At its regular meeting and work session on Monday, Nov. 16, the Dawsonville City Council recognized retiring city employee Gary Barr for 30 years of service with the city.
The Dawsonville City Council has voted to postpone public hearings on an annexation proposal that would bring approximately 75 acres of land into the city’s limits.
This week the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and Dawsonville City Council will hold a special called joint meeting to discuss Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) and the possible projects that the SPLOST revenue will fund.
Though the roadway has long since been commonly referred to as Thunder Road, with Friday’s event, the state highway’s honorary designation is now official from the Forsyth/Dawson County line into the city of Dawsonville.
They are revving up here for the big event of the year, like the Chevrolet Camaro V8 engine of the son of this mountain town’s most famous resident, “Awesome Bill from Dawsonville.”
At the Dawsonville City Council meeting on Oct. 19, council members heard presentations by two Eagle Scout candidates, discussed the upcoming Mountain Moonshine Festival and recognized City Clerk Beverly Banister for earning her Georgia clerk certification.
Eason and the council members all said that at the end of the day, their main concern is making sure the citizens of Dawsonville are safe during the festival.
Unanswered questions regarding the 53rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival have caused the Dawsonville City Council to call a special meeting to “reconsider the conditions” of the festival’s permit.
At its regular meeting and public hearing held on Monday, Sept. 14, the Dawsonville Planning Commission heard the concerns of local residents worried about a potential new subdivision near Perimeter Road in Dawson County.
At a special called meeting of the Dawsonville City Council on Sept. 10, council members approved the permit for K.A.R.E. for Kids to hold the 53rd annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.