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.
Friends, family and colleagues gathered last week to bid farewell to Nicky Gilleland, who has worn many hats in the Dawson County School System, from student and coach to teacher and administrator.
With diplomas in hand and tassels turned, Dawson County High School's class of 2009 has entered the next phase of life.
Dawson County Middle School announced Paula Cox as its 2009-2010 Teacher of the Year on May 11.
Express yourself and be creative at the library this summer through the Chestatee Regional Library System Vacation Reading Program.
The more you put into something, most likely, the more you will get out of it.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland described the district's proposed 2009-10 budget as conservative in terms of growth and tax collections.
The Dawson County School System plans to spend the next year evaluating changes to improve educational procedures as a charter school system.
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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