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City budget set for adoption at next meeting

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City of Dahlonega residents should expect to see a decrease in their property taxes and few, if any, increases in service fees when the city council votes to approve the FY 2020 budget at its next

County delivers tax bill decrease

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It looks like Lumpkin County Commissioners are planning to give both unincorporated and incorporated taxpayers an early Christmas gift this year.

School taxes could go up

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It’s the lowest millage rate since 2011, said Superintendent of Schools Dr. Rob Brown, but property owners will be paying more in taxes when the bills go out later this year.

City Election qualifying update

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Qualifying for candidates wishing to run in the 2019 Municipal Election for Dahlonega City Council Post, 4, Post 5 and Post 6 will begin at 8:30 a.m.

Tax Commissioner won't seek re-election

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Lumpkin County Tax Commissioner Rachel Pruitt’s mind is already made up. Her name will not appear on next year’s ballot.

Murder case ends with life sentence

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Robin Black has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after she publicly confessed to the felony murder of her husband Larry Black in a crowded courtroom last Friday morni