The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce has announced a stepped up effort to encourage county citizens to remember to shop local.
Dine out Thursday at participating restaurants and help a neighbor in need.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Jan. 5 to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
Dawson County took an economic hit in 2009 as the unemployment rate rose, businesses shuttered and home foreclosures soared.
Dawsonville's own Michael Patrick, who works for the Georgia Department of Transportation, just got a big promotion.
Dawson is among 17 north Georgia counties where forestry jobs will be created as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
United Way for Dawson County plans to announce a list of restaurants participating in a fundraiser that gives back a percentage of money spent dining out Jan. 14.
A Dawson County man attended a conference last month in Los Angeles that brought together 100 of the nation's top players in the custom electronics industry.
For the second consecutive year, Nordson has been named one of the top manufacturing plants in the nation by Industry Week magazine.
Emergency services and sheriff's officials say donations collected by Fred's Hometown Discount Store from shoppers will help a variety of community initiatives.
The Dawson County Library will be closed a little longer than usual for the holidays this year, as a result of staff furloughs.
Many service organizations tend to honor their own at end of the year banquets.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2009 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.
Matthew Grizzle needed a laptop computer with the latest Windows 7 operating system for college.
The weak economy may set a more successful stage for local builders now that Dawson and Lumpkin counties' home builders associations have joined forces.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Judging from the line waiting for the doors to open and the steady customer flow all day, Dawson County residents have welcomed the opening of a new Goodwill store on Ga. 400.
The Dawson County Humane Society opened its Resale Shop and Boutique last Thursday to excited patrons from around the county.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Gold Creek Foods, founded and headquartered in Dawsonville, acquired a forth distribution and production facility.
For the second consecutive summer, Amanda Head returns to the Dawson Community News as part of the Georgia Press Association's college internship program.
The Dawson Community News earned four first-place awards and nine overall Friday night in the Georgia Press Association's annual Better Newspaper Contest.
A convenience store in southern Dawson County is once again able to sell beer and wine.
Friends, family and colleagues are mourning the death of a well-respected business leader known for his generosity and civic involvement.
County road improvements and a park in downtown Dawsonville top the wish lists of potential projects to be funded if voters approve a 1-cent sales tax extension in November.
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