The Dawson County Library will be closed May 27-31 for staff furloughs and the Memorial Day Holiday.
Dawson Student Films, a program under Innovative Youth Development Inc, had its inaugural premiere May 14 at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega.
Dawson County Middle School held its inaugural Career Day on May 14.
Dawson County High School 2007 graduate Dan Cornish completed basic training at Great Lakes Naval Training Center in December.
Georgia School Superintendent Kathy Cox announced Monday she will leave her post at the end of the fiscal year to become the founding CEO of the U.S. Education Delivery Institute.
Dawson County resident Hannah Kathleen Rhodes graduated from homeschool on May 15.
Two Dawson County High School seniors were among five selected from the area to receive a scholarship from the Appalachian Chapter of International Association of Administrative Professionals on April 22.
The Dawson County High School yearbook staff received many awards at the Georgia Scholastic Press Association's annual awards banquet on April 29.
Pia Adolphsen of Dawsonville received a Bachelor of Arts degree in German Studies, she also graduated Magna Cum Laude, during May commencement exercises at Agnes Scott College.
Elaine Wilson has been through ups and downs with the Dawson County School System over the past four decades.
The city of Adel is a long way from Dawsonville.
Robinson Elementary School teacher Teri Wilkins said the annual partners in education field trip is a rite of passage for fourth grade students.
Local scouts in Dawson County took time out in March and April to collect food for a local charity that provides for those in need.
Local students got a glimpse at a variety of occupations last month during the fourth annual Dawson County Fifth Grade Career Fair.
Dawson County Emergency Services invites all current sixth and seventh graders to attend the Junior Fire Academy this summer.
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.