Entertainment legend and philanthropist Dolly Parton announced a partnership last month with Georgia's Rotary Clubs to continue in the fight to encourage childhood literacy.
Five-year-old Mason Wood said he is looking forward to "riding the big yellow bus."
A decision made by the Georgia House of Representatives on March 17 has provided a glimmer of hope for school nurses, although the quest to fund the school nurse program is far from over.
The annual Safe Kids of Dawson County campaign got under way last week with a bicycle rodeo at Robinson Elementary School.
Ten Dawson County 4-H members recently returned from the Northeast District Project Achievement competition with honors in their project areas.
Collaborative efforts of the county and Dawson County High School are brainstorming a way to teach high school students about their local government and community operations.
The Development Authority of Dawson County has donated $50,000 to support the Dawson County Adult Learning Center.
Lumpkin County resident Stephen W. "Steve" Gooch was appointed last week to serve as the Ninth Congressional District Representative on the State Board of Technical and Adult Education.
Teresa Conowal says her job has changed drastically over the past four to five years.
Former Dawson County High School Principal Rick Brown will soon be working in the Dawson County School System again.
The 250 copies of the first printing of "Yesterday Once More: A History of the Old Schools of Dawson County" are gone, and almost 100 of a second printing have already been ordered.
Students at Kilough Elementary recently participated in Jump Rope For Heart, a national educational fundraising program that is sponsored by the American Heart Association and the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
"My SUV was stacked to the roof," said Jane Graves of the items that were donated during a community service project last week.
Dawson County Middle School teacher Beth Jarrett was recognized as the recipient of the Philip Wright Award at the school board meeting recently.
Dawson County High senior Allyson Orr didn't set out to become her school's STAR student. But after posting a 1930 on the SAT, that's exactly what she accomplished.
For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
The Ninth District Head Start program was open Tuesday, thanks to private funding. Staff and parents were notified Monday that the preschool program was reopening, said Kay Laws, Head Start director for Ninth District Opportunity.
October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month, and to celebrate, Riverview Elementary is giving dimes away.