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The winds and rains of Hurricane Irma are long gone, but the all-out emergency response  during that stormy September night has not been forgotten.

Major Mike Ramsey remembers for sure.

A new library for Lumpkin County’s citizens took two steps closer to becoming a reality last week—barring any sudden change between now and the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners regular meeting

The former property manager of Achasta has been sentenced to six months of jail time and 20 years of probation for funneling more than $28,000 worth of the county club community’s funds into her ow

The Dahlonega community showed its appreciation for all United States military veterans last week during many events in the community.

Lumpkin Chief Deputy coroner Frank Goss helped steer the local coroner's office through a very difficult time during the past couple of years.

Sports for Subscribers

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.

The Lady Indians varsity softball team finished its regular season and jumped right into the first round of the Region 7-AAA Softball Playoffs with much success last week.

The LCHS varsity volleyball team continued to up the single-season wins record when it won 2-of-4 matches last week, recording the team’s 17th and 18th wins of the season.

The Lady Indians started the week hosting Lanier Christian and region rival East Hall at the Longhouse on Tuesday, Sept. 19.


Mr. Darrell Waters, age 85, of Dawsonville, passed away Friday, November 10, 2017.

Anthony Vincent Abbatecola, age 21, of Cleveland, passed away Thursday, November 9, 2017 from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.

Anthony was born in Fort Lauderdale, FL on January 22, 1996. He was preceded in death by his grandmother and best friend Linda Steinberg.  Anthony loved life and he loved music and driving fast.  His love for his son was indescribable.

Elizabeth “Bettie” Ross passed away November 8, 2017 in Gainesville, GA.

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The Dahlonega Nugget

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 36,
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
Fax: 706-864-5812