Dawson County Family Connection's first fundraiser served up biscuits and gravy with a side of gratitude.
High school never really seemed like the answer for Eric Dowdy.
Close to 120 people were recently recognized for an accomplishment that will be a positive impact on their lives from now on.
American Legion Post 247 observed Flag Day on Sunday by retiring worn flags no longer suitable for service.
The American Flag is the symbol of our country and silent representation of the freedom in which American citizens enjoy.
It's no secret that the workplace can be one of change, growth and advancements. Such aspects ring true particularly in the worlds of business and technology.
Despite tight funding and freezing 10 positions for the 2009-10 year, Nicky Gilleland said the Dawson County school system is in a good position.
A local man is in custody and authorities say he has confessed to a murder that occurred in downtown Dawsonville early Monday morning.
Teresa Conowal, a second grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, was recently named as Teacher of the Year, but her accomplishments and recognitions don't stop there.
Blake Wood doesn't travel outside Dawsonville much.
Last week, Dawson County Middle School bid farewell to two long-time faculty members Regina Evans and Barbara Wallace.
Recently, RBC Bank honored Mandy Smith, a first grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, with a $500 award as part of its sixth annual Tribute to Teachers program.
Friends, family and colleagues gathered last week to bid farewell to Nicky Gilleland, who has worn many hats in the Dawson County School System, from student and coach to teacher and administrator.
With diplomas in hand and tassels turned, Dawson County High School's class of 2009 has entered the next phase of life.
Dawson County Middle School announced Paula Cox as its 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year on May 11.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
In an effort to further support students, Black's Mill Elementary School offers a one-on-one peer mentoring program.
For the third year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
After choosing its eight teachers of the year from all Dawson County schools, the board of education has named its system Teacher of the Year.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.
The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.