Lake Burton, Rabun history come to life in new book

Mike Maffett will be autographing his new book dedicated to Lake Burton's colorful history, "Our Southern Eden," at LaPrades Marina as part of the Lake Burton Centennial Wooden Boat Parade Sunday.
LAKE BURTON—Mike Maffett’s earliest memory of Lake Burton dates back to 1950, when his father, Phil Maffett, bought one half of a cabin on Acorn Creek Road. “His share cost a thousand dollars,”…

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