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County lifts no swim advisory in 2 area lakes

Grand Blanc View

Date: 8/20/2014 9:05:00 PM

GENESEE COUNTY— The Genesee County Health Department has lifted the advisory against total body contact (swimming) at Mott Lake-Bluebell Beach and Kelly Lake-Burton, as the E. coli bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. All other monitored points in

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No barriers to swimming in Genesee County lakes

East Village

Date: 8/15/2014 12:56:00 AM

The Genesee County Health Department has lifted the advisory against swimming at Mott Lake-Bluebell Beach and Kelly Lake, Burton, as the E. coli bacteria has returned to acceptable levels. All monitored points in Genesee County comply with state guidelines

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Tree Carver creates sculpture for Lake Burton Grocery

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 8/14/2014 5:03:00 AM

When Thor Anderson heard that Joe Durkin lost Lake Burton Grocery to a fire, he decided he wanted to do something to assist in the rebuilding process. Understanding the costs associated with rebuilding a business, Anderson set up a GoFundMe site where

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Burton officials seek remedy to goose droppings at Kelly Lake


Date: 8/9/2014 8:50:00 AM

BURTON, MI -- After heading out to Kelly Lake for a recent visit with his two grandchildren, City Councilman Dennis O'Keefe said a gift he took home from the trip was not too pleasant. "When I got home, I had to get a pail and a scrub brush and everybody's

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Fire destroys house in Dillard

The Clayton Tribune

Date: 8/1/2014 2:52:00 PM

Rabun County's fire chief was unavailable for comment as of 5:30 p.m. Friday. 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

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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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