The Dawson County Board of Education voted 4-0 on Jan. 11 to make Roger Slaton 2010 chairman.
The state government agency that certifies educational personnel is investigating the conduct of Dawson County High School's principal.
Black's Mill Elementary School held its spelling bee Jan. 15 in the media center, where fourth and fifth grade students competed for the title of spelling champ.
Local rotarians welcomed an 18-year-old native of Scotland last week during the organization's regular breakfast meeting.
Frigid winter weather continued to make its presence felt early this week, disrupting school and travel in parts of Dawson County.
Dawson County Schools will be dismissed early Thursday as the result of a wintry weather forecast.
A career and technical program at Dawson County High School recently received national attention in an education newsletter that promotes academic performance.
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.
The Dawson County Board of Education has taken the next step in finding a replacement for retiring Superintendent Keith Porter.
With ice and snow hitting Dawson County during January and February, students and teachers missed almost two weeks of school.
"As you know, this winter has been especially harsh, which has resulted in nine days of absences due to the inclement weather...," said Dawson County School Superintendent Keith Porter in a letter addressed to parents dated Feb. 21. "The difficult situation with missed days is made worse due to the fact that we started the year two days short of a full student calendar due to budget."