The uncertain economy has hurt the housing industry in north Georgia, but the restaurant industry seems to be thriving, at least in Dawson County.
Dawson County officials traveled to the state capital last week to put a spotlight on Georgia's and the county's second largest industry.
As anticipated, the Dawsonville City Council rescheduled Monday's public hearing on the rezoning for a proposed 152-acre motorsports park in western Dawson County.
Plans for a motorsports country club in western Dawson County drew the blessing of Dawsonville's planning board Monday night.
The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce will host its annual banquet Feb.13 at the Lakeview Center, 2057 Dawson Forest Road East, Dawsonville.
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.
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.
A makeover at Amicalola Falls State Park lodge is on schedule to be complete in time for the fall season.
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