In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers.
Dressed in red shirts and carrying red balloons, students at Robinson Elementary School gathered on the playground Monday afternoon to say no to drugs.
Dawson County has never had the honor of having a local student take first place in a statewide writing competition, until now.
Black's Mill Elementary School Media Specialist Ann Lott had no idea her principal had nominated her for the Office Max A Day Made Better contest until Office Max representatives arrived at the school on Wednesday with $1,200 in school supplies.
The Dawson County Humane Society is always looking for ways to raise much-needed funds to operate the new animal shelter at Rock Creek Park. Recently, help came in the form of 13-year-old Dawson County Middle School student Allie Costley.
Cody Hall, a 14-year-old freshman at Dawson County High School, founded the Teenage Republican club this year to recruit politically-like-minded teenagers to become active in the community, to become educated on the issues and to support the Dawson County Senior Republican Party, as well as the state and national republican leadership.
Black's Mill Elementary School hosted its annual Jump Rope For Heart event at the school Sept. 19.
Dawson County Schools ranked 21st out of 181 school systems on SAT score performance in 2008.
Becca Bishop, 14, is heavily active in community-life in Dawson County.
Dawson County Middle School hosted the first Student of the Month luncheon Sept. 18.
The Bowen Center for the Arts will host another Young Performers Series on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
Brittney Goswick, an employee of Chick-fil-A in Dawsonville, recently won the national $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Dawson County School System and The Nordson Corporation to bring a program targeted at middle-school aged girls called GOAL.
The Dawson County School System has created a new scholarship in honor of Betty Long, a longtime high school employee who passed away on Aug. 21 after battling an extended illness.
Dawson County Retired Educators Association presented its first scholarship award to Dolly Henson, paraprofessional in the special education department of Dawson County High School.
After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.
The Dawson County Board of Education voted unanimously during its Monday night meeting to approve changes to the way the school system handles two long-standing operations.
With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
With school starting Thursday, parents, teachers, faculty and students are getting ready for a new school year. Forms are filled out and paperwork submitted, though not all of them concern enrollment.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
The Dawson County Board of Education is reviewing new policies that will allow employees to evaluate possession of what was once classified as "weapons" on a case-by-case basis.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.
With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.
With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.