The Sawnee Foundation is offering seven $3,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors in 2009.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland announced Monday night that he will step down at the end of the school year.
Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
The new Dawson County Middle School opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time in August 2008.
In August 2008, Dawson County High School was named as a Pacesetter School for 2008-10 by High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board.
A lack of funding has forced a local literacy group to suspend a program that provides free books to children.
The fourth grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School traveled back in time Dec. 16 for a day-long learning experience called "Colonial Christmas."
North Georgia College & State University conferred 278 graduate and undergraduate degrees during the December 2008 commencement.
The fifth grade of Black's Mill Elementary School performed their Christmas musical Thursday, Dec. 18.
Black's Mill Elementary School held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Dec. 15, to celebrate the unveiling of its outdoor classroom.
Aromas of coffee beans, vanilla steamers and lattes filled the air at Dawson County High School's annual winter art show last week.
Dawson County High School students spent a day as professionals during Job Shadow Day at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Nov. 20.
When Riverview Middle School sixth grade student Hannah McConnell asked the school's assistant principal Kristi Gerrells if Riverview would help bring in items to send overseas, the answer was "Yes!"
The state government's system and duties can be difficult to understand, especially for high school students who are not even old enough to vote.
The Dawson County High School JROTC has a new badge to proudly display on cadets' uniforms. The program was named an "honor unit with distinction," the highest award given, during a March 28 regional formal inspection.
The Lakeview Center was a sea of army green as Dawson County High School JROTC cadets gathered in formal dress for the third annual JROTC Military Ball. The March 23 event saw a turnout of more than 150 people, including cadets, students, parents and faculty.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather next week at Riverview Middle School to compete in this year's Special Olympics. The games will be held for the first time at the school from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 10 at the middle school.
Not many people are fond of being judged by professionals, but the Dawson County High School Chorus had nothing to worry about last week in Habersham County. According to director Spencer Wright, the results at the state evaluation "couldn't have gone any better," with all three judges giving the chorus "superior" ratings in every area they were judged.
OAKWOOD - Telling stories and giving gifts, friends, colleagues and former bosses of Lanier Technical College President Russell Vandiver paid homage March 22 to the longtime campus leader and economic development guru. Kenneth Breeden, who led the school from 1975 to 1984, said that when he heard that Vandiver had been named president in September 2010, he thought "lucky Lanier Tech."