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  • 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...
  • Georgia Power’s Recreation Areas May 26, 2020
    Georgia Power’s Timpson Beach, on Lake Burton located on Charlie Mountain Road, and Seed Campground, on Lake Seed located on Crow Creek Road will remain closed until further notice.  Check...
  • TALLULAH GORGE WHITEWATER RELEASES CANCELED March 31, 2020
    The recreational Whitewater Releases scheduled for April 4th,5th,11th, and 12th 2020 in Tallulah Falls, Georgia at Tallulah Gorge have been canceled. To take proactive measures to prevent the spread of...
  • SOUTH CAROLINA TUGALO BOAT RAMP TO CLOSE March 31, 2020
    In response to taking proactive measures to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and by way of SC Governor’s order 2020-16 to close all public boat ramps in the...

Lake Lanier News

  • Ways to Save Energy as Summer Temperatures Rise August 6, 2021
    Longer days and warmer weather often bring increased energy use. As temperatures rise, Jackson EMC offers easy solutions for saving energy in the summer. Saving energy helps conserve water and keep […] The post Ways to Save Energy as Summer Temperatures Rise appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Corps of Engineers Shoreline Area Ranger Contact Map July 20, 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 four different area […] The post Corps of Engineers Shoreline Area Ranger Contact Map appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Call for Bids: Shore Sweep 2021 t-shirts July 19, 2021
    Lake Lanier Association is putting out a call for bids for the design and printing of the 2021 Shore Sweep t-shirts. Shore Sweep is the largest cleanup event for Lake […] The post Call for Bids: Shore Sweep 2021 t-shirts appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • IT’S ABOUT TIME, or WADING THROUGH 30 YEARS OF WATER WARS April 7, 2021
    By: Clyde Morris, Attorney for the Lake Lanier Association   It turns out Justice Amy Coney Barrett has a gift for brevity. She sure made quick work of the Water […] The post IT’S ABOUT TIME, or WADING THROUGH 30 YEARS OF WATER WARS appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Florida v. Georgia: Unanimous decision in Georgia’s favor. April 1, 2021
    Holding: Florida failed to establish that Georgia’s overconsumption of interstate waters was either a substantial factor contributing to, or the sole cause of, Florida’s injuries. Judgment: Exceptions overruled, and case […] The post Florida v. Georgia: Unanimous decision in Georgia’s favor. appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • The Algae Levels Are Rising and Why You Should Care March 25, 2021
    CLEAN LAKE, FULL LAKE, SAFE LAKE. You know our mantra and LLA wants you to know what our plan is to support the all-important first element. Over the years, LLA […] The post The Algae Levels Are Rising and Why You Should Care appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • LLA is growing with the addition of a Communications and Membership Coordinator. February 26, 2021
    Lake Lanier Association is growing! We are excited to announce the addition of Victoria Clevenger to the LLA team. Victoria will fill the newly created role of the Communications and […] The post LLA is growing with the addition of a Communications and Membership Coordinator. appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Water Wars Update: FLORIDA V. GEORGIA ORAL ARGUMENTS BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT February 25, 2021
    By: Clyde Morris, Attorney for the Lake Lanier Association Most of us have never argued a case before the Supreme Court of the United States. That includes me, even though […] The post Water Wars Update: FLORIDA V. GEORGIA ORAL ARGUMENTS BEFORE THE SUPREME COURT appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Lake Lanier Association is seeking applications for a Communications and Membership Coordinator. December 4, 2020
    Lake Lanier Association is currently hiring. This newly created position is an exciting opportunity to join LLA’s team in a position that will help expand LLA’s communications, presence and membership […] The post Lake Lanier Association is seeking applications for a Communications and Membership Coordinator. appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • The Lake Lanier Association Announces New Executive Director July 15, 2019
    Monday, July 15, 2019 The Lake Lanier Association has concluded its 2-month search for a new Executive Director! “Today we are announcing Jennifer Flowers as the new Executive Director for […] The post The Lake Lanier Association Announces New Executive Director appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Lake Lanier Association seeking applications for Executive Director position April 22, 2019
    As much as we hate to see Joanna leave, we want to thank her for the positive impact she has made and we wish her the best. The Lake Lanier […] The post Lake Lanier Association seeking applications for Executive Director position appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.
  • Annual Meeting 2019 March 24, 2019
    The Lake Lanier Association Annual Membership Meeting is coming up on Saturday, April 13 2019. We will be at Aqualand Marina this year. Below are more details about the meeting. […] The post Annual Meeting 2019 appeared first on Lake Lanier Association.

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