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Stakeholders at the table agreed there is a need for a public pool in Lumpkin County.

Injuries suffered from a recent house fire proved to be fatal for Susie Ann Self as the beloved local grandmother died on Thursday, several days after her Cane Creek Valley Road residence was burne

CASA’s biggest fundraiser of the year, Dancing With North Georgia Stars (DWNGS), returns to Dahlonega this year.

Lumpkin County’s Community Helping Place (CHP) lives up to its motto. It is truly “Neighbors Helping Neighbors.”

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

The LCHS varsity boys soccer team bounced back from a tough loss in the eighth round of penalty kicks versus Jackson County to start the week by defeating the Buford Wolves in a shutout victory to improve to 4-11 with one match remaining in the 2019 season.

The LCHS golf team continued to enjoy success on the links during the 2019 season when the Indians and Lady Indians defeated East Hall as the two region rivals met up for a round of golf at The Chimneys Golf Course in Winder, Ga. on Wednesday, April 10.

Led by Blake Barrett’s 42, the Indians put on a masterful display at The Chimneys to earn a 45-stroke victory over the Vikings.

The LCHS varsity baseball team won 2-of-3 non-conference games to improve to 13-12 headed into the final week of the 2019 regular season when they defeated Union County, fell to Lakeview Academy and hammered Pickens County on the diamond last week.


Eugene Oberdorfer II, “Gene,” age 86, passed away March 31, 2019.  He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Saralyn (Bonowitz) Oberdorfer, and children, Mike Oberdorfer (Suwanee, GA), Julie (Oberdorfer) Leibel (Steven) (Dahlonega, GA), Robin (Oberdorfer) Kottman (Stacy) (Dahlonega, GA), and six grandchildren.

Trey “Trey-man” Parks, age 8, of Dahlonega, Georgia passed away Monday, April 8, 2019. 

Trey had a passion and love for Spiderman and all motorcycles. 

Mrs. Martha “Granny Faye” Self, age 86, of Dahlonega went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

The Dahlonega Nugget

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