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Current State Sen. Steve Gooch faces an opponent for his fourth run at the 51st District Senate seat this year.


A March of Dimes donation box was the reported target of a local woman in search of cash at McDonald’s last week, according to officials at the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office.

The Hawkapellas are bringing new harmonies to the University of North Georgia. The group consists of, front from left, Michelle Vatral, Rebecca White, Rachel Leeth, Hailey Lyerly, Mary Hannah Pyeatt and Kyle Patterson: back from left, Amanda Lopez, Trevor Nicholson, Josh Praigg, Ben Paget, Josh Andrew Watkins and Ariel Bettes.  Photo by:  Steve Alexander

While you may not have heard of the University of North Georgia Acapella singing group The Hawkapellas just yet, that could soon change—especially if you come out and see their free show on Friday


A police chase that began in Dawson County came to a surprising end Saturday morning when Darin Shelp voluntarily led officers to the parking lot of Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office, according to of

Emergency responders cover the scene of the fire that destroyed a home in Lumpkin County earlier this week that also took the lives of two young children. Photo:  Matt Aiken

Two Lumpkin County children died after suffering injuries sustained from a fast burning blaze on Rider Spur Monday afternoon, officials said.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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

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


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