• Commissioners Discuss 2017 Schedule at Work Session

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — The Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners held a work session Tuesday, followed by a called meeting. During the work session, they discussed adoption of the calendars for commission meetings and budget hearings, the revised comprehensive land plan, revised sign regulations and an amended fee schedule for animals at the county shelter. They […]

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  • Record Number Voting in Lumpkin County

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Today is the final day for advanced voting all across Georgia and voters in Lumpkin County are turning out in record numbers. The county’s Chief Registrar and Elections Manager Ashley Peck said today that more than 50 percent of all active registered voters had cast their ballot by 5 p.m. Thursday. “We’ve […]

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  • Indians Travel to Dawson Co. Friday

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Highly-motivated Lumpkin County is next up for Coach Sid Maxwell’s Dawson County Tigers and the Indians would like nothing better than to swing into Tiger Stadium Friday and upset the state’s No. 10-ranked Class AAA team. Lumpkin County (4-4, 2-2) is still hoping to earn the second seed in the Region 7-AAA […]

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  • Thieves Target Unlocked Vehicles in Lumpkin

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Thieves entered several vehicles at Porter Village, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and the River Knoll area in Lumpkin County during the early morning hours Monday made off with valuables, including guns and cash. Lt. Chris Pfrogner of the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office says most of the items were stolen from unlocked […]

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  • Search for Missing Woman Resumes in Lumpkin County

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga — Lt. Pfrogner of the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office said 10-12 members of the Lumpkin County CID and two canine units have today (Mon. Oct. 24) resumed the search for a Buford woman in the Blood Mountain near where her wrecked car was found two weeks ago. Tosha Herron, 36, was last […]

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  • Sen. Gooch Discusses Subcommittee Findings

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — A joint state legislative subcommittee has been traveling the state the last month, meeting with broadband providers and their customers in search of an economically feasible way to bring high-speed internet to Georgia’s rural communities. When the meetings are finished, the subcommittee will present its findings and make recommendations to the General […]

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  • Wahoo Docks to Open in Lumpkin Co. This Year

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. — Another new business is coming to Lumpkin County this year. State Sen. Steve Gooch (R-Dahlonega) introduced Tim Osby, owner of Wahoo Docks,  at Tuesday’s meeting of the Lumpkin County Development Authority. He and his business partner have purchased the 70,000-square foot building on Chesterra Dr. just off Ga. 400. They are remodeling […]

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  • Arrest Made in Road Rage Incident

    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – A Dawson County man charged with misdemeanor battery has been released on $3,500 bond following an apparent road rage incident in Lumpkin County last month. Robin Jason Venable, 60, turned himself in to Lumpkin County authorities last week after he and Shane Anderson Grant, 44, were involved in a fight outside Vulcan […]

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