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The children of Dahlonega deserve a place to learn dance. And Kelli Roberts, a junior at Lumpkin County High School is here to give it to them. 

The hotly-contested demolition of both the Parks and Butler buildings could be mere days away.

If you haven’t been on the downtown square for a few months, or just a couple of days, you may not recognize the place.

News stories of the purging of voter rolls and concerns over Georgia’s voting machines and having no paper backup have many people across the state concerned and confused.

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The LCHS varsity softball team fell to third place in the Region 7-AAA standings behind North Hall after defeating Dawson County and falling to East Hall in conference play last week.

The LCHS varsity softball team maintained sole possession of second place in the Region 7-AAA standings after winning big against Rabun County and losing a heartbreaker in walk off fashion versus Union County last week.

The Lady Indians started the week with a non-conference away game with the Rabun County Lady Wildcats on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

The Lumpkin County varsity football team improved to 2-2 on the season when they mounted a second half comeback to defeat the Gilmer Bobcats 23-13 at The Pit at Pettit Field on Friday, Sept. 7.

It was a win said LCHS head football coach Shane Williamson that proved that the Indians could get past adversity.


Madelein Mary Carlier, 56, of Cumming passed away on September 9, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Bertie Marie Carnes, 88, of Cumming, passed away on September 2, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Frances Marie Beck, 77, of Calhoun, died at Redmond Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 following a sudden illness. Marie was born in Dahlonega, Georgia on October 5, 1940. She was the daughter of the late Claude and Annie Seabolt Lingerfelt. Her husband, Lamar Beck, also preceded her in death in 2014.

Reverend Alton E. Moore, Jr., 69, of Suches, GA, went quietly in his sleep to out run us to the Father’s House, Saturday, August 18, 2018. One of Al’s favorite quotes was from John Wesley, “...that a preacher ought to be ready to preach, pray or die at a moment’s notice.” He truly lived this to the very end of his earthly life.

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