Serving the Communities of the Georgia Mountains since 1962

P.O. Box 1720 Gainesville, GA 30503  ·  1310 West Ridge Road  Gainesville, GA 30501 ·  (770) 538-2626
Copyright © 2014 Georgia Mountains Regional Commission

¨ BANKS                  








County Links:

¨ LUMPKIN             







Direct Link to Workforce Development!

Click here or scan the QR Code


GMRC Council’s

Elected Officers



Sam Norton, Chairman

(City of Dahlonega)


Dean Scarborough

Vice Chairman

(Stephens County)


George Wangemann


(City of Gainesville)



The GMRC 52nd Annual Meeting and Awards Dinner

Was held at the Dillard House Conference Center

On December 5th, 2014



Congratulations to this year’s award winners!


GMRC Employee of the Year—Wanda Payne

Appointed Official of the Year—Charlie Auvermann, Dawson County

Elected Official of the Year—Dean Scarborough, Stephens County

Council Member of the Year—Bill Chafin, Hart County

Chairman’s Award of Excellence—U.S. Congressman Doug Collins


Thank You to our Sponsors



AdelRid                                                                       Margaret Ayers

AT&T                                                                            Merchant Capital

Byrd’s Mini Storage                                              Miles, Patterson, Hansford & Tallant

Carter & Sloope, Inc.                                          Moreland Altobelli Associates, Inc.

CHA Consulting, Inc.                                          Orkin Pest Control of Northeast Georgia

City of Dahlonega                                                  P & B Petroleum

City of Lavonia                                                        Quality Industries

Community & Southern Bank                         Quantum Spatial

Dawson GigCenter                                                RockTenn Recycling

Document Destruction Services, Inc.        Rushton & Company

Dodd Construction, Inc.                                    South State Bank

Engineering Management, Inc.                    Stratton & Sons Construction, Inc.

Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, Inc.                    The Norton Agency

Hart Telephone Company                                The Samuels Firm

Hayes James & Associates, Inc.                    Thomason Construction Company

Hillside Orchard Farms, Inc.                          Toccoa Natural Gas

Hulsey McCormick & Wallace                        United Community Banks

Keck & Wood, Inc.                                                Wilbros Organic Recovery