Adventurous Scouts from Dawsonville Boy Scout Troop 422 recently embarked on an excursion to Raccoon Mountain Caverns in Tennessee.
Lions Club International hosts a Peace Poster Contest each year, which begins with a local club sponsorship.
The fifth annual student photography show conducted through the Dawson County Mentoring Program was kicked off Oct. 18 at a reception held at the Bowen Center for the Arts.
Three Dawson County High School students participated in the 2008 Youth Summit, where they pledged to help their community in one of four areas: education, health, economic development or safety.
The possibility of losing more than $250,000 of his operating budget has Dawson County's school superintendent planning for cutbacks.
Students at Dawson County High School have been able to practice driving without leaving the classroom this fall thanks to a grant from the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
In the midst of a 13-day, 75-county bus tour across Georgia, Republican U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss made a stop in Dawson County and visited students at Kilough Elementary School Monday morning.
Lowe's, a home-improvement store, awarded Kilough Elementary School with a $4,900 Toolbox for Education grant to create a storybook garden and outdoor classroom.
Cameron Millholland, a seventh grader at Dawson County Middle School, was chosen as the overall winner of an essay contest sponsored by the Veterans Affairs of Dawson County. Students were asked to describe the meaning of Veterans Day. Veterans Affairs President Pam Hamalainen surprised Millholland at school Monday morning with the news he had won the contest, which also includes passes to Uncle Shucks Corn Maze and dinner at Longhorn Steakhouse. He will also participate in this year's Veterans Day parade and celebration on Nov. 11. Millholland's essay on his father's military service was chosen over hundreds ...
The convenience store owner who refused to stop selling pipes, often used as drug paraphernalia, for fear of losing customers could find the store embroiled in an even bigger controversy.
Dawson County Middle School recently held its first Math Bee.
Becoming Student of the Month at Riverview Middle School is quite an honor.
In this election year, one political event stands popular with all parties, all challengers and all incumbents: the "takeover" of the Georgia government by hundreds of the state's brightest teenagers.
Dressed in red shirts and carrying red balloons, students at Robinson Elementary School gathered on the playground Monday afternoon to say no to drugs.
Dawson County has never had the honor of having a local student take first place in a statewide writing competition, until now.
Two Dawson County High School students were recognized during the last board of education meeting.
The Dawson County school system was honored by the state Monday night for its financial reporting.
Robinson Elementary School kindergarten teacher Lisa Bessiere has been named teacher of the year for the downtown school.
The State of Georgia is getting ready to roll out a new set of tests for students in order to comply with the Common Core State Standards system.
After nearly two decades of work and the efforts of three teachers, Dawson County High School has a new greenhouse facility.
The Dawson County Board of Education voted unanimously during its Monday night meeting to approve changes to the way the school system handles two long-standing operations.
With budgets set, teachers hired and summer building projects nearing an end, schools across Dawson County eagerly opened their doors to students.
With school starting Thursday, parents, teachers, faculty and students are getting ready for a new school year. Forms are filled out and paperwork submitted, though not all of them concern enrollment.
Dawson County school system teachers and administrators were in full preparation mode for starting classes this week.
Children are ready to see their friends again while parents gear them up for school, which starts back next week.
The Dawson County Board of Education is reviewing new policies that will allow employees to evaluate possession of what was once classified as "weapons" on a case-by-case basis.
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