Now Dahlonega has its share of crime too. In fact, the second page of the local newspaper, The Dahlonega Nugget, each week features Crimebeat, a snapshot look of the week's crimes.
Here are some of the actual crimes reported in Crimebeat:
1. A woman reported that someone had broken in to her home, stole some important papers and fed the dog. She thinks the culprit is her ex-husband.
2. An allegedly intoxicated man wearing all black climbed onto the roof of Piazza's. He was arrested for public drunkenness.
3. A woman threw a party and a lot of people she didn't know showed up. Later, he found someone had stolen her laptop, cell phone and $100.
4. A woman reported that someone stole the power meter from the side of her house.
And here's our vote for the biggest crime of the week - A deputy accidentally struck a mailbox with his patrol car.