• Dawson County under Tropical Storm Warning, County offices on two-hour delay

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — Due to anticipated bad weather from the remnants of Hurricane Zeta, the County Manager David Headley has issued a two-hour delay for Dawson County Government Offices, not including the courts, for Thursday, October 29. Please confirm with the Clerk of Courts office regarding their hours. Their website is: http://www.dawsonclerkofcourt.net/ and phone […]

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  • Tropical Storm Warning closes Dawson County Schools Thursday

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    “The NWS has placed Dawson County under a Tropical Storm Warning.  We are expecting 2-4″ (up to 6″) of additional rainfall and 20-40mph sustained winds (40-60mph gusts) between 3am and noon tomorrow. These conditions will make morning transportation unsafe for both students and staff. Dawson County Schools will be closed for students and staff on Thursday, […]

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  • Eagle Scout candidates present projects to city

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. – Monday’s City Council meeting was highlighted by two young Eagle Scout candidates who presented their proposed projects to city council. Christopher Parker Hartley unveiled plans for a dog park at Main Street Park that included signage, play equipment, dog toys, water spigot, sanitation cleanup station and planted trees. The estimated cost […]

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  • 4,075 Dawson County voters voted in person last week

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. – Dawson County is well on its way to setting a record for voting in a presidential election. During the first week of in-person voting, 4,075 Dawson Countians cast their ballot. If the next two weeks are anything like the first, voters should easily shatter the old record of 6,329 set in […]

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  • ACCG awards Dawson County employee safety grant

      PRESS RELEASE DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — Dawson County was recently awarded an Employee Safety Grant from the ACCG – Group Self-Insurance Workers’ Compensation Fund (ACCG GSIWCF). The Employee Safety Grants are available to fund members that are fostering a culture of workplace safety through additional training, equipment, or services. The ACCG-GSIWCF Board of Trustees […]

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  • Board of Commissioners will hold called meeting Thursday

    PRESS RELEASE DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — The Dawson County Board of Commissioners will hold a special called meeting Thursday (Oct. 8) at 1 p.m. in the Government Center Assembly Room to hear the following appeals: 1. Appeal by Victory Media Group LLC of the denial of an application for a sign permit (70’) at 33 […]

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  • Time running out for voter registration

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. – Monday (Oct. 5) is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election. Advanced voting begins Oct. 12 and will run through Oct. 30 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Voters wishing to vote on Saturday may do so on Oct, 24 from 9 […]

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  • Voter registration deadline Oct. 5

    DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 3 Presidential Election is closing in fast. Oct. 5 is the final day. Advanced voting will begin on Oct. 12 and run through Oct. 30 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday voting will take place on Oct. 24 from 9 a.m. until […]

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  • Council will reconsider Moonshine Festival permit

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – The Dawsonville City Council will hold a called meeting at 4 p.m. Tuesday Sept. 29 to review conditions for the 53rd Annual Mountain Moonshine Festival permit. City officials approved a permit for K.A.R.E. for Kids to hold the event on Sept. 7 but were not aware that a parade was planned as […]

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  • Unanswered question about the city’s Mountain Moonshine Festival

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — The K.A.R.E. for Kids 53rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival experienced a major hiccup at the Dawsonville City Council meeting Monday (Sept. 21). Nearly two weeks after council members gave the popular event a green light, City Manager Bob Bolz said he was surprised to learn about plans for a parade. In making […]

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