Last weekend locals, tourists and city leaders grappled with the best way to stay protected amidst COVID concerns in Dahlonega and beyond. One local business asked customers to wear masks.

Community grapples with mask management

With precautions in place by the City of Dahlonega to combat the spread of COVID-19 including cancellations of the annual parade and fireworks show, Saturday’s Fourth of July Celebration lacked the luster, and crowd, Dahlonega is used to for the…

Spans of the Past

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A Toccoa landmark is about to receive new life, as the Broken Bridges area in Toccoa is set to become a focal point of a 10-mile waterway trek. Broken Bridges over the Tugaloo River arm of Lake Hartwell has been a landmark along the Georgia/South Carolina border for well over 140 years. The...

Lake Living Spring 2020: Events Calendar

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FRANKLIN    Friday, June 12, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Music featuring Second Time Around in downtown Lavonia at the Gazebo.    Friday, June 26, 8:30-10 p.m., Movies Under the Stars, “Up,” at Lavonia Memorial Park.    Saturday, June 27,...

Color the Sky (Lake Living Spring 2020)

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Imagine looking up into the sky and watching a parade of hot air balloons.  It’s a spectacle that draws thousands of people to northeast Georgia. The Helen to the Atlantic Balloon Race & Festival, launched in 1974, takes place...