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.
A local law enforcement officer who rolled the dice with blueprints for a board game he invented may soon see his idea expand statewide.
Middle and high school students in the Dawson County school district can get free H1N1 vaccines next week with a permission slip from parents.
The Dawson County Parks and Recreation Department is offering residents a holiday combo deal.
Those looking to help local high school clubs raise money for the upcoming academic year can visit the inaugural Taste of Dawson High, a culinary festival scheduled for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in the school cafeteria.
It's still three weeks until Christmas, but some kids got a jump start on their holiday wish-lists this year.
The Archbishop and Archdiocese of Atlanta were part of a procession Monday afternoon that welcomed a new president at Southern Catholic College in Dawsonville.
There was no red carpet or flashing camera bulbs at Robinson Elementary last week.
The Dawson County Board of Education heard the concerns and questions of parents in the county last week when they held a public forum to discuss the new five-year plan for the system.
With Halloween only a few weeks away, Riverview Middle School is gearing up for a spooky run for a good cause.
Hightower Academy Teacher of the Year Niki Kenny has been in education for nearly 20 years, five of those in Dawson County.
Dawson county students were paid a visit by a local literacy group last week.
A pumpkin patch has sprouted in the lobby of Riverview Elementary School.
Students with musical interests at the high school will most likely be familiar with the school's director of choral arts.
A new collaboration is gearing up to make sure local children are not going hungry when they leave school and are home on the weekends.
The Dawson County Board of Education is seeking comments from residents to help develop a new plan for students.