Horace Beasley tried retirement once at age 56, but that got old after just a couple of months.
Lake Gibson is looking forward to serving on a board of directors that he said will help shape the future of Dawson County.
Charles Buckner, First Citizens Bank of Georgia, Dawsonville, was elected to the board of directors for Community Bankers Association of Georgia as Member at Large.
Appalachian Community Bank has appointed Teresa B. Boulware as branch manager of its Dawsonville branch. She is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the branch. Boulware has most recently served as vice-president of retail lending at the bank's Dahlonega office. She will continue her role as a lender in Dawsonville.
Booth space is still available for the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce's eighth annual business expo to be held Oct. 7 at the Lakeview Center on Dawson Forest Road.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will host the first Cottage Concert Series at Peach Brandy Cottage Oct. 3.
DAWSONVILLE - The president and chief executive of Chestatee State Bank said Tuesday that his bank has taken steps to address most of the practices cited in a recent report from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.
First Ga. 400 was called Hospitality Highway. Now it's being called the best travel attraction of the year.
Etowah Water and Sewer Authority announced last week that two members of its staff completed Class III certification to receive their wastewater treatment operator licenses.
It was a toss-up when Amy Davidson was narrowing her graduate school options.
The Amicalola EMC Trust Operation Roundup quarterly board meeting was held on July 29.
Dawson County is one of several north Georgia communities considered ideal for a new adult living initiative that would fuse hospitality with healthcare.
If you had a choice between going home with a brand new car or $10,000 in cash, which would you choose?
Some 15 local companies will be represented Monday as the Dawson County Library and Dawson County Chamber of Commerce pair up to provide that glimmer of hope for area job seekers.
Two new packages stores, both east of Ga. 400, were approved to open in Dawson County recently.
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.
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.
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