Kelly Maradiaga was caught by the Dawson County Sheriff's Office driving safe on Feb. 25 at the local high school.
Maradiaga received a driving "citation" for driving a safe speed and for always wearing her seatbelt.
A local businessman has been selected to lead the search committee for Lanier Technical College's next president.
Roger Slaton, chairman of Lanier Tech's board of directors and a member of the Dawson County Board of Education, said he is proud to be asked to serve in such an "important role."
Dawson County elementary schools are gearing up for a new year of kindergarteners.
Kindergarten registration will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 12 at the Rock Creek Park Gym. Registration will be for Black's Mill, Kilough, Riverview and Robinson elementaries.
Local long-time agriculture teacher now has the "cherry on top" of his career.
Dawson County High School Agriculture teacher Reggie Stowers was inducted into the Georgia Agriculture Education Hall of Fame on Jan. 22 during the Future Farmers of America Farm Career and Community Leader's Center in Covington.
Last month, teachers and students at Riverview Elementary gathered to celebrate being 100 days older and smarter.
The Riverview Elementary 100th Day parade began in 2010 when the school first opened and has happened every year since.
Dawson County High School students are sending their old shoes to Ghana, West Africa.
What may seem like a strange gesture or different way of getting rid of old shoes could make a huge difference to Third World children thanks to the help of Martin Kumi and The Soul Project.
Kilough Elementary School saw an invasion of young learners last month for Mad Scientist Night.
The Jan. 24 event was designed to show students different fields of science and give them a hands-on approach to learning.
After 15 rounds and dictionary-proof spellings, Dawson County school system's spelling bee Jan. 30 came down to "achievement" and "tobacco."
Luke Ellis of Riverview Middle School correctly spelled both words to edge Hayley Burt from Dawson County Middle to claim the 2013 title.
Lanier Technical College announced on Friday the selection of Troy Lindsey as Dean of its Dawson Campus.
Prior to assuming the Dawson Campus Dean's position, Lindsey most recently served as the Assistant Dean of Students at Shorter University's Gwinnett Campus. He also has teaching experience at both Shorter and Chattahoochee Technical College.
Last week marked the grand opening of Kilough Elementary's Parent Resource Room.
The resource room, which officially opened last Thursday, will provide books, games and activities designed to address all learning needs, from remedial to gifted. Supplies will be available for when special projects are assigned by teachers as well.
Spencer Roper got a pleasant surprise last week when he was announced as Dawson County High School's STAR student for 2012.
"I wanted to get past 2,000 [points on the SAT], that was a goal, but the STAR recognition just sort of happened," Roper said. "It's awesome that I was able to beat out that many people.
The Dawson County Board of Education elected new leadership at its meeting last week.
The Jan. 14 meeting marked the end of school board member Elaine Wilson's time as chairwoman.
Theater students from the Dawson County Arts Council were selected to attend the 2013 Junior Theater Festival in Atlanta over the weekend.
The council's youth theater program, launched in 2009, aims to promote and cultivate an appreciation for the arts in Dawson County.
An annual discussion program produced by the Foreign Policy Association and presented by the University of North Georgia kicked off an eight-week series Monday to explore the international economy and world politics.
The Great Decisions lecture series is in its fourth year and will run each Monday and Thursday through March 7 at the university's Gainesville and Cumming campuses.
Chris Hamby has been named the valedictorian and Kara Hafermalz the salutatorian for Dawson County High School's class of 2014.
After five years of fewer school days, Dawson County will finally see a full calendar.
Smiling parents and apprehensive children were seen coming in and out of the Rock Creek Park gym April 11.
After a 14-day waiting period, the Dawson County school system officially has a new superintendent.
Nancy Beaver has been named Lanier Technical College's vice president for student affairs.
With the current school year winding down for most, Dawson County elementary schools are already preparing for the next.
One Dawson County Middle School student is going above and beyond when speaking to others.
Students from the Jobs for Georgia's Graduates organization at Dawson County High School swept two competitions last month to claim the top place in multiple fields.
Hall County's executive director of facilities has been named the finalist for superintendent of the Dawson County school system.
Hall County's executive director of facilities has been named the finalist for superintendent of Dawson County schools.
The Dawson County High School Future Business Leaders of America chapter left an impression at the state conference earlier this month.
The search for a new superintendent has reached the next level for the Dawson County Board of Education.
Lanier Technical College has added an administrative position in its continued endeavor of making its college experience the best for its students.
As a way of ending Exceptional Children's Week with a celebration, the Dawson County school system held their annual art contest to close out the week of awareness.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students." This year, March 10-14 has been designated Exceptional Children's Week.