Both Dawson County board of education members up for re-election July 20 plan to stay put.
Charles J. Sams has finished the first phase of U.S. Navy training.
Jessica Abe set out to earn a good SAT score that would help her get into the college of her choice.
A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.
A state government agency that certifies educational personnel has released the findings of an investigation into Dawson County High School's principal.
An investigation into the ethics of Dawson County High School's principal has led to a nearly month-long, unpaid suspension that begins Monday.
A Kilough Elementary staffer will represent Dawson County, when she attends a meeting next week honoring those who go above and beyond for special education students.
A local young man known to some as "Soldier Boy" is back in school after a positive review from his doctor.
Two local educators visited the nation's capital earlier this month, where they represented Dawson County on a number of school-related issues.
Young journalists scooped the competition for work on the 2008-09 edition of "Tiger," the Dawson County High School yearbook.
State lawmakers recently welcomed Boy Scout troops from across Georgia to celebrate 100 years of scouting during Boy Scouts of America Day at the Georgia State Capitol.
Autumn Callahan, a freshman at Dawson County High School, was recently honored at a Dawson County Board of Commissioners meeting.
The Dawson County Church Alliance partnered with Prevent Child Abuse Dawson to donate more than 100 bookbags filled with socks, diapers, toiletries and other personal hygiene items for children entering foster care.
Brittni Falkenberg is one tough girl.
Dawson County FBLA students attended the Region 9 FBLA competition at Woodland High School on Jan. 26.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather at Dawson County High School for the Dawson/Lumpkin Spring Games tomorrow.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.
The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.
Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.
Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.
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.
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