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 Library has a new tutoring program in the works for the fall that will assist students with their homework.
During the Imagery "C" school graduation at Navy Marine Corps Intelligence Training Center (NMITC) in Dam Neck, Va. on July 18, 2008, ISSN James E. Holley, USN, received the Naval Intelligence Foundation's "Outstanding Graduate" award from Commanding Officer, Center of Naval Intelligence, RDML Norman R. Hayes, USN.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) has named the Dawson County Public School System a SACS Super System.
The Dawson County Board of Education set the 2009 millage rate following a special called meeting July 17.
The annual Bookbag Pickup program is currently under way. Family Connection, KARE for Kids, Ric Rack, the Dawson County School System, Bethel United Methodist Church and The Father's House have all teamed up to provide needy students with bookbags and school supplies.
Lanier Technical College student Daniel Blackstone won first place in state at the Skills USA Championship competition in Dublin this past April.
The Dawson County Board of Education awarded Ingles Store Manager Jim Young with the Exceptional Advocate Award during the board's regular meeting July 7.
United 2008, a concert showcasing five Atlanta-area bands, debuted at the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame as part of the museum's summer music festival, June 28.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Teresa M. Gunn of Dawsonville recently graduated cum laude from Washington State University with a bachelor of arts in human development.
Anna Fearon Brawner and David Joseph Sexton, Jr. were both recently named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Samford University. To qualify for the honor, a student must have earned a minimum 3.5 grade point average out of a possible 4.0 while attempting at least 12 credit hours of coursework.Samford, with an enrollment of ...
Ariel Buttram, 14, is on her way to earning the silver award as a Girl Scout. Buttram has set up boxes around Dawson County to collect stuffed animals that she will then donate to emergency services, hospitals and fire and police departments, so officials can distribute them to children in crisis situations, or who have illnesses, to comfort them.
The 47th annual Natural Resources Conservation Workshop was held June 8-12. The event was hosted by the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton. The workshop has graduated approximately 11,410 graduates and this year was enjoyed by 159 Georgia high school students including eight students and their two chaperones from the U.S. Virgin Islands. Students came from throughout Georgia and attended the week's activities of field trips and classroom functions ...
For the second year, Robinson Elementary's entryway is full of pumpkins.