County Burn Ban Lifted

County Burn Ban Lifted Emergency Services Chief David Wimpy has lifted the county burn ban; however, burn permits must still be obtained from Georgia Forestry.  You may contact Georgia Forestry by calling 1-877-OK2-BURN (652-2876) or by going online to  “With the recent rains and a predicted ongoing rain cycle, we were somewhat comfortable lifting…


Looking for a Job?

Looking for a Job? Georgia Mountains Regional Commission’s Workforce Development Career Coach is visiting Lumpkin County on Thursday, September 1st from 11am-2pm. The event is being held at 163 Tipton Drive in Dahlonega, Georgia.  Local residents may receive assistance with searching & applying for jobs, writing resumes & cover letters, and reviewing career interests. Information…


Missing Road Signs

Missing Road Signs Missing road signs can be a big problem. As a matter of fact, someone’s life could depend on it. If a road sign is missing, emergency responders may be delayed when trying to follow directions to a location, so it’s especially important that the County be notified of missing signs. If the…