Rainbow Family Gathering

Rainbow Family Gathering The First Amendment to the United States Constitution prevents, among other things, curtailing freedom of speech and requires the right to peaceably assemble.  With this in mind comes the announcement from the Rainbow Family of Living Light that they have selected the Bull Mountain area of the Chattahoochee National Forest for their…

Lumpkin County Animal Control

Lumpkin County Animal Control Lumpkin County Animal Control is now under the supervision of the Lumpkin County Animal Shelter.  Lumpkin County Animal Control may be reached by dialing 706-867-7297 or by emailing animalcontrol@lumpkincounty.gov.  Lumpkin County has one Animal Control Officer, Tony Ashe.  Animal Control hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday.  If…

Important Change to Your Election Day Polling Place – Reminder of Consolidation

Important Change to Your Election Day Polling Place – Reminder of Consolidation REMINDER: Your Election Day Polling Place In 2016 Lumpkin County consolidated polling locations.  All Election Day voting is held at the Lumpkin County Parks and Recreation Community Center located at 365 Riley Road, Dahlonega.  Advance voting is held at the Elections Building located…

Level 1 Drought Lifted – March 8, 2018

Level 1 Drought Lifted – March 8, 2018 On March 8, 2018 the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lifted the Level 1 Drought Declaration for 12 counties in North Georgia, including Lumpkin County.  Current restrictions on outdoor watering are based on Lumpkin County’s Outdoor Landscape Watering Policy, which limits outdoor watering to the hours between 4…