Watercolor artist Oscar Rayneri teaches students at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts in Gatlinburg, Tenn.

Folk School coming to Dahlonega this fall

This October will mark the inaugural premier of the Chestatee Artists Folk School Dahlonega This new event aims to provide unique experiences in selected arts and craft categories for participants with all levels of skill. Lumpkin County Parks…

City Election qualifying update


Qualifying for candidates wishing to run in the 2019 Municipal Election for Dahlonega City Council Post, 4, Post 5 and Post 6 will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Tax Commissioner won't seek re-election


Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner Rachel Pruitt’s mind is already made up. Her name will not appear on next year’s ballot.

Outdoor Adventure


Ready for a true outdoor adventure? Regardless of your experience level, exploring the Etowah River through Dawson County is a great way to spend a day, a weekend or more.

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Senior softball Miners bust out brooms against Kings


The Seniors of Swing, Lumpkin County’s two senior softball teams, experienced vastly different results when the Miners took on the Lake Keowee Kings and the Dahlonega Gold battled it out with the H

Softball team wins home opener, then hits tough stretch


After bouncing back from its season opening loss to White County with a win in its home opener, the LCHS varsity softball team suffered three consecutive losses to Pickens County, Parkview and Peac

Lady Indians begin volleyball season


The start of the 2019 volleyball season didn’t go as LCHS head volleyball coach Haley Dibble or her players had planned when the Lady Indians went 2-6 last week.