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The Mystery of the Missing Red Canoe

lakelanier.com welcomes contributions from local authors.  This story, however, is a bit less heart-warming than others.  The reason is the serenity and peacefulness of Lake Lanier was robbed from Tricia Slay as she explored one of the magnificent islands planted in our lake. Sad to say, but …

Glades Reservoir Added to Corps’ Federal Register of Projects

The proposal to build what is known as the “Glades Reservoir” was officially put on the federal register of projects by the US Army Corps of Engineers.  Placement is one of the fundamental steps in the arduous process to attain the permit to construct the reservoir. …

Supplemental Contracts Issued for Lake Lanier Bridges

MarketWatch.com reported on February 14 that The LPA Group Inc. (LPA), a unit of Michael Baker Corp., has received supplements on existing contracts to replace three bridges over Lake Lanier on Route 369, west of Gainesville.  The updated contracts with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) …

“You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows” on Lake Lanier

OK.  Maybe Bob Dylan didn’t have Lake Lanier in mind when he wrote those lyrics.  Maybe. But for sailors, windsurfers and those who took a wrong turn rafting down the Mississippi, knowing which way the wind blows on Lake Lanier is of great concern. Don’t …

The Water Crisis is Not Over for Forsyth County

lakelanier.com thanks Patrick Fox of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for this important update about Lake Lanier. “Atlanta’s near-death experience of losing Lake Lanier as a water source may have ended last summer, but the threat is not over for nearly 5 million area residents who rely …

How Do You Fill a Dry Lake? — a blog

lakelanier.com is happy to bring you the writings and profundity of assorted local deep thinkers. This post, by Gainesville’s own Allie Lousch, is interesting and insightful.  We hope you’ll enjoy it as much as we did. “Gainesville, Georgia, wraps around the often-beautiful and busy Lake Lanier, …

Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau Honored

The Lake Lanier Convention & Visitors Bureau (LLCVB) was recently honored by readers of ConventionSouth® Magazine.  The outstanding excellence of the LLCVB in exhibiting, creativity, and professionalism in the meetings and conventions industry was noted by readers all across America.  For almost 30 years, ConventionSouth® …