Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
The Chestatee Regional Library is offering library patrons a chance to do away with their fines by helping out a good cause.
The Georgia Environmental Finance Authority recently made an announcement regarding both the city of Dawsonville and a Dawson County entity.
Dawsonville welcomed new residents to the city but also bid farewell to one of its council members during a meeting Monday night.
Christmas is less than two months away and one local organization is looking for ways to help make it a happy time for everyone.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
After reviewing an ordinance regarding the city's historical preservation, one city council member has decided to expand the role.
With Halloween falling on a Friday this year, there are sure to be tricks and treats for everyone.
On Monday, Dawsonville residents will have one final chance to voice their opinions on the latest wave of annexation requests before the city council.
The more than 100,000 visitors that flock to Dawsonville the fourth weekend in October couldn't have asked for better weather for the 47th annual Mountain Moonshine Festival.
As of late, the national news scene has been buzzing with one particular topic - the Ebola virus.
Dawson County High School has a new head football coach.
Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.
After nearly three weeks of freezing rain, ice and snow, the weekend seemed like a great day for a swim for some Dawson County reading advocates.
Students are finally back in school following the past few weeks of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Just barely a week after ice and freezing rain downed an estimated 1,000 trees and left nearly a half inch of ice on surfaces across the county, Dawson County is once again bracing for a new wintry mix that is predicted to dump an estimated four inches of snow on the region.
Despite the blustering winds and snow flurries last Friday, the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce celebrated business in the style of the roaring 20s.
With just one candidate qualifying for a city council seat, the City of Dawsonville will not be holding an election to fill the recently-appointed seat in March.
Only two days remain for those that wish to qualify for Dawsonville's March 7 special election.
With words like "spaceship" flying out of the caller's mouth, the Dawson County System-wide Spelling Bee was sure to make its winner "famous," which, coincidentally, was another of the words that the county's best spellers had to figure out to move on.
Qualifying for Dawsonville's March 17 special election begins Tuesday.
Chief Registrar and Chairperson Glenda Ferguson is no longer able to claim that she is the only woman on the Board of Elections and Voter Registration board.
The 2014-2015 Varsity Lady Tigers have done something that no team before them has managed - the longest winning streak in Dawson County High School history.
The 2015 Relay for Life season is officially under way in Dawson County.
Students from Dawson County Middle School were recently given the chance to have their writing works published for a much wider audience to see.
While it may be quite a way off, local school leaders are looking at ways to help students transition from middle to high school.