The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce has announced a stepped up effort to encourage county citizens to remember to shop local.
Dine out Thursday at participating restaurants and help a neighbor in need.
Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Jan. 5 to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.
Dawson County took an economic hit in 2009 as the unemployment rate rose, businesses shuttered and home foreclosures soared.
Dawsonville's own Michael Patrick, who works for the Georgia Department of Transportation, just got a big promotion.
Dawson is among 17 north Georgia counties where forestry jobs will be created as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
United Way for Dawson County plans to announce a list of restaurants participating in a fundraiser that gives back a percentage of money spent dining out Jan. 14.
A Dawson County man attended a conference last month in Los Angeles that brought together 100 of the nation's top players in the custom electronics industry.
Emergency services and sheriff's officials say donations collected by Fred's Hometown Discount Store from shoppers will help a variety of community initiatives.
For the second consecutive year, Nordson has been named one of the top manufacturing plants in the nation by Industry Week magazine.
The Dawson County Library will be closed a little longer than usual for the holidays this year, as a result of staff furloughs.
Many service organizations tend to honor their own at end of the year banquets.
The Board of the Georgia Academy for Economic Development announces the local graduates from the 2009 Region 2 Multi-Day Training Program.
Matthew Grizzle needed a laptop computer with the latest Windows 7 operating system for college.
The weak economy may set a more successful stage for local builders now that Dawson and Lumpkin counties' home builders associations have joined forces.
Officials with Northeast Georgia Health Systems last week confirmed the hospital has purchased a building on Ga. 400 with plans to expand medical services in Dawson County.
Dawsonville is among several destinations a group of international dignitaries will be touring across northeast Georgia this week.
A proposed cellphone tower will not be built on property in southern Dawson County after a group of neighbors came out in strong opposition to the measure.
Visitors touring the Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery who want to take home a bottle of the signature backwoods spirits today have to leave the premises, drive a half mile away and shop at the local package store.
Corporate officials have announced that plans for an Aldi grocery store in Dawson have been called off.
The owner of a local inn paid more than $30,000 in late hotel/motel taxes last week, but still owes nearly $10,000 to the county in penalties and interest.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance last week that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
Dawson County Commissioners last week agreed to move forward with litigation against a local innkeeper in an effort to recoup more than $30,000 in delinquent hotel/motel taxes.
Dawson County's Planning Commission approved a variance Tuesday that could make way for a new grocery store on Ga. 400.
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.
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