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Sign theft is more than a prank. It’s illegal. And Lumpkin County is currently in the middle of particularly widespread wave of traffic sign swiping.

Indivisible Lumpkin held a town hall meeting  without Senator David Perdue Saturday afternoon, March 18. While the U.S.

If you receive a phone call from someone claiming to be Investigator Chris Pfrogner this week, chances are it’s not him.

All three Lumpkin County elementary schools and the high school “beat the odds” by performing better than statistically expected on the College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI), Dr.

Facing scrutiny from meeting-goers, Dahlonega city councilman Roman Gaddis addressed concerns over the city’s perceived lukewarm response to a building owners’s recent plot to bring a pro-KKK sign

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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.


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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