With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.
A 13-minute Civil War documentary made by two Riverview Middle School students is on its way to an international competition after winning big at the state level.
Both middle schools in Dawson County held field days last week to celebrate the year's end with athletics and teamwork.
Six students from Dawson County Middle School were honored by the Dawson Optimist Club on May 17.
Not only is the class of 2010 Dawson County High School's largest, it's also "one of the most jovial, kind-hearted bunches of kids" counselor Marjorie Poss has had the opportunity to know.
The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.
Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.
Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.
Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.
Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.
Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.
Pia Adolphsen of Dawsonville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies, she also graduated Magna Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College.
Each year, Dawson County High School puts on its annual art show to display the works and techniques its students learn.
For the third year in a row, Robinson Elementary continues its trend of selling ornaments.
With applications examined and hopefuls interviewed, this year's Hugh O'Brian Leadership Award winners have been announced.
After several decades serving on the Dawson County Board of Education, the local school system bid farewell to board member Cecil Bennett Nov. 22.
Riverview Elementary School students got a chance earlier this month to experiment with forces of physics, chemicals and the human body.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff walked away with 14 awards from the Georgia Scholastic Press Association last week.
Third-grade students at every elementary school in Dawson County received a visit Nov. 6 from a local educational advocacy group.
Dawson County Middle School eighth-graders got a chance last week to build digital thermometers from base components. Now, they're learning to use what they created.
The Dawson County Board of Education has big hopes for what it believes will be a great boon to its students.
The Dawson County JROTC has won several awards and accolades in the past, but last weekend, the Raiders competed for a state honor.
Eighth-graders at Dawson County Middle School recently had a chance to work hands-on with technology students and professors from the University of North Georgia.
Lanier Technical College instructors have nominated 16 students for the Georgia Occupational Award of Leadership competition, according to Kari Register, coordinator for the college's GOAL program.
More than 1,500 schools across Georgia are setting aside time this week to celebrate drug-free students.
The pumpkin patch is full again this year, but you don't have to travel far to get the gourds.
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