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.
Until Monday, the closest Quinton Lyons had been to a fire was camping.
Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn.
For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments.
With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced.
After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22.
Riverview Elementary School students got a chance earlier this month to experiment with forces of physics, chemicals and the human body.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
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