Lake Burton News

10/17/2020 2:45:00 PM
Atlanta INtown
If you’re looking for a socially-distanced weekend outing this fall, a drive through the North Georgia mountains or North Carolina to see the leaves changing color couldn’t be more perfect. According ...

10/7/2020 8:52:14 AM
Eater on
Masks required when not seated. Dinner alternative: Murphy’s Chophouse at Laprade’s Marina for steaks and seafood overlooking Lake Burton. Call for COVID-19 precautions. Located in the basement of the ...

10/5/2020 5:00:00 PM
Holiday Lettings
There is also a TV in this room for entertainment. For dining, Kleinhaus is conveniently located to Lake Burton, Clayton, Hiawassee, Sky Valley, Franklin, Highlands and Cashiers North Carolina. If you ...

9/30/2020 9:53:00 AM
Atlanta Magazine
Sure, you’ll still see muscadines and slushie machines, but visit North Georgia now and you’ll find sophisticated small-batch varietals you’ll never spy at Total Wine.

9/24/2020 3:04:00 AM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
After making landfall in the Gulf Coast early this morning, Hurricane Sally is expected to downgrade to a depression and move eastward soaking a wide path through Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. All three of our reservoirs – Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond – are in the crosshairs of the forecast, which…

9/8/2020 11:15:00 AM
Yahoo! News
Fall Foliage Prediction Map is out so you can plan trips to see autumn in all its splendor in Georgia and other U.S. states.

9/3/2020 2:42:00 PM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
With four bedrooms, the 3,200-square-foot Kleinhaus sleeps 14, so you can take the entire family or meet up with friends.

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/17/2020 3:10:00 AM
Rabun County Middle School teachers and staff released a video parody of Aerosmith’s “Walk This Way” with all new lyrics.

8/16/2020 3:09:00 AM
The Telegraph
Some of them were asymptomatic, but others were not. At Lake Burton, a summer camp opened with overnight stays. Over 300 kids down to six years old got the virus. Three-quarters had symptoms and ...

8/14/2020 8:00:00 AM
Business Wire
Oconee Federal Financial Corp. (Nasdaq: OFED) (the “Company”), the holding company for Oconee Federal Savings and Loan Association (“Oconee Federal”), ...

8/13/2020 5:28:00 PM
Sports Illustrated
Georgia football is loaded at quarterback with four potential starters on the roster, and two more possibly on the way in the next two recruiting classes.

8/12/2020 11:03:00 AM
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence set Georgia high school football state records with 13,902 career passing yards and 161 touchdown passes while at Cartersville. Second in both categories is Houston ...

8/11/2020 4:48:00 AM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Lee Shaw and Terry Crowder recently retired from public schools, but they’re not ready to go fishing yet. Shaw, who won six region titles and 149 games in 18 seasons at Flowery Branch and Rabun County ...

BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 3:57:00 PM
The Bulletin
Karin Jessop's two children, ages 12 and 13, attended that YMCA day camp at Lake Burton where the residential camp outbreak unfolded. Her children, who were at the camp for four weeks but came ...

8/10/2020 10:37:00 AM
Christianity Today
According to the Christian Camping and Conference Association (CCCA), the outbreaks represent a minority of its 870 member camps, only 7 percent of which had reported confirmed COVID-19 cases among ...

8/10/2020 7:12:00 AM
Seattle Times
With the coronavirus pandemic, like any disease outbreak, research takes time, and experts say decisions being made about reopening schools are necessarily being made without the full picture of the ...

8/10/2020 7:06:00 AM
Washington Post
A report from leading pediatric health groups found that more than 97,000 U.S. children tested positive for the coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, more than a quarter of t ...

8/7/2020 4:00:00 AM
The Business Journals
Ansley Atlanta Real Estate is the top fastest-growing residential real estate company on the Pacesetter list, and No. 41 on the overall list.

8/6/2020 5:23:00 AM
Media outlets reported a large outbreak occurred at the time at a YMCA camp at Lake Burton in Rabun County, near the state’s northern border with North Carolina. Campers ranged in age from 6 to ...

8/5/2020 7:00:00 AM
Yahoo! News
YMCA camp High Harbour at Lake Burton imposed strict COVID guidelines before the start of summer but was forced to close as hundreds became infected; reaction from Dr. Brian Castrucci, president and ...

8/5/2020 6:29:00 AM
YMCA camp High Harbour at Lake Burton imposed strict COVID guidelines before the start of summer but was forced to close as hundreds became infected; reaction from Dr. Brian Castrucci, president and ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/4/2020 11:23:00 AM
A CDC report from a Georgia hotspot illuminates just how easily kids can spread coronavirus, adding to our understanding of kids' role in transmission.

8/4/2020 9:31:00 AM
Yahoo! News
YMCA camp High Harbour at Lake Burton imposed strict COVID guidelines before the start of summer but was forced to close as hundreds became infected; reaction from Dr. Brian Castrucci, president and ...

8/4/2020 9:20:00 AM
YMCA camp High Harbour at Lake Burton imposed strict COVID guidelines before the start of summer but was forced to close as hundreds became infected; reaction from Dr. Brian Castrucci. WUSA-TV ...

8/4/2020 5:51:00 AM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
There have been 29 Georgia high school quarterbacks since 2001 who have been rated four-star or five-star recruits in the 247Sports Composite. No pair of them has ever faced off in a high school game.

8/3/2020 4:53:00 PM
Jessop’s 12-year-old and 13-year-old attended YMCA’s Camp High Harbor on Lake Burton in Rabun County. According to the CDC report, 597 people attended the camp, 344 were tested and 260 tested ...

8/3/2020 3:25:00 PM
Swaying at 80 feet (24m) above the whitewaters of the Tallulah River, this dizzying bridge is the backdrop for the thundering Hurricane Falls. But we think its elegant wooden expanse is a sight ...

8/3/2020 12:15:00 PM
Massachusetts' Mohawk Trail is among the most picturesque of New England's scenic drives. The historic route, which originated as an ancient path used by indigenous Americans, winds on for more ...

8/3/2020 5:50:00 AM
International Business Times
A Georgia overnight camp closed after a coronavirus outbreak among campers The campers were reportedly not required to wear face coverings Health investigators also noted that the buildings had poor ...

8/2/2020 10:14:00 PM
Fox News
A coronavirus outbreak at a Georgia sleepaway camp in June saw hundreds infected with the coronavirus, renewing concerns about children contracting the disease, according to the Centers for Disease ...

8/2/2020 8:15:00 AM
New York Daily News
The camp, which was identified as YMCA Camp High Harbour at Lake Burton by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, hosted orientation for 138 trainees and 120 staff members in mid-June, according to the ...

8/2/2020 8:01:20 AM
New York Daily News on
A coronavirus outbreak at a Georgia sleepaway camp shut down activities after just four days, but not before hundreds were infected.

8/2/2020 6:39:00 AM
FOX 5 Atlanta
More than 200 people, including children, tested positive after going to a YMCA summer camp this June, according to a CDC report.

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