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Hemlock camp meeting June 24

Participants in the Rainbow Family of Living Light made the announcement at 4:20 p.m. last Tuesday. And a local controversy soon followed. 

The Mountain Top Rodeo at R-Ranch in the Mountains delivered two days of boot-stomping excitement for rodeo fans when it held its 29th installment of the annual rodeo this past Friday and Saturday.

A good portion of Lumpkin County citizens will see a significant decrease in the amount they have been paying for home owner’s insurance beginning Aug. 1. 

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Three years ago Sara McClanahan started a free, high-intensity workout program when her husband was stationed at Camp Merrill in the hopes of getting to know the people in her new community. The idea was to build muscles while building relationships and friendships.

The University of North Georgia softball team is headed to Salem, Va.

The Indians varsity football team utilized the wishbone offense with impressive results and received a solid performance from its defensive unit to defeat Johnson High School in a Spring game showdown at Cottrell Field on Friday, May 11.


Connie Kanaday, 87, of Dahlonega, formerly of St. Petersburg, Florida, passed away peacefully in her home on June 6, 2018. 

She worked for the US Government in Florida, California, and Kararchi, Pakistan. It was in Karachi that she met the love of her life, Joe. They were married for 60 years.

Nellie Mae Noblet Grizzle, age 72, of Dahlonega passed away on June 14, 2018.  Mrs. Grizzle was a lifelong Lumpkin County resident and member of Yellow Creek Baptist Church. She loved reading and attending church.

Mrs. Grizzle is preceded by her parents Lawton Noblet mother Pearl Conner and step father Eston Conner and brother Ralph Noblet. 

Lawrence Hugh Roberts, 87, of Cumming, passed away on June 12, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Catherine Mary Pospisil, 88, of Milton, passed away on June 10, 2018. McDonald and Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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