• BOC will consider cost of living increase for county employees Monday

    WHITE COUNTY, Ga. – The White County Board of Commissioners will consider a cost of living allowance (COLA) for county employees and setting compensation for Board of Elections and Registration members when they meet in a combined called meeting and work session Monday (Sept. 28) at 4:30 p.m. in the County Administration Building. Commissioners will […]

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  • North Georgia under flash flood watch

    (ATLANTA) – Hurricane Sally made landfall and is now a tropical storm that will move through parts of North and Central Georgia on Thursday and Friday. Though the storm is expected to weaken to a tropical depression as it moves through Georgia, the Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency is encouraging citizens to be […]

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  • Anti-Trump protesters host car caravan during Evangelicals for Trump rally

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Indivisible Lumpkin (IL), a little-known, bitterly anti-Trump group staged a car caravan to protest Eric Trump’s appearance at Tuesday’s Evangelicals for Trump rally at the Reid Barn. The small group of 10-12 met at Ingles on Bethelview Road to place “Dump Trump,” and “Lock Him Up” cardboard signs and fly “Black […]

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  • Anti-Trump protesters host car caravan during Evangelicals for Trump rally

    FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Indivisible Lumpkin (IL), a little-known, bitterly anti-Trump group staged a car caravan to protest Eric Trump’s appearance at Tuesday’s Evangelicals for Trump rally at the Reid Barn. The small group of 10-12 met at Ingles on Bethelview Road to place “Dump Trump,” and “Lock Him Up” cardboard signs and fly “Black […]

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  • Stormwater meeting scheduled Thursday

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – The City of Dahlonega will hold a second public information open house on a potential stormwater utility and user fee program to address priority drainage issues Thursday (Aug. 27) at 4 p.m. in the parks & Recreation Department, 365 Riley Road. The meeting is informal and citizens are welcome to drop […]

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  • GBI: Dawson County inmate death due to combined drug intoxication

    The Georgia Bureau of Investigation Medical Examiner has ruled the 18-year-old Dawson County inmate found dead in a cell on June 2, died due to a combined drug intoxication. Jonathan Sanford who had just graduated from high school and was planning to attend college in the Fall, was arrested on a DUI charge and possession […]

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  • Wade, Leibel present their ideas during 9th District State House forum

    DAHLONEGA – The candidate forum between District 9 State House candidates for the GOP nomination  between Will Wade and Steven Leibel for the most part was a respectful 60-minute presentation  of each man’s platform. In Leibel’s 5-minute introduction, he accused Wade of raising taxes, receiving PAC funds and not supporting the senior tax exemption. “In […]

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  • City Council scheduled to meet Monday, viewers can access by teleconference

    DAWSONVILLE, Ga. – Dawsonville City Council will hold a regular meeting and work session Monday, July 20, at 5 p.m. Those who would like access to the meeting can do so by teleconference or by phone from your computer tablet or smartphone: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/309296213 You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (669) […]

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  • Collins calls for DOJ investigation of DA Howard

    ATLANTA, Ga. – Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) today sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr requesting the Department of Justice immediately open an investigation into the egregious abuse of power Fulton County District Attorney (DA) Paul Howard has demonstrated in his handling of the Rayshard Brooks case. “As someone who has dedicated their […]

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  • Dawsonville company cited for illegal fireworks

        INSURANCE AND SAFETY FIRE COMMISSIONER NEWS RELEASE ATLANTA – On Wednesday, the Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office issued a cease and desist order and monetary penalty against Dawsonville-based Bride Lights, LLC, for illegal fireworks activity. Bride Lights owner, Ty Smith, had initially contacted local authorities in mid-May for permission to host […]

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