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Zipline over the Chattahoochee Opening this weekend

Date: 9/11/2014

Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure is going to take place at the Blue Heron Adventure Tower which is located on the corner of 11th St. and Bay Ave at 9:00 am on Friday morning, September 12th. The venue will offically open to the public on Saturday the 13th. This is the only zipline

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Georgia Power launches online resource for lake visitors

Newton Citizen

Date: 7/6/2014 5:00:00 PM

Sudden storms, with lightning and high winds, can pop up with little notice. Georgia Power lakes include Lake Burton, Lake Seed, Lake Rabun, Lake Tugalo, Lake Yonah and Tallulah Falls in north Georgia; Lake Jackson and Lake Juliette in central Georgia

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Georgia Power launches online resource for lake visitors

Rockdale Citizen

Date: 7/6/2014 5:00:00 PM

Sudden storms, with lightning and high winds, can pop up with little notice. Georgia Power lakes include Lake Burton, Lake Seed, Lake Rabun, Lake Tugalo, Lake Yonah and Tallulah Falls in north Georgia; Lake Jackson and Lake Juliette in central Georgia

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Personal fishing craft (a.k.a. Fishing Kayak)

Date: 3/17/2014

Fishing Kayaks and pontoons have become increasingly popular during the last decade with a huge number of options and accessories to make your time on the water more enjoyable. In fact, the term personal fishing craft is being used more so that people don't think they are getting a vessel similar to a whitewater play boat

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USACE Reopens Sawnee Campground

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

Date: 2/15/2014

Release no. 13-033ContactLisa Parker251-690-2505lisa.a.parker@usace.army.milMOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick

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• River: Tugaloo River
• Surface Area: 597 Acres
Lake Tugalo is a 597-acre (2.42 km2) reservoir with 18 miles (29 km) of shoreline located in the northeastern Georgia in Habersham and Rabun counties, but also lies partially in Oconee County, South Carolina. It is the fifth lake in a six-lake series created by hydroelectric dams operated by Georgia Power that follows the original course of the Tallulah River. The series starts upstream on the Tallulah River with Lake Burton followed by Lake Seed, Lake Rabun, Lake Tallulah Falls and Lake Tugalo, ending with Lake Yonah. The western arm of Lake Tugalo is filled by the Tallulah River and the eastern arm is filled by the Chattooga River. Georgia Power considers the lake full at a surface elevation of 891.5 feet (271.7 m).
Lake Tugalo began filling in 1923 with the completion of the Tugalo Dam, a gravity concrete and masonry dam. The dam is 155 feet (47 m) high and has a span of 740 feet (230 m). The Tugalo Hydroelectric Plant has a generation capacity of 45 megawatts.
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