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.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.
The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.
Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.
Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.
With words like "spaceship" flying out of the caller's mouth, the Dawson County System-wide Spelling Bee was sure to make its winner "famous," which, coincidentally, was another of the words that the county's best spellers had to figure out to move on.
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