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.
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.
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.
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.
After spending the day setting up tables and decorating the banquet hall, Carol Tyger laughed in delight as she was named Volunteer of the Year at the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce Cowboy Ball.
The decision to delay action on a proposed motorsports park in western Dawson County until at least April 13 was greeted with relief by those on both sides of the divisive issue.
A local charity clinic has opened the doors on its new dental clinic.
Advance voting begins Monday for the Nov. 4 election, which includes a referendum asking voters to extend Dawson County's 1-cent sales tax.
While the weather Monday morning was gloomy and overcast, that didn't stop Dawson County Chamber of Commerce members and friends from showing up to golf.
Unemployment continues to improve across the north Georgia region and officials believe the busy holiday shopping season will bring even lower rates in the coming months.
The last 10 acres of a tract of land needed to develop a new retail center along Ga. 400 were rezoned last week.
With plans for expansion approved, Atlanta Motorsports Park is celebrating by breaking ground on the site.
Three communications networks in north Georgia have come together to form an education network.
The Dawson County Office of Tourism Development has been formally recognized by the governor for steps taken to promote the county.
Plans to expand the Atlanta Motorsports Park were heard during a meeting last week.
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