Cari McDonald remembers the first time she smoked pot.
It all started with a cardboard sign in his front yard that read, 'Pumpkins for sale.'
At the urging of her teenage son, a Dawsonville woman has taken in more than 50 children over the last seven years as a foster parent.
Everyone wants their child to have a safe and happy Halloween.
A group of Dawson County teens hopes a bumper sticker initiative will encourage young motorists to drive safely.
Campbellsville University recently announced the academic scholarship recipients for the 2009-2010 academic year.
They are among the first people on the roads each morning, heading out before some of their passengers even get out of bed.
Three members of the Dawson County Woman's Club proved recently they are indeed smarter than a 10-year-old.
Teresa Conowal admits some of her teaching methods are uncoventional.
Voters are being asked by the school system to approve extending the county's 1-cent education sales tax to help fund several needed projects.
Anyone wanting to ride home from school with Daniel Walker knows to put on a seat belt or find another way home.
Dawson County High administrators were pleased earlier this year when the school's graduation rate hit 84.4 percent.
From college students and retired teachers, to builders and county officials, they all think they are smarter than a 10-year-old.
The Dawson Adult Learning Center of Lanier Technical College will be hosting a free College/Career Seminar from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 19.
Spencer Wright has received numerous accolades over the years as chorus director at Dawson County High School.
While only in its first year of activity, the Dawson County High School fishing club is already making waves.
As part of a 14-year tradition, Dawson County educators have recognized one of their own for excellence in special education.
Riverview Elementary preschoolers and kindergarteners were treated to a special reading session March 7 courtesy of Georgia's first lady.
Funding for long-sought new greenhouse complex at Dawson County High School has been approved.
For the first time in more than five years, the Dawson County Board of Education foresees no impending budget cuts.
Black's Mill Elementary is continuing its dedication to prepare students for higher learning.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
With ice and snow hitting Dawson County during January and February, students and teachers missed almost two weeks of school.
"As you know, this winter has been especially harsh, which has resulted in nine days of absences due to the inclement weather...," said Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter in a letter addressed to parents dated Feb. 21. "The difficult situation with missed days is made worse due to the fact that we started the year two days short of a full student calendar due to budget."
Dawson County teachers may be spending more days in class next school year.