• Dawson County Holds Prayer Service for Public Safety Personnel

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Dawson County residents showed their support for law enforcement officers and other first responders during a prayer service held in front of the Dawson County Sheriff’s Office Sunday. The service followed the shooting deaths of five police officers and the wounding of 7 others in Dallas last week and the shooting of […]

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  • Final Candidate Forum Scheduled Tuesday

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The Dawson County Tea Party and Foothills Republican Women will host the final candidate forum Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Fire Station No. 2 next to Tractor Supply on Hwy. 53 in Dawsonville. This will be the last forum before the Election Day which is scheduled for July 26. Guests are invited […]

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  • Mayor Grogan Elected to GMA Board of Directors

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Dawsonville Mayor James Grogan was elected to the Georgia Municipal Association’s (GMA) Board of Directors at the organizations annual convention in Savannah on June 26. GMA is an Atlanta-based voluntary, non-profit organization with a membership of 521 municipal governments, or about 99 percent of the state’s municipal population. Created in 1933, it […]

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  • Heavy Turnout Reported for Advanced Voting

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Dawson County voters returned to the polls this week for advanced, in-person voting in key runoff races for sheriff and tax commissioner. Glenda M. Ferguson, Director of Elections and Registration, said, “The first two days have been great, really excellent. We had 202 on Tuesday and so far, we’ve had 139 today. […]

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  • Zika: “A Problem We Shouldn’t Ignore”

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Dr. Larry Anderson, Chairperson of the Dawson County Health Board, made a special presentation to the Dawson County Board of Commissioners Thursday on preventing the spread of the Zika Virus. Anderson cautioned officials, saying it is “a problem we shouldn’t ignore.” Zika is transmitted primarily by the Aedes Aegypti mosquito and Anderson […]

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  • Financial Report Shows Dawson Co. in Great Shape

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Dawson County officials have done a great job of managing the county’s finances. That was the assessment of Chris Hollifield, the CPA who presented the 2015 financial audit report to the Board of Commissioners Thursday. “You’re in great shape compared to other counties,” Hollifield said. “You held expenditures tight and actually came […]

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  • Suspect Tried to Drown State Trooper Before Being Shot and Killed

    GAINESVILLE — Georgia State Patrol’s Operation Thunder was suspended over the weekend following a violent confrontation that ended when a suspect was shot to death and three troopers injured in Gainesville. Rodrigo Guardiola, 36, of Gainesville was shot and killed after he fled a road check on Highway 53 designed to take impaired drivers off […]

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  • Magistrate Judge Asks For $12,000 Raise

    DAWSONVILLE Ga. — As the Dawson County Board of Commissioners works out the county’s new budget, Chief Magistrate Judge Lisa Poss-Thurmond has asked the Board to consider adding a $12,000 supplement to the annual salaries for her and the county’s other magistrate judge, Anthony Tarnacki. Poss-Thurmond made the request at Thursday’s work session. In addition […]

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