Gen. Beauregard Lee to make his famous annual appearance after sunrise. If he sees his shadow it means six more weeks of winter.
General Beauregard Lee
Saturday, February 2, 2013
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Visitors from as far away as Florida were at the Yellow River Game Ranch to watch Lilburn's famous groundhog make his annual prediction Thursday.
Sarah Etheridge began celebrating her 18th birthday the same way she's celebrated the day for 13 years in a row: by coming to see Lilburn's famous groundhog, General Beauregard Lee, make his annual weather prediction. For many among the hundreds of people gathered there Thursday morning, the trek to Yellow River Game Ranch on Groundhog Day is an annual must-do. "It's a family tradition," said Linda Brown of Loganville. It was the 11th year to see Beau for her son Jason, and the sixth for son Spencer. And sometimes it's a reunion of "Groundhog Day" acquaintances. Etheridge's mother, Shirley Holmes from Lawrenceville, met Sonny Guntermann, from Lithia Springs, on Groundhog Day years ago. "It's the only time we see each other," Holmes said. …