Lumpkin County Manager Stan Kelley was presented with a framed resolution, resolving to name what was once the old library building the Kelley Building, which will be home to the Development Services staff once completed. Kelley was honored in front of friends and family as well as former commissioners and other elected officials of Dahlonega and Lumpkin County, during the Nov. 17 Board of Commissioners meeting.

County manager surprised by building dedication

Stan Kelley knows about every item on the agenda each time there’s a Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners meeting. As county manager, it’s his job, and a job he does well. This made it difficult when the board decided to honor his legacy as Lumpkin…

Patrol cars rammed in wild pursuit


A Dahlonega woman is in jail after she allegedly rammed a pair of patrol cars with her pickup truck and attempted to run over a deputy during a 60-minute high-speed chase that crisscrossed through

Spans of the Past

A Toccoa landmark is about to receive new life, as the Broken Bridges area in Toccoa is set to become a focal point of a 10-mile waterway trek. Broken Bridges over the Tugaloo River arm of Lake Hartwell has been a landmark along the Georgia/South Carolina border for well over 140 years. The...

Lake Living Spring 2020: Events Calendar

FRANKLIN    Friday, June 12, 7-9 p.m., Main Street Music featuring Second Time Around in downtown Lavonia at the Gazebo.    Friday, June 26, 8:30-10 p.m., Movies Under the Stars, “Up,” at Lavonia Memorial Park.    Saturday, June 27,...