Sen. Chip Pearson, R-Dawsonville, has honored Bradley Weaver with an official Senate Resolution (SR 839) commending the Dawson County resident for winning the National Future Farmers of America Agricultural Sales-Entrepreneurship Proficiency Award.
One word to describe Kilough Elementary School's Tracey Compton?
Local school officials are preparing to tighten belts districtwide as they ready for another round of state funding cuts.
Sadie Hardsey is about six years away from graduating high school, but she knows what she plans to be when she grows up.
A Dawson County Chick-fil-A employee was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship for her service, academic excellence and leadership in the community.
Big plans for Dawson County's alternative school are moving forward.
School nurses are an integral part of the team effort that supports student success. In recognition of their hard work, May 12 was celebrated as National School Nurse Day.
Rebecca Brandt of Dawsonville was selected as recipient of the $1,000 ABC Literary Scholarship from the Dawson County Chamber of Commerce and the Reading Education Association of Dawson County.
With a father who is a sheriff's officer, Taylor Swafford knows a thing or two about law enforcement.
A drastic reduction in state funding has local school officials looking at ways to save while still providing a quality education for students.
A 13-minute Civil War documentary made by two Riverview Middle School students is on its way to an international competition after winning big at the state level.
Both middle schools in Dawson County held field days last week to celebrate the year's end with athletics and teamwork.
Six students from Dawson County Middle School were honored by the Dawson Optimist Club on May 17.
Not only is the class of 2010 Dawson County High School's largest, it's also "one of the most jovial, kind-hearted bunches of kids" counselor Marjorie Poss has had the opportunity to know.
The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.
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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