Misc

Dec19

Photographing Waterfalls: How to Make the Most of Your Camera

Written by // Tom Lamb Categories // Trip Ideas, Outdoor Adventures, Misc

Photographing Waterfalls: How to Make the Most of Your Camera

North Georgia is blessed with an abundance of water flowing through the Appalachian Mountains. When this water encounters hard caprock or a particularly steep section, the result is often a waterfall or cascade. Waterfalls become a destination for hikers and sightseers. In fact, many of the hiking trails here in the mountains exist only to lead to a waterfall.

May27

Miner Mike Is the Real (Gold) Deal

Written by // Adair Kucera Categories // Misc

Miner Mike Is the Real (Gold) Deal

"It was back in the 80's when I first came to Dahlonega from Greensboro, North Carolina and panned for gold at the Smith House. It was then that I knew I had caught gold fever."

Apr01

Sasquatch Spotted in Downtown Dahlonega

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Misc

Sasquatch Spotted in Downtown Dahlonega

All too often rumors of Bigfoot sightings are dismissed as the idle ramblings of over-enthusiastic college students, crazed woodsy types in the wrong place at the wrong time, or late night revelers under the influence. But it’s hard to argue with a stationary webcam capturing documented footage of a Sasquatch on time-coded video tape.

Mar30

Hollywood Heads to Dahlonega

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Misc

Hollywood Heads to Dahlonega

Dahlonega was ready for our close-up this morning as festival scene filming for the Sony/ABC television pilot “Hail Mary” began on the north side of the Historic Public Square. Weather was perfect and about 188 extras – many of them local – were rubbing shoulders with TV stars meandering through the “Bi-annual Corduroy Festival”. The magic of Hollywood, with dozens of production trucks, miles of cable and the sound of “action” and “cut”, was coursing through downtown Dahlonega.

 

Feb29

Trivia Fans Unite!

Written by // David Zunker Categories // Misc

Trivia Fans Unite!

It seems Dahlonega locals and visitors alike simply enjoy the competitive camaraderie of a trivia test every once in a while. In Dahlonega, though, it’s more than just once in a while. In fact, every Monday and Thursday night you can find local trivia experts and rank amateurs huddled around restaurant tables at Spirits Tavern (Mondays) and Shenanigans Irish Pub (Thursdays) comparing notes and deciding on answers to sometimes obscure trivia questions.

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