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Gov. Deal issues level 2 severe drought response
Fire danger, smoke continue
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A recent edict by Gov. Nathan Deal means that residential water use in Dawson County will now be restricted as the region's drought has begun to affect the water supply. Last Thursday, Deal issued a Level 2 Drought Response Designation for 52 counties in the state, including Dawson, Lumpkin, Forsyth and Hall Counties.