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.
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From women's clubs to civic organizations, health iniatives to beautification projects and humanitarian efforts, volunteer opportunities abound in Dawson County.
Ask your six year old if she knows what marijuana is, and she'll probably say no.
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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