• Dahlonega man charged with aggravated assault and battery

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — A Dahlonega man was charged with aggravated assault and battery on his sister, following an altercation Oct. 14 at their mother’s home on Brookwoods Lane. Matthew Richard Wylie said the altercation began when Lisa Marie Wylie began screaming at their mother and he interviened. Ms Wylie said her brother slammed her […]

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  • Collins embarks on “Trump Defender” tour

    CORNELIA, Ga. –Congressman Doug Collins embarked on an ambitious 17-day, 60-stop “Trump Defender” tour Saturday at Jaemor Farms Habersham County. The tour will stop in Cleveland on October 30 at 12:45 p.m. at 89 East Jarrard Street and in Dahlonega later that afternoon (2:30 p.m.) on the town square. Collins will be joined by Georgia […]

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  • Brayboy joins Northeast Georgia Physicians Group in Dahlonega

    DAHLONEGA, GA- Patients in Dahlonega now have more access to same-day and next-day appointments for care as Northeast Georgia Physicians Group (NGPG) Dahlonega Internal Medicine welcomes Tara Brayboy, MD to the practice. Dr. Brayboy received her medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine. She then went on to complete her internal medicine residency at […]

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  • Dahlonega man charged with battery, cruelty to children

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Joshua Kruger, 32, of Dahlonega was arrested last week and charged with simple battery and cruelty to children following a domestic incident involving his wife Kayla. According to the incident report they were en route to an automotive parts supplier to purchase a part for her vehicle when they began to […]

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  • Dahlonega woman helps inmates smuggle drugs into Detention Center

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga — On Sept. 8, the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office learned of contraband being brought into the Lumpkin County Detention Center. Once this information was learned, Investigators started an investigation into the Contraband. During this investigation it was determined that Methamphetamine had made its way across the Guard Line and into the Lumpkin […]

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  • Cleanup Day at Historic Mt. Hope Cemetery is Nov. 7

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – The public is invited to participate in the Dahlonega Cemetery Committee’s 3rd Annual Fall Cemetery Cleanup and Beautification Day, Saturday Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. until noon at Mt Hope Cemetery in Dahlonega. Work gloves and rakes are recommended Hand sanitizer, bottled water and trash bags will be provided. COVID precautions: […]

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  • NGHS forms Home Healthcare Service

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is happy to offer a new service to help patients transition from the hospital to their homes. Effective Oct. 1, NGHS and LHC Group, the preferred in-home healthcare partner for 350 leading hospitals around the country, partnered to launch Northeast Georgia Home Health in Gainesville. “We are […]

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  • Monday is final day for voter registration

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Monday (Oct. 5) is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 3 General Election. Advanced voting begins Oct. 12 and will run through Oct. 30 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Voters wishing to vote on Saturday may do so on Oct, 24 from 9 […]

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  • Dahlonega man charged with sexual battery

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Michael Alan Noble, 53, of Dahlonega was arrested on Sept. 22 and charged with the sexual battery of a juvenile female. According to the incident report, Lumpkin County Sheriff’s deputies were called to a Gooch Road residence at 6:59 p.m. in response to a sexual abuse incident. The juvenile told deputies […]

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  • Three charged with obstruction of officers

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Two adults and one juvenile were arrested following a domestic disturbance on Joyce Lane in Dahlonega on Sept. 20. Cain Ramses Almeida, 26, and Bayley Almeida, 27, were charged with obstruction of officers and the 17-year-old juvenile was charged with obstruction and terroristic threats. According to the incident report, deputies could […]

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  • Dahlonega man charged with attempted kidnapping

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — A Lumpkin County man was arrested Sept. 20 on charges of attempted kidnapping, burglary, simple battery and criminal trespassing. According to the incident report, Ian Joseph Almeida, 30, told Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Jacob Smith he and Danielle Cole went to a residence on Martins Ford Road to collect money […]

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  • Sheriff’s hunter safety course set Dec. 1 and 3

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — The fall-like mornings North Georgia residents have enjoyed the last few days signal the beginning of an annual ritual for those who love the outdoors — hunting season is right around the corner. Actually, the archery season is already underway but the youth firearms season won’t begin until Oct. 10 and […]

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  • Dahlonega woman charged with aggravated assault

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — A 30-year-old Daholenega woman was arrested last week on charges that she assaulted her mother at a residnce on Hwy. 52 in Lumpkin County. Tiffany Dunagan is charged with aggravated assault, battery-family violence and cruelty to children. According the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office incident report, Dunagan punched her mother, Juli Dunagan, […]

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  • Sheriff’s Gun Show set Oct. 11-12

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard announced recently the 7th Annual Sheriff’s Gun Show will be held on Sat Oct. 11 and Sun. Oct. 12 at StruXure Outdoor, 154 Ethan Allen Drive. Operating hours are Saturday from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Guns, ammunition […]

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  • Motorcyclist killed near Blood Mountain Cove

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga — Georgia State Patrol reported that a Jackson County woman was killed Sunday afternoon when she lost control of her motorcycle on Georgia Highway 11/U.S. 129 in Lumpkin County. According to the accident report, Johnna Carr, 59, was traveling northbound on U.S. 129 near Blood Mountain Cove on a 2016 Kawasaki ZX1000 […]

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  • Lumpkin County man charged with burglary

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. — Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested Ryan Williams, 36 of Dahlonega on Aug. 21 and charged him with the theft of dozens of tools and lawn equipment from a residence on Rancho Del Oro Court. According to the incident report, the homeowner spotted a suspicious person driving a four-wheeler around the […]

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