The economic downturn felt across north Georgia and much of the nation has taken its toll on the owners of a popular community gathering place.
The man charged with bringing quality economic development to the county has been recognized for his work.
Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing.
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By noon, the women of Sugar Valley Country Club had already stocked up on the early morning, after-Thanksgiving bargains at North Georgia Premium Outlets and were hoping some leftover turkey and veggies would give them the blast of energy needed to continue their Black Friday shopping tradition.
An estimated 140 million shoppers will take advantage of holiday sales, some opting to forego the traditional Thanksgiving dinner and hitting the stores early in hopes of getting one of those advertised pre-Black Friday super deals.
Commissioners last week approved a rezoning that will make way for a new grocery store and retail center at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest Road.
The unemployment rate for Dawson and neighboring counties in the region continues to fall.
The job search has changed dramatically over the years. Advances in technology and the decline in the economy have changed the way people get hired.
A local charity clinic has opened the doors on its new dental clinic.
Advance voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election, which includes a referendum asking voters to extend Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax.
Unemployment continues to improve across the north Georgia region and officials believe the busy holiday shopping season will bring even lower rates in the coming months.
While the weather Monday morning was gloomy and overcast, that didn't stop Dawson County Chamber of Commerce members and friends from showing up to golf.
The last 10 acres of a tract of land needed to develop a new retail center along Ga. 400 were rezoned last week.
With plans for expansion approved, Atlanta Motorsports Park is celebrating by breaking ground on the site.
Despite the blustering winds and snow flurries last Friday, the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated business in the style of the roaring 20s.
Community leaders are both hopeful and hesitant after hearing a north Georgia real estate forecaster say he expects the county's population to quadruple in the next 15 years.
"Our plan has always been to have 50,000 folks in 2030," said Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg.
The owner of a hardware store in Dahlonega is expanding to Dawson County after officials last week approved a request to rezone nearly three acres at Hwy. 53 East and Stephens Road.
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