Members of the LC Miners and the Dahlonega Gold shake hands after the Miners defeated the Gold in the first round of the Clayton League Championship tournament last week.

Senior Softball - Miners finish third at League Championships

The Seniors of Swing, Lumpkin County’s two senior softball teams the Lumpkin County Miners and the Dahlonega Gold, concluded their 2019 Clayton League season when they participated in the league championship tournament at the Parker Meadows Softball…

ATV park approved by county with conditions


Iron Mountain Park, the 4,300-acre recreational and entertainment venue under construction in Lumpkin County’s Mill Creek area, got the go ahead from the Board of Commissioners last week to continu

City candidates debate downtown hotel project


In this installment of The Dahlonega Nugget’s Q&A with the candidates in preparation for the upcoming city elections in November, The Nugget asked the candidates their opinions on how local bus

Mountain Traveler: Be Impressed by Rabun Bald

According to Native American legend, Rabun Bald is inhabited by fire-breathing demon people, and some campers still report hearing strange sounds at night. But the spectacular views from the summit stretching more than 100 miles on a clear day are no myth. Rabun Bald, with an elevation...

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.

Cross country teams continue improvement


The LCHS cross country team continued to improve when the Indians and Lady Indians competed in the Indian Invitational and the Runners Fit Mountain Invitational last week.

Lumpkin softball team ready to host playoff games


The Region 7-AAA championship series didn’t go the way that the Lady Indians softball team had hoped when Lumpkin was swept by East Hall in the conference’s best-of-three championship series last w