• 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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  • Dawson County Commissioners Meet in Work Session

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Dawson County Board of Commissioners met in a work session Thursday afternoon. Commissioners listened to a request by the Dawson County Civitan Club to allocate a space at Veterans Memorial Park for the club to donate and install new inclusive playground equipment. The civic organization would like to make the park […]

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  • Dawson County Women Face Charges for Violation of School Truancy Laws

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Two Dawson County mothers have been arrested and charged with violating Georgia’s school truancy laws. Morgan Lee, 30, was arrested May 18. She remains in the Dawson County jail and is charged with 14 violations. Anna Peacock was arrested Tuesday. She faces three truancy charges and has been released on her own […]

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  • Dawson County Election Results

    General Primary Election Results With 100 % of precincts reporting May 24, 2016 U.S. House 9th District Doug Collins 50,272 Paul Brown 18045 Roger Fitzpatrick 8,667 Mike Scupin 2,795 Bernie Fontaine 2,269 State Senate, 51st District Steve Gooch 20,593 John Williamson 7,562 Chairman County Commission Billy Thurmond 3,041 Peter J. Hill 1,000 County Commission Dist. […]

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  • Dawson Elections Chief Pleased with Early Turnout

    DAWSONVILLE — With the May 24th General Primary election day fast approaching, Director of Elections and Registration Glenda Ferguson and her staff have been kept busy during the advanced voting period. “So far, as of 9 a.m. Friday, 990 ballots have been cast for an average of about 100 per day,” Ferguson said. “I always […]

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  • Nicole Stewart, Candidate Tax Commissioner

    To provide voters the information they need to make an informed choice in the May 24 General Primary election, Fetch Your News will work hard to present a profile of each candidate running for public office. All candidates will be contacted and offered an opportunity to respond to questions. DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — After more than […]

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  • Tisdale Files Federal Lawsuit Against Dawson Deputies

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Who says you can’t fight City Hall? Fourteen months after Nydia Tisdale, a self-described citizen journalist, won a $200,000 settlement in a federal lawsuit against the City of Cumming, she’s at it again. This time Tisdale is suing three Dawson County deputies. At a Tuesday press conference outside the Federal Courthouse in […]

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