Officials with the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority are moving forward with a $2.5 million expansion of water service into northern and western Dawson County.
After spending 15 years in the historic downtown jail, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce officials felt it was time to break out.
The Community Bankers Association of Georgia's Leadership Division elected new Division 9 officers at the 32nd Annual Leadership Division Convention and Mini-Trade Show in June.
Unemployment numbers went down during the month of May, according to officials with the Development Authority of Dawson County.
Preparing for future growth will be the topic of discussion as Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson speaks to the local chamber of commerce tomorrow.
The Dawson Community News was honored in several categories for papers its size during the 2010 Georgia Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Shoppers looking for fresh seasonal produce have four days a week to take advantage of farmers' markets in downtown Dawsonville.
Fourteen local "celebrities" traded their business suits and briefcases for aprons and serving trays last week to raise more than $3,000 during the second annual Dawson County Family Connection Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
A North Georgia economist and forecaster said June 10 that residents must invest in the Dawson County medicine to see a recovery.
A local couple and their adult son recently took four hours out of their busy schedules to take part in a statewide initiative to become Certified Work Ready.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted last week to have planning staff look into an idea that would spruce up the Ga. 400 corridor in hopes of luring new business to the area.
Robinson Elementary School and a student from Dawson County High School were awarded scholarships for demonstrating how they stay active, mentally and physically, within the community.
Construction and additions have become the norm for Northside Hospital-Forsyth, but a $51 million proposed expansion would be its largest project since the women's center opened in 2008.
Amanda Richardson is completing a four-month internship at Rushton and Company, a Gainesville accounting firm.
Race promoter Duncan McGuire said the upcoming Tour of Atlanta in Dawson County is more than just a bike race.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.
A proposed cellphone tower will not be built on property in southern Dawson County after a group of neighbors came out in strong opposition to the measure.
Visitors touring the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery who want to take home a bottle of the signature backwoods spirits today have to leave the premises, drive a half mile away and shop at the local package store.
Corporate officials have announced that plans for an Aldi grocery store in Dawson have been called off.
The owner of a local inn paid more than $30,000 in late hotel/motel taxes last week, but still owes nearly $10,000 to the county in penalties and interest.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance last week that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
Dawson County Commissioners last week agreed to move forward with litigation against a local innkeeper in an effort to recoup more than $30,000 in delinquent hotel/motel taxes.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance Tuesday that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
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.
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