Check out Frankfurt Doner Deer Processing in the middle of Ball Ground. In addition to a processor they are also an authentic German butcher shop with excellent cuts. They do full processing for $45.00, if quartered it is $35.00, and can do jerky, sausage, etc. Their address is 250 Gilmer Ferry Road, phone number is 770-367-9094. We get all of our meat there and they have done 2 deer for me so far, best in North Georgia.
For Jackson County I'd recommend Pattman's in Commerce.
One of the nicest guys I have ever met.
He has something set up to where he will organize donations for unwanted deer at no charge provided you gut them. If not, he will still take care of having them donated, just asks that you help out with a small $10 or $15 fee to field dress them.
Also, he usually leaves his cooler unlocked and all paperwork set up in the office so you can drop a deer off just about whenever you want to.
It's a small place behind his house but he does a great job.
Recently asked about Dahlonega / Lumpkin county, and got these recommendations:
Southers in Murrayville, (770) 538-0313, 5530 Thompson Bridge Rd, Murrayville, GA.
Thomas Deer Cooler in Cleveland, (706) 219-4703, 1537 Thomas Rd, Cleveland, GA
DB's / Brooks in Dawsonville, (706) 265-8849, 45 Kathy Lane, Dawsonville, GA
NOTE: Gary Sutton, referenced in this sticky earlier, is no longer in business.
Newborn Taxidermy & Deer Processsing
4227 Hwy. 142
They process your Deer 2 to3 days after drop off.
They offer Steak, Roast, Cube, Grind, Breakfast Sausage and some of the best Summer Sausage you have ever ate.
8AM to 1 1/2 hours after dark during season.:
Ricky and Kyle Smith