The Dahlonega City Council reversed the Historic Preservation Commission’s recommendation to protect the Parks Building on East Main Street.
Rumors circulating around Dahlonega about a potential deal between the City Council and local businesswoman Roberta Garrett for a parking deck in return for the reversal of the Historic Preservation Commission’s (HPC) denial of Garrett’s application... more
A trio of suspects have been indicted on murder and racketeering charges nearly a year after the violent death of Clermont resident David Keith Cox. “This is a very significant case that involves a very long and detailed investigation,” said Enotah... more
Photo by Ashlyn Stallings Thomas Webster, left, and Brad Skuse, right, get Muno Nyamuranga ready for his next round. UNG students fought for three one-minute rounds at the recent Pike Fights to raise funds for local kids.
A few people got punched in the nose, but when the fighting was over Parks & Rec scholarships for at least 76 Lumpkin youngsters had been funded. And, the fighting was all on the up and up.  The Pi Kappa Alpha chapter on the University of North... more
The Dahlonega City Council reversed the Historic Preservation Commission’s recommendation to protect the Parks Building on East Main Street.
Photo by Ashlyn Stallings Thomas Webster, left, and Brad Skuse, right, get Muno Nyamuranga ready for his next round. UNG students fought for three one-minute rounds at the recent Pike Fights to raise funds for local kids.

News Stories

The Dahlonega City Council reversed the Historic Preservation Commission’s recommendation to protect the Parks Building on East Main Street.

Rumors circulating around Dahlonega about a potential deal between the City Council and local businesswoman Roberta Garrett for a parking deck in return for the reversal of the Historic Preservatio

A trio of suspects have been indicted on murder and racketeering charges nearly a year after the violent death of Clermont resident David Keith Cox.

Photo by Ashlyn Stallings Thomas Webster, left, and Brad Skuse, right, get Muno Nyamuranga ready for his next round. UNG students fought for three one-minute rounds at the recent Pike Fights to raise funds for local kids.

A few people got punched in the nose, but when the fighting was over Parks & Rec scholarships for at least 76 Lumpkin youngsters had been funded.

Wildlife Biologist Mike Brod monitors fire behavior at the Prescribed Fire in January 2015 in Chattahooche National Forest near Toccoa.

Recently, there has been a substantial amount of conversation regarding the future of national forest land in Georgia.

Britany Wiginton

A driver’s license violation led to much more for Britany Wiginton on Sunday evening after the Dahlonega resident was found to be in possession of a 37 grams of methamphetamine and a quarter pound

Sports

Lumpkin power forward Drew Allison dominated the Fannin County Rebels on both sides of the court when the seventh grade boys basketball teams collided in a preseason scrimmage game at Fannin County on November 3.

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A total of 206 runners representing 30 different Class AAA high schools battled it out on the cross-country course at West Georgia in Carrollton at the GHSA State Meet on Saturday, November 7. Among those schools represented was Lumpkin County, whose girls cross-country team had finished fourth at the Region 7-AAA Championship Meet to qualify for the State event.
The matchup between the Spartans of West Hall and the Lumpkin County Indians on Friday, November 6, at the Burial Grounds marked the first game between the two teams since last season's de facto Region 7-AAA Championship game at West Hall to end the 2014 season. This time, both teams found themselves in completely different situations.

Obituaries

Mr. Michael B. Temple Sr., age 57, of Dahlonega, Ga, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2015 at his home following a sudden illness. Michael was born October, 19 1958 in Atlanta, Ga. He spent his youth in Florida and relocated back to Georgia many years ago and spent the rest of his life here.

Tyler Andrew Woody, Sgt., U.S. Army National Guard, age 21, of Dahlonega, GA, passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2015. Tyler was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was a 2012 graduate of Lumpkin County High School and was currently a sophomore student at University of North Georgia. First and foremost, Tyler had a great love for his Mama, Daddy, brother, and sisters.

Heaven openend its gates to its newest Angel. Angel Lynn Grindle, age 27, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away Thursday, November 5, 2015 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, Ga. Angel was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She attended Cavender Creek Baptist Church in Lumpkin County.

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