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Cagle to hold Military Meet & Greet July 18

Professor Justin Ellis is looking to put down roots in Lumpkin County.

And mulch. 

And vegetation.

Discrepancies in the finances at the office of Lumpkin County Magistrate Judge Randy Pruitt led county officials to call in the Sheriff’s Office June 22. 

It’s no longer an everyday-all-the-time odor emanating from the IsoNova Technologies facility on Red Oak Flats Loop, but the foul smell is still there, especially when the wind is right.

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Three years ago Sara McClanahan started a free, high-intensity workout program when her husband was stationed at Camp Merrill in the hopes of getting to know the people in her new community. The idea was to build muscles while building relationships and friendships.

The University of North Georgia softball team is headed to Salem, Va.

The Indians varsity football team utilized the wishbone offense with impressive results and received a solid performance from its defensive unit to defeat Johnson High School in a Spring game showdown at Cottrell Field on Friday, May 11.


Mr. Thomas Ray Keyes, age 72 of Dahlonega passed away Monday, July 2, 2018.

Tom was born in Washington, D.C. on March 15, 1946 to the late Foil and Anna Mae Reager Ivey. 

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Pam Davis and brothers Phillip, James, William and John Robert.  Tom was an over the road truck driver.  He was known by his family as “King.”

Mr. Jimmy Charles Early, 63, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

Mrs. Jessie Mae Barrett, age 94, of Dahlonega passed away Saturday, July 14, 2018.

Mrs. Barrett was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. She was born on March 13, 1924 to the late Rosco and Maude Sheffield Lingerfelt. 

The Dahlonega Nugget

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