News for Subscribers

Brad Blazek has discovered a unique ability as a counselor.

He is able to listen to people and make them feel that they can share their view without him holding it against them.

Julie Knight-Brown is searching for a crew of 10.

It’s budget time at the Board of Education and the decisions being made right now will most likely impact Lumpkin County wallets.

Two minutes.

Unwind North Georgia

Sports for Subscribers

Learning the fundamentals and building a love for the game were the two most prominent lessons for campers at the Lil’ Indian Baseball Camp hosted at the LCHS baseball field on Monday to Wednesday, June 10-12.

The Seniors of Swing, Lumpkin County’s two senior softball teams, both took to the diamond last week for Clayton League doubleheader action when the Lumpkin County Miners slugged it out with the Tri-State Pickups at Meeks Park in Blairsville and the Dahlonega Gold faced off with the Lake Keowee Lakers at the Rabun Parks Department softball field #6 in Clayton on Wednesday, June 12.


After making an improbable State Playoff appearance last season, the LCHS varsity boys basketball team and LCHS head boys basketball coach Jeff Steele took the first steps toward rebuilding for the 2019-2020 season when the Indians competed in the Summer Shootout Camp held at Flowery Branch and Cherokee Bluff High School last week.


Larry A Stouffer died suddenly of cardiac arrest at his home in Dahlonega on June 1 with his wife and children by his side. He was 72.  Born in Harrisburg, PA, he was the son of the late Emory E. Stouffer and Jacqueline (Diffenderfer) Stouffer.

Rev. Terry Michael Fields, age 61, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Friday, June 14, 2019 surrounded by his family and friends.

Goldin C. Woody, age 78. Senior Chief Petty Officer, US Navy (Ret).

Departed this earth on June 11th 2019, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. In his last days, he was surrounded by his loving family and grandchildren, which were the pride and joy of his life.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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

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