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A fast-burning blaze tore through Dahlonega’s C&W True Value Hardware Thursday evening, bringing much of the metal structure to the ground in a matter of minutes while also damaging the basemen

Local Facebook feeds were in a frenzy last week in response to rumors that the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners had made plans to move the bronze statue of a Cherokee tribesman from the lawn o

The Dahlonega city council unanimously voted to reallocate its approximate $3.8 million share of the 2020 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST) funds for capital outlay projects to focus

Lumpkin County High School ag teacher Malone Harrell was more than pleased with the turnout at the second Rootin' Up Nuggets show the school’s FFA (Future Farmers of America) club has held. 

A fast-burning blaze tore through Dahlonega’s C&W Hardware Thursday evening, bringing the metal structure to the ground in a matter of minutes. 

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For Lumpkin County High School students Keirstin Purvis and Arizona Scheidt, construction class is about more than just swinging a hammer.

As their class builds its second house for Habitat for Humanity, the two seniors have taken on the task of organizing a large portion of the project.

"We arrange for all the materials to be delivered," said Purvis

Lumpkin County sports teams compiled a myriad of success in 2017, making it a sensational year of sports achievement.

In this week's print edition The Dahlonega Nugget takes a look back at the best of the year, including:


• Zach Matthews wrestles way to second-straight State Champion title


When Lumpkin traveled to East Hall on Wednesday, Oct 4, for the Region 7-AAA Softball Tournament things didn’t go as the Lady Indians varsity softball team had planned, as they lost a heartbreaking, come-from-behind, late inning game to number one seed East Hall before losing to North Hall in the third/fourth place game.


Mrs. Frances Deane Harms, age 92, of Dahlonega, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018.

Mrs. Harms was born on March 2, 1925 to the late Oscar and Annie Mae Thurmond New. 

Grace Janice Foster Journigan, age 63, went to be in the arms of her Lord Tuesday, February 6, 2018 after a courageous battle against cancer. 

Melissa Diane Davis, 45, of Cumming, passed away on February 3, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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