For the second consecutive year, Lanier Technical College and its partners in adult education are being recognized at the state level.
Young leaders from Dawson County High School recently attended the Georgia Youth Summit. Held at Rock Eagle 4-H Center, delegates learned about issues affecting young people and how to partner with adults to make their community a better place to live.
The Dawson County Board of Education is considering an agreement with nearby development authorities in an effort to bring faster high-speed Internet technology to local schools.
A local group that promotes literacy spent a day last week handing out dictionaries to third grade students who go to school in Dawson County.
The local chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America is accepting applications for its 2011 scholarship program.
As adults, we'd all like to think we're smarter than a 10-year-old.
Members of a local literacy program honored Dawson County resident Lake Gibson on Sept. 22 for his recent contribution of two paintings to the Adult Education Center.
Krista Morgan, a 2010 graduate of Dawson County High School, has been awarded the Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship.
Russell Vandiver, 57, has a favorite saying: If you continue to do things the same way, expect to see the same results.
Dawson County High School saw a slight decrease in average SAT, or Scholastic Aptitude Test, scores which were released recently.
Correctly installing a child's car seat can be a matter of life and death - quite literally.
In an effort to offer their students, teachers and administrators more flexibility, Dawson County school officials are weighing whether to seek charter system status.
Wal-Mart awarded 10 Dawson County educators with $100 each last week to help teachers pay for classroom supplies.
Like many other students across the country, children at Black's Mill Elementary hopped, skipped and jumped for donations last week to benefit the American Heart Association.
Beginning in the fall quarter, the Dawson County Adult Education Center of Lanier Technical College will present a math class that is sure to help participants through these troubled economic times.
The Dawson County School System is already looking ahead to its newest generation of students.
The Dawson County Public Library will soon play host to a nationally known singer and storyteller.
Each year, the Dawson County school system sets aside a week for "exceptional students."
Dawson County students who otherwise may not have been able to afford college are getting another shot at higher education.
Dawson County voters have decided to extend the Education Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax for a fifth time.
The tax received 398 votes (83.44 percent) in favor to 79 votes (16.56 percent) against it.
Students returned to school last week following a period of wintry weather that left 75 percent of the county without power and nearly 1,000 trees down in the area for several days.
Dawson County voters will get a say this and next week over whether or not they want a 1-cent educational sales tax to continue.
Some students plan and schedule to be the best student they can be. For others, hard work and a thirst for knowledge help them reach for the stars.
With words like "spaceship" flying out of the caller's mouth, the Dawson County System-wide Spelling Bee was sure to make its winner "famous," which, coincidentally, was another of the words that the county's best spellers had to figure out to move on.
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