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.
The man charged with bringing quality economic development to the county has been recognized for his work.
Sweeping changes at Dawson County's busiest intersection has at least one national eatery planning a move away from the crossing.
Be the first to own a part of Dawsonville's unique racing history.
By noon, the women of Sugar Valley Country Club had already stocked up on the early morning, after-Thanksgiving bargains at North Georgia Premium Outlets and were hoping some leftover turkey and veggies would give them the blast of energy needed to continue their Black Friday shopping tradition.
Commissioners last week approved a rezoning that will make way for a new grocery store and retail center at the intersection of Ga. 400 and Dawson Forest Road.
An estimated 140 million shoppers will take advantage of holiday sales, some opting to forego the traditional Thanksgiving dinner and hitting the stores early in hopes of getting one of those advertised pre-Black Friday super deals.
The unemployment rate for Dawson and neighboring counties in the region continues to fall.
The job search has changed dramatically over the years. Advances in technology and the decline in the economy have changed the way people get hired.
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