Last week, Dawson County's water treatment plant, the Hightower Water Treatment Facility, received a 2007 Water Fluoridation Quality Award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
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.
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.
Despite the blustering winds and snow flurries last Friday, the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated business in the style of the roaring 20s.
Community leaders are both hopeful and hesitant after hearing a north Georgia real estate forecaster say he expects the county's population to quadruple in the next 15 years.
"Our plan has always been to have 50,000 folks in 2030," said Dawson County Commission Chairman Mike Berg.
The owner of a hardware store in Dahlonega is expanding to Dawson County after officials last week approved a request to rezone nearly three acres at Hwy. 53 East and Stephens Road.
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