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A concept plan for the use of the property surrounding the Yahoola Creek Reservoir, developed in 2008, is up for discussion by the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners Monday. 

This year’s Spring Special Games were an experience to remember as competitors from 13 Lumpkin and Dawson county schools participated in a day’s worth of competitive activities at the Burial Ground

Neighbors of a proposed development in the Mill Creek area of Lumpkin County brought their concerns to last week’s Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners’ work session.

Lori Banta had always wanted to see a real black bear in the wild.

After last Tuesday’s attack on her beloved pot-bellied pig Piggie, she’s changed her mind.

A three-car collision involving a Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office patrol car will result in charges for a Woodstock man, according to investigators from the Georgia State Patrol.

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Frustrations surrounding the long awaited Frogtown fire station are continuing for the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners.

Depending on who you ask, last Wednesday’s event at Lumpkin County High School was either a “walk out” or a “walk up.”

Some students said they were definitely walking out. Fed up with gun violence, and looking to honor the memory of the 17 students who lost their lives in the tragic mass-shooting in Parkland, Fla., they wanted to make a statement.

Allegations of hazing and alcohol-use led to the suspension of a trio of Greek organizations at the University of North Georgia last week.

“Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Kappa Delta and Phi Mu were all under investigation,” said UNG communications director Sylvia Carson. “As of Friday, the interim suspension has been lifted for Sigma Alpha Epsilon though. That investigation is complete.”


Our son passed away April 13, 2018. Dylan was born April 30, 1998.

Corey Brandt Martin, 33, of Gainesville, passed away on March 21, 2018. Byars Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Stephen Allen Deal, 62, of Cumming, passed away on April 11, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Tommy Jay Carney, 82, of Dahlonega passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

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