Lake Burton


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Classic Center Cultural Foundation awards scholarships to six students

Athens Banner-Herald

Date: 5/22/2016 11:27:00 PM

Two new scholarships were added this year to the foundation’s program, expanding its reach into Rabun County. Out of six applicants, the foundation presented Vocal Performance Scholarships to Cylvie Patterson, a senior from Rabun County High School

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3rd Annual Power House for Kids Charity Golf Classic and Fashion Show

Access Atlanta

Date: 5/19/2016 4:48:00 PM

Entrants also enjoy a tee gift, plus on-course competitions for long drives and closest to the pin. Lunch at The Lodge overlooking Lake Burton follows golf and is included in the entry. The entry fee for a foursome is $500, with a portion of the fee

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Woerner willing to play anywhere for Georgia

Date: 5/12/2016 8:39:00 PM

JEFFERSON, Ga. -- Moments after bringing home a state title for Rabun County in the discus throw, Charlie Woerner admitted he is amped up about what lies ahead - enrolling at the University of Georgia on June 1. "I am excited about it," Woerner told Dawgs247

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OUR OPINION: Round of applause

Thomasville Times-Enterprise

Date: 5/6/2016 2:21:00 PM

They qualified for the Elite Eight for just the second time with Wednesday’s 3-0 win over Rabun County. During that game, coach Kelli Fitzgerald wore a shirt designed by her players that symbolizes Thomasville’s overall athletic year. On the back

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Storms cause power outages, boil water advisory in effect


Date: 5/1/2016 9:12:00 AM

The political heat is on for Georgia State Representative Tom Taylor, just three weeks after being arrested for DUI in Rabun County, which is about 110 miles north of Atlanta. The political heat is on for Georgia State Representative Tom Taylor

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• Surface Area: 2,775 Acres
Lake Burton is a reservoir located in the northeastern corner of Georgia in Rabun County. It is the first lake in a six-lake series called the Tallulah River Watershed that follows the original course of the Tallulah River. The lake is owned and operated by the Georgia Power Company.Lake Burton gets its named from the town of Burton, which was the second largest town in Rabun County.

There is a fish hatchery and the Moccasin Creek State Park located on the western side of the lake. The lake holds many different species of fish including Spotted Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Redear Sunfish, White Catfish, Walleye, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, and Yellow Perch.
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