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ATV park approved by county with conditions

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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

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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

Candidates weigh in on city's rally response

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With Dahlonega’s city elections rapidly approaching, The Dahlonega Nugget posed questions to the five candidates who will be running for city council this November.

Lumpkin reaches new graduation rate record

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Lumpkin County High School consistently beats the state when it comes to graduation rates. This year it beat its own highest percentage since 2015, with a rate of 95.54 percent.

Bike racing weekend will return to Dahlonega

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Bikes and beer.
It's a perfect recipe for fun in downtown Dahlonega this weekend as the ninth-annual Dahlonega Gold Criterium will return to the Public Square.

County taxes down despite budget increase

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Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a balanced 2020 budget and 2019 millage rate at last week’s BOC meeting, keeping its promise to lower taxes this year.