• One Killed in Dahlonega Fire

    ATLANTA – Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King announced today that a male was killed in a Lumpkin County fire on Sunday, January 23rd. The accidental fire occurred on Rose Creek Lane in Dahlonega around 8:18 a.m. and completely destroyed the 16-year-old, 200-square-foot residence. “Upon extinguishing the fire, the victim’s body was found […]

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  • National Weather Service special alert for northeast Georgia

    The National Weather Service Atlanta has issued a special weather briefing in expectance of upcoming winter weather to hit north Georgia this weekend. They state the following in their briefing issued Thursday, January 13. The potential for a significant winter storm is increasing for parts of north Georgia later this weekend including: A mix of […]

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  • Lumpkin County Issues Phone Scam Warning

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    PRESS RELEASE – The Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office posted on social media to make people aware of the phone scam that has been going around Lumpkin County specifically. Sheriff Stacy Jarrard issued the following statement. I would like to bring to everyone’s attention that the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office has been made aware of a […]

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  • Dahlonega woman arrested for theft: more charges could be brought

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    The shocking arrest of a Dahlonega woman, Rhonda Sheppard, has left many asking questions on if more arrests will be made or further charges brought. Rhonda Sheppard was arrested Thursday evening by GBI agents after an investigation was launched in August following a tip from a concerned citizen to local Sherriff Stacy Jarrard. The GBI […]

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  • GBI Arrests Dahlonega Woman for Theft

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    DAHLONEGA, Ga. – The Georgia Bureau of Investigation released a statement following the arrest of a Dahlonega woman for theft by taking ‘over $400,000 for personal use’. On Thursday, December 9, 2021, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) arrested Rhonda Sheppard, 54, of Dahlonega, Georgia on one count of Theft by Taking.  Sheppard was booked […]

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  • Jeffrey Moran Recognized for academic achievement in lifelong learning academy

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    PRESS RELEASE – Georgia’s County Association released the following press release today recognizing Jeffrey Moran for his academic achievements: ACCG, Georgia’s County Association, recently awarded Lumpkin County Commissioner Jeffrey Moran with a certificate for successfully completing the core requirements in the Lifelong Learning Academy. Jeffrey Moran was honored during the ACCG County Reconnect Conference at […]

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  • UNG Police Logs Criminal Homicide Report

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    The University of North Georgia Dahlonega Campus has posted an active case to their records for criminal homicide as of Wednesday morning.With many concerned about the homicide report, the UNG Office of University Relations sent a clarifying email to students, faculty and staff and issued the following statement.“UNG’s Office of Public Safety has received a […]

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  • Andrew Clyde announces which district he will represent

    Press Release – Andrew Clyde has addressed a major question he has faced since the annoucment of the new redistricting map. Andrew Clyde, the current district 9 representative, has been faced with a question after the congressional redistricting map was released. The new map moves Jackson, Elbert, Madison, and some of Clay county out of […]

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  • Georgia Congressional Redistricting Map approved by Georgia General Assembly: To be approved by Governor Brian Kemp

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    The Georgia General Assembly has approved a Congressional Redistricting Map. It was reveled today and announced by both the State Senate and State House of Representatives Majority Caucuses. David Ralston, Speaker for the Georgia General Assembly, addressed the announcement of the new congressional redistricting map. “Today, we have released a proposed map that reflects Georgia’s growing, diverse […]

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