Dawsonville officials may crack down on peanut peddlers during a March 22 work session.
The Development Authority of Dawson County announced Friday that the monthly unemployment rate again soared to record highs in Dawson County.
In a year when more people than ever looked to others for assistance, United Way for Dawson County raised more than $87,000 locally for those in need.
Dawson County residents spoke their piece last week on the U.S. Postal Service's plans to cut Saturday deliveries.
Belk in Cumming is looking for local charities interested in taking part in its Spring Charity Sale on May 1.
A national leader in sanitizing technology will move its corporate headquarters to Dawson County.
It doesn't matter that the Dawsonville Shooting Stars came up a few points short in Friday night's game, because everyone wins when the Harlem Ambassadors come to town.
A state board that oversees professional licensing last Wednesday told a local accountant accused of substandard practices to follow the rules or lose his license.
Anyone looking to make improvements to their current home or build a new one will find a variety of innovative ideas and demonstrations this weekend at the inaugural North Georgia Home Expo.
New businesses are steps closer to locating in Dawson County.
ALPHARETTA - After a rough 2009, Carolyn Mixon had just one message to share during the 400 North Board of Realtors' annual awards meeting Thursday.
The final roster for the Dawson County dream team is finished, and local basketball veterans and newbies are ready to go head-to-head against a nationally known traveling team of athletes.
ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue and Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO George M. Israel III recently announced the launch of Hire Work Ready, a new initiative designed to provide funding to small businesses that hire Work Ready certified employees.
A Dawsonville man won $1 million after purchasing a lottery ticket at Granny's Country Store on Dawsonville Highway in Forsyth County.
In the process of buying land for a reservoir in Dawson County, officials with Etowah Water and Sewer Authority stumbled upon an idea to help a couple families in need.
The local business community last week paid tribute to the county's top teachers.
A local steel fabricator received clearance last week to move forward with an expansion that will bring new jobs to Dawson County.
The Georgia Department of Labor announced last week that the unemployment rate in the Georgia Mountains region, which Dawson is a part of, is on the rise.
A local steel fabricator has applied for a building variance in anticipation of expanding its manufacturing operations.
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.
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