Chattahoochee River Whitewater News

6/25/2017 12:25:00 AM
In an expanded lakeside cottage on 1,200 acres of family land in Goldville, Ala., former Alabama Gov. John Patterson sits surrounded by history, his rustic wooden walls adorned with framed black-and-white photographs from a long and busy life in politics.

6/24/2017 9:04:00 AM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Johns Creek purchased 58 acres along the Chattahoochee River and adjacent to the proposed Cauley Creek park last week to add to the city’s existing park and recreation land. The Johns Creek City Council approved the purchase of the property, known as ...

6/24/2017 1:06:00 AM
The market for now is between Atlanta and Columbus, both of those cities the playground of the water-loving Callaway who enjoys kayaking the Chattahoochee River and the local whitewater course. The great-grandson of Cason and Virginia Hand Callaway ...

6/23/2017 6:08:00 PM
PHENIX CTIY, AL (WTVM) - The Director of Phenix City Utilities is firing back at reports that the local Waste Water Treatment Plant is dumping harmful chemicals and waste into the Chattahoochee River. The Director, Steve Smith is hoping to counteract these ...

6/23/2017 10:34:00 AM
Becca Zajac with Uptown Columbus joins the News 3 Midday Community Watch and says she hopes the increased foot traffic and support for community events will finally get the blood drive its 100 pints. If you would like to donate, you can call 1-800-RED ...

6/22/2017 1:28:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – The 2017 Barbasol Championship will be underway starting on Thursday, July 20. There will be week-long events starting on Monday, July 17 including: PGA Practice Rounds – July 17 at 7 a.m. CT PGA Tour Practice Rounds – July 18 at ...

6/21/2017 7:07:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga – The next chapter of professional hockey in Columbus will come with big changes if all goes according to plan for potential team owner Fidel Jenkins. Jenkins is finalizing negotiations to secure the Columbus affiliation in the Southern ...

6/19/2017 9:03:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The effective date of the price change is unclear. You can purchase the lifetime Senior Passes around Atlanta at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area office (1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs) and at Kennesaw Mountain (900 Kennesaw ...

6/19/2017 4:09:00 PM
WLTZ 38 News
At Whitewater Express two adventures they offer are zip lining and whitewater rafting. Both of these activities are fun for the family. Right now, they are offering a season pass where you can get unlimited visits to the Chattahoochee River for the next year.

6/19/2017 3:37:00 PM
The Columbus fire team has seen an increase every summer over the last couple of years in the times they’ve had to get their gear out and rescue someone out of the water, but what exactly do you need to do to make sure you don’t get caught in the current?

6/19/2017 2:14:00 PM
Saporta Report
Florida sued Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court to win access to more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. The court-appointed special master ruled the actual cause isn’t Georgia withholding water. Rather, the special master ruled that the lower ...

6/19/2017 1:49:00 PM
The Chattahoochee River begins in the North Georgia mountains and winds through the state, with plenty of opportunities to grab your innertube and “Shoot the Hooch,” as the locals call it. River tubing on the Chattahoochee is available in a number of ...

6/18/2017 12:59:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – The foodie's paradise will be in Auburn this week as the city kicks off its inaugural restaurant week. The first Auburn Downtown Restaurant Week, designed to highlight fine and casual dining establishments throughout the area ...

6/18/2017 12:28:00 AM
11 Alive
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- A young woman from the southeastern corner of the state with ties to Kennesaw has officially been crowned Miss Georgia after a night of pageantry and competition in Columbus. Alyssa Beasley was honored with the title Saturday evening while ...

6/17/2017 6:48:00 PM
That doesn’t mean whitewater rafting with the outfitter Whitewater Express poses a lethal threat. Such excursions have their risks – that’s why people sign waivers before they go – but customers are required to wear helmets and life vests ...

6/17/2017 4:06:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Today the 31st annual Family Day Music Festival took place in Uptown Columbus at Woodruff Park. The event's hosts, Davis Broadcasting, say the event brings performers from all walks of life. This year music lovers enjoyed the sounds ...

6/16/2017 2:21:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Field's theory on this? The rodent population is exploding and snakes have much more to feed on. Especially near the Chattahoochee River. "Snakes can go just about anywhere but they're attracted to brushy areas. They're very, very non-aggressive," says Field.

6/16/2017 1:56:00 PM
It’s very easy, but it’s the truth.” Last month, the proud father of two posted an adorable image of him and his baby girl enjoying time at the Chattahoochee River. “She grabbed daddy’s hand and started pulling me right down the middle of the ...

6/15/2017 9:53:00 AM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
During all three days of this year’s camp, including Thursday’s last stop at the Chattahoochee River and a water park, Water World, in Dothan, Alabama, presenters taught children to conserve water, a valuable natural resource. “Our main goal is to ...

6/13/2017 11:52:00 PM
Aside from spending more than a decade at Green Island Country Club, Wulff also was the chef at the Chattahoochee River Club for about 15 years, according to his LinkedIn page. The Denmark native was educated at the Culinary Institute of Copenhagen ...

6/13/2017 11:23:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga., June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leader in voluntary insurance sales at the worksite in the United States, announced today it has been selected as a 2017 Best Place to Work in Information Technology (IT) by IDG's Computerworld.

6/13/2017 9:46:00 PM
Springer Opera House (Columbus, GA): Right on the Chattahoochee River is the official theater of Georgia with an incredible history. One actor who seemed to fall in love with the Southern Hospitality the Springer offered was the great Edwin Booth ...

6/13/2017 2:30:00 PM
Ammo Land
COLUMBUS, Ga.-( Take the Igloo Playmate Elite Realtree Xtra Camo Cooler with you to the lake, woods, beach or park. A proven classic, the Igloo Playmate is an ideal go-to cooler for your favorite outdoor activities, and now it's available ...

6/12/2017 11:43:00 AM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Frank McLemore, the man killed in the Phenix City crash, will be laid to rest Saturday. The funeral for the well-known radio engineer is set for 2 p.m. at Vance Funeral Chapel with a viewing at noon. McLemore's wife Erin was also ...

6/12/2017 12:26:00 AM
Phenix City Mayor Eddie Lowe said Sunday he feels “truly blessed” that the Phenix City Mayor’s Annual Education and Charity Ball did so well. “It was another success,” he said. In the fourth year for the event, the brainchild of Lowe and his wife ...

6/11/2017 5:53:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA- The contestants in the Miss Georgia and Miss Georgia Outstanding Teen competition are ready to show off their talents. “I’m singing “Listen” from the movie and Broadway Musical Dreamgirls and I’m doing a modern rendition of it.”

6/10/2017 3:32:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Fifty-four queens from all across the State of Georgia are in Columbus this evening kicking off competition week for Miss Georgia. New Leader 9 was live at the RiverCenter in Uptown Columbus for the pageant kick-off. That is where 54 ...

6/9/2017 4:12:00 PM
“I think having multiple events is a very big deal for a community of our size,” President of Uptown Columbus Ross Horner said. “Just making these events their home base of Columbus is tremendous.” Horner worked at the Civic Center for five years ...

6/8/2017 5:34:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the body of a missing man has been recovered from the Chattahoochee River. The body of 25-year-old Thomas Odom was found by a kayaker around 8:45 p.m. about 2.5 miles downstream from ...

6/8/2017 2:15:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – It seems Chick-fil-A is very popular at Auburn University, so much they have earned an award for it. The campus location received an award for one of two universities with more than three-million-dollars in sales for on-campus locations.

6/7/2017 10:44:00 PM
Dan Gilbert, owner of Whitewater Express, also said someone went missing while snorkeling in the calm part of the river just below the zip line that runs from Columbus to Phenix City. “Someone apparently heard a call for help,” he said. Gilbert has ...

6/7/2017 5:54:00 PM
The NCAA has disallowed an upcoming appearance by LSU football coach Ed Orgeron at a charity event in Phenix City, according to a report by the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer. Orgeron had been scheduled since February to speak at the annual Phenix City Mayor's ...

6/7/2017 3:24:00 PM
Finally, I asked someone from Omaha, Georgia how to get there, and this is what he said: “Jump in the Chattahoochee River somewhere around the south side of Columbus, let yourself float, say, round about ten miles, then climb out on the bank and you’ll ...

6/6/2017 5:57:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – If you were traveling along Milgen Road Tuesday, you may have experienced an unexpected delay. Over 12 law enforcement agencies out in full force kicking off their 100 Deadly Days of Summer campaign. It's usually at the end of ...

6/6/2017 5:18:00 PM
“The Black Cow brings a laid back rustic southern charm to Uptown Columbus,” says a restaurant synopsis in Georgia Eats. “Just steps away from the whitewater rapids, enjoy Uptown's only oyster bar. From “The Best Burgers in the South,” according ...

6/6/2017 1:15:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Edwards is the 18-year-old daughter of June Edwards and the late Bucky Edwards, of Salem and formerly of Phenix City. Edwards danced at her high school for six years and was a varsity dance team member for four years. She recently auditioned for the ...

6/5/2017 10:01:00 PM
The announcement of Halter’s hiring comes on the same day The Bradley Company begins construction of The Rapids, a 226-unit apartment and mixed-use building along the Chattahoochee River just north of the 13th Street bridge in downtown Columbus.

6/5/2017 4:47:00 PM
Voice Of The Broaocasting Industry
A 72-year-old broadcast engineer who has worked for PMB Broadcasting and iHeartRadio stations in the Columbus, Ga., market has died following complications from his unwitting involvement in a June 3 high-speed car chase in the neighboring city of ...

6/5/2017 1:44:00 PM
Saporta Report
Florida fights a lot over water. Florida is fighting Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court for more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. Last week, some Florida residents lost their battle to prevent more water from being pumped from a basin north of ...

6/4/2017 12:59:00 PM
The Phenix City Council is scheduled to consider a contract with EastCoast Entertainment Inc. to bring the musical act Masters of Soul to the Phenix City Amphitheater. According to the agenda for the council meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, the contract would be ...

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