The first leadership class in Dawson County was held in 1992. The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the local extension office of the University of Georgia co-sponsored the original program and continue that partnership today.
Less than 24 hours before a judge was to rule on a lawsuit aimed at stopping a proposed motorsports park in western Dawson County, the developer closed on the property.
Ann Mullinax covered her face with her hands Thursday when she learned she likely will have to close her child care center in downtown Dawsonville.
Dawson County Farm Bureau is collecting staple food items and monetary donations until Sept. 25., during the statewide Harvest for All Campaign.
Local officials are surprised at the pace with which the Atlanta City Council is moving on a proposal to sell 10,000 acres in Dawson Forest Wildlife Management Area.
Dawson County bid farewell to summer Sept. 8 during the 13th annual Community Picnic at Amicalola Falls State Park.
The operator of a local day care is holding out hope the Dawson County commission will vote to extend her lease Thursday.
The Development Authority of Dawson County announced recently that the monthly unemployment rate dropped in Dawson County from a record high level in June.
Yvonne and Bill Bombardier were about to call it an early night.
Hayrides, hot dogs, hamburgers and a whole lot of fun are expected at the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce Annual Community Picnic next week.
Dawson County's Local Option Sales Tax collections are down by 20 percent; its planning and zoning fee revenues are down by 50 percent; officials cut more than $4 million out of the county budget; and commissioners voted last week to furlough county employees. But it's not economically distressed.
Long before a federal judge threatened to limit water withdrawals from Lake Lanier, officials with the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority had begun making plans to build a reservoir in Dawson County.
One of the most anticipated events of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce for the past seven years, the Reverse Raffle, will be held on Aug. 27.
The parties named in a lawsuit aimed at blocking plans for a motorsports country club in western Dawson County hope a judge will dismiss the matter next month.
Employees and volunteers at the Dawson County Humane Society are considering hanging a "no vacancy" sign on the front door.
Dawsonville continues to be a hotbed for NASCAR activity with the recent announcement that J.J. Yeley's race team has decided to bring its operations to town.
Dawson County may soon be getting not one but two locations geared toward senior citizens.
Both Whitley Engineering Inc. and TBG Residential are looking at locations, one in the city and the other in the county.
Rising lake levels have played a role in the area's economic upturn, according to a local real estate expert.
The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection announced Monday that the agency has entered into a $600,000 settlement with Internet service provider Windstream Communications over allegations of false advertising.
The office claims that Windstream advertised speeds it could not provide, mislead customers as to the nature of their infrastructure, misrepresented minimum connection speeds and failed to completely clarify subscription-based promotions.
Unemployment rates continue to hold firm in the northeastern part of Georgia, according to recent numbers.
Officials confirmed last week that representatives with Publix Super Markets want to open a store in Dawson County.
A bill expected to be introduced in the Georgia General Assembly soon is intended to boost tourism at the state's distilleries.
Big Canoe Company LLC is in search of an investment partner to expand the residential mountain resort.
The stars shone brightly Friday night as the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year and honored many for their community contributions.
With the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala this Friday, chamber members will be gathering to celebrate the past year's accomplishments.
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