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  • Reminder – Lake Resources Office Moving To “By Appointment Only” on Nov. 29th November 29, 2021
    Today marks the first day the Georgia Power Lake Resources Team will permanently close the four lake resource offices to public walk-ins unless customers have made an appointment. Please visit...
  • Reminder – Lake Resources Office Moving To “By Appointment Only” on Nov. 29th November 24, 2021
    Reminder! Beginning next Monday, November 29 the Georgia Power Lake Resources Team plans to permanently close the four lake resource offices to public walk-ins unless customers have made an appointment....
  • Lake Resources Office Moving To “By Appointment Only” on Nov. 29th November 19, 2021
    The Georgia Power Lake Resources Offices have been closed since March 2020 in response to the pandemic and concern for the safety of our employees and customers. Since March 2020,...
  • Tugalo Park Upcoming Modernization Project October 15, 2021
    Tugalo Park-(Campground and Ramp) will be closing on October 18, 2021 due to the planned modernization project that will start at Tugalo Dam.  The park will be closed for the...
  • 2021 North Georgia Lakes Drawdown Schedule August 13, 2021
    LAKE BURTON Begin Drawdown                                             November 1, 2021 Lowest elevation...
  • Swim Buoys May 13, 2021
    Warm weather is here and more and more lake residents will be getting in the water.  If you choose to use swim buoys this season, keep in mind the following...
  • Tallulah Gorge Whitewater Flows Canceled March 19, 2021
    In order to comply with social distancing recommendations and in consultation with Georgia State Parks and American Whitewater, which coordinate the spring recreational release for boaters and participants, the spring...
  • Tallulah Gorge Releases Cancelled October 23, 2020
    In order to comply with social distancing recommendations and in consultation with Georgia State Parks and American Whitewater, which coordinate the fall recreational release for boaters and participants, the fall...
  • 2020 – 2021 NGA LAKES DRAWDOWN SCHEDULE July 9, 2020
    LAKE BURTON Starts down from normal pool (1865.0 feet MSL) November 1, 2020 Down 7’ feet (1858.0 feet MSL) by December 31, 2020 Begin refill February 1, 2021 Within 5’...
  • Georgia Power Recreation Areas Update May 27, 2020
    At Georgia Power, we continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and the response of our state and local officials. Our top priority is still the safety and well-being of our...

Lake Lanier News

  • Todd Baxter Appointed New LLA President May 23, 2022
    The Lake Lanier Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Todd Baxter as the new LLA President. Todd begins this role upon the announcement of John Barker’s retirement. Todd […] The post Todd Baxter Appointed New LLA President appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • John Barker Retires from LLA Presidency May 23, 2022
    John Barker Retires from LLA Presidency As of May 2022, John Barker has elected to retire from the Presidency of the Lake Lanier Association. John served on the LLA Board […] The post John Barker Retires from LLA Presidency appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • 2022 Safety Courses May 16, 2022
      It’s no secret that boating is best enjoyed – when floating safely! Often times we think this begins and ends with wearing a life jacket or the engine cut-off […] The post 2022 Safety Courses appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • The Corps Remains Committed to Hazard Marker Replacements by Memorial Day May 16, 2022
    Update on LLA Solar Light and Hazard Marker Replacements By Todd Baxter, Board of Director   As boating season draws near, the Lake Lanier Association is preparing the solar lights […] The post The Corps Remains Committed to Hazard Marker Replacements by Memorial Day appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Buying and Selling a Used Dock May 5, 2022
    Buying and Selling a Used Dock, Proper Documentation and Contacting Your Area Ranger Replacing a dock can be a fun time… You can freshen up its look, get a different […] The post Buying and Selling a Used Dock appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Call for Proposals / Call for Bids: Navigation Marker Replacement Program April 8, 2022
    The Lake Lanier Association has partnered with the Buford Office of the USACE to develop this pilot project geared toward learning more about the feasibility of ultimately replacing all 238 […] The post Call for Proposals / Call for Bids: Navigation Marker Replacement Program appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Now Hiring for a New Executive Director March 30, 2022
    The Lake Lanier Association is looking to hire a new Executive Director. The Lake Lanier Association (LLA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission to ensure a Clean, Full […] The post Now Hiring for a New Executive Director appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Updates to the Lake Lanier Master Plan Include Seaplanes March 28, 2022
    As part of the Lake Lanier Master Plan Update, seaplanes may be allowed on Lanier. The Corps’ Environmental Impact Statement released this past November states, “The preferred alternative with respect […] The post Updates to the Lake Lanier Master Plan Include Seaplanes appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • The Many Hats of Tom Child March 15, 2022
    Husband, Father, Owner of Marine Specialties & More   “Don’t get too busy making a living that you forget to make a life.” This quote is posted on Tom Child’s […] The post The Many Hats of Tom Child appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • LLA Has Big Plans for 2022 March 11, 2022
    A Note About the New Year from the LLA Board of Directors   As an organization LLA continually assesses our programs to ensure that we are making the most impact […] The post LLA Has Big Plans for 2022 appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Get to Know Caitlin Mincey of Mincey Marble Manufacturing February 8, 2022
      Growing up, Caitlin Mincey was adamant that she wouldn’t work for the family business – Mincey Marble. In trying to avoid fate, she studied Political Communications at Emerson University […] The post Get to Know Caitlin Mincey of Mincey Marble Manufacturing appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Updated: CORPS OF ENGINEERS SHORELINE AREA RANGER CONTACT MAPS October 24, 2021
    Lake Lanier has 692 miles of shoreline and over 10,000 dock permits. The Army Corps of Engineers staff manage these permits and the shoreline. There are currently six different area […] The post Updated: CORPS OF ENGINEERS SHORELINE AREA RANGER CONTACT MAPS appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.

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