News for Subscribers

To some, Northwoods Drive looks like a circular drive for two personal care homes. They would be mistaken.

From mock interviews with local businesses to opening bank accounts, and learning what expenses they will face to getting advice and asking questions of some Lumpkin graduates, the Senior Capstone

At the same time that our Atlanta counterparts are besieged by traffic jams, the downtown streets of Dahlonega will play host to a much more pleasing kind of jam as the 21st annual Bear on the Squa

The election may not be until November but the field is already filling up with a crowd of contenders for Dahlonega City Council.

Affordable housing for Lumpkin County’s working families is underway on a 16.6 acre tract just off Highway 60 below Pizza Hut. 

Sports for Subscribers

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.


Clifford Alvin Hosler Jr., born June 25, 1946 in New Castle, Pa., passed away peacefully on February 18, 2017.

A loving, selfless, and gentle man, Cliff is a retired teacher from the Miami-Dade County Public School System. 

Kathy Jean Pruitt, age 63, of Dahlonega, Ga. passed away suddenly on Monday, February 20, 2017.

Bertha Mae Pruitt Stover, age 94, a lifelong resident of Suches, Ga. passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Bertha Mae deeply loved her children and husband of 73 years.  She loved to recount the history of the community and could always make the connection of who was related and how.  We will miss her dearly.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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Dahlonega, GA 30533

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