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For the 63rd year Gold Rush Days is coming to the Dahlonega public square.

In the final installment of The Dahlonega Nugget's five-part series introducing the candidates for the upcoming city elections, The Nugget will focus on the three contenders runni

The new Chamber of Commerce president is ready to get to work serving Dahlonega and Lumpkin County.

School Bus Safety Week runs through Friday this week, but “for us,” said Head of Operations for Lumpkin County School System Greg Trammell, “it’s all month.”

The longtime director of Camp Wahsega 4-H Center is facing child pornography-related charges following an extensive investigation that began with an anonymous cyber tip last month, according to off

Sports for Subscribers

When Lumpkin traveled to East Hall on Wednesday, Oct 4, for the Region 7-AAA Softball Tournament things didn’t go as the Lady Indians varsity softball team had planned, as they lost a heartbreaking, come-from-behind, late inning game to number one seed East Hall before losing to North Hall in the third/fourth place game.

The Lady Indians varsity softball team finished its regular season and jumped right into the first round of the Region 7-AAA Softball Playoffs with much success last week.

The LCHS varsity volleyball team continued to up the single-season wins record when it won 2-of-4 matches last week, recording the team’s 17th and 18th wins of the season.

The Lady Indians started the week hosting Lanier Christian and region rival East Hall at the Longhouse on Tuesday, Sept. 19.


Joann Long Cavenaugh, wife of Ed Cavenaugh, died on October 6, 2017 in her home at Brookdale Senior Living in Greenville, N.C. at the age of 81.

Charlotte Rouse Phillips, age 86, of Dahlonega passed away on October 7, 2017.  Mrs. Phillips was a 50 plus year member of Dahlonega Baptist Church.  Charlotte worked at BBandT bank for 25 years, she loved her children and grandchildren dearly and enjoyed taking trips with her sisters and friends.  Mrs. Phillips loved to bake and was known for baking the best cakes in Dahlonega.

Mrs. Judith Marie Grote, age 75, of Dahlonega passed away Monday, October 2, 2017.

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