga. 400.

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Senate passes bill for sludge

Legislation that would place tougher regulations on sludge application overwhelmingly passed in the Senate last week and now awaits the governor's approval.

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Deadline Monday for health care sign-ups

With open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act closing next Monday, there is not much time left to sign up for health insurance if you are not already covered.

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Chair: Road needs repairs

The chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners last week declared a state of local emergency for a section of Kelly Bridge Road that officials say needs immediate repair.

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City looking at land

Dawsonville is working to acquire property between the Municipal Complex and library to use as an activity center and green space.

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2012 election complaints investigated

Dawson County election officials are confident the Secretary of State's office will find no merit in complaints a resident filed in 2012.

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Employee reprimanded for using county vehicle

A longtime Dawson employee has been reprimanded and suspended without pay for one day after he admitted to using his county-owned vehicle to haul firewood to his home last week.

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BOC race draws third candidate

BOC race draws third candidate

A lifelong county resident is the third candidate to announce her plans to run for the county's District 1 commission seat.

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Field set for May 20 primary

Several candidates filed qualifying papers last week to run for local office in the May 20 primary.

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Candidates file papers to qualify for local office

Several candidates this week filed papers to qualify for a local election run.

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City approves request for residential annexation

It appears a couple's two-month struggle to annex their property into Dawsonville is drawing to a close.

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House adopts legislator’s four bills

A bill designed to protect citizens from having nude photographs or material distributed to the Internet without their consent was approved in the Georgia House of Representatives.

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Lawman announces commission post run

Lawman announces commission post run

A veteran lawman has announced his intentions to run for the Dawson County District 1 Commission seat.

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400 facelift in the works

Dawson County commissioners on Thursday are expected to discuss ways to spruce up the Ga. 400 corridor in an attempt to attract economic development to the area.

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