Riverview Middle School Student Council members selected the Dawson County Humane Society as their community service project during the 2008-2009 school year.
The Sawnee Foundation is offering seven $3,000 scholarships to eligible high school seniors in 2009.
Dawson County School Superintendent Nicky Gilleland announced Monday night that he will step down at the end of the school year.
Dawson County educators are heralding the state Department of Education's recent decision to relax class-size limits to help school districts cope with budget issues.
Girl Scouts is the premier organization for girls and women to make a difference in the world.
The new Dawson County Middle School opened its doors to students and faculty for the first time in August 2008.
In August 2008, Dawson County High School was named as a Pacesetter School for 2008-10 by High Schools That Work, a program of the Southern Regional Education Board.
A lack of funding has forced a local literacy group to suspend a program that provides free books to children.
The fourth grade students at Black's Mill Elementary School traveled back in time Dec. 16 for a day-long learning experience called "Colonial Christmas."
North Georgia College & State University conferred 278 graduate and undergraduate degrees during the December 2008 commencement.
The fifth grade of Black's Mill Elementary School performed their Christmas musical Thursday, Dec. 18.
Black's Mill Elementary School held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday, Dec. 15, to celebrate the unveiling of its outdoor classroom.
Aromas of coffee beans, vanilla steamers and lattes filled the air at Dawson County High School's annual winter art show last week.
Dawson County High School students spent a day as professionals during Job Shadow Day at Amicalola Falls State Park and Lodge Nov. 20.
When Riverview Middle School sixth grade student Hannah McConnell asked the school's assistant principal Kristi Gerrells if Riverview would help bring in items to send overseas, the answer was "Yes!"
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.
Four Lanier Technical College students have been selected as the college's semi-finalists for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership, or GOAL award, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the Lanier Technical College's GOAL program.
Students from Dawson County Middle School were recently given the chance to have their writing works published for a much wider audience to see.
While it may be quite a way off, local school leaders are looking at ways to help students transition from middle to high school.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs gave his first address to the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce during its monthly luncheon last week.
Dawson County High School has yet another accolade to add to its list - this time in academics.
Dawson County elementary and middle school spellers are warming up and moving on to compete in this year's district spelling bee.
Dawson County School Superintendent Damon Gibbs on Wednesday said the system is prepared for the freezing weather moving into the area this evening.
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