Dahlonega's reputation was taken hostage last Thursday.  The act wasn't committed with a knife or a gun, but with a sign.

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With no upfront or maintenance cost, signing on the dotted line for cameras to be placed on 10 school buses is “a no brainer,” said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rob Brown.

Stakes are high at the Putnam County Spelling Bee. 

The pro-Ku Klux Klan sign that caused a stir in downtown Dahlonega on Thursday could be returning to the Public Square as early as next week, according to city officials.

Concerns about personal privacy and the tracking of local citizens are now in the hands of Sheriff Stacy Jarrard.

What could have been a contentious negotiation instead went exceptionally smooth last week, as city and county reps reached an agreement that should help avoid double taxation for local residents.

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The Lady Indians varsity soccer team showed off their ability to score in bunches and finish games when they defeated both Lakeview and Wesleyan last week to remain undefeated and improve their overall record to 3-0-0.

It had been a long season filled with injuries, hard knocks and lessons learned for the LCHS wrestling team, and through it all they thwarted any adversity which came their direction and claimed victory for those who heralded the success of the purple and gold with the mantra “Believe.”

With the Area Duals postponed due to inclement weather, the Indians varsity wrestling team had a busy week on the mat last week as they competed in both the Area Duals and the State Duals in a five-day span.


Bertha Mae Pruitt Stover, age 94, a lifelong resident of Suches, Ga. passed away on Monday, February 13, 2017.

Bertha Mae deeply loved her children and husband of 73 years.  She loved to recount the history of the community and could always make the connection of who was related and how.  We will miss her dearly.

Robert “Bobby” Theodore Miller, Jr., age 51, of Suches, Ga. passed away suddenly due to a tragic accident on Friday, January 20, 2017.

Mary Ann W. Hope, age 92, of Roswell, Ga. passed away on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

Mary Ann was born in Dublin, Ga.  She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.  She was active in her church, taught Sunday School, and served in WMU for many years.  She was a graduate of Georgia College.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

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


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