The Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States is holding its annual youth essay competitions for Georgia students.
In another sign of the struggling economy, more than 25 percent of students in the Dawson County school system have prequalified for free and reduced lunch during the 2010-11 school year.
Timothy Thorn wondered what he had done wrong when an officer directing traffic at Dawson County High School motioned for him to pull onto the shoulder of the road last Wednesday afternoon.
Dawson County 4-H member Autumn Callahan placed first recently in a state level science competition sponsored by the organization.
Deputy Stan Harrison knows that he will more than likely be the first shot in the event an active shooter breaks out at Robinson Elementary School where he works as a resource officer.
More than 800 GED students graduated from Lanier Technical College's Adult Education Program on Friday night, the school's largest number yet.
Results from summer retest scores at the high school have confirmed that the Dawson County School System did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress.
Robinson Elementary School teacher Cathy Carlisle said the beginning of a new school year can stir a spectrum of emotion in children and parents.
Angela Cooper and her children walked the halls of Riverview Elementary School on Sunday afternoon.
Officials with a college prep school for athletes have signed a one-year lease to use the campus of a local catholic college, which closed its doors in April.
Until Monday, the closest Quinton Lyons had been to a fire was camping.
Dawson County school officials are holding a special dedication ceremony Aug. 1 for the district's newest school, located on Dawson Forest Road West.
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Dawson County lost a long-time teacher and supporter of the arts last week.
Summer officially comes to a close Friday, when Dawson County schools start back in session that morning.
Georgia's First Lady was back in Dawson County last week to spread the word on childhood literacy.
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