• Ananthasane wins UIndy Invitational

    INDIANAPOLIS – University of North Georgia women’s golfer Maddie Ananthasane claimed the individual medalist honor at the UIndy Invitational Tuesday after a final round 74. The Nighthawks finished the tournament in a tie for ninth place as a team. Ananthasane carded three birdies and an eagle in the final round to push her to a two shot win over […]

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  • Zediker leads UNG golf to seventh-place finish at Kiawah Island

    PRESS RELEASE KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The No. 19 University of North Georgia men’s golf team beat the previous 54-hole team scoring record by six shots as they finished the Kiawah Island Invitational in seventh place Tuesday. North Georgia shot a 4-under 284 on the final day of the tournament to finish at 11-under 853. […]

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  • Ananthasane tied for lead after 36 holes

    PRESS RELEASE CARMEL, Ind. – University of North Georgia women’s golfer Maddie Ananthasane sits in a tie for the tournament lead after 36 holes at the UIndy Invitational Monday. The Nighthawks find themselves in ninth place overall. The sophomore shot back-to-back rounds of 72 Monday, hitting a total of eight birdies on the day. Over her […]

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  • Nighthawks women’s soccer team earns draw with Carson-Newman

    JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. – The University of North Georgia women’s soccer team scored three straight goals in the first half and then held on to earn a 3-3 draw at Carson-Newman Thursday afternoon. After an opening goal by the Eagles in the 11th minute, Abbie Crane answered with her first goal in the 23rd minute on a breakaway […]

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  • Asiedu’s goal lifts UNG past Erskine

    DAHLONEGA – With 10 seconds left, North Georgia earned a corner kick and ended up finding Elwyn Asiedu on the back post for a header as the horn sounded to give the University of North Georgia men’s soccer team a 2-1 win over Erskine Thursday night in the home opener at the UNG Soccer Complex at Lynn Cottrell […]

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  • 3 Nighthawks women’s soccer players selected to All-Conference team

    PRESS RELEASE AUGUSTA, Ga. – The University of North Georgia women’s soccer program had three players selected to the Preseason All-Conference team, the Peach Belt office announced Wednesday morning. Additionally, the Nighthawks were picked to finish third in the league standings by the coaches. A junior forward from Peachtree City, Georgia, Abbie Crane was a first-team All-Conference selection last […]

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  • UNG athletic season kicks off Thursday

    PRESS RELEASE DAHLONEGA – The 2021-22 athletic season is set to kick off as the University of North Georgia will have its first athletic events of the year this week, including the first home event of the season and the first full capacity home soccer match in nearly 22 months. This season’s weekly preview is presented […]

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  • Annual block party marred by fights, report of sexual assault

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – An annual block party that marks the start of a new semester at the University of North Georgia got out of hand Saturday, leading the property owner to call police and ultimately to several arrests for assault and one claim of sexual assault. UNG Public Safety Director Greg Williams and Lumpkin […]

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  • Former county commissioner Sherrill announces campaign for mayor

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – Former Lumpkin County Commissioner Doug Sherrill has announced his campaign for Mayor of Dahlonega. “After careful consideration and prayer, I am officially announcing my candidacy for the Mayor of the City of Dahlonega,” Sherrill said Sunday. “I believe we live in the best community in all of Georgia and I am proud […]

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  • Search warrant leads to arrest for methamphetamine trafficking

    PRESS RELEASE LUMPKIN COUNTY Ga. — On Aug. 2, the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office conducted a search warrant with the assistance of Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office and Georgia Department of Corrections K9 unit at an address off of Summerour Rd. This Search Warrant was based upon an investigation that had been occurring over multiple […]

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  • “Armed and dangerous fugitive” is in custody

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – Shortly after noon today (Monday, July 12), a multi-agency group of law enforcement officers captured Gerardo Jonathan “Jerry” Flowers, following a dangerous all-night manhunt during which Lumpkin County deputies came under fire from the fleeing fugitive. Flowers was captured near some abandoned buildings and sheds near Colonel Stringer Road and Hwy. […]

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  • UPDATE: Fugitive Gerardo Flowers captured

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Sheriff Stacy Jarrard reported just after noon today (July 12) that an all-night manhunt has resulted in the arrest of Gerardo Flowers. Forsyth County News will have more details as they become available. The hunt for started Sunday in the area of Mt. Olive Church Road. A facebook post noted that […]

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  • Dahlonega man charged with battery, making terroristic threats

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – 31-year-old Ian Joseph Almeida was arrested on charges of simple battery and making terroristic threats against his sister Bayley Hermina Almeida at a residence on Joyce Lane on June 27. Lumpkin County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene in reference to a physical domestic where they found Bayley Almeida and […]

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  • Dawsonville man charged with aggravated assault, battery

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – Jamey Michael Tuggle, 44 of Dawsonville, has been charged with aggravated assault, battery, and false imprisonment following a domestic altercation with his girlfriend, Kristi Michelle Thomas, that occurred in March at a local motel. According to the arrest report, the incident took place after Thomas bonded Tuggle out of the Lumpkin […]

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  • Man wanted in Hall, Habersham arrested by Lumpkin County deputy

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — A Gainesville man with outstanding warrants in Hall and Habersham counties ran from Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies when they attempted a traffic stop in the Hamp Mill Road area on June 15. According to the incident report, Deputy George Albert Jr. witnessed 33-year-old Brandon Myers driving erratically and attempted to […]

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