Ok, chances are you’re not panicking anyway. But big changes are coming to iDigDahlonega.com. They’re good changes! Great changes! Non-panic-worthy changes, even! These changes won’t affect our dig-worthy coverage and/or Dahlonega-centric ways one bit. But they will affect the actual … Continue reading

The rules of the rock are simple. First come, first spray-paint. It’s been that way since about 1987, said Lumpkin County School System Technology Director Pete Seabolt. It was in the days of former Superintendent Donald Kidd that then-board member … Continue reading

It emerges from the Etowah River like a watery black hole. The craggy yawn in the rocks sits nearly four miles downstream of Dahlonega’s Castleberry Bridge where it often tempts brave paddlers into pressing their luck with a quarter-mile underground … Continue reading

When the lights are dimmed and the doors are locked at Dahlonega General Store, one employee always stays behind in the darkness. Mostly because she’s bolted to the floor. “Zelda’s been here since the early 90s,” said store owner Jay … Continue reading

Forget about the Gatorade. Local 5-Kers had another beverage to look forward to when they crossed the finish line of last weekend’s Chocolate Rush 5-K & Kids Fun Run. ‘We have hot chocolate,” said event organizer Beth Fugich. “Very hot. Very … Continue reading

The full daytime staff at Connectability Inc. occasionally consists of founder Jacqueline Daniel and the company goldfish. “His name’s David,” says Daniel with a grin. But do not be deceived by the quietness of their Memorial Drive office. Over the … Continue reading

There are snowball fights. And then there are Snowball Battles Royale. This would be the latter. The traditional frosty faceoff between the University of North Georgia cadets of Battalion 1 and Battalion 2 was expertly captured by Joanna Toso as it … Continue reading

They’re calling it the Snowpocalypse. Or maybe Snowmageddon. Or…Snowpocalypsemageddon? Either way, it’s snowy out there. And snowed-in residents from around Dahlonega have sent us some of their best winter wonderland pics. If you want to add to the fun, send … Continue reading

Sure it’s not exactly Hartsfield-Jackson…or even Lee Gilmer Memorial in Gainesville. But Guy Wimpy Airport is still home to a steady hum of propellered planes taking off and touching down on the 3,000 foot runway just off Camp Wahsega Road. … Continue reading

 Ready to get your little one geared up for game-day? Swaddle Boutique has you covered! All Christmas items, toys and Bailey Boys are now 40% off as well. Come in and browse our selection. We have plenty for baby, toddler… …and … Continue reading

Local jazzman Rick Harris  is classing up the joint at iDig as he sits in for his exclusive PopQuiz interview. He’s on the horn and we’re on the keyboard. Well…the computer keyboard. We’re still working on this classy thing…Read on! … Continue reading

The race began at 9 a.m…and ended at 9 a.m. In between there were 24 hours of sprinting, scrambling, running, limping and yes, maybe a little crawling, on the wild, woolly, wooded loop surrounding Dahlonega’s Hiker Hostel last Saturday and … Continue reading

Winter is settling in and the urge to splurge may feel greater than ever after the continuous holiday binge that started at Thanksgiving and continued through Christmas and New Years and is now headed to the Super Bowl. STOP! Cease … Continue reading