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‘Hanging in there’

ALPHARETTA - After a rough 2009, Carolyn Mixon had just one message to share during the 400 North Board of Realtors' annual awards meeting Thursday.

February 24, 2010 | By Jennifer Sami DCN regional staff | BUSINESS

Dream team ready for fundraiser

The final roster for the Dawson County dream team is finished, and local basketball veterans and newbies are ready to go head-to-head against a nationally known traveling team of athletes.

February 24, 2010 | Frank Reddy | BUSINESS

Georgia begins Work Ready initiative for small business

ATLANTA - Gov. Sonny Perdue and Georgia Chamber of Commerce President and CEO George M. Israel III recently announced the launch of Hire Work Ready, a new initiative designed to provide funding to small businesses that hire Work Ready certified employees.

February 17, 2010 | | BUSINESS

Local man wins $1M in lottery

A Dawsonville man won $1 million after purchasing a lottery ticket at Granny's Country Store on Dawsonville Highway in Forsyth County.

February 17, 2010 | | BUSINESS

Thieves strip donation home

In the process of buying land for a reservoir in Dawson County, officials with Etowah Water and Sewer Authority stumbled upon an idea to help a couple families in need.

February 10, 2010 | Frank Reddy | BUSINESS

Speeding promotion angers foe of park

The wording of a press release from the developer of a controversial motorsports park has at least one Dawson County resident up

January 27, 2010 | Frank Reddy | BUSINESS

County considering tweaks to regulations

Dawson County planners say proposed revisions to residential zoning areas will better align districts with the county's future land-use plan.

January 27, 2010 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Chamber awards members

Taylor Wallace admits he spends a whole lot of time traveling throughout the community asking other people for money in support of several local service organizations.

January 27, 2010 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Dawson chamber starts shop local campaign

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce has announced a stepped up effort to encourage county citizens to remember to shop local.

January 27, 2010 | | BUSINESS

Dine out for United Way is Thursday

Dine out Thursday at participating restaurants and help a neighbor in need.

January 13, 2010 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

High-speed networks heading for the hills

Gov. Sonny Perdue visited North Georgia College & State University on Jan. 5 to award a $2.5 million grant from the OneGeorgia Authority to pave the way for the area's electronic super highway.

January 13, 2010 | By Jessica Jordan DCN regional staff | BUSINESS

Dawson takes hit in 2009

Dawson County took an economic hit in 2009 as the unemployment rate rose, businesses shuttered and home foreclosures soared.

January 06, 2010 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

On the road to success

Dawsonville's own Michael Patrick, who works for the Georgia Department of Transportation, just got a big promotion.

January 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | BUSINESS

Recovery grants could create jobs

Dawson is among 17 north Georgia counties where forestry jobs will be created as part of the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

January 06, 2010 | | BUSINESS

Dining out for a cause

United Way for Dawson County plans to announce a list of restaurants participating in a fundraiser that gives back a percentage of money spent dining out Jan. 14.

January 06, 2010 | Frank Reddy | BUSINESS

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Articles by Section - BUSINESS

Crews moving dirt for new shopping center on Ga. 400

Crews began moving dirt on the second of two new shopping centers planned on Ga. 400 in Dawson County.

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Chamber's reverse raffle tickets for sale

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year. Tickets are available for the annual ...

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Dawson County News debuts

The Dawson Community News has purchased the Dawson News and Advertiser and will merge the two publications into one weekly newspaper to serve Dawson County.

September 30, 2015 | From staff reports | BUSINESS

Local papers merge

The Dawson Community News has purchased the Dawson News and Advertiser and will merge the two publications into one weekly newspaper to serve Dawson County ...

September 23, 2015 | From Staff Reports | BUSINESS

Chamber continues nearly 20-year tradition with golf tournament

Golfers from Dawson and its neighboring counties took advantage of the weather Monday to support local business.

September 23, 2015 | David Renner | BUSINESS

Progress made on retail center plans

Developers for the massive Kroger-anchored retail center on Ga. 400 continue to make progress in bringing new restaurants and shops to Dawson County.

September 23, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Midwest company purchases Impulse Manufacturing

Impulse Manufacturing, one of Dawson County's largest employers, sold last week to a Midwest firm for a price of $30.5 million.

September 08, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Midwest company purchases Impulse Manufacturing

BTD Manufacturing, Inc., a subsidiary of Otter Tail Corporation, announced Tuesday it has acquired Dawsonville's Impulse Manufacturing for $30.5 million in cash.

September 02, 2015 | From staff reports | BUSINESS

Sawnee EMC reduces power rate for rest of year

Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation has announced it is lowering rates for most members by reducing the component with which most power bills are calculated.

September 02, 2015 | By Kayla Robins DCN Regional Staff | BUSINESS

Workforce development crew coming to Dawson County

Those interested in working on finishing that much-needed GED or learning new workforce skills will have the opportunity to get all the help they need.

September 02, 2015 | David Renner | BUSINESS

Tax credits available for employers that help workers get GEDs

New tax credits are available for employers who help their employees earn their GEDs.

September 02, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Applications now available for Downtown Development Authority Project Fund Grant

Entrepreneurs wishing to bring their business to or improve already existing businesses in Dawsonville can now apply for a grant for city assistance.

August 26, 2015 | David Renner | BUSINESS

More retail, restaurants eye Dawson

Hobby Lobby, Panda Garden, Ulta, Academy Sports, Organic Nails.

August 25, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Dawsonville man appointed to state committee

A community banker from Dawsonville was recently appointed to serve on a state committee charged with studying and identifying guidelines to be utilized in partnerships ...

August 19, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

City development authority nears completion on application

The Dawsonville Downtown Development Authority is nearing completion on its application process for a $25,000 grant program.

August 19, 2015 | David Renner | BUSINESS


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