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Sheriff Stacy Jarrard is standing by the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office's recent hiring of Officer Marc Lofton despite an online uproar over previous controversies at his former place of employmen

Dahlonega may look a little more colorful lately.

Since Pokemon Go is no longer in style, local residents now have a new reason to go walking around downtown.

The two-year saga of local businesswoman Roberta Green-Garrett's plan to bring a 70+ room hotel to Dahlonega's historic downtown square continued when members of the city's Historic Preservation Co

Over the past three years, Habersham EMC has seen two CEOs resign.

The halls of Lumpkin County High School may be empty but campus is still bustling as construction is underway on a $6-million multipurpose athletic center. 

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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.


Charles Richard Carter, 66, born June 9, 1951, passed away June 29, 2017 from natural causes. 

He was the youngest son of Louis A. Carter and Julia A. Carter who pre-deceased him.

Mr. Billy D. Freeman, age 85, of Dahlonega passed away Friday, July 7, 2017 at The Oaks at Limestone following a period of declining health.

Billy was born June 12, 1932 in Cartersville, Georgia to parents James Howard and Lizzie Highfield Freeman. He was a retired self-employed carpenter and was a member of Christian Church of Adairsville, Georgia. 

Mrs. Emogene “Jean” Clem, age 83, of Dahlonega, GA passed away at her home on Friday July 7, 2017.

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