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The Trahlyta Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, recently presented a one-of-a-kind book to the Lumpkin County Library’s genealogy collection. 

Local businesses have a new advocate in Lumpkin County.

The LCHS varsity wrestling team watched eight of the 11 wrestlers it sent to Sectionals advance to the GHSA State Traditional Championship when the Indians traveled to Greater Atlanta Christian for

The tag line for the musical Forever Plaid is ‘A performance to die for… and they did,’ telling the story of four unfortunate high school pals killed in a car accident on the way to perfor

Unwind North Georgia

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By Shana Toney

Few people find a job they love at the tender age of 14 — Jenica Maxwell, now owner of Vanna BBQ, is one of those lucky few.

Sports for Subscribers

LCHS swimmer Mateo Golloshi swam his way to two third place finishes when he competed at the GHSA State Swim Meet held at the Georgia Tech Aquatic Center on Thursday to Saturday, Feb. 7-9, ending what was a sensational swim career for the high school senior.

LCHS head boys basketball coach Jeff Steele described the feeling as “surreal” after the number six seeded Indians upset third seed North Hall in the first round of the Region 7-AAA tournament to secure a spot in the GHSA State Playoffs last week.

Last week marked another strong start to a season by the LCHS varsity girls soccer team, as the Lady Indians defeated both Union County and East Jackson to start the 2019 season with a 2-0 record.

The Lady Indians got the season started off in grand style when they traveled to take on the Union County Lady Panthers on Wednesday, Feb. 6.


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Mrs. Janett Shreffler, age 83, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, December 11, 2018.

Colquitt Thompson, 63, passed away December 10, 2018 in Dawsonville, Ga., after a car accident. The native of Evans County lived the last years of his life in Dahlonega, Ga. He believed in the Lord and was of Baptist Faith.  In his later years he loved his motorcycles.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Michele.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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