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Cruise Lake Lanier safely this holiday weekend
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With the Memorial Day holiday weekend launching the summer season on Lake Lanier, law enforcement officials are reminding all visitors to follow the laws and common sense to stay safe on the lake. "Your attention to safety rules and alertness to other people on the water can save lives. It is your role to be as safe as possible so you are in control of your vessel and anything unexpected that happens on the water," said Col. Eddie Henderson, Division director at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Safe boater check list • Designate an operator: Just like drinking and driving, drinking and boating will get you into trouble, if not tragedy.