Developers have a year to begin new construction if they want to take advantage of the county's new impact fee structure.
The growing number of residents who lack health insurance and the money to pay for medical care have a new option that's nearly as good as a house call.
Recent talk that a high performance police car automaker was considering a site in Dawsonville may have been wishful thinking on the part of a local real estate agent.
The Development Authority of Dawson County announced April 23 that the county's unemployment rate slowed during the month of March, even though the rate was higher than the previous month.
Teams are still forming for Dawson County Rotary Club's annual charity golf tournament to be held at Chestatee Golf Club next Tuesday.
Dawsonville is in the running for an assembly plant that would build a specialized, high performance police car.
Nearly two decades have passed since the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce board of directors made a decision to hire a full-time director.
In an effort to stimulate the local economy, the Dawson County commission has proposed doing away with impact fees on new development for up to two years.
The Kangaroo Conservation Center in Dawson County played host to more than 25 foreign trade officials Friday.
A former carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega is about to be sold as a poultry further-processing plant with prospects for 1,000 new jobs.
Dawsonville City Council's decision to approve a high-end motorsports park in western Dawson County signals the start of what opponents vow will be a long and costly legal battle.
Few details have surfaced in the week since Regions Bank emerged from auction with control of the defunct Gold Creek Golf course. Members of the Gold Creek Homeowners Association are relieved the bank has the site, while an attorney for the former owners has not ruled out further legal action. No outside parties submitted bids April 7. James M. Ottley, the attorney who handled the foreclosure for Regions, said he was not authorized to comment on the matter, though he did confirm the bank has possession of the property. Joe Brakebill, association president, said the community hopes the bank wants ...
What was once billed as a premier golfing destination in Dawson County, Gold Creek Golf Club failed to go to a bidder on the courthouse steps yesterday as part of the property's foreclosure proceedings, and is now the property of Regions Bank.
United Community Bank's Junior Board of Directors is at it again, planning another community service event.
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'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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