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Citing "personality differences," Sheriff Stacy Jarrard verified that Marc Lofton was released by the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) yesterday, July 26, when contacted by The Dahlonega Nugg

Dana LaChance had a dream in opening The Crimson Moon Café 16 years ago—she wanted to create a music venue that would feed the creative spirit.

An alleged out-of-control and intoxicated driver’s dash down Highway 400 ended at the back bumper of a Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office deputy’s patrol car last Wednesday evening.

Ghostly tour guides Penny and Jeremy Sharp prompted an in-depth discussion on matters surrounding after-dark activities in Mt. Hope Cemetery during last week’s city work session.

A Georgia man has embarked on a 600 mile mission, searching for some answers. 

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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.


Margaret Alice Richards Owens, 88, moved on to Glory by the Lord’s Gracious Hand on July 20, 2017, at Willowbrooke Court in Lanier Village Estates, Gainesville, GA.  

Margaret was born April 13, 1929 in Tampa, FL to James Kenneth Richards, Sr. and Lucy Stone Richards.

Ms. Judith Elaine Lancette, 66, of Dahlonega, went to be with her Lord, July 17, 2017 at her daughter's residence following an extended illness.  

Glenda Joyce “JoJo” Tester, age 54, of Sautee Nacoochee, GA passed away on December 17, 2016 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

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