Paul B. Anderson is the part-time band director at Lumpkin County Middle School. Mr. Anderson retired from teaching in 2017 after a 31 year teaching career, but continues to find joy in the classroom as he works with beginning band students, 2nd-year band students, conducts the Middle School football band, and assists with the High School Marching Band of Gold. Mr. Anderson received his Bachelor's, Master's, and Education Specialist degrees from the University of Georgia, and has taught music at all levels, from elementary to college, and in all areas of the state. Throughout his long career, he has taught concert band, , symphonic band, marching band, jazz band, instrumental ensemble. beginning band, advanced chorus, beginning chorus, general music, music appreciation, and even high school math and study skills. He has taught in Hazlehurst, Macon, Danielsville, Fitzgerald, Greenville, Elberton, Camilla, Savannah, Lithia Springs, and now in Dahlonega. Mr. Anderson was married in 1986, and his wife Jackie teaches preschool at GFUMC in Gainesville. He and Jackie have 4 children together, and their youngest graduated from LCHS in 2019 and currently attends Kennesaw State University.