Lake Burton


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Severe thunderstorm warnings issued for Upstate, GA, N.C. counties


Date: 6/22/2015 2:55:00 PM

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for northeastern Rabun County in northeastern Georgia, south central Jackson County in western North Carolina, southeastern Macon County in western North

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Water Resources Outlook - June 18 2015

NWS Southeast River Forecast Center

Date: 6/22/2015

Water Resources Outlook for June 18

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Meadows hears bear poaching complaints

Asheville Homepages Citizen Times Social Media

Date: 6/19/2015 2:44:00 PM

Allyn Stockton, an attorney for Walter Stancil of Rabun County, Georgia, submitted testimony that indicated his client took and hid the camera, one he believed belonged to other hunters. The camera had been placed by Brian Southard, a special agent with

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Rabun Co. commemorates 45th anniversary of 'Skywalk'

My Fox Atlanta

Date: 6/19/2015 2:43:00 PM

Working at home is ideal for lots of people - retirees, students, stay-at-home parents, and it's great when it works out. But one Carroll County mom can tell you the dangerous pitfalls when the at-home job is just a scam. Working at home is ideal for lots

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Hopes high for Skywalk Celebration

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 6/18/2015 4:11:00 AM

He precariously balanced atop a metal cable, suspended hundreds of feet in the air, the rushing waters of the Tallulah River the closest semblance of a safety net below and 30,000 pairs of eyes on his every move. A celebration of his skywalk was probably

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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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