"The South's Best Small Towns 2017" - Southern Living Magazine 2017
"4th Best Summer Weekend Escape" - USA Today Travel 2014
"4th Best Underground Attraction"
- USA Today 2016 - Consolidated Gold Mine
"Best Wine Town Runner Up, Southern Dream Towns"
- Garden & Gun Magazine 2012
"10th Best Historic Small Town"
- USA Today 2016
"10th Best Course You Can Play in Georgia - Achasta"
- Golfweek Magazine
"Dahlonega: Small-town Escape"
- Southern Living Magazine 2012
"Wine Tasting Room Capital of Georgia" - Georgia's State Senate Resolution 2015
"National Main Street City"
- National Trust for Historic Preservation
"Official Appalachian Trail Community"
- Appalachian Trail Conservancy 2010
"Georgia's Premier Sports Cycling Community"
- Georgia General Assembly Resolution 2005
"Site of First Major U.S. Gold Rush"
- Thousands of Miners, 1829-1849
Continuing Education: Photography 1 - Beginner
In this course students will gain photography skills to take better pictures while learning about the operation of a digital camera. The course will cover the essentials of photography and will teach students to improve their techniques to enhance family, vacation, and nature images as well as boost creativity. Participants will focus on manual camera operation, metering, exposure, depth of field, shutter speed, and composition.
Note: Students need to bring a digital SLR (or mirrorless) camera with full manual capability to all classes.