• National Weather Service special alert for northeast Georgia

    The National Weather Service Atlanta has issued a special weather briefing in expectance of upcoming winter weather to hit north Georgia this weekend. They state the following in their briefing issued Thursday, January 13. The potential for a significant winter storm is increasing for parts of north Georgia later this weekend including: A mix of […]

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  • Nicole LeCave named finalist for Dawson County Superintendent

    Nicole LeCave

    PRESS RELEASE – On December 20, 2021, the Dawson County Board of Education took the next step in its search for the district’s next superintendent. The board has been working on this selection since Dr. Damon Gibbs announced his retirement earlier this year. The finalist chosen by the BOE for Superintendent of Schools in Dawson […]

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  • Dawson County BOC reviews divisive rental ordinance

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    The Dawson County Board of Commissioners discussed the proposed short-term rental ordinance that included was set to be voted on in the most recent meeting. The county had on the agenda a public hearing in place to hear from citizens who were both for strengthening the proposed ordinance and those who felt it was already […]

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  • Dawson County Traffic Delays

    PRESS RELEASE – Dawson County Government posted on social media that due to road work, citizens should expect delays through the end of the week:   GDOT will have lanes closed December 7 – December 10 on Hwy 400 North Bound – Carlisle Road to Dawson Forest Road and Hwy. 400 South Bound – Dawson […]

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  • Andrew Clyde announces which district he will represent

    Press Release – Andrew Clyde has addressed a major question he has faced since the annoucment of the new redistricting map. Andrew Clyde, the current district 9 representative, has been faced with a question after the congressional redistricting map was released. The new map moves Jackson, Elbert, Madison, and some of Clay county out of […]

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  • Georgia Congressional Redistricting Map approved by Georgia General Assembly: To be approved by Governor Brian Kemp

    new Georgia Congressional Map

    The Georgia General Assembly has approved a Congressional Redistricting Map. It was reveled today and announced by both the State Senate and State House of Representatives Majority Caucuses. David Ralston, Speaker for the Georgia General Assembly, addressed the announcement of the new congressional redistricting map. “Today, we have released a proposed map that reflects Georgia’s growing, diverse […]

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  • Dawson County Thanks Veterans

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    PRESS RELEASE – In a post issued by Dawson County Government’s Facebook, the county remembers all those who made sacrifices to protect Americans and their freedoms. Thank you to ALL the men, women and their families for your service to our country that provides the FREEDOMS we all enjoy today! Please be sure to thank […]

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  • Dawson County Schools Report Record Low Covid Numbers

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    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – For the first time since the start of the school year, Dawson County Schools reported a 0% absence rate due to students or staff that tested positive for Covid. This comes after Dawson County Superintended, Dr. Gibbs, talked about the low trending numbers during the Nov. 2 school board work session meeting. […]

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