The creator of an award-winning children's educational video collection announced earlier this month he plans to give the DVDs to Dawson County children free of charge.
Developers have a year to begin new construction if they want to take advantage of the county's new impact fee structure.
The growing number of residents who lack health insurance and the money to pay for medical care have a new option that's nearly as good as a house call.
Recent talk that a high performance police car automaker was considering a site in Dawsonville may have been wishful thinking on the part of a local real estate agent.
The Development Authority of Dawson County announced April 23 that the county's unemployment rate slowed during the month of March, even though the rate was higher than the previous month.
Teams are still forming for Dawson County Rotary Club's annual charity golf tournament to be held at Chestatee Golf Club next Tuesday.
Dawsonville is in the running for an assembly plant that would build a specialized, high performance police car.
Nearly two decades have passed since the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce board of directors made a decision to hire a full-time director.
In an effort to stimulate the local economy, the Dawson County commission has proposed doing away with impact fees on new development for up to two years.
The Kangaroo Conservation Center in Dawson County played host to more than 25 foreign trade officials Friday.
A former carpet yarn plant in Dahlonega is about to be sold as a poultry further-processing plant with prospects for 1,000 new jobs.
Dawsonville City Council's decision to approve a high-end motorsports park in western Dawson County signals the start of what opponents vow will be a long and costly legal battle.
Few details have surfaced in the week since Regions Bank emerged from auction with control of the defunct Gold Creek Golf course. Members of the Gold Creek Homeowners Association are relieved the bank has the site, while an attorney for the former owners has not ruled out further legal action. No outside parties submitted bids April 7. James M. Ottley, the attorney who handled the foreclosure for Regions, said he was not authorized to comment on the matter, though he did confirm the bank has possession of the property. Joe Brakebill, association president, said the community hopes the bank wants ...
What was once billed as a premier golfing destination in Dawson County, Gold Creek Golf Club failed to go to a bidder on the courthouse steps yesterday as part of the property's foreclosure proceedings, and is now the property of Regions Bank.
United Community Bank's Junior Board of Directors is at it again, planning another community service event.
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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