Becca Bishop, 14, is heavily active in community-life in Dawson County.
Dawson County Middle School hosted the first Student of the Month luncheon Sept. 18.
The Bowen Center for the Arts will host another Young Performers Series on Sept. 19 at 7 p.m.
Brittney Goswick, an employee of Chick-fil-A in Dawsonville, recently won the national $1,000 Chick-fil-A Leadership Scholarship.
Dawson County Parks and Recreation has teamed up with the Dawson County School System and The Nordson Corporation to bring a program targeted at middle-school aged girls called GOAL.
The Dawson County School System has created a new scholarship in honor of Betty Long, a longtime high school employee who passed away on Aug. 21 after battling an extended illness.
Dawson County Retired Educators Association presented its first scholarship award to Dolly Henson, paraprofessional in the special education department of Dawson County High School.
School may be back in session, but the pool at Dawson County Veteran's Memorial Park is still open.
Christopher Bywaletz, 13, of Dawsonville was selected to join a prestigious group of other students enrolled in K-12 online schools across the country to participate in the national Making Waves Leadership Camp.
"It's ironic that I had to take out a loan to win money," said Kilough Elementary School teacher Catherine Holcombe, who recently won the Georgia Federal Credit Union's 50th anniversary grand prize drawing for a $5,000 mortgage payment.
Do you have a favorite teacher who deserves to be recognized? If so, stop by your local Wal-Mart or Sam's Club location through Aug. 17 to submit a nomination for the Wal-Mart Foundation's Teacher of the Year program.
Jeffrey Hazard and Amber Loggins, both of Dawsonville, were among the 271 students named to the Reinhardt College dean's list for spring semester 2008.
The Forsyth County branch of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a mentoring program serving Dawson, Hall, Forsyth and North Fulton counties, became an independent organization June 24.
Dawson County 4-H senior members Stephanie Mize and Audra Vaughters recently traveled to Atlanta for the annual State 4-H Congress.
The annual Dawson County High School two-week Summer Band Camp wrapped up last Friday at Rock Creek Park. Nearly 65 Dawson County High School
The Dawson County High School JROTC has a new badge to proudly display on cadets' uniforms. The program was named an "honor unit with distinction," the highest award given, during a March 28 regional formal inspection.
The Lakeview Center was a sea of army green as Dawson County High School JROTC cadets gathered in formal dress for the third annual JROTC Military Ball. The March 23 event saw a turnout of more than 150 people, including cadets, students, parents and faculty.
Athletes from both Dawson and Lumpkin counties will gather next week at Riverview Middle School to compete in this year's Special Olympics. The games will be held for the first time at the school from 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. April 10 at the middle school.
Not many people are fond of being judged by professionals, but the Dawson County High School Chorus had nothing to worry about last week in Habersham County. According to director Spencer Wright, the results at the state evaluation "couldn't have gone any better," with all three judges giving the chorus "superior" ratings in every area they were judged.
OAKWOOD - Telling stories and giving gifts, friends, colleagues and former bosses of Lanier Technical College President Russell Vandiver paid homage March 22 to the longtime campus leader and economic development guru. Kenneth Breeden, who led the school from 1975 to 1984, said that when he heard that Vandiver had been named president in September 2010, he thought "lucky Lanier Tech."