Staff at the Dawson County Library have honored the work of a late children's librarian by adding something fun for the kids at the local branch.
A fast food restaurant chain honored Dawsonville residents Caitlyn Carr and Amelia Ledford last week with scholarships for $1,000 each.
The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is holding its annual youth essay competitions for Georgia students.
In another sign of the struggling economy, more than 25 percent of students in the Dawson County school system have prequalified for free and reduced lunch during the 2010-11 school year.
Timothy Thorn wondered what he had done wrong when an officer directing traffic at Dawson County High School motioned for him to pull onto the shoulder of the road last Wednesday afternoon.
Dawson County 4-H member Autumn Callahan placed first recently in a state level science competition sponsored by the organization.
Deputy Stan Harrison knows that he will more than likely be the first shot in the event an active shooter breaks out at Robinson Elementary School where he works as a resource officer.
More than 800 GED students graduated from Lanier Technical College's Adult Education Program on Friday night, the school's largest number yet.
Results from summer retest scores at the high school have confirmed that the Dawson County School System did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress.
Robinson Elementary School teacher Cathy Carlisle said the beginning of a new school year can stir a spectrum of emotion in children and parents.
Angela Cooper and her children walked the halls of Riverview Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.
Officials with a college prep school for athletes have signed a one-year lease to use the campus of a local catholic college, which closed its doors in April.
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.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
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.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs gave his first address to the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce during its monthly luncheon last week.
Dawson County High School has yet another accolade to add to its list - this time in academics.
Dawson County elementary and middle school spellers are warming up and moving on to compete in this year's district spelling bee.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs on Wednesday said the system is prepared for the freezing weather moving into the area this evening.
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