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.
Emergency services and sheriff's officials say donations collected by Fred's Hometown Discount Store from shoppers will help a variety of community initiatives.
For the second consecutive year, Nordson has been named one of the top manufacturing plants in the nation by Industry Week magazine.
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.
For the last few years, volunteers at the RIC Rack thrift store and community food pantry have wanted to expand the charity operation.
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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