Mayor Joe Lane Cox is pretty certain the Dawsonville City Council will make a decision on the motorsports park at Monday night's meeting.
Dawson County is on a list of stops on a north Georgia tour for top diplomats and business officials from across the globe.
Last week, Dawson County's water treatment plant, the Hightower Water Treatment Facility, received a 2007 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Information released Thursday from the Georgia Department of Labor proved last week's prediction from the local development authority to be accurate.
Chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners Mike Berg is the guest speaker April 9 for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage.
The local development authority expects Dawson County's unemployment rate to continue its climb based on preliminary data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.
Belk is looking for local charities interested in taking part in its Spring Charity Sale on May 2.
The Board of Education and the Dawson County Health Department each received a $1,000 donation from Wal-Mart last week.
The presidents of the chambers of commerce in Hall and Dawson counties are predicting a bright future for women in business.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored Dawson County School System's Teachers of the Year during the chamber luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage Thursday.
New to Georgia, Kathryn Schultz is looking to re-enter the work force full time.
The United Way of Dawson County is grateful for the community support that helped the organization nearly reach its 2009 campaign goal despite the economic downturn.
Dawsonville City Council held the first of a possible two work sessions to discuss a proposed motorsports park Monday night.
A group of local young professionals is moving closer to establishing a chapter of the Jaycees in Dawson County.
Travelers in Dawson County could see an increase in their hotel/motel stays by the new year.
Tickets are still available for a national leadership development seminar that will be simulcast locally.
A steel fabricator plans to add more than 150 jobs over the next three years at its Dawson County plant to supply parts for a new Caterpillar production facility in Athens.
Belk has invited schools and other nonprofit organizations in the company's 16-state market area to participate in its semiannual Belk Charity Sale from 6 to 10 a.m. April 27. The four-hour, in-store shopping event serves as a fundraising tool for participating organizations, allowing shoppers to support local charities while taking advantage of special discounts.
A hardware failure at Windstream's central office in Dahlonega is reportedly to blame for last week's widespread Internet outage in Dawson County.
Dawson County will soon be seeing more of that familiar yellow sign popping up. The Norton Agency, a real estate service that also specializes in mortgage, insurance, commercial brokerage, relocation, management, rentals, home repair, home warranty and closing services officially opened a new branch in Dawson County last week.
Five Star Architectural, an industry leader in commercial and residential cabinetry, broke ground Monday on a new 22,000-square-foot manufacturing facility off Grizzle Road in the former Grogan Business Park. "We're excited about what this groundbreaking means to all of us," said Eric Sutton, president and CEO. "And to my employees, I truly appreciate everything that you guys do to make this a successful company. It's because of you guys that people support us ... that ...
Health care offerings continue to improve in Dawson County with the opening of Northeast Georgia Health System's Medical Plaza 400. "We are thrilled to be extending our services in this market and excited about the opening of our new Medical Plaza 400 and all of the services," said Carol Burrell, president and CEO of Northeast Georgia Health System.
Representatives with Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen applied for a front setback variance on a piece of property along Ga. 400 in Dawson County on Feb. 8. According to Dawson County Planning Director David McKee, the restaurant would sit on less than 1-acre just south of Kauffman Tire near Beartooth Parkway's intersection with the highway.
A nationwide manufacturer of custom hotel and hospitality millwork announced last week it will relocate to Dawson County. "We're excited to be coming home to Dawson County," said Eric Sutton, president of Five Star Architectural, an industry leader in commercial and residential cabinetry.
The owner of a local restaurant and bar has until April 22 to submit corrected calculations documenting her sales after initial reports showed she may have sold more alcohol than food in 2012. Dawson County's alcohol ordinance requires eateries to draw 50 percent of their gross sales from food.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for its upcoming Leadership Dawson program. Established in 1992 as a joint program between the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the local University of Georgia Extension office, more than 150 local residents have graduated from Leadership Dawson.
Officials with the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce hope a new logo unveiled last week will change the perception of the business organization. "The chamber really turned a corner last year, not just in that we hired a new director, but also that we have a new staff that's come on," said Peter Hill, board chairman. "With the transition and renovation, it's a perfect opportunity to rebrand and put a new face with the organization."
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