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Lake, retail touted as area’s economic engine

Rising lake levels have played a role in the area's economic upturn, according to a local real estate expert.

February 26, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Internet provider faces settlement, layoffs

The Governor's Office of Consumer Protection announced Monday that the agency has entered into a $600,000 settlement with Internet service provider Windstream Communications over allegations of false advertising.

The office claims that Windstream advertised speeds it could not provide, mislead customers as to the nature of their infrastructure, misrepresented minimum connection speeds and failed to completely clarify subscription-based promotions.

February 26, 2014 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

Unemployment rates steady

Unemployment rates continue to hold firm in the northeastern part of Georgia, according to recent numbers.

February 05, 2014 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

Publix eyes Dawson

Officials confirmed last week that representatives with Publix Super Markets want to open a store in Dawson County.

January 29, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Liquor bill is designed to boost tourism at distilleries

A bill expected to be introduced in the Georgia General Assembly soon is intended to boost tourism at the state's distilleries.

January 22, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Big Canoe developer looks to expand, seeks investors

Big Canoe Company LLC is in search of an investment partner to expand the residential mountain resort.

January 15, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Chamber celebrates year

The stars shone brightly Friday night as the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated a successful year and honored many for their community contributions.

January 15, 2014 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Chamber gala Friday, new chair welcomed

With the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala this Friday, chamber members will be gathering to celebrate the past year's accomplishments.

January 08, 2014 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

Bank changes name

Dawson County-based First Citizens Bank of Georgia will open Thursday as Foothills Community Bank.

December 31, 2013 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Stars abound for chamber gala

The 'stars' will be over Dawsonville when the 23rd Annual Chamber of Commerce Gala is held in just a few short weeks.

December 31, 2013 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

Authority advises against tax abatement

The authority charged with boosting economic development in Dawson County has determined the timing may not be right for possible tax incentives to help a local manufacturer expand.

December 24, 2013 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Contract inked on revenue from hotel-motel tax

A resolution signed last week outlines how much of the county's hotel-motel tax revenue will be split with the chamber of commerce for promoting tourism.

December 11, 2013 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Company planning to expand

A local steel fabricator is in talks with Dawson County officials about possible tax incentives for an upcoming project.

December 04, 2013 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Thanksgiving Day sales take precedence

This year, instead of waiting until the first minutes of Black Friday to begin at midnight, retailers opened their stores Thanksgiving night to give shoppers the deals they had been waiting on.

December 04, 2013 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

Etowah Water sets budget, raises rates

During a Nov. 12 joint work session and board meeting, the Etowah Water and Sewer Authority voted on several financial matters, two of which go hand-in-hand.

November 27, 2013 | By David Renner | BUSINESS

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Owners break ground on state’s first Culver’s

The weeks of rain the area has received may have made the ground mushy, but that didn't stop Friday's ceremony to celebrate the ...

November 11, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

New stores announced for Publix shopping center

Developers announced on Friday two new stores will be joining Publix in the new retail center at the southeast intersection of Ga. 400 and Dawson ...

November 11, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Groundbreaking planned for state’s first Culver’s restuarant

Dirt is being moved to make way for a new restaurant in Dawson County and the first Culver's in the state of Georgia.

November 04, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Bank of the Ozarks, C&S merger announced

The Dawson County branches of Community & Southern and Bank of the Ozarks, for now, will not be affected following last week's announcement that the ...

October 28, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Publix submits plans for Dawson store

Publix Supermarkets has submitted building plans for a new grocery store in Dawson County.

October 28, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Digital marketing agency for businesses launched

The Web is wide open for business.

October 21, 2015 | By Frank Reddy DCN regional staff | BUSINESS

Raffle winners split $10,000 grand prize

The clock was winding down, but the anticipation was turning up Thursday night as the last 10 standing at the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce ...

October 21, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Online readers to see changes

Online visitors to the Dawson County News website will see some changes beginning this week.

October 21, 2015 | By Staff Reports | BUSINESS

Crews moving dirt for new shopping center on Ga. 400

Crews began moving dirt on the second of two new shopping centers planned on Ga. 400 in Dawson County.

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Chamber's reverse raffle tickets for sale

The Dawson County Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for one of its most anticipated events of the year. Tickets are available for the annual ...

October 07, 2015 | Michele Hester | BUSINESS

Dawson County News debuts

The Dawson Community News has purchased the Dawson News and Advertiser and will merge the two publications into one weekly newspaper to serve Dawson County.

September 30, 2015 | From staff reports | BUSINESS


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