The continuing bank crisis hit close to home March 19 as federal officials seized the assets of Appalachian Community Bank of Ellijay, which has two locations in Dawsonville.
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.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Judging from the line waiting for the doors to open and the steady customer flow all day, Dawson County residents have welcomed the opening of a new Goodwill store on Ga. 400.
The Dawson County Humane Society opened its Resale Shop and Boutique last Thursday to excited patrons from around the county.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Gold Creek Foods, founded and headquartered in Dawsonville, acquired a forth distribution and production facility.
For the second consecutive summer, Amanda Head returns to the Dawson Community News as part of the Georgia Press Association's college internship program.
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