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Just days after a $3.2 million meth lab operation was busted in Dahlonega and Suches, Lumpkin County authorities uncovered two additional locations on Wednesday, Sept.

With the upcoming city elections just around the corner, The Dahlonega Nugget is running a series of candidate Q&A sessions to help better prepare readers for voting day in November.

A massive multi-million dollar drug-manufacturing operation was uncovered and disrupted after a Lumpkin County traffic stop last Thursday.

Even though it was expected, the arrival of Hurricane Irma’s high winds in the area last week had more of an impact in Dahlonega and Lumpkin County than anyone could have predicted.

The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will host its 29th Annual Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride on Sunday, September 24. 

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The Lady Indians varsity volleyball team made program history by surpassing the single-season wins record set in 2014 during a productive and successful week of competition that finished with a strong showing by Lumpkin at the Indian Invitational hosted at the Longhouse on Saturday, Sept. 9.

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.”


Mrs. Ruth Kanaday White, age 88, of Murrayville, GA passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 in her home.  

Anita Milam Patterson of Dahlonega Georgia passed away September 14 at her home.  Anita is survived by Richard Lowry; her two daughters, Lori Pacheco and Michelle Dixon; and her sister, Linda Stevens.  Anita was a retired school teacher from Lumpkin County High School.  She attended Dahlonega Baptist Church.

Mrs. Betty Jo Cooper, age 81, of Oakwood, GA, formerly of Dahlonega, GA, passed away on Tuesday evening, September 12, 2017.

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