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

The Nugget is going to the dogs this week.

And it's all for a good cause.

In the couple of weeks leading up to the implementation of the new Georgia campus carry law, officials and students at the University of North Georgia Dahlonega campus are approaching the change ca


By Margo Booth

The Nugget


Could there soon be a new marshal in town?

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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.


Teresa Hartzell, age 82, of Dahlonega, passed away on June 13th, 2017 following a brief illness.

She was born in Philadelphia, PA and later moved to Boca Raton, FL where she was a long standing resident until moving to Dahlonega.  She lived in Dahlonega for the last 29 years.  She was a collector of collectibles and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

John Hugh Cavender passed away peacefully on June 4, 2017 at the age of 80. He was in his residence in Dahlonega, GA. 

Pamela “Pam” Ellen Teal, age 59, of Dahlonega, GA passed away suddenly on Friday, June 16, 2017.

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