• Voters Elect Dockery to Second Term as Chairman

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Chairman Chris Dockery was re-elected to a second term on the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners Tuesday. The Army veteran received 2,089 votes to defeat District 1 Commissioner Doug Sherrill who had 1,692 votes. Dockery said the one thing he most wants to accomplish in his second term is to build […]

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  • Lumpkin County Election Results

    General Primary Election Results With 100% of Precincts Reporting May 24, 2016   U.S. House 9th District Doug Collins 50,272 Paul Broun 18,045 Roger Fitzpatrick 8,667 Mike Scupin 2,795 Bernie Fontaine 2,269 State Senate, 51st District Steve Gooch 20,595 John Williamson 7,562 County Commission Chair Chris Dockery 2,089 Doug Sherrill 1,692 County Commission Dist. 1 […]

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  • Booker Delivers Quarterly Report for Chamber

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Dahlonega-Lumpkin Chamber and Visitors Bureau President Amy Booker gave the first-quarter report to the Mayor and City Council at Thursday’s work session. Booker said her organization held 9 networking events, two educational workshops, three ribbon cuttings, a merchant’s coalition meeting, a winery member meeting and the annual banquet and awards ceremony where […]

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  • Arrests Pending After Search of Dahlonega Shell Food Mart

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at the Shell Food Mart on North Grove Street in Dahlonega Thursday in conjunction with alleged violations of the state’s commercial gambling laws. Agents collected evidence related to crimes of commercial gambling and seized monetary assets gained from the illegal use […]

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  • Advanced Voting in Lumpkin County About the Same as 2012

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Lumpkin County Chief Registrar and Election Manager Ashley Peck says voter turnout for the 2014 General Primary is about as she expected with the numbers running close to those of 2012. “We have 17,500 registered voters in White County and in 2012 we had 5,671 ballots cast or about 38 percent turnout,” […]

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  • David Miller, County Commission Candidate Dist. 1

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Dr. David Miller has never run for public office but he has been actively engaged in a number of county projects. He is a member of the Lumpkin County Comprehensive Plan Stakeholder Committee, Chamber of Commerce, Dahlonega Sunrise Rotary and an active member of Creekstone Church. He is also a former Chairman […]

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  • Bill Scott, County Commission Candidate District 1.

    Bill Scott is an entrepreneur who has owned his own businesses for 40 years, dealing in international trade and wholesale import and export businesses. He owns rental property in Blairsville, a lodge in Dahlonega and a wedding venue. Now, he hopes to use his experience as a member of the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners […]

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  • Fitzpatrick Very Impressive in Town Hall Meeting

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. — Roger Fitzpatrick, an ex-Marine and former White County administrator, appears to have established himself as the No. 1 contender for 9th District Congressman Doug Collins’ job with a strong performance during the AccessWDUN/Gainesville Times town hall meeting at Brenau Downtown Center last night. Fitzpatrick demonstrated confidence, knowledge of the issues and likeability […]

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