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LHS graduate dies trying to save his 6-year-old son

June 23, 2017 by The Ledger

The LedgerDAHLONEGA, Ga. — A 1997 Lakeland High School graduate and his 6-year-old son drowned earlier this week at a waterfall in the Chattahoochee National Forest in northwest Georgia. Joshua Kistler, 38, and his son, Jaxon, were swimming at Dicks Creek Falls ...

2 Lumpkin County teachers arrested in separate incidents

May 3, 2017 by FOX 5 Atlanta

FOX 5 AtlantaLUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. - Two Lumpkin County school teachers have been arrested in connection with separate incidents involving students. According to the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office, Timothy Garner, 59, and Flavio Colunga were both arrested after ...

Lumpkin County schools employee in custody after allegedly threatening students

February 24, 2017 by CBS46 News Atlanta

CBS46 News AtlantaAccording to the post, an anonymous call was made to the department by workers at the suicide hotline, saying the employee made suicidal threats as well as threats against several students at Lumpkin County Elementary School in Dahlonega.

11 apply to be Helena interim school superintendent

May 6, 2016 by Helena Independent Record

Helena Independent Record... of the Atkinson County Schools in Pearson, Georgia. He was a principal in Towns County High School and Coile Middle School in Hiawassee and Athens, Georgia. He was the vocational supervisor for Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega, Georgia.

Former Lumpkin County coach charged with misconduct with girl in Jackson County

April 7, 2016 by Online Athens

Online AthensThe Dahlonega Nugget reported Horne resigned from his coaching job prior to his arrest. Jackson County investigators met with the 16-year-old victim and her parents, the latter who said they felt Horne “took advantage of the position he had within the ...

Local candidates face off in 6 contested races

March 16, 2016 by Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega NuggetElection season kicked off with a bang last week as 17 candidates threw their collective hats in the ring to run for six Lumpkin County positions. ... He currently serves as Assistant Principal at Lumpkin County High School. ... Davis is a retired ...

UNG dual-enrollment program sharpens area students

August 25, 2015 by News at UNG

News at UNGKele Howerton, a senior at Lumpkin County High School, is one of 631 high school students who are dual-enrolled this fall at UNG. ... of North Georgia (UNG) is high school students who are taking advantage of the state's Move on When Ready program ...

Friends, schoolmates remembering teen killed in wreck

January 21, 2014 by WSB Atlanta

WSB Atlanta... COUNTY, Ga. - Students at a north Georgia high school are remembering a classmate killed over the weekend in a car crash. ... "There's a lot of grief today and a lot of sorrow," added Lumpkin County School Superintendent Dewey Moye. Six counselors ...

Crash kills Lumpkin County teen, sends sister to hospital

January 20, 2014 by WSB Atlanta

WSB AtlantaFamily 2 Family · People 2 People · High Q · Tour WSB-TV · Cox Conserves ... Annah Robinson, 16, was killed in a single vehicle crash Saturday night on Rail Hill Road near Dahlonega in Lumpkin County. The driver ... Ward's younger daughter goes to ...

Tornado touches down in Lumpkin County

April 12, 2013 by WSB Atlanta

WSB AtlantaDAHLONEGA, Ga. - A strong line of storms that moved through metro Atlanta Thursday night, brought heavy rain, wind, hail and one confirmed tornado. The National Weather Service said Friday that an EF-1 tornado touched down in Lumpkin County and ...

Student's film racism history in KKK hoods, Teacher put on leave

May 27, 2010 by DigitalJournal.com

DigitalJournal.comA North Georgia teacher at Lumpkin County High School is on administrative leave and could lose her job after she allowed four students to dress in costume Ku Klux Klan outfits for a final project in a high school class on Racism Thursday ...

KKK Reenactment: Ground-Breaking High School History Lesson, or Extremely Bad Taste?

May 26, 2010 by CBS News

CBS News... Georgia history teacher is probably wishing she had stuck to the remembering part and not the whole bring-it-back-to-life with full Ku Klux Klan costume garb part. Catherine Ariemma teaches honors history at Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega, Ga.

Catherine Ariemma, Georgia high school teacher, in hot water after students wear KKK robes in school

May 25, 2010 by New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsA Georgia history teacher could be fired after allowing four students to wear mock Ku Klux Klan attire for their final project. Catherine Ariemma, who teaches an advanced placement course that combines U.S. history and film at Lumpkin County High ...

Georgia Teacher Allowed Kids to Wear Klan Uniforms

May 25, 2010 by Gawker

GawkerCatherine Ariemma is a history teacher at Lumpkin County High School in Dahlonega, Georgia. She has "a perfect record." Until now! Because she let a bunch of her students dress up in Klan outfits, in school, for a "video assignment." What's the first ...

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