While many counties and cities across north Georgia are struggling with businesses closing down, the city of Dawsonville is experiencing a surprising growth spurt.
U.S. Congressman Nathan Deal will be the guest speaker at the Aug. 13 membership luncheon of the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce.
Rick Palmer has always had a keen taste for chicken wings, especially the sauce that his most favorite finger food is doused with.
Officials with the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service are asking animal lovers to help save several endangered or threatened species, including three that can be found in Dawson County.
The operator of a day care facing eviction from a county-owned building can breathe a small sigh of relief after catching up on back rent.
Last week, Food Lion Charitable Foundation gave a $2,500 donation to the RIC Rack Charity Thrift Store and Food Pantry.
Wal-Mart recently donated $1,000 to a local reading program aimed to benefit the county's youngest residents.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted to raise water and sewer rates Monday while at the same time lowering some tap-on fees.
Within the next six months, electric bills could look very different for Sawnee EMC customers.
When Bob Shelton opened Dragon's Den tattoo studio at War Hill almost two decades ago, he was one of only a few tattoo artists in north Georgia.
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It was a few weeks early for corn, okra and tomatoes, but beans, potatoes and squash were ripe for the picking as the Dawson County Farmers Market opened July 1.
May 11 was a milestone in the lives of Chad and Nicole Wimpy, owners of Jolie Day Spa, one of the newest businesses the county has recently welcomed.
Brent Troncalli, owner of The Outside World in Dawsonville, is noticing a trend with his business this year. Whenever families spend less on traveling and big vacations, sales for camping go up.
Once again the Dawson County Extension Service will host a produce market in Dawsonville.
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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