New UNG observatory nears completion

The University of North Georgia is reaching for the stars with its latest project, a brand-new North Georgia Astronomical Observatory — and right now, all systems are “go” for a summer completion date.

Saluting the fallen in Lumpkin County looks different this Memorial Day

Dahlonega stands out on Memorial Day.  Each year, the roads of the city and Lumpkin County are lined with memorial markers for those who have served and sacrificed in the United States Military. This community’s tribute to the deserving was still demonstrated this year even during the global health crisis. 

ATV Park opens gates to Haunted Trails experience

We’re just days away from Halloween – and if you’re looking for one more big scare to end the season, Iron Mountain Resort up in Lumpkin County has a few monsters just waiting to jump out and take care of business for you!

GBI makes arrest in wildlife management thefts

Authorities have arrested James Arthur Graham of Lawrenceville, Georgia and Parker Lewis Dean of Braselton, after $50,000 worth of equipment was stolen from several DNR wildlife management areas.

Vigil held for Lumpkin County woman found dead

Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Deputies discovered a body in a shallow grave in Forsyth County early Wednesday morning. They believe it to be the remains of missing woman, Hannah Bender.