The Dawson County School System plans to spend the next year evaluating changes to improve educational procedures as a charter school system.
Dawson County Emergency Services invites all current sixth and seventh graders to attend the county's inaugural Junior Fire Academy, July 27-31.
Last week, one of the county's most invaluable non profit organizations, READ, installed new Executive Director Sandy Lipkowitz as the commander in chief to head up the program.
Each year, one teacher from each school in Dawson County is recognized and named as a teacher of the year.
Dawson County High School will bid farewell this weekend to the class of 2009.
Sometimes, a band-aid is not enough to make the pain go away after a young child falls off his or her bicycle, and it's certainly not a safety precaution to protect children from unintentional injuries such as bicycle accidents.
In the past three weeks, about 300 fifth grade students throughout the county have been awarded and recognized for completion of a 12-core lesson course known as CHAMPS.
One group of students at Dawson County High School is doing their part to keep alive the memory of classmate and senior, Kolton Findley, who lost his life in a single-vehicle wreck on April 17.
Not being able to pay the bills or put food on the table is a struggle for some, fear for others, and an unimaginable way of life for those more fortunate.
Four years ago, Southern Catholic College welcomed its inaugural class of students.
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.
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.
Carmen Dauset Moreno, also known as the Spanish dancer Carmencita, originally from Spain, is known for making flamenco dancing popular in the U.S.
Students interested in taking religious education classes have a way to learn and gain graduation credit at the same time.
Growing up, Tesela Dutton wanted her first car to be a truck and her first job to be in a garage.
A team of students from a local college has ranked nationally in a skill completion.
Getting a tablet or any other technology device can be overwhelming and sometimes frustrating if it is not known how to use. However, the Dawson County Library is there to help.
In a continued effort to give Dawson County students the best education possible, the board of education has renewed its contract with a local college.
With the budget for the next fiscal year set, the Dawson County Board of Education has set its sights on the school system's millage rate.
With school out for the summer, one local hang-out for kids is keeping Dawson County's students engaged in learning.
During the summer months, there are not students roaming the halls of area schools, but come August, when class is back in session, officers charged with securing their safety plan to be ready in the event of a dangerous situation.
The Dawson County Library was flooded with kids looking for food, fun and learning last week during the Edible Science display.
Dawson County residents will have a chance to honor a late teacher and historian with the gift of life.
After jumping in a cold lake in February for three years in a row, Brian Burke has decided to find a warmer way to raise money for literacy.
In an emotionally uplifting commencement ceremony at Free Chapel, 1,111 students graduated from Lanier Technical College on June 13.
Students on summer vacation enjoyed a soot-covered and wet time during the recent junior fire academy.
The Dawson County Board of Education set the budget for the upcoming fiscal year at $33.9 million during a meeting Monday night.