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Silt buildup, aging pipes threaten Lake Knickerbocker From the back of his truck, Randy Askea navigates an electric, four-wheeled vehicle with an attached camera through a decades-old pipe running under an earthen dam spanning East Lake Drive in Gainesville.“We’re running a camera up the pipe to
Gainesville Times | Jul 17, 2016 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How Olympics landed on Lake Lanier's shores Atlanta’s Olympic organizers had a bit of a problem as they identified venues for the 1996 Olympic Games they were awarded in 1990.While the metro Atlanta facilities and venues were well underway, planners faced a dilemma on where to hold the rowing
Gainesville Times | Jul 17, 2016 01:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympics chief Payne recalls Gainesvilles desire for games When Billy Payne, Atlanta’s Olympic architect, looks back on his crowning achievement from 20 years ago, one of the bright spots is Gainesville’s participation in the Centennial Games.“Without exception, the back and forth with the organ
Gainesville Times | Jul 17, 2016 01:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mechanic burned by boat engine fire at Lake Lanier marina One person was burned in a boat fire Saturday at Holiday Marina on Lake Lanier.Hall County Fire Services Capt. Zachary Brackett reported the craft erupted in a flash fire while a mechanic at the marina was working on the engine.The 36-year-old man was tra
Gainesville Times | Jul 16, 2016 9:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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2 bodies found in Lake Lanier from Friday's boat crash; search continues Two bodies have been found after a boat overturned Friday afternoon on Lake Lanier, according to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources.Operator Richard Corn with the Georgia State Patrol said the search will continue for the two people still missing
Gainesville Times | Jul 16, 2016 1:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Olympic Park tower sign will dim, turn off earlier It’s like something out of a “Seinfeld” episode, where a bright red light from a Kenny Rogers chicken joint shines day and night through apartment windows, leaving residents sleepless.For at least one resident living near Lake Lanier Oly
Gainesville Times | Jul 16, 2016 04:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Students RISE to shine, avoid summer slump Nearly 125 elementary school students “graduated” from the fifth annual RISE —Real Interactive Summer-learning Experience) —program Friday morning.The program, which had its largest group yet, is predominantly for lower
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Georgia Mountain Food Bank plans strategy with agency partners A large, airy storage area at the Georgia Mountain Food Bank is usually stocked full with canned and boxed foods and goods. But Friday afternoon, the room was decorated and full of people enjoying a gourmet meal.The food bank held its annual Agency Confer
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Charges added in brass knuckle assault case A Hall County woman formerly charged with hindering the apprehension of a fugitive has received new charges, according to authorities.Erica Joy Dean, 37, was charged with aggravated battery and kidnapping with bodily injury following an alleged June 30 in
Gainesville Times | Jul 16, 2016 01:39 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Davis Middle to be part of Georgia grown program Davis Middle School is one of five schools selected to participate in the Georgia Grown Test Kitchen program for the upcoming year.It is the third year of the program, which promotes local and healthy eating by supplying school nutrition directors with he
Gainesville Times | Jul 16, 2016 01:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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