Information released Thursday from the Georgia Department of Labor proved last week's prediction from the local development authority to be accurate.
Chairman of the Dawson County Board of Commissioners Mike Berg is the guest speaker April 9 for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage.
The local development authority expects Dawson County's unemployment rate to continue its climb based on preliminary data released Thursday by the state Department of Labor.
Belk is looking for local charities interested in taking part in its Spring Charity Sale on May 2.
The Board of Education and the Dawson County Health Department each received a $1,000 donation from Wal-Mart last week.
The presidents of the chambers of commerce in Hall and Dawson counties are predicting a bright future for women in business.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce honored Dawson County School System's Teachers of the Year during the chamber luncheon at Peach Brandy Cottage Thursday.
New to Georgia, Kathryn Schultz is looking to re-enter the work force full time.
The United Way of Dawson County is grateful for the community support that helped the organization nearly reach its 2009 campaign goal despite the economic downturn.
Dawsonville City Council held the first of a possible two work sessions to discuss a proposed motorsports park Monday night.
A group of local young professionals is moving closer to establishing a chapter of the Jaycees in Dawson County.
Travelers in Dawson County could see an increase in their hotel/motel stays by the new year.
A representative from the Krystal Corporation told commissioners Monday that high impact fees may keep the southern regional chain from opening a restaurant in Dawson County.
Frank Norton Jr., known for his North Georgia economic forecasts and predictions, told members of the Dawson County Home Builders Association last week that Dawson County is poised for great long-term growth, despite the lack of new development that took place in the county in the last year.
The giving and supporting spirit of the Dawson County Wal-Mart continues, even during hard economic times.
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.
A local community banker was recently recognized for his three-decade career in the industry. Mike Underwood, executive vice president at First Citizens Bank of Georgia, on Thursday received a lifetime service award from the Community Bankers Association of Georgia. The organization pays tribute to bankers who have marked a significant milestone in the banking industry.
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