• One Lane of Ga. 400 Closed This Weekend

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — It may seem a little like rush hour traffic to anyone planning to use Ga. 400 to commute into Atlanta this weekend. Georgia Department of Transportation has closed one northbound lane between McFarland Parkway/Exit 12 and Peachtree Parkway/Exit 13. The lane was closed at 9 p.m Friday and will remain closed […]

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  • Commissioners Discuss Public Safety at Work Session

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners devoted a significant portion of Tuesday’s work session to improving fire protection by adding badly-needed equipment and personnel. Emergency Services Director David Wimpy presented the recommendation of an evaluation committee that the county purchase two 1,500-gallon pumper fire trucks from Mississippi-based Deep South Fire Trucks at a […]

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  • Sheppard, Mayfield, Turner Win Lumpkin County Races

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — All Lumpkin County General Primary runoff races resulted in landslide victories last night. Veteran law enforcement officer Jim Sheppard coasted to victory in the coroner’s race, beating challenger Amanda Jones-Holbrooks 1,704 to 462. Bobby Mayfield defeated incumbent District 2 Commissioner Steve Shaw 1,596 to 549 and longtime educator Mera Turner beat Catherine […]

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  • School Year Begins in Lumpkin Co. This Week

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Summer is over and it’a back to school this week for nearly 4,000 students in the Lumpkin County Charter School System. Opening Day is Friday, August 5. But first, all area schools will be holding Open House to help acclimate students and parents. Lumpkin County Elementary School will hold its Open […]

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  • Mayfield, Sheppard, Turner Win Runoff Elections

    In Tuesday’s General Primary runoff races, Bobby Mayfield defeated incumbent District 2 County Commissioner Steve Shaw 1,596 to 549. Jim Sheppard captured the coroner’s race, beating Amanda Jones-Holbrooks 1,704 to 462 and Mera Turner was elected to the school board, besting Catherine Ariemma 1,597 to 719. All results are unofficial until certified by the Lumpkin […]

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  • Runoff Races Front and Center in Dawson, Lumpkin today

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. — Georgians will head back to the polls today to decide key races, including several in Dawson and Lumpkin counties. In Dawson County, voters will vote in a new sheriff and tax commissioner. The sheriff candidates are veteran law enforcement officers Captain Tony Wooten and Major Jeff Johnson. Nicole Stewart and Andi Henson […]

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  • Commissioners Vote for Salary Increase for Employees

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Recruitment and retention are ongoing problems for small city and county governments where budgets are tight, especially when there are larger municipalities nearby that offer more attractive compensation packages. Elected officials are often faced with a difficult decision. Is it more cost effective for our taxpayers to provide higher salaries for employees […]

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