The stars shone brightly Friday night as the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year and honored many for their community contributions.
With the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala this Friday, chamber members will be gathering to celebrate the past year's accomplishments.
Dawson County-based First Citizens Bank of Georgia will open Thursday as Foothills Community Bank.
The 'stars' will be over Dawsonville when the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala is held in just a few short weeks.
The authority charged with boosting economic development in Dawson County has determined the timing may not be right for possible tax incentives to help a local manufacturer expand.
A resolution signed last week outlines how much of the county's hotel-motel tax revenue will be split with the chamber of commerce for promoting tourism.
A local steel fabricator is in talks with Dawson County officials about possible tax incentives for an upcoming project.
This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday to begin at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.
During a Nov. 12 joint work session and board meeting, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted on several financial matters, two of which go hand-in-hand.
Thanksgiving is next week and with that comes the official start of another tradition - holiday shopping.
Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced a second rate reduction for its customers.
County commissioners last week approved a rezoning that has potential to bring a large-scale tourism development to western Dawson.
Belk department store is hosting its semi-annual charity sale next month and is inviting local schools and nonprofit organizations to participate.
A German-based leader in welding and exhaust safety equipment recently bought more than 15 acres near Ga. 400 in Dawson County for its North American operations.
Legislators representing Dawson County will speak Thursday during the local chamber of commerce monthly luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage.
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.
The owner of a hardware store in Dahlonega is expanding to Dawson County after officials last week approved a request to rezone nearly three acres at Hwy. 53 East and Stephens Road.
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