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SPLOST approval could generate $9.6 million

If voters approve a proposed extension of the 1-cent sales tax next month, the measure could generate as much as $9.6 million for projects within downtown Dawsonville.

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Tanner receives award for legislative leadership

Tanner receives award for legislative leadership

Rep. Kevin Tanner was recently recognized by the Brain & Spinal Injury Trust Fund Commission for his leadership in passing legislation that could transfer additional funding to help those with traumatic brain injuries.

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Official keeps pushing for consolidation

Commissioner Gary Pichon may have just two more months as an elected official, but that isn't stopping him from pushing for a consolidated government in Dawson County.

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Annexation disagreement continues

The Dawsonville City Council continues to field annexation requests, despite objections from the Dawson County commission.

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County reviews insurance coverage

The Dawson County commission is examining ways to reduce risks in liability involved with large public gatherings.

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Swafford named state’s top deputy coroner

Swafford named state’s top deputy coroner

Lanier Swafford was recently named the state's top deputy coroner by the Georgia Coroner's Association.

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Consolidation floated

A recent flurry of requests from Dawson County residents wanting to annex their property into Dawsonville has prompted officials to explore the possibility of a unified government.

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More are seeking to annex

Despite protests from Dawson County officials concerning recent annexation requests, Dawsonville continues to receive applications from people who want to live in the city limits.

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City hears request for annexation

The city of Dawsonville held a public hearing Monday night on a Dawson County-contested annexation of 37 acres on Duck Thurmond Road.

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County objects to annexation into the city

Commissioners last week voted to deny the application from a county resident that wants to annex his west side property in the city of Dawsonville.

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Retail development expected to surge

Retail development expected to surge

At least six retail shops, including three restaurants, have contracts or commitments in place to be among the first to open in a new commercial development on Ga. 400.

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Commissioner questions annexation

A request to annex nearly 37 acres into Dawsonville has one Dawson County commissioner questioning the motives of city leaders.

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