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WATCH: Ex-Georgia teacher grabbed student by throat, slammed him onto table  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Surveillance video of a Lumpkin County high school teacher allegedly grabbing a student by his throat, throwing him onto a cafeteria table and dragging him ...



Schools prepare for start of new year  Dahlonega Nugget

It's that time of year again, when parents fill the aisles at local stores buying up school supplies, new backpacks and first-day-of-school outfits.



-High interest classes for middle school students | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

With the new school year comes new opportunities for our middle school students in Lumpkin County. CTAE (Career, Technical, Agricultural Education) offers ...



-Reaching the Summit - An alternative to alternative education | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

Most school systems, if not all, have an alternative school option for their students. Some of these alternative schools are separate schools within the district, with ...



-High school and Habitat For Humanity team up to make a difference  Dahlonega Nugget

Big things are happening right behind Lumpkin County High School. With the help of local leaders from Habitat For Humanity, a group of hard-working students ...



LCHS students walk out and up  Dahlonega Nugget

Depending on who you ask, last Wednesday's event at Lumpkin County High School was either a “walk out” or a “walk up.” Some students said they were ...



-Lumpkin Literacy Spelling BEE gets new home at high school  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin Literacy's Queen BEE, Erin wants everyone to know this year's Adult Spelling BEE will have a new home at Lumpkin County High School.



Coach's potential firing sparks outcry  Dahlonega Nugget

Rumors of the possible dismissal of a popular Lumpkin County coach and teacher prompted over 50 impassioned parents to show up at last week's Board of ...



Seniors cram for real-world challenges  Dahlonega Nugget

Nearly 300 Lumpkin County High School seniors took one more step forward in “preparing for life after May 18,” during the second annual Senior Capstone Day, ...



-High school students learn lifesaving skills  Dahlonega Nugget

With the aim of taking learning out of the classroom and into a more real-life experience, Lumpkin County High School conducted its annual mass casualty ...



Virtual Reality offers in-class field trip experience  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin County is the one of the first school systems in the state of Georgia to provide virtual reality (VR) technology to every school in its system.



Contenders compete for District 4 seat  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin County Republicans will chose between Clarence Grindle, Jeff Moran and Mark Zeller on the Primary ballot for the Board of Commissioners District 4 ...



Community Calendar - September 12, 2018  Dahlonega Nugget

Community Events Community craft fair and flea market Sept. 15.



Mock Trial Team wins awards at Region  Dahlonega Nugget

The Lumpkin County High School Mock Trial Team walked away with four Outstanding Witness awards from the Regional Competition held earlier this year.



Top 10 Lumpkin County sports stories of 2017  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin County sports teams compiled a myriad of success in 2017, making it a sensational year of sports achievement.



Meet the Candidates for 2018 races  Dahlonega Nugget

For the first time since 2010 Lumpkin County voters will have to wait until the November General Election to learn who will win the open seats on the Board of ...



$6 Million building project underway  Dahlonega Nugget

The halls of Lumpkin County High School may be empty but campus is still bustling as construction is underway on a $6-million multipurpose athletic center.



-Gold Museum to offer historical crime scene hike and escape room  Dahlonega Nugget

The Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site will be offering “Crime and Punishment”, three historical hikes that will highlight some of Dahlonega's most ...



Election Update: Moran to face Gay in race for county commission  Dahlonega Nugget

The votes are in and Jeff Moran has won the race for the Republican nomination for the District 4 Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners seat.



-Greg Murray named Lumpkin County Teacher of the Year  Dahlonega Nugget

By his own admission Lumpkin County's Teacher of the Year Greg Murray was “not a very good student.” And that was “by choice,” he added during an interview ...



-Spooky fun unfolding in downtown Dahlonega today  Dahlonega Nugget

Characters from the popular video game Fortnite should be out in force on the Dahlonega square on Wednesday night, October 31, along with Darth Vader, ...



Community Calendar - August 8, 2018  Dahlonega Nugget

WHAT'S HAPPENING Community Calendar Connectability Fiesta August 17.



Commissioners hear concerns from community about pool closing  Dahlonega Nugget

Are Lumpkin County's swimming options running dry? That seemed to be the concern among many locals last week as they filed into the Board of ...



-Amy Ray plays at The Holly Saturday  Dahlonega Nugget

The Holly Theater welcomes Amy Ray & her band on Saturday, November 17 where she'll perform songs off her new album, Holler, as well as her earlier ...



2 Lumpkin County teachers arrested in separate incidents  FOX 5 Atlanta

Two Lumpkin County school teachers have been arrested in connection with separate incidents involving students.



-Recalling the days of Lumpkin County's 'most useful and distinguished citizen'  Dahlonega Nugget

Anyone passing through Mt. Hope Cemetery within the past few weeks can't help but notice that one grave in the old section has been covered with plastic ...



Community Calendar - September 26, 2018  Dahlonega Nugget

Community Events. God and science seminar at UNG Sept. 26-27. Attend a two-night free seminar about God and science on the University of North Georgia ...



Grant-funded effort combats muddy waters of Lumpkin County  Dahlonega Nugget

Professor Justin Ellis is looking to put down roots in Lumpkin County. And mulch. And vegetation. And pretty much anything else that will help eliminate the many ...



Meet the new principals  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin County middle and high school students will be greeted by new principals for the 2017-2018 school year come August.



Community Calendar - July 18, 2018  Dahlonega Nugget

Community Events Cagle to hold Military Meet & Greet July 18.



Tax rate approved with surprise 'no' vote  Dahlonega Nugget

It's official. Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners voted last week to adopt the rollback rate and set the millage at 11.053. That's nearly half a percentage ...



-Scarecrow contest winners announced by Woman's Club | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

The votes are in and the final tallies made and the ladies of the Dahlonega Woman's Club are announcing the winners of this year's Scarecrow Contest.



Thousands expected for Rainbow Family of Living Light gathering  Dahlonega Nugget

Members of the Rainbow Family of Living Light made the announcement at 4:20 p.m. on Tuesday.



Gathering to attract thousands, authorities prepare  Dahlonega Nugget

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



4th of July Schedule of Events  Dahlonega Nugget

Firecracker 5K and Fun Run. 8 a.m. and 9 a.m.. Following a path that gives a great scenic tour of the Historic Downtown Dahlonega area, the 7th Annual ...



Hardware store and Habitat headquarters burned  Dahlonega Nugget

A fast-burning blaze tore through Dahlonega's C&W True Value Hardware Thursday evening, bringing much of the metal structure to the ground in a matter of ...



Back in Business at Gold Museum  Dahlonega Nugget

And the Dahlonega Gold Museum is prepared to excite visitors' imaginations in new and exciting ways after its major renovation. As one of the state's most ...



Dr. Seuss characters come to life  Dahlonega Nugget

Musical season is in full swing at Lumpkin County High School.



$360k drug operation busted | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

Investigators suspected they'd find marijuana at the Camp Wahse-ga Road residence of Robert Cartee and Tracey Diamond Cartee on Thursday, but nothing ...



Dahlonega remembers beloved mentor  Dahlonega Nugget

Soft spoken, gentle and seemingly always serene, Elizabeth (Liz) Cornelius passed away as she had lived—peacefully.



District 9 candidates debate the issues  Dahlonega Nugget

A portion of candidate Mark Hajduk's response to Question Three was inadvertently omitted from the print edition of The Dahlonega Nug.



Escaped inmate caught after pursuit  Dahlonega Nugget

An escaped inmate had downtown Dahlonega on alert for a couple of hours Friday afternoon after a jump suit-clad James Dowdy Jr.



Annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run to collect toys for kids this weekend  Forsyth County News Online

This weekend, bikers will make their way from downtown Cumming to Dahlonega for a good cause. The 27th annual Buck Jones Memorial Toy Run will start at 1 ...



Man found dead at Lake Zwerner reservoir  Dahlonega Nugget

Lumpkin County deputies are currently investigating the death of an unidentified White County man after his body was found by a passerby at the reservoir at ...



-HemlockFest celebrates 14th year Nov. 2-4 | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

HemlockFest's fourteenth year of education and entertainment to save Georgia's disappearing hemlock trees will showcase another stellar line up of musical ...



-Former Lumpkin kicker making a difference at Georgia Tech  Dahlonega Nugget

Former LCHS standout kicker Wesley Wells' freshman season with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets has been nothing short of amazing, as the walk-on turned ...



POLITICAL PARTY  Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega's Public Square lived up to its original purpose as a meeting ground for all last Sunday as groups representing differing political ideologies gathered ...



Hospital closing, NGHS may be coming  Dahlonega Nugget

Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) reached an agreement to purchase Chestatee Regional Hospital's 8.86 acre campus, contingent on what it finds ...



City candidates debate Dahlonega issues  Dahlonega Nugget

In the fourth installment of The Dahlonega Nugget's five-part series introducing the candidates for the upcoming City elections, The Nugget will focus on the ...



Bus faces Dahlonega backlash  Dahlonega Nugget

It was a rocky rollout for Michael Williams' Deportation Bus Tour in Dahlonega as the Georgia gubernatorial candidate was greeted by protestors and a mariachi ...



-Grant Searcey made indelible mark on Dahlonega  Dahlonega Nugget

Grant Searcey left Dahlonega a more colorful place than he found it. But for those who knew him, he left much too soon, as the beloved local artist died on ...



Dahlonega Gold Museum closed for renovations  Dahlonega Nugget

The Dahlonega Gold Museum State Historic Site will temporarily close for exhibit renovations beginning immediately.



Lumpkin County deputies and EMS applauded for Irma response  Dahlonega Nugget

The winds and rains of Hurricane Irma are long gone, but the all-out emergency response during that stormy September night has not been forgotten.



Trial Jury List February 21 (corrected)  Dahlonega Nugget

Editor's note: This list, which was printed in The Dahlonega Nugget February 21, was inadvertently labeled as a "Grand Jury" list instead of the correct "Trial Jury.



Country Music Stars from Georgia  Country Fancast

There is a crazy number of Country Music Stars from Georgia and this state sets the record for raising male Country Music talent . . .



Overturned oxygen truck prompts downtown evacuations  Dahlonega Nugget

A normally bustling stretch of downtown Dahlonega was barren Sunday morning after an overturned oxygen tanker on Crown Mountain led to the voluntary ...



Local candidates face off in 6 contested races  Dahlonega Nugget

Election 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.



Literary Team wins back-to-back Region titles  Dahlonega Nugget

Once again the Lumpkin County High School Literary Team has claimed a first place finish overall in Region 7-AAA competition.



Six Gap bike ride on local roads Sunday  Dahlonega Nugget

The Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau will host its 29th Annual Six Gap Century & Three Gap Fifty Bike Ride on Sunday, ...



4-H camp director arrested on child pornography charge  Dahlonega Nugget

The longtime director of Camp Wahsega 4-H Center is facing child pornography-related charges following an extensive investigation that began with an ...



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

A former community coach for the Lumpkin County High School girl's basketball team was arrested recently on charges he had sex with a Lumpkin County ...



-Rowe to serve as Grand Marshall for Gold Rush parade  Dahlonega Nugget

Deb Rowe, owner of Shenanigans Irish Pub and The Bourbon Street Grille, is the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Gold Rush Days festival in Dahlonega this ...



Tropical storm slams Dahlonega  Dahlonega Nugget

Chief David Wimpy called it “the perfect storm.” As the Lumpkin County Emergency Services Director stood in front of county officials last Tuesday he warned of ...



-Ugly Cousin to perform Friday in Downtown Dahlonega  Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega's own Ugly Cousin will be performing at Hancock Park on Friday as part of the First Friday Night Concert series and Dahlonega Trail Fest.



Catherine Ariemma, Georgia high school teacher, in hot water after students wear KKK robes in school - NY Dail  New York Daily News

A Georgia history teacher could be fired after allowing four students to wear mock Ku Klux Klan attire for their final project.



Election brings new-look Dahlonega city council  Dahlonega Nugget

After tireless months of campaigning and several public forums, the 13 candidates running for city office sat nervously awaiting the final results of the general ...



Wineries get boost from official AVA designation  Dahlonega Nugget

Since about 2001, Wolf Mountain Vineyards & Winery has been putting "Dahlonega Plateau" on the back of its wine bottles. According to Brannon Boegner, ...



City and County avoid double taxes  Dahlonega Nugget

What could have been a contentious negotiation instead went exceptionally smooth last week, as city and county reps reached an agreement that should help ...



Drugs, drones and broadband debate  Dahlonega Nugget

A lively Eggs and Issues Legislative Breakfast touched on everything from drugs to drones to gun control to the senior homestead tax exemption last week.



Meth bust deemed biggest in a decade  Dahlonega Nugget

A federal fugitive and his accomplice were nabbed with nearly one pound of methamphetamine by drug agents last week, according to the Lumpkin County ...



-October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month | The Dahlonega Nugget, Dahlonega, Georgia  Dahlonega Nugget

Cara Ledford, Executive Director of NOA (No One Alone), Lumpkin and Dawson counties' shelter program for victims of domestic violence, wants the community ...



Your photos deserve the Mountain Traveler treatment  Dahlonega Nugget

Ever get the feeling that your photos deserve more than Facebook? Ever think that your latest scenic shot of the North Georgia mountain shouldn't be contained ...



Trail attack deemed fake - student arrested  Dahlonega Nugget

A reported rape on the Lake Zwerner reservoir trail has been deemed a fake by Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office investigators.



Who should be this year's Gold Rush royalty?  Dahlonega Nugget

Believe it or not Dahlonega's Gold Rush Festival is only 65 days from today. And the Dahlonega Jaycees are busy trying to make sure everything is in place for ...



Community mourns father-son drowning deaths  Dahlonega Nugget

A local father and his 6-year-old son drowned near a busy swimming hole at Dicks Creek Falls last Tuesday afternoon.



Drug rehab center protested by neighbors  Dahlonega Nugget

Despite the objections of neighbors, a new 46-unit drug rehab facility will be taking over the former Black Mountain Lodge north of Dahlonega.



Controversial deputy released by LCSO  Dahlonega Nugget

Citing "personality differences," Sheriff Stacy Jarrard verified that Marc Lofton was released by the Lumpkin County Sheriff's Office (LCSO) yesterday, July 26, ...



Father and son drown at Dicks Creek Falls  Dahlonega Nugget

A local father and his 6-year-old son drowned near a popular swimming hole at Dicks Creek Falls Tuesday afternoon.



-Trail Fest returns to Dahlonega Sep. 7-9  Dahlonega Nugget

The eighth annual Dahlonega Trail Fest will be held on September 7-9, 2018 on the Dahlonega Square. The Appalachian Trail attracts over 3 million hikers ...



The Mountain Traveler Fall 2016  Dahlonega Nugget

The Mountain Traveler, the area's most comprehensive guide to experiencing Northeast Georgia, marks its 25th anniversary in a Fall issue arriving this week.



Breaking news update: KKK sign could return to downtown building  Dahlonega Nugget

The pro-Ku Klux Klan sign that caused a stir in downtown Dahlonega on Thursday could be returning to the Public Square as early as next week, according to ...



BREAKING NEWS: Driver charged with DUI after crashing into Moe's  Dahlonega Nugget

A runaway plumbing truck left behind a wake of destruction on Morrison Moore Parkway Monday afternoon, striking several vehicles before coming to a crashing ...



-Mary Shelley's Frankenstein 200th anniversary to be celebrated at UNG  Dahlonega Nugget

The University of North Georgia is celebrating the 200th publication anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with a series of events sponsored by UNG and ...



About Us  Dahlonega Nugget

The first hand-cranked, four-page issue of The Dahlonega Nugget rolled off the press March 14, 1890, under the editing and proprietorship of William G.



'Frustrated' City Council denies demolition  Dahlonega Nugget

Roberta Green-Garrett's hotel plans are still on hold and the Butler building is here to stay. That was the takeaway Tuesday evening as the Dahlonega City ...



Dog Days of Dahlonega  Dahlonega Nugget

The Nugget is going to the dogs once again! Just like our inaugural edition, this week's Dog Days section is for a good cause. A portion of the proceeds will go ...



New UNG Convocation Center ready for business  Dahlonega Nugget

The Nighthawks have a new home in Dahlonega. Workers were busy putting the finishing touches on the new UNG Convocation Center earlier this week in ...



Meet the team behind Dahlonega's newest film festival  Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega has a lively arts scene that has flourished for years—offering everything from painting and pottery to music and theater.



UNG celebrates five years as consolidated university  Dahlonega Nugget

January 8 commemorated the fifth anniversary of the consolidation of North Georgia College & State University and Gainesville State College to become the ...



New look Mountain Top Rodeo partners with National Guard  Dahlonega Nugget

The thrill and excitement of the toughest sport on dirt will have a new look when the Mountain Top Rodeo returns to R Ranch in the Mountains for its 27th year on ...



Road construction continues in downtown area  Dahlonega Nugget

With infrastructure needs and the Streetscapes project underway, many Dahlonega residents and tourists have noticed that there has been quite a bit of ...



Mayor on the mend after stroke  Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega mayor Gary McCullough's condition has improved days after suffering a stroke on Saturday, June 24, according to emails sent out to city council ...



Discovering painted rocks is bringing locals together  Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega may look a little more colorful lately. Since Pokemon Go is no longer in style, local residents now have a new reason to go walking around ...



Nugget noted for editorial page  Dahlonega Nugget

The most opinionated page of The Dahlonega Nugget was a big hit with the judges of the CNI Better Newspaper Contest.



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