A lifelong fascination with space travel and astronomy paid off for a Dawson County man when he was accepted last week to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Endeavor Science Teaching Certificate Project.
Clad in camouflage and heavy coats, junior marksmen and women set out earlier this month for Dawson Forest.
The district's special education program made the honor roll at an annual conference that recognizes the merits of schools statewide.
Dawson County High School's FFA chapter has been on the go this year, especially the past several weeks, according to adviser Reggie Stowers.
A local student got to meet Jimmy Carter after winning an art contest, which encouraged students to create a birthday card for the ex-president.
Young folks from all over Georgia will soon get a chance to take part in this year's youth squirrel hunt, an opportunity for 10-17 year-olds to explore the Dawson Forest with a law enforcement officer.
Students, teachers and parents stopped by Dec. 3 for Dawson County High School's biannual art show open house, a chance for young artists to display and sell some of the semester's pottery and paintings.
Local children tested each other's hand-eye coordination skills last week during Dawson County Library's Gaming at the Library program.
A local law enforcement officer who rolled the dice with blueprints for a board game he invented may soon see his idea expand statewide.
Middle and high school students in the Dawson County school district can get free H1N1 vaccines next week with a permission slip from parents.
The Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering residents a holiday combo deal.
Those looking to help local high school clubs raise money for the upcoming academic year can visit the inaugural Taste of Dawson High, a culinary festival scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria.
It's still three weeks until Christmas, but some kids got a jump start on their holiday wish-lists this year.
The Archbishop and Archdiocese of Atlanta were part of a procession Monday afternoon that welcomed a new president at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville.
There was no red carpet or flashing camera bulbs at Robinson Elementary last week.
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.
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.