• Independent Candidate May Challenge Chris Gaines in November

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — A retired U.S. Army Major and veteran of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan is attempting to get on the November ballot as an Independent to run for the District 2 seat on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners. Robert Wiley is currently a junior ROTC instructor at Dawson County High […]

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  • Robert Wiley, County Commission Candidate Dist. 2

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — Dawson County is among the reddest of red counties in Georgia, if not the nation. Few can remember the last time a Democrat or independent was bold enough to even run for county commission here, much less win. So, you might say that Robert J. Wiley, who is attempting to run […]

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  • Chris Gaines Quest for County Commission Seat Not Over Yet

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — Chris Gaines expressed disappointment Thursday that in order to reach his goal of becoming Dawson County’s District 2 Commissioner he may have to win one more election. It was less than three weeks ago that Gaines, won a hotly-contested race over Tim Davis in the Republican Primary. Since no Democrat had […]

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  • Public Defender Office Requests Additional Salary Supplement

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Dawson County Board of Commissioner is considering a request to increase its share of the salary supplement for an attorney in the Public Defender’s office by $12,000 annually. H. Bradford Morris made he request during Thursday’s work session. The current salary is $60,000 , part of which is paid by Hall […]

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  • Dawson Forest Road to Get Major Facelift

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    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — A major highway in Dawson County is about to get a long-awaited and badly -needed makeover. County Commissioners voted Thursday to move forward with a full-depth reclamation of Dawson Forest Road, awarding the contract to Blount Construction, the low bidder for $2,367,486.50. The work will be done in three segments. Segment 1 […]

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  • Defense Attorney Wants D.A. Disqualified from the Nydia Tisdale Trial

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Lee Darragh, District Attorney for the Georgia’s Northeastern Judicial Circuit District, declined to comment specifically on a defense motion asking that he be disqualified in the Nydia Tisdale case and that a Grand Jury indictment be dismissed. Tisdale faces several criminal charges, including felony obstruction of an officer stemming from a political […]

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  • Dawson Co. Schools Will Not Follow Federal Government’s Transgender Guidelines

    DAWSONVILLE Ga. — Dawson County School Superintendent Dr. Damon Gibbs said Thursday that he considers the Obama Administration’s guidelines regarding transgender students’ use of school bathrooms to be just that, a guideline and not a directive. He said Dawson County schools will not follow that particular guideline. “They are guidelines, not a directive,” Gibbs said. […]

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  • Vendor Protests Awarding of Jail Demolition Project

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Dawson County Board of Commissioners held an abbreviated meeting Thursday, with only one thorny issue involving a protest from Wrecking Corp, Inc. over the awarding of a bid for the demolition of the old jailhouse. Commissioners recently voted to award the contract to Townley Construction of Dawsonville with a bid of […]

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