Ernest McGill admits he's missed out over the last five decades.
Dawson County Middle School hosted the Student of the Month luncheon Nov. 20.
Dawson County High School students Olin Bearden, Justin Hodgins, Kale Scott and Seth Stowers competed in the Annual EMC/FFA Career Development Event Nov. 6 at Amicalola EMC in Jasper.
Celebrities flocked to Robinson Elementary School Friday for Celebrity Reader Day.
Robinson Elementary School hosted the Jump Rope for Heart fundraiser Nov. 21.
Being named Student of the Month at Riverview Middle School is quite an honor.
Dawson County has long worked towards creating a completely literate community, aiming to make basic education easily accessible to all citizens through local organizations, such as READ Inc. and the Adult Learning Center.
Faculty from Riverview Middle School and Dawson County Middle School squared off in a charity basketball game Nov. 6 at Dawson County Middle School.
Dawson County 4-H members traveled to Gainesville recently to compete in the area 4-H Cotton Boll and Consumer Contest.
A volunteer at Amicalola Falls decided to give the park a face-lift ... by replacing worn out "Ranger Rick" signs promoting free public programs, with black bear characters holding monthly schedules.
Adventurous Scouts from Dawsonville Boy Scout Troop 422 recently embarked on an excursion to Raccoon Mountain Caverns in Tennessee.
Lions Club International hosts a Peace Poster Contest each year, which begins with a local club sponsorship.
The fifth annual student photography show conducted through the Dawson County Mentoring Program was kicked off Oct. 18 at a reception held at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Three Dawson County High School students participated in the 2008 Youth Summit, where they pledged to help their community in one of four areas: education, health, economic development or safety.
The possibility of losing more than $250,000 of his operating budget has Dawson County's school superintendent planning for cutbacks.
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."