Last week, fifth grade students from each elementary school in the county participated in the third annual Dawson County Fifth Grade Career Fair at Rock Creek Park. About 250 students had the opportunity to visit close to 20 different stations for about 15 minutes, ...
Recently, Dawson County 4-H members competed at the Northeast Area 4-H Poultry Judging contest in which their poultry knowledge was matched against 4-H members from other counties in the district.
The Dawsonville Lions Club honored four Students of the Month at the club's last meeting for the months of November, December, January and February.
A Dawson County High School art teacher was recognized Saturday by the Woodruff Arts Center in Atlanta for championing the positive effects of art on students.
Friends since childhood, Dawson County High School's 2009 valedictorian and salutatorian are proud of each other and their classmates.
While some spent spring break basking in the sun on a sandy beach or relaxing for a week on the couch, Dawson County High School's Chamber Singers spent five days at the happiest place on earth, Disney World.
For the past five years, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has taught fifth grade students about Choosing Healthy Activities and Methods Promoting Safety, a program also known as CHAMPS.
Grab your partner and do-si-do this Saturday at the second annual Old-Fashioned Barn Dance for children's literacy.
Dawson County Middle School recently held its first oratorical contest, sponsored by seventh grade teacher Jenny Alldred.
For the past 12 years, the Dawson County Sheriff's Office has been offering a program to youth in the county that gives them a glimpse into the duties of local law enforcement.
Dawson County High School students and advisors of Future Business Leaders of America spent the last weekend in March at the organization's state competition in Atlanta, where juniors Brittany MacDonald and Logan Porter brought home awards.
According to Wayne Chelf, principal at Dawson County High School, the three most dangerous nights in the lives of high school students are homecoming, prom and graduation.
Whoever said diamonds are a girl's best friend never met Brittany McCoy.
Entertainment legend and philanthropist Dolly Parton announced a partnership last month with Georgia's Rotary Clubs to continue in the fight to encourage childhood literacy.
Five-year-old Mason Wood said he is looking forward to "riding the big yellow bus."
The Dawson County Board of Education on Monday approved a tentative $32.3 million budget for fiscal year 2014, which represents a drop of about $3 million from 2013.
Spaces are quickly filling for Dawson County Sheriff Billy Carlisle's annual junior law enforcement academy.
Fifth graders from across the county graduated as C.H.A.M.P.S. during a ceremony and celebration May 6 at Dawson County Middle School.
The weather may have been chilly on April 27, but the dancing and barbeque helped keep everyone warm.
It was a night of checks, medals and chords for Dawson County High School seniors as students attended an event in their honor.
Two Dawson County stars - one on the basketball court and the other on standardized testing - finished a close race for head of the class after three years of competing.
Members of the local education and historic communities gathered last week as Robinson Elementary dedicated its media center to the memory and life's work of a late friend.
Dawson County High School chemistry teacher Laura Hendrix was recently named 2012-2013 Chemistry Teacher of the Year by the Northeast Georgia Section of the American Chemical Society.
A deal to relocate the Dawson County Board of Education's central office to downtown Dawsonville could close next month. During its meeting Monday night, the school board voted 3-0 to approve a contract with Community & Southern bank for the two vacant buildings at 28 Main St.
Each year, staff from Dawson County public schools nominate a teacher they feel exemplifies that special "teaching spirit." At the monthly Dawson County Chamber of Commerce luncheon on April 11 at the Lakeview Center, seven local teachers were presented to attendees and their peers.
The track at Riverview Middle School was awash in a sea of bright blue shirts Thursday as the 2013 Dawson County Special Olympics got under way. "We are part of a group called Connectability that's a partnership between Lumpkin and Dawson counties," said Tricia Owenby, a special education teacher at Riverview and the school's Special Olympics coordinator.
Friday is kindergarten registration for Dawson County schools. Kindergarten registration will be held from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., April 12 at the Rock Creek Park Gym. Registration will be for Black's Mill, Kilough, Riverview and Robinson elementary schools.
The Dawson County High School JROTC has a new badge to proudly display on cadets' uniforms. The program was named an "honor unit with distinction," the highest award given, during a March 28 regional formal inspection.
The Lakeview Center was a sea of army green as Dawson County High School JROTC cadets gathered in formal dress for the third annual JROTC Military Ball. The March 23 event saw a turnout of more than 150 people, including cadets, students, parents and faculty.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather next week at Riverview Middle School to compete in this year's Special Olympics. The games will be held for the first time at the school from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 10 at the middle school.