Nordson's Dawsonville location was selected in early January as one of the top 20 manufacturing plants in the nation in 2008 by Industry Week magazine.
Officials are expecting a packed crowd for Monday night's Dawsonville Planning Commission meeting.
Beginning with today's issue, The Dawson Community News serves as Dawson County's official legal organ.
The impact of 2008s economic downturn took its toll on Dawson County, in the housing market, local governments, retail industry and leisurely activities.
Gas is currently at the lowest it has been in almost five years, but that was a different story in September when the nation saw gas climb to between $4 and $5 a gallon, after Hurricane Ike shut down refineries and halted fuel production.
The Dawson County Woman's Club and local Young Life organization each received $1,000 Dec. 29 from the Dawson County Wal-Mart on Ga. 400.
The crowds arrived early and were ready to shop when Food Lion roared into town and opened at 8 a.m. last Wednesday morning.
There was a Santa sighting last Friday at the local United Community Bank's Ga. 400 location.
Plans for a motorsports country club on more than 150 acres off Duck Thurmond Road will go before the Dawsonville Planning Commission on Monday.
ELLIJAY - Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Jonathan "Bart" Nunley IV as regional president of their Dawson and Lumpkin County locations.
City and company officials are hailing the Dec. 17 opening of Dawsonville's first full-service grocery store.
The Christmas shopping season is off to a rousing start at North Georgia Premium Outlets, which drew large crowds hunting deals and discounts over the Thanksgiving weekend.
The law firm of Boling Rice has added two new associates, Clint Garry Bearden and Collin A. Gravitt, both of whom have been admitted to practice law in Georgia.
Fiber optic communication capabilities are widespread south of Dawson County and north of Union County.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority picked up its fourth award this year, winning first place for Collections System of the Year on Nov. 18.
Plans to expand the Atlanta Motorsports Park were heard during a meeting last week.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
Judging from the line waiting for the doors to open and the steady customer flow all day, Dawson County residents have welcomed the opening of a new Goodwill store on Ga. 400.
The Dawson County Humane Society opened its Resale Shop and Boutique last Thursday to excited patrons from around the county.
State transportation officials are now saying changes to the county's busiest crossing will begin early next year.
Dawson County's office of tourism development has requested an additional $41,000 to cover its portion of the rent at the Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center on Ga. 400.
Gold Creek Foods, founded and headquartered in Dawsonville, acquired a forth distribution and production facility.
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