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A local father and his 6-year-old son drowned near a busy swimming hole at Dicks Creek Falls last Tuesday afternoon.

Dahlonega mayor Gary McCullough's condition has improved days after suffering a stroke on Saturday, June 24, according to emails sent out to city council members.

A local electric membership corporation has seen two changes in three years in its top administrative office, but Rick Wood, chairman of the company's board of directors doesn't want to discuss the

A local peacock has flown the coop and made a new home in the front yard of Lumpkin County resident Betty Florence. 

A local father and his 6-year-old son drowned near a popular swimming hole at Dicks Creek Falls Tuesday afternoon.

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The Lady Indians varsity soccer team showed off their ability to score in bunches and finish games when they defeated both Lakeview and Wesleyan last week to remain undefeated and improve their overall record to 3-0-0.

It had been a long season filled with injuries, hard knocks and lessons learned for the LCHS wrestling team, and through it all they thwarted any adversity which came their direction and claimed victory for those who heralded the success of the purple and gold with the mantra “Believe.”

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.


Judith Virginia Moore, age 70, of Dahlonega, GA passed away on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Judith (Judy) was the daughter of the late James Edward and Bonnell Gilbert Parks.  She is also preceded in death by her sisters, Janet Gearin and Rose Thilges.

God called home one of His loyal and devout believers on Wednesday June 21, 2017. 

Dr. Larry Turner Ball, 86, passed away peacefully after battling Parkinson’s disease for 20 years.

Mr. Richard Michael “Ricky” Wright, age 55, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, June 22, 2017 at his residence. 

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