At the Lions Club State Convention, held on Jekyll Island June 5-7, the Dawsonville Lions Club received state awards in six categories.
Twelve Kilough Elementary School students competed in the USA Jr. Olympics Saturday, June 13.
About 10 a.m. Friday, a suspected criminal was reportedly sighted in an abandoned house off Elliott Village Road near downtown Dawsonville.
Dawson County Family Connection's first fundraiser served up biscuits and gravy with a side of gratitude.
High school never really seemed like the answer for Eric Dowdy.
Close to 120 people were recently recognized for an accomplishment that will be a positive impact on their lives from now on.
American Legion Post 247 observed Flag Day on Sunday by retiring worn flags no longer suitable for service.
The American Flag is the symbol of our country and silent representation of the freedom in which American citizens enjoy.
It's no secret that the workplace can be one of change, growth and advancements. Such aspects ring true particularly in the worlds of business and technology.
Despite tight funding and freezing 10 positions for the 2009-10 year, Nicky Gilleland said the Dawson County school system is in a good position.
A local man is in custody and authorities say he has confessed to a murder that occurred in downtown Dawsonville early Monday morning.
Teresa Conowal, a second grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, was recently named as Teacher of the Year, but her accomplishments and recognitions don't stop there.
Blake Wood doesn't travel outside Dawsonville much.
Last week, Dawson County Middle School bid farewell to two long-time faculty members Regina Evans and Barbara Wallace.
Recently, RBC Bank honored Mandy Smith, a first grade teacher at Kilough Elementary School, with a $500 award as part of its sixth annual Tribute to Teachers program.
The Dawson County High School JROTC has a new badge to proudly display on cadets' uniforms. The program was named an "honor unit with distinction," the highest award given, during a March 28 regional formal inspection.
The Lakeview Center was a sea of army green as Dawson County High School JROTC cadets gathered in formal dress for the third annual JROTC Military Ball. The March 23 event saw a turnout of more than 150 people, including cadets, students, parents and faculty.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather next week at Riverview Middle School to compete in this year's Special Olympics. The games will be held for the first time at the school from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 10 at the middle school.
Not many people are fond of being judged by professionals, but the Dawson County High School Chorus had nothing to worry about last week in Habersham County. According to director Spencer Wright, the results at the state evaluation "couldn't have gone any better," with all three judges giving the chorus "superior" ratings in every area they were judged.
OAKWOOD - Telling stories and giving gifts, friends, colleagues and former bosses of Lanier Technical College President Russell Vandiver paid homage March 22 to the longtime campus leader and economic development guru. Kenneth Breeden, who led the school from 1975 to 1984, said that when he heard that Vandiver had been named president in September 2010, he thought "lucky Lanier Tech."