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A spontaneous marriage proposal picture snapped by photography enthusiast Ann Larsen at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, N.C.

Broadband for rural areas presents a classic “chicken or the egg” situation, states the final report of the committee on rural high speed broadband.

A recent intruder readiness seminar came in handy Sunday morning at St.

With the constantly changing weather conditions in north Georgia, first snow and ice and then temperatures in the seventies, it is difficult to know how to plan for our spring gardens. 

Plenty of hot topics were served up alongside warm breakfast at the University of North Georgia’s Continuing Ed facility last Friday.

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The Mountain Traveler, the area’s most comprehensive guide to experiencing Northeast Georgia, marks its 25th anniversary in a Fall issue arriving this week.

Sports

With the Area Duals postponed due to inclement weather, the Indians varsity wrestling team had a busy week on the mat last week as they competed in both the Area Duals and the State Duals in a five-day span.

It started with an innocent lunch of buffalo wings with my friend and LCMS head girls soccer coach Bryan Fagan.

It has become a tradition of sorts for us to meet up for some food and talk about video games, sports and the like whenever we can get our schedules to match up. 

The Indians varsity basketball team became just the third boys team to win back-to-back Battle of the States championships in the 23 year history of the three-day tournament hosted by Towns County when they defeated Towns County in the finals on Friday, Dec. 30, solidifying their spot in the history books.

Obituaries

Phyllis Margaret Andrews, age 96, of Birmingham, Ala. (formerly of Dahlonega, Ga.) passed away on Wednesday January 11, 2017.

Phyllis a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, was always full of energy and loved life.  She will always be remembered for her witty sense of humor.

Ronald “Ron” Cole Lingerfelt, age 64, of Suches, Ga. passed away suddenly on Tuesday January 10, 2017.

“There is a friend who sticks closer than a brother” Proverbs 18:24

Lois Evelyn Ray, age 81, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away on Tuesday January 10, 2017.

Lois was a native and lifelong resident of Dahlonega, Ga.  She was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church.  Lois will always be remembered as loving mother to her sons and memaw to her granddaughters.

The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812 

 

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