News Line for Dahlonega

Roadwork begins on bypass to alleviate traffic congestion
Drivers who use Morrison Moore Parkway to bypass the Dahlonega Square will begin to see improvements coming to the heavily-traveled road.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

Dahlonega City Council ready for 2014
The first Dahlonega City Council meeting of 2014 began with the swearing in of new members Roman Gaddis, Michael Clemons and Mitchell Ridley.
Source: Access North Georgia

Downtown merchants report positive results, but SPLOST is down
The visitor count at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Welcome Center and hotel/motel bed tax collections are up, according to Chamber of Commerce President Amy Booker. But reports from the Georgia Department of Revenue show SPLOST and sales tax collections are nearly flatline, down just slightly for the year.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

City working to enhance downtown shopping district
Dahlonega’s Downtown Development Authority said recent improvements to the downtown shopping district has helped to develop and enhance business in the area.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

City Council eyes future with Bruce Georgia as new City Manager
Dahlonega is home for Col. Bruce Georgia, who has spent many years in the area during his time at University of North Georgia and then in what might be called retirement.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

New faces coming to city council
The voters of Dahlonega made their voices heard last week as both incumbents were defeated in contested races for city council posts, while county voters approved a continuation of the E-SPLOST one-cent sales tax.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

Council changes policy on yard trimmings
The Dahlonega city council approved changes to a handful of ordinances at its regular monthly meeting on Nov. 4.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

City has finalist for manager position
When Col. Bruce Georgia came to town in 2005, he liked Dahlonega enough to return here after his retirement and settle down.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

Voters choose change in city council elections
Both incumbents were defeated in contested races as Dahlonega voters chose to make several changes to the city council in the City of Dahlonega General Election on Tuesday.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

Indigent defense questions resolved
Questions involving indigent defense for the city of Dahlonega and Lumpkin County—who contracts with the Enotah Public Defenders office—were finally settled Tuesday morning.
Source: Dahlonega Nugget

An agreement on LOST at last
Dahlonega and Lumpkin County officials signed a Certificate of Distribution on the division of Local Option Sales Tax (LOST) proceeds last week—one day before a deadline set by the Department of Revenue (DOR).
Source: Dahlonega Nugget