• 1 Killed, 1 Serously Injured in Dahlonega Crash

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – One person was killed and another seriously injured in a head-on collision on Morrison Moore near the intersection of Rabel Drive in Lumpkin County Friday at 7:34 p.m. According to the report by Georgia State Patrol SFC Curtis W. Bradshaw Jr., Bonnie Bisbee, 50, of Dahlonega was killed while traveling south on […]

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  • Father, Son Drown at Dicks Creek Falls Tuesday

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – A father and his 6-year-old son drowned at Dicks Creek Falls in Lumpkin County Tuesday (June 20) around 2 p.m. Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard said according to numerous witnesses, the father, 38-year-old Joshua Kistler of Dahlonega, slid down one of the rock slides first then waited for his son, Jaxon, to […]

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  • Dahlonega Man Leads Deputy on High-Speed Chase

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – A Dahlonega man led Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Mark Sutton on a high speed chase Friday night that ended when the man fled from his car and was found hiding in a briar patch by the deputy’s canine just off Robert Jones Road. Jones’ report said he first spotted a 1997 […]

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  • Ga. State Patrol Reports Traffic Fatality on Ga. 400

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — One woman was killed and another injured in a traffic accident on Ga. Hwy. 400 at Lumpkin County Parkway and Whelchel Road in Lumpkin County at approximately 1:25 p.m. today. According to a report from the Georgia State Patrol, a Toyota Prius driven by Ruiz Anne Rozell, 80, of Fairbanks, Ak. […]

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  • Early Look at Proposed Budget Indicates No Tax Increase Ahead in 2018

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The good news that came out of this week’s Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners work session is that there “appears” to be no tax increase for county residents in 2018, although commissioners won’t know for sure until the digest is finalized and the final budget resolution is approved next month. Commissioners will […]

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  • Lightning Strike Destroys Blood Mountain Cabin

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – A lightning strike completely destroyed one of the Blood Mountain rental cabins on Hwy 129 North yesterday afternoon. The cabins are located in rugged, mountain terrain at Lumpkin County’s boundary with Union County. Union and Lumpkin have a mutual aid agreement and Union County firefighters were the first to arrive. Lumpkin […]

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  • UNG Student Arrested for Filing False Claim of Rape at Reservoir

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies today  charged University of North Georgia student Rebekah Lim with filing a false  police report, claiming she had been raped on a hiking trail near the Dahonega reservoir. On May 24th, Lim called Lumpkin County 911 and claimed she had been raped. After meeting with Lim several […]

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