Unemployment numbers went down during the month of May, according to officials with the Development Authority of Dawson County.
Preparing for future growth will be the topic of discussion as Etowah Water and Sewer Authority General Manager Brooke Anderson speaks to the local chamber of commerce tomorrow.
The Dawson Community News was honored in several categories for papers its size during the 2010 Georgia Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest.
Shoppers looking for fresh seasonal produce have four days a week to take advantage of farmers' markets in downtown Dawsonville.
Fourteen local "celebrities" traded their business suits and briefcases for aprons and serving trays last week to raise more than $3,000 during the second annual Dawson County Family Connection Celebrity Waiter breakfast.
A North Georgia economist and forecaster said June 10 that residents must invest in the Dawson County medicine to see a recovery.
A local couple and their adult son recently took four hours out of their busy schedules to take part in a statewide initiative to become Certified Work Ready.
The Dawson County Board of Commissioners voted last week to have planning staff look into an idea that would spruce up the Ga. 400 corridor in hopes of luring new business to the area.
Robinson Elementary School and a student from Dawson County High School were awarded scholarships for demonstrating how they stay active, mentally and physically, within the community.
Construction and additions have become the norm for Northside Hospital-Forsyth, but a $51 million proposed expansion would be its largest project since the women's center opened in 2008.
Amanda Richardson is completing a four-month internship at Rushton and Company, a Gainesville accounting firm.
Race promoter Duncan McGuire said the upcoming Tour of Atlanta in Dawson County is more than just a bike race.
The 400 North Board of Realtors is sponsoring a men's one pitch softball tournament this summer to help families struggling to make house payments.
A local certified public accountant was appointed Friday by Gov. Sonny Perdue to serve on the Georgia State Board of Accountancy.
Belk in Cumming will hold its annual Spring Charity Sale on Saturday.
A local charity clinic has opened the doors on its new dental clinic.
Advance voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election, which includes a referendum asking voters to extend Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax.
While the weather Monday morning was gloomy and overcast, that didn't stop Dawson County Chamber of Commerce members and friends from showing up to golf.
Unemployment continues to improve across the north Georgia region and officials believe the busy holiday shopping season will bring even lower rates in the coming months.
The last 10 acres of a tract of land needed to develop a new retail center along Ga. 400 were rezoned last week.
With plans for expansion approved, Atlanta Motorsports Park is celebrating by breaking ground on the site.
Three communications networks in north Georgia have come together to form an education network.
The Dawson County Office of Tourism Development has been formally recognized by the governor for steps taken to promote the county.
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