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It took the hard work of a handful of people to establish the Georgia Mountains Unitarian Universalist Church (GMUUC) in Dahlonega.

A sweeping multi-agency drug investigation into a suspected methamphetamine distribution network began unassumingly more than year ago with the initial suspicions of Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office

If you hear a little extra commotion on the square this weekend, don’t worry, it’s by design.

The National Security Agency's GenCyber Program has awarded the University of North Georgia a grant of $99,381 to host its fourth annual GenCyber Warrior Academy on June 20-29.

Unwind North Georgia

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By Shana Toney

Few people find a job they love at the tender age of 14 — Jenica Maxwell, now owner of Vanna BBQ, is one of those lucky few.

Sports for Subscribers

Lady Indians standout basketball player Mackenzie Pulley took the first step in taking her skills to the collegiate level when she signed a letter of intent to play basketball for Grace College in northern Indiana during a signing ceremony held at the LCHS auditorium recently.

LCHS seniors Harrison Spivey and Esteban Ramirez were both honored for the hard work they put on the pitch for the Indians during the 2019 soccer season when they were selected for the Region 7-AAA All-Region team recently.

Four members of the LCHS girls soccer team had their fantastic 2019 seasons receive much deserved recognition when they were named to the Region 7-AAA All-Region team recently.


Mr. Johnny Ray Hood, age 59, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019.

Mrs. Jo D Carder, age 90, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord surrounded by her beloved family on Sunday, May 12, 2019.

Mrs. Cora Kathleen Fitts, age 91, of Dahlonega passed away May 9, 2019.

Mrs. Fitts was born in Union County on January 9, 1928 to the late Homer and Mabel Wilkins Gooch.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Ralph Fitts; sister Blondene Bryan; brothers Glen Gooch, William Gooch, Tom Gooch, Ervin Gooch, and Ned Gooch.

The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812