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Public hearings set for proposal designed to prevent underage drinking

A proposed ordinance that would hold parents accountable if they allow their kids to host drinking parties with their friends is set to go before the public for discussion.

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City clerk wins financial award for transparency

City clerk wins financial award for transparency

City Clerk Bonnie Warne has a new feather to put into her proverbial hat.

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City council decision delays economic grant

Potential Dawsonville businesses may have to wait another few weeks to take advantage of an economic development grant being proposed by the city.

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Dawson County welcomes three new principals

Dawson County welcomes three new principals

Three new principals have been named in the Dawson County School System, and will take their respective posts next school year.

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City pens IGA to help animal control issue

The Dawsonville City Council has made the first move in the latest round of the animal control resolution.

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Grant hopes to spur downtown growth

The city of Dawsonville is looking for new ways to attract businesses to its downtown area.

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Ordinance revision addresses commissioner compensation

Public hearings are planned to revise an ordinance regarding county commissioner compensation.

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City continues tax tradition with no FY 2015-16 millage

Even without a budget for the next year set in stone, the Dawsonville city council has once again decided not to tax its residents for living inside the city limits.

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DOT commissioner touts intersection improvements

DOT commissioner touts intersection improvements

The state's top transportation official was on a tour of several roads in Dawson County Friday as crews on Ga. 400 continued work to improve the intersection of Hwy. 53.

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Dawson County in line for ice storm disaster relief

Dawson County is eligible for thousands of dollars of disaster relief reimbursements for damage caused by the ice storms that downed an estimated 1,000 trees across the county in mid-February.

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Dawson BOC chairman receives top county honor

Dawson BOC chairman receives top county honor

Mike Berg received an unexpected honor over the weekend when he was named the recipient of the Emory Green Leadership Award.

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Veteran lawman announces bid for sheriff

Veteran lawman announces bid for sheriff

A veteran lawman with more than 26 years in the field is the first to announce his campaign to be Dawson County's next sheriff.

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City responds to animal control requests

The City of Dawsonville has taken steps toward mending an animal control issue within city limits.

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Case of alleged 2012 voting process violations dismissed

The investigation into complaints filed by a resident in 2012 over alleged voting process violations has been dismissed.

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Stray pet pickups put in spotlight

The City of Dawsonville recently found itself dealing with a problem it wasn't aware it even had.

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City’s grant request denied

What was originally thought a "sure-fire" grant request has, instead, left city officials scratching their heads.

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County worker injured clearing storm debris

An equipment operator on Dawson County's road crew was injured when he was struck by a tree on a job site Monday morning on Perimeter Road.

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Farley named deputy tax commissioner

Dawson County Tax Commissioner Linda Townley recently announced the promotion of BJ Farley as the county's deputy tax commissioner.

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Phillips sworn in for remainder of term

Phillips sworn in for remainder of term

While there was no official election for the city, City Councilman Caleb Phillips was sworn in during the city of Dawsonville's regular called meeting.

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