While it could be nine months before a new elementary school opens in southern Dawson County, officials moved forward last week with plans for a security system in the building.
One local young man found a unique way to work toward his Eagle Scout rank, while at the same time helping seniors, shut-ins and those with special needs.
Thirteen-year-old Michael Putlak was a young man on a mission when he sat down to pen an essay on Veterans Day.
All three Dawson County elementary schools - Black's Mill, Kilough and Robinson - have been named Title I Distinguished Schools.
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.
Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.