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U.S. service personnel are still fighting and dying in Iraq and Afghanistan, 17 years after the start of the conflict in the Middle East.

Neither the Dahlonega City Council nor the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners has officially voted, but the formation of a joint Tourism Bureau looks to be a definite occurrence by the end of 20

A Dahlonega woman was arrested last week after selling methamphetamine to undercover officers on several occasions at her South Chestatee Street residence, according to agents from the Appalachian

Habitat for Humanity plans a Grand Reopening of its ReStore this weekend, Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

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The LCHS varsity girls basketball team rattled off three wins versus Towns County, White County and Chestatee last week to remain perfect to start the 2018-2019 season.

Whether knocking down big jumpers, diving for loose balls, pulling down rebounds or creating havoc defensively, the Lady Indians have been the epitome of what it takes to win games in the early stages of the season.

The Harlem Globetrotters brought their special brand of basketball antics to the University of North Georgia Convocation Center on Thursday, Nov. 29. 

The Globetrotters put on quite the show while defeating the Washington Generals. 

The Dahlonega Nugget's Winter Sports Special section is now available!


It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Dwight Bebout Lewis at age 90. 

Homer Lee Davis, age 75, of Dahlonega, passed away on December 1, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.  

He was born in Douglas, Georgia to Bryant and Lois Davis on February 8, 1943.  He is also preceded in death by his wife of 31 years Elaine Seabolt Davis, brothers Garvis and Roy, sister ClaraMay and brother in laws Mark and Hoyt Seabolt.

Opal Sue Dempsey, age 78, of Dahlonega passed away on November 28, 2018 following an extended illness. 

Mrs. Dempsey was a long time Dahlonega resident and loved doing word searches and puzzles, she will always be her family’s “Cinderella.”

Mrs. Dempsey is preceded by her parents Joe & Mammie Holtzclaw, and her husband Lewis Dempsey, Sr.

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Dahlonega, GA 30533

Phone: 706-864-3613
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