Millie Adcox
Millie Adcox

Journalist

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Millie Adcox is a veteran writer in the North Georgia area. She maintains Lakeside’s area calendar of events. 

Sara Bagwell
Sara Bagwell

Designer

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Sara Bagwell has been involved in home design and remodeling since 2004 and is a designer for Tracy Tesmer Design/Remodeling in Gainesville.

Glenn Burns
Glenn Burns

Meteorologist WSB-TV

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Glenn Burns has been writing for Lakeside for more than 20 years. He is the chief meteorologist for WSB-TV in Atlanta.

Don Duval
Don Duval

Wine & Food Lover

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Georgia native Don Duval grew up going to Lake Lanier and keeps a boat at one of the marinas. He and his wife have a passion for good wine, good food, and of course, the lake. 

Jane Harrison
Jane Harrison

Journalist

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Jane Harrison is an outdoor enthusiast, runner, cyclist, hiker and career journalist who has covered outdoor activities in North Georgia and issues regarding Lake Lanier for more than two decades. She earned her BA in print journalism from the University of Georgia in 1979 and returned to UGA for her Master’s in Mass Communication in 1998.

Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

US Coast Guard (ret)

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Steve Johnson, United States Coast Guard, (retired), is a licensed instructor, examiner, and course developer in the maritime field and owner of CPO Johnson, Inc.

Pamela A. Keene
Pamela A. Keene

Journalist

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Pamela A. Keene is senior writer for Lakeside News and a Hall County Master Gardener.

Vinnie Mendes
Vinnie Mendes

Sailor/Marina Owner

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Vinnie Mendes has been sailing all his life and on Lake Lanier for the past 25 years. His family owns a marina/bar/restaurant so he has plenty of real-life experiences to draw from. His favorite line: “You can’t make this stuff up.”

Ken Sturdivant
Ken Sturdivant

Fishing Guide

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Ken Sturdivant is a native Georgian, author, speaker, full-time fishing guide on Lake Lanier, and producer of the original Southern Fishing Report and Southern Fishing Schools, Inc. To contact Ken, call 770-889-2654, or visit his website southernfishing.com.

 Bill Vanderford
Bill Vanderford

Fishing Guide

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Bill Vanderford has won numerous awards for his writing, photography, videography, and has been inducted into the National Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame as a Legendary Guide.