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.
For the last few years, volunteers at the RIC Rack thrift store and community food pantry have wanted to expand the charity operation.
Hall of fame pitcher Phil Niekro, 70, recalled his fondest baseball memories and answered questions about his career last Friday at Chestatee Golf Club.
Black Friday begins early at the North Georgia Premium Outlets with Midnight Madness, an after-Thanksgiving weekend sale where more than 140 designer and name brand stores will offer special holiday discounts beginning at midnight on Friday.
Golfers enjoyed a nice day on the links last week at the annual Dawson County Chamber of Commerce golf tournament.
Plaintiffs in a law suit filed to halt the construction of a motorsports park across from their property in western Dawson County scored a win earlier this week when the judge ruled they could move forward with the suit.
Georgia's Secretary of State Karen Handel made a stop in Dawson County last Thursday as she continues her campaign for governor.
Just two months into the 2010 campaign, United Way for Dawson County officials are saying they are concerned about reaching a $100,000 goal.
One of Dawson County's largest employers plans to expand its operation and create 15 to 20 new jobs in the next year.
Officials with RaceTrac convenience stores are putting the finishing touches on a site plan for a new gas station along Ga. 400.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Department of the Treasury's Financial Management Service recently announced the 12 financial institutions that have taken top spots in a national program to convert Social Security check recipients to direct deposit as part of its nationwide Go Direct campaign.
Charles Buckner, First Citizens Bank of Georgia, Dawsonville, was elected to the Board of Directors for Community Bankers Association of Georgia as member at large.
A pool tournament fundraiser and silent auction to support Army personnel in Kabul, Afghanistan, is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday at Cherokee Music & Arcade.
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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