Walking on stage as one of the top five contestants in Saturday night's Miss Dawson County pageant, Kirstie Broadwell smiled confidently at the crowd of friends and family in the audience.
A Dawson County school teacher was recently awarded a grant through Sawnee EMC's Bright Ideas program.
Land of the free, indeed.
Business leaders and public officials honored Dawson County's teachers of the year during a luncheon March 11, where school administrators got to brag on some of the district's best educators.
Tech-savvy teenagers from Dawson County High School brought home awards this month after a successful run at a state competition.
Synergy, the competition clogging team with several Dawson County members, recently competed in the 2010 Clogging Champions of America national clogging competition, the Showdown of Champions.
The Dawson County Board of Education is moving forward with plans to redraw attendance zones to make way for the district's fourth elementary school.
The Dawson County School System will soon be able to pay for some of its projects listed in the latest 1-cent education sales tax referendum.
The scope and makeup of Dawson County's only alternative school has shifted over the years, according to Anthony Guisasola.
Both Dawson County board of education members up for re-election July 20 plan to stay put.
Charles J. Sams has finished the first phase of U.S. Navy training.
Jessica Abe set out to earn a good SAT score that would help her get into the college of her choice.
A local legislator was honored earlier this month for his support of adult literacy efforts.
A state government agency that certifies educational personnel has released the findings of an investigation into Dawson County High School's principal.
An investigation into the ethics of Dawson County High School's principal has led to a nearly month-long, unpaid suspension that begins Monday.
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.
In an effort to further support students, Black's Mill Elementary School offers a one-on-one peer mentoring program.
For the third year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.
A national insurance agency is making a local call to action for the community as a whole to take a pledge to drive safer.
After choosing its eight teachers of the year from all Dawson County schools, the board of education has named its system Teacher of the Year.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.