The crowds arrived early and were ready to shop when Food Lion roared into town and opened at 8 a.m. last Wednesday morning.
There was a Santa sighting last Friday at the local United Community Bank's Ga. 400 location.
Plans for a motorsports country club on more than 150 acres off Duck Thurmond Road will go before the Dawsonville Planning Commission on Monday.
ELLIJAY - Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Jonathan "Bart" Nunley IV as regional president of their Dawson and Lumpkin County locations.
City and company officials are hailing the Dec. 17 opening of Dawsonville's first full-service grocery store.
The Christmas shopping season is off to a rousing start at North Georgia Premium Outlets, which drew large crowds hunting deals and discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend.
The law firm of Boling Rice has added two new associates, Clint Garry Bearden and Collin A. Gravitt, both of whom have been admitted to practice law in Georgia.
Fiber optic communication capabilities are widespread south of Dawson County and north of Union County.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority picked up its fourth award this year, winning first place for Collections System of the Year on Nov. 18.
A local group hopes a new initiative will encourage the community to shop in Dawson County this holiday season.
The proposed Atlanta Motorsports Park received glowing endorsements from several big names in the speed industry Saturday morning.
Thirteen employees at the Dawson County 84 Lumber location were offered a transfer or lost their jobs when the lumberyard closed Oct. 25.
The Development Authority has been asked by AllergyFree Foods Inc. to finance a $12 million expansion of the firm's Dawson County facility.
Horace Beasley tried retirement once at age 56, but that got old after just a couple of months.
Lake Gibson is looking forward to serving on a board of directors that he said will help shape the future of Dawson County.
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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