After spending 15 years in the historic downtown jail, Dawson County Chamber of Commerce officials felt it was time to break out.
The Community Bankers Association of Georgia's Leadership Division elected new Division 9 officers at the 32nd Annual Leadership Division Convention and Mini-Trade Show in June.
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.
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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