Gatlinburg Delivery

Gatlinburg Delivery Early last Saturday morning, some members of our Emergency Services department left to deliver supplies to the Gatlinburg area to assist with the recovery efforts brought on by the tragic fires.  Many of these supplies were donated by our local businesses and citizens.  The deliveries were made and those receiving the items were…

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 www.gfc.state.ga.us/online-permits/index.cfm.  “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…

Seriously…y’all still litter?

Seriously…y’all still litter? Time to change your ways. Trying to change people’s behaviors can be a challenge. Research has shown that the main factor in littering is attitude. People feel it’s okay to litter in these situations: Where litter is cleaned up periodically, such as shopping centers, parking lots, or theaters Where they feel no…

Adopt-A-Road

Adopt-A-Road Do you get tired of seeing litter on our county roadsides? There’s something you can do about it! Adopt-A-Road, a litter prevention program sponsored by the North Georgia Resource Management Authority (NGRMA), Keep Lumpkin County Beautiful (KLCB), and the Lumpkin County Board of Commissioners, is designed to allow you to participate in cleaning up…