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School asking voters to extend tax

Voters are being asked by the school system to approve extending the county's 1-cent education sales tax to help fund several needed projects.

October 14, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Young drivers ‘Caught Safe’

Anyone wanting to ride home from school with Daniel Walker knows to put on a seat belt or find another way home.

October 14, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Grad rate sets record

Dawson County High administrators were pleased earlier this year when the school's graduation rate hit 84.4 percent.

October 14, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Testing adult knowledge

From college students and retired teachers, to builders and county officials, they all think they are smarter than a 10-year-old.

October 07, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

Free college/career seminar at Adult Learning Center

The Dawson Adult Learning Center of Lanier Technical College will be hosting a free College/Career Seminar from 4-6 p.m. on Oct. 19.

October 07, 2009 | | Education

Guardian Angel

Spencer Wright has received numerous accolades over the years as chorus director at Dawson County High School.

October 07, 2009 | Michele Hester | Education

4-H members compete

Members of the Dawson County 4-H club recently competed at an area Forestry Judging Contest at Wahsega 4-H Center in Lumpkin County.

September 30, 2009 | | Education

ELOST vote set for special election

Dawson County voters will have the opportunity to extend a current one-cent sales tax for the Dawson County school district for the next five years.

September 30, 2009 | | Education

Pageant set for next month

Girls of all ages should start practicing smiling, waving, walking in heels and wearing a pageant gown for next month's event.

September 23, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton | Education

4-H receives grant

The drought may be over in Georgia, but the message from Georgia 4-H remains clear: Water conservation is important each and every day.

September 23, 2009 | | Education

Organization for parents, teachers and students

Dawson County resident Karen Armstrong knows the importance of a solid education for the county's children, as well as the importance of parent and community involvement within the school system.

September 16, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton | Education

Sign up for library card

September is Library Card Sign-up Month, and Chestatee Regional Library System wants to make sure that all children in Lumpkin and Dawson counties have the smartest card of all - a library card.

September 16, 2009 | | Education

Chick-fil-A awards $1,000 scholarship

Chick-fil-A has awarded more than $25 million in scholarship awards to restaurant team members to help them reach their educational goals and has recently awarded its national Leadership Scholarship to Desiree Ulmer from Dawsonville.

September 09, 2009 | | Education

Governor declares ‘Literacy Week’

According to Sandy Lipkowitz, reading is not just a hobby, but rather an important aspect of life on which everything is based.

September 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton | Education

Porter places sixth in national competition

Logan Porter, a senior at Dawson County High School, attended the National FBLA Conference this summer in Anaheim, Calif., where he represented Georgia in the competition for electronic career portfolio and placed sixth overall in the nation.

September 09, 2009 | By Elizabeth Hamilton | Education

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Articles by Section - Education

Beloved high school art teacher remembered

Dawson County lost a long-time teacher and supporter of the arts last week.

August 12, 2015 | David Renner | Education

Dawson County schools back in session Friday

Summer officially comes to a close Friday, when Dawson County schools start back in session that morning.

August 05, 2015 | David Renner | Education

First Lady Sandra Deal visits Dawson County

Georgia's First Lady was back in Dawson County last week to spread the word on childhood literacy.

August 05, 2015 | David Renner | Education

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