Authorities say human remains found over the weekend in north Georgia belong to a woman who went missing during a walk more than a year ago. Kristi Cornwell was 38 when she disappeared near her parents' home in Blairsville.
Road clearing responsibilities are shared by the state department of transportation and local governments. For D-O-T’s share alone, a spokesman estimates the costs will reach 2.5 million dollars for December.
Researchers found that recreational spending fell by 92-million dollars in 2008, when the lake had dropped 20 feet. The non-profit 1071 Coalition” spent $180,000 on the independent study to provide hard data on Lake Lanier’s economic importance to North Georgia. Recreational spending on the lake brings in the most money to the region