A ceremony for the market was held on Saturday morning with local and state officials, including Dawsonville Mayor Mike Eason, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black and UGA Extension Agent Clark McAllister, who have all helped the farmer’s market grow over the years.
With 18 new cases of COVID-19 reported for Dawson County in the past week, City of Dawsonville officials are encouraging citizens to wear masks and to continue practicing social distancing to slow the pandemic's spread.
After several weeks of hosting farmers market events this season with much success, the Dawsonville Farmers Market will kick-off to an official start this weekend, with a grand opening and ribbon cutting for the new farmers market pavilion built by the City of Dawsonville.
Food Truck Fridays, originally scheduled to begin on July 10, have been canceled until Aug. 14 due to COVID-19, according to the City of Dawsonville website.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners met Friday morning, June 26, along with the Dawsonville City Council to discuss the joint use of Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) Dollars.
After months of planning and discussion by city stakeholders, Dawsonville officials approved a budget for the upcoming financial year, including spending cuts of 14%, as was recommended by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp earlier this year.
The playground area at Main Street Park in Dawsonville is now officially open.
At a meeting of the Dawsonville City Council on Monday, May 18, city officials announced that major budget cuts are expected for the upcoming year, as the city recovers from revenues lost due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
At a recent meeting of the Dawsonville City Council, council members voted to apply for a grant with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for several alternative transportation projects in the city.
In mid-May, the City of Dawsonville will begin returning to normal service after months of public closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, reopening some city functions to the public with added safety procedures.