Dawson County High senior Allyson Orr didn't set out to become her school's STAR student. But after posting a 1930 on the SAT, that's exactly what she accomplished.
Not content to stand by and await a budget verdict, supporters of the school nurse program are rallying to preserve state funding.
Students at Kilough Elementary School had the opportunity to step back into time on Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday with "Honest Abe" himself.
A high school art project landed designs of several Dawson County students on display at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Gainesville State College leaders of past and present gathered at noon Jan. 28 to celebrate the grand opening of the $8.2 million expanded and renovated student center.
The task of finding a job can, at times, be difficult and applicants are at the mercy of several different factors that determine employment including meeting qualifications and number of years of experience, to having a disability or a felony on their record.
A new organization hopes to rekindle children's interest in reading, starting with Dawson County's youngest residents.
A proposal that would eliminate state funding for school nurses worries Rebecca Rhoades.
Andy Castleberry, a seventh-grader from Riverview Middle School, won the county's systemwide spelling bee Friday.
Jerri Greer of Dawson County High School was named Outstanding Teacher Of The Year in the Exceptional Students Department during a recent board of education meeting.
The Riverview Middle School Fellowship of Christian Athletes club spent the two weeks before Christmas break sponsoring a canned food drive to support the local Dawson County RIC Rack food bank.
Students from the fourth and fifth grades participated in Kilough Elementary School's spelling bee Friday, Jan. 9.
Though enrollment in the Technical College System of Georgia swelled nearly 4 percent in the past year, state funding of the 33-college system has diminished by 8 percent since July.
Dawson County students are taking part this week in a new program that can better prepare them for life beyond high school.
The Dawson County Woman's Club named Dawson County High School sophomores Katie Simmons and MacKenzie Myers as winners of the 2009 Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership award.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering adding a position that could save the school system money over the long term.
The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.