• Commissioners approve sound ordinance

    LUMPKIN, GA.- The commissioners approved a new sound ordinance that directly affects the venues in the area. The ordinance says that no device of noise amplification can be used outside after the hours of  10:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and after 11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Offenses of this ordinance will be dealt with by […]

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  • Board of Education addresses Warriors for Social Justice Group

    WHITE, GA.- The Board of Education addressed the community and the concerns about the Warriors for Social Justice group at their board meeting on Thursday, September 30. On July 27, former substitute teacher James King brought to the notice of the board of education a group operating on google classrooms. The group was called Warriors […]

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  • Council Approves 2022 Employee Benefits Program

    DAHLONEGA, GA.- The city council approved the 2022 Employee Benefits program during the special called meeting on September 20. The council also approved 2021 off systems safety project and two joint proclamations with Lumpkin County. Additionally, during a public hearing held on September 20, the council heard from Resurgens Capital and concerned citizens from The […]

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  • Board of Education and commissioners join together for new aquatic center

    LUMPKIN COUNTY, Ga. – The Lumpkin Board of Education voted to enter into an intergovernmental agreement with the County Commissioners for the building of a new aquatic center on the site of the Lumpkin County Elementary School lot. The new Lumpkin County Elementary School is currently under construction. The Intergovernmental Agreement or IGA deeds a […]

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  • Lumpkin Board of Education recognizes outstanding student achievements

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    Lumpkin, Ga.- The Board of Education recognized the achievements of Jake Barrett and Cooper McDonald for finishing seventh in the High School Fishing National Championship. Jake Barret and Cooper McDonald competed this summer in both the national and world High School Fishing Championship. Barret is currently an eighth-grader and McDonald is now a senior. The […]

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  • Commissioners Consider Donation of Antique Tractor

    Lumpkin, Ga.- The commissioners consider the donation/loan of an antique tractor from a local citizen for the beautification of the government building through a display at the work session on August 3. The commissioners in addition were given options to consider for partnering with Georgia Power for the Yahoola Creek Park lighting project and as […]

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  • Lumpkin Commissioners approve new hospital

    Lumpkin, Ga.- The County Commissioners approved the plan for the new hospital that Northeast Georgia submitted an application for known as the planned unit development. Additionally, they approved a pay raise for jurors, an increase in recycling fees, and options for the Yahoola Creek basketball court. The planned unit development for the hospital was presented […]

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  • Mitchell Ridley to Run for County Commissioner Seat

    Lumpkin, Ga- City Councilman Mitchell Ridley announced at the June 7 city council meeting that he intended to run for the open District 1 County Commissioner Seat. Ridley has served as a council member for two consecutive terms. He also owns and is the creative director at the local salon Hairworks. Ridley is a Dahleonga […]

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  • City Council approved mid-year budget

    DAHLONEGA, Ga – Dahlonega City Council approved the mid-year budget amendment, The Financial Reports, Ordinance 2021-01, and appointed Ivana Pelnar-Zaiko to the Historic Preservation Commission. Also, the council restated the Intergovernmental Agreement between Lumpkin County and The City of Dahlonega. The mid-year budget amendment was a result of decisions the council made in the first […]

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  • Board of Education Accepts Grant for Pre-K Classrooms

    WHITE COUNTY, GA – White County Board of Education approved a grant for new Pre-K classrooms, new stadium seats, and a new School Resource Officer contract at their meeting Thursday, May 27. The board approved the acceptance of a grant to establish two new Pre-Kindergarten classrooms. Mossy Creek Elementary will have an inclusive one for […]

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