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Tragic death of child on Lake Burton

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 7/24/2014 9:22:00 AM

The life of a 7-year-old Florida boy came to a tragic end Thursday afternoon on Lake Burton, when he was thrown from the boat he was riding on and an attempt to retrieve him failed. According to the incident report filed by the Georgia Department of

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Wingham Native’s Swim Across Lake Huron Underway

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Date: 7/19/2014 1:50:00 PM

Lesley Burton-Zehr has started her 75 km swim from Harbour Beach, Michigan to Goderich. She entered the water at 5:30am this morning. Water conditions at Harbour Beach were calm today and tonight she is working her way towards the Canada-U.S.A border

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Scott Marks, TV cameraman became a Turner executive

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Date: 7/18/2014 9:16:00 PM

His favorite getaways were his family’s cabin at Lake Burton and his father-in-law’s home on Anna Marie Island on the Florida coast. “Scott was definitely a handyman around the house,” she said, with the tools and a knack for fixing almost anything

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Fire guts Lake Burton Grocery

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 7/3/2014 7:50:00 AM

A fire that started minutes before midnight Sunday destroyed the iconic Lake Burton Grocery. Joe Durkin, owner, said prior to firefighters arriving, flames had broken the store’s windows and were about six feet high. The structure has been deemed a total

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Fire guts Lake Burton Grocery

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 7/3/2014 5:08:00 AM

A fire that started minutes before midnight Sunday destroyed the iconic Lake Burton Grocery. Joe Durkin, owner, said prior to firefighters arriving, flames had broken the store’s windows and were about six feet high. The structure has been deemed a total

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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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