Dawson County has long worked towards creating a completely literate community, aiming to make basic education easily accessible to all citizens through local organizations, such as READ Inc. and the Adult Learning Center.
Faculty from Riverview Middle School and Dawson County Middle School squared off in a charity basketball game Nov. 6 at Dawson County Middle School.
Dawson County 4-H members traveled to Gainesville recently to compete in the area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Contest.
A volunteer at Amicalola Falls decided to give the park a face-lift ... by replacing worn out "Ranger Rick" signs promoting free public programs, with black bear characters holding monthly schedules.
Adventurous Scouts from Dawsonville Boy Scout Troop 422 recently embarked on an excursion to Raccoon Mountain Caverns in Tennessee.
Lions Club International hosts a Peace Poster Contest each year, which begins with a local club sponsorship.
The fifth annual student photography show conducted through the Dawson County Mentoring Program was kicked off Oct. 18 at a reception held at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Three Dawson County High School students participated in the 2008 Youth Summit, where they pledged to help their community in one of four areas: education, health, economic development or safety.
The possibility of losing more than $250,000 of his operating budget has Dawson County's school superintendent planning for cutbacks.
Students at Dawson County High School have been able to practice driving without leaving the classroom this fall thanks to a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
In the midst of a 13-day, 75-county bus tour across Georgia, Republican U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss made a stop in Dawson County and visited students at Kilough Elementary School Monday morning.
Lowe's, a home-improvement store, awarded Kilough Elementary School with a $4,900 Toolbox for Education grant to create a storybook garden and outdoor classroom.
Cameron Millholland, a seventh grader at Dawson County Middle School, was chosen as the overall winner of an essay contest sponsored by the Veterans Affairs of Dawson County. Students were asked to describe the meaning of Veterans Day. Veterans Affairs President Pam Hamalainen surprised Millholland at school Monday morning with the news he had won the contest, which also includes passes to Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. He will also participate in this year's Veterans Day parade and celebration on Nov. 11. Millholland's essay on his father's military service was chosen over hundreds ...
The convenience store owner who refused to stop selling pipes, often used as drug paraphernalia, for fear of losing customers could find the store embroiled in an even bigger controversy.
Dawson County Middle School recently held its first Math Bee.
The Dawson County Board of Education has announced its list of Teachers of the Year for 2015.
The Georgia Department of Education is rolling out a new set of tests to replace the old methods of assessing students.
The Dawson County Board of Education has announced the sole finalist to become the next principal of Dawson County High School is a veteran educator from neighboring Hall County.
The Forsyth County Board of Education announced Monday afternoon that Keith Porter will serve as interim superintendent of the school system until the position is filled in the fall.
Dawson County's new school superintendent is ready to pick up where his predecessor left off.
The Dawson County Library is gearing up for a summer full of shows for all ages.
Since its opening in 2010, students at Riverview Elementary have noticed one particular problem with their otherwise great school. Shade.
Erin Osborne has accomplished something that, according to Riverview Elementary officials, no other student from Dawson County has.
Dawson County schools and parks will be opening their doors once again to help feed the hungry over the summer.
Kilough Elementary had its students running laps half the day May 9.
Students who had eagerly awaited this moment for 13 years gathered at Tigers Stadium on Saturday morning to begin their future.