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Streetscape Project Update

While the bulk of the Streetscape Project is complete, you may notice workers placing finishing touches throughout the work zone. Some of these remaining items include pavement markings, signage, and electrical work. These improvements will be made in efforts to finalize the Project and make our City a safer and more pleasant place to live, work, and visit.

Thank you for your continued understanding throughout the entire Streetscape process. As always, please feel free to contact City Hall with any questions.

Extraordinary Service Award

This month’s Extraordinary Service Award goes to Sammy Mullis! Sammy works with the Sanitation Department for the City of Dahlonega. Ever since he began his career with the City in 1988, he has always been more than willing to lend a helping hand where ever one is needed. From cutting grass at one point in time to currently serving as a sanitation garbage truck driver, Sammy has just about done a little bit of everything around Dahlonega. 

Sammy will have been with the City for 30 years now coming up on November 18, 2018. His loyalty and service to Dahlonega is a testimony to his hard work, especially when he comes in on every other Saturday morning to collect garbage. While on the job, Sammy has the opportunity to interact with many of Dahlonega's finest. In the words of Sammy, "I like my job and I like dealing with the public. When you pickup trash in residential, people are always talking to you." Sammy never fails to put his best foot forward for the Dahlonega community, and we cannot thank him enough for it.

Congratulations Sammy, you and your dedication to the City is appreciated more than you know!
 
 
The Dahlonega Plateau
We are thrilled to announce that the Dahlonega Plateau is officially eligible for an AVA (American Viticultural Area)! For those who may not know, an AVA is an elite area that is qualified to be a wine grape-growing region within the United States. The Dahlonega Plateau has been in the works for several years now, and it is finally becoming a reality. Scheduled to come to life on July 30, 2018, the much anticipated Dahlonega Plateau will be the perfect addition to Dahlonega's exquisite collection of wineries and tasting rooms. 

In the meantime, celebrate this recent success by visiting a charming vineyard or taking a wine tour to see for yourself the beauty that North Georgia has to offer. For a full list of local wineries and downtown tasting rooms, please follow this link.
Small Business Spotlight

This month’s Small Business Spotlight is Giggle Monkey Toys! Located right off of Public Square North Street, Giggle Monkey Toys reigns as one of the most fun shops on the Square. This specialty toy store strives to provide quality products for children that are entertaining, lasting, and educational. Giggle Monkey Toys seamlessly makes fun and learning go hand in hand with their stimulating toys for children of all ages.

With colorful energy abounding from wall to wall, it's easy to see why Giggle Monkey Toys is so loved by each child who visits. Pay a visit to a Giggle Monkey Toys store today at their Dahlonega location or their brand new location in the North Georgia Premium Outlets. Go see for yourself why they've been putting a smile on children's faces for almost seven years now!




Shop owners Tammy and John Clower.

Photographs taken by Horn Photography and Design.
Dahlonega First Friday Night Concert
The August First Friday Night Concert Series performer will be the ever so talented, Kurt Thomas! Make sure you're in town on August 3rd, because this singer-song writer will be returning to his hometown of Dahlonega to deliver a pure gold concert in Hancock Park.

We're calling all music lovers to Downtown Dahlonega's Hancock Park at 6:30 PM for an unforgettable live performance. Bring your family and friends out to sway, or sit and relax, on the lawn to classic country tunes. You won't want to miss out on this Friday Night Concert favorite, Kurt Thomas!

August Meeting Calendar
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COUNCIL CORNER
Meeting Minutes & Agendas

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2018 Council Meeting Dates:
The City Council holds regular council meetings at 6 PM at City Hall
  • August 6
  • September 4
  • October 1
  • November 5
  • December 3
*View the City calendar for the most up to date information. 
CONTACT US
465 Riley Road
Dahlonega, GA 30533
706-864-6133
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dahlonega-ga.gov

 
AFTER HOUR EMERGENCIES
For water & sewer emergencies after 5 PM and on the weekends, please dial (706) 864-3333. For all other emergencies, please dial 911.
 
MISSION STATEMENT
Set in rural Appalachia, Dahlonega is a beautiful, thriving community of historic significance, academic excellence, and military renown. A City of Excellence, Dahlonega provides quality services through ethical leadership and fiscal stability, in full partnership with the people who choose to live, work, and visit.

VISION STATEMENT
To be an open, honest, and responsive city, balancing preservation and growth, and delivering quality services in a fair and equitable manner by being good stewards of Dahlonega’s resources.

WATER CUSTOMER SERVICE TIP
To assist us with serving customers faster, please detach and return the bottom portion of your water bill with your payment. Also consider paying by mail, drop box, bank draft or online prior to paying in person. For more information on the alternative payment methods, follow this LINK.
Save the Date!



The Dahlonega Farmers Market is open every Saturday (8am-1pm) and Tuesday (2-6pm) in Hancock Park beginning on May 5th!


The Dahlonega Appalachian Jam will be returning every Saturday from 2-5pm on the Gold Museum Lawn starting on May 5th. 


Last but not least, mark your calendar for the Dahlonega First Friday Night Concert Series in Hancock Park! 

 
Dahlonega Trail Fest  September 8 & 9 


Gold Rush Days  October 20 & 21
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