Until Monday, the closest Quinton Lyons had been to a fire was camping.
Dawson County school officials are holding a special dedication ceremony Aug. 1 for the district's newest school, located on Dawson Forest Road West.
Lanier Technical College is seeking accreditation for another year, but this time it's under tougher standards.
Reading Education Association of Dawson County honored GED graduates July 14 with a reception at the Adult Learning Center.
Lanier Technical College graduated its largest class of students Friday night - and the programs just keep growing.
All Dawson County schools except one made Adequate Yearly Progress, or AYP, this year, but the high school's failure to do so affected the entire system.
Each year Dawson County Retired Educators Association sponsors an essay contest for fifth grade students. The topic this year was: "Grandparents, or other adult relative, who have influenced my life."
Construction on a new alternative school building could soon begin after school officials last week approved the facility's funding.
Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.
One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?
Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.
A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.
Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.
The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.