Associate producer Michael Harris (left) talks with Lumpkin County Historical Society president Chris Worick as videographer Wesley Nichols films segments for an upcoming episode of the GPB show Hometown Georgia to air on Oct. 31.

TV show to feature local ghost-towns

Half an hour. That's how long associate producer Michael Harris has to sum up more than a century of history surrounding many of the formerly bustling areas around Dahlonega which have now disappeared. Harris came to town in August to get all the…

UNG students sound off on upcoming protest


by Matt Aiken & Aubrie Brooks  —  University of North Georgia staff and students have been alerted of the approaching controversy on the Public Square.

Outdoor Adventure


Ready for a true outdoor adventure? Regardless of your experience level, exploring the Etowah River through Dawson County is a great way to spend a day, a weekend or more.

Grandaddy Mimm's secret recipe still has plenty of kick

Jack “Mimm” McClure might be surprised to stumble across a jar full of his secret recipe, out in the open at a bar, looking somewhat “artisanal” for “tastings,” with his name boldly emblazoned on the label. 

Volleyball team stays above .500 mark


The LCHS varsity volleyball team’s hot streak cooled off a bit last when the Lady Indians lost three of four games last week, giving the team an overall record of 14-13 with a month remaining befor

Softball team in good position heading into final month


The LCHS varsity softball team picked up a win versus the Lady Panthers of Union County before suffering two straight losses at the hands of Oconee County and Locust Grove when they competed in non