Chattahoochee River Whitewater News

4/17/2018 12:58:00 PM
Canoe & Kayak Magazine
Dan Gilbert, owner of local rafting company Whitewater Express, said it was great to see businesses and community members pitch in to make Paddle South possible. “It’s the most fun we have on the river,” he said. “We hope to have it come back many ...

4/16/2018 8:39:00 AM
WSFA
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Well it's that time of the year again for "Take the City" to host its annual Revival on the River. This event includes free Chick-fil-A, free entertainment including Christian and Gospel music and dancing from various ministries.

4/14/2018 10:06:00 PM
WRBL
Columbus, Ga (WRBL) - This afternoon- kicked off the Paddle South competition in uptown Columbus. Several kayakers from around the nation competed in seven different freestyle divisions, competing in heats where they were given three opportunities to show ...

4/13/2018 5:32:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga. - Uptown Columbus has been chosen to host the USA Freestyle Kayaking Championship for the second year in a row. Kayakers from all around the country are in town for the event, looking to win the national title. The event runs through Sunday ...

4/12/2018 6:23:00 AM
PCT Online
Active Pest Control announced that it will be sponsoring and co-hosting Uptown Columbus’s annual Friday Night Concert Series. The series began April 6 and continues through May 25. Founded in 2007, Uptown’s Friday Night Concert Series has become an ...

4/11/2018 2:00:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The second annual Paddle South will be hosted this weekend by Uptown Columbus. The annual event will run for two days and include the 2018 USA Freestyle Kayak National Championships. The Omaha Brewing Company also will host their Paddle Party in the ...

4/10/2018 6:46:00 PM
WTVM
Paddle South returns to Uptown Columbus this weekend. The national competition takes place Saturday from noon to 8 p.m. and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. This year’s event features a freestyle kayaking competition where participants will flip in the air and ...

4/7/2018 9:24:00 PM
WRBL
PHENIX CITY, Ala (WRBL) - In Phenix City a community is relieved their water is now back running after being shut off for most of the day. Several area residents were left dry after a broken pipe flooded the area near idle hour park with the water meant ...

4/7/2018 3:24:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
A broken main has left all of north Phenix City without water, officials said Saturday. No estimated time was given on when the water main would be repaired and water restored to households. The notice is issued two days after residents were told on ...

4/6/2018 5:27:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Safe Kids Columbus will be giving away free life jackets (while supplies last) to children who complete the "River Saavy KIds" event on May 6th. The event will take place at the Riverwalk during Riverfest from 1:00 PM est- 3:00 ...

4/6/2018 5:20:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was recovered Friday morning in the Chattahoochee River after a nine-day intensive search by rescue workers from multiple agencies across the Southeast, authorities have confirmed. Beau Rabon was discovered at 8:34 a.m ...

4/5/2018 7:19:00 AM
NBC2 News
Local Pest Control Company and Non-Profit Will Kick-Off the City’s Iconic Concert Series This Friday in an Effort to Facilitate Economic Revitalization Active Pest Control, one of the largest independent pest control companies in Georgia, today announced ...

4/3/2018 1:08:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are in their seventh day of searching for a 4-year-old boy who's missing in the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, Georgia. Officials say the child was fishing from the riverbank with his father when he fell into the water ...

4/3/2018 10:18:00 AM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Local families are invited to an event geared towards those with autism. Several groups, including the Muscogee County Sheriff's Office, are coming together to host the event, which includes family bike rides, vendors, music ...

4/3/2018 10:01:00 AM
USA Patch
JOHNS CREEK, GA — Two public input meetings will be held next week so you can provide feedback about the Trail Master Plan for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Two meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and 10 a.m ...

4/3/2018 7:35:00 AM
WSFA
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Several years of projects and investments were made to revitalize the Alabama side of the Chattahoochee River that will now include brand new public bathrooms in Phenix City. City council plans to cut the ribbon for the new ...

4/2/2018 7:22:00 PM
WTVM
A new restaurant is opening in Uptown Columbus Tuesday. The Simple Greek, located at 1228 Broadway, has a lunch and dinner menu with a variety of Greek food. Diners can build their own bowls, salads, pitas, and more at an affordable price. The restaurant ...

4/2/2018 8:11:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Rescue workers spent nearly 12 hours on the Chattahoochee River Monday looking for the body of a 4-year-old boy who likely drowned a week ago while he and his father were fishing from the bank. Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Georgia ...

3/30/2018 3:46:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Just beneath the surface of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus Fire and EMS Battalion Chief Bryan Watson says the currents can be vicious, and others who are knowledgeable of the water agree. "Now keep in mind also, that the river ...

3/28/2018 10:36:00 AM
USA Patch
MARRIETA, GA - From Cobb County Government: More than one hundred acres of wooded land along the Chattahoochee River will soon be developed into an accessible Cobb County park. Commissioners approved a master plan to develop the 103 acres plot near ...

3/27/2018 7:08:00 PM
WLTZ
The two Youtube stars who dive for treasure down at the Chattahoochee River came up on a new discovery. They switched up their locations and were searching in an urban canal near Midtown Columbus for some new finds. What they found was something they never ...

3/27/2018 11:32:00 AM
My Edmonds News
Ploggers picking up litter along the Chattahoochee River, part of a Trashercize program in Tennessee. (Photo by Chuck Rogers/Wikipedia) Ever try plogging? I’d never heard of it until I read an article in The Iceland Review – a paper I took up reading a ...

3/26/2018 9:00:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
County commissioners say they expect to receive several public comments Tuesday night over the name of about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River. The park’s name is part of a ...

3/24/2018 4:44:44 PM
KFVS12
Food truck fans from across the Chattahoochee Valley converged on uptown Columbus this afternoon for the fourth annual Food Truck Festival. The event featured more than twenty food trucks from across the U.S., music, and craft beer garden. Fans of the ...

3/24/2018 4:44:00 PM
WTVM
Food truck fans from across the Chattahoochee Valley converged on uptown Columbus this afternoon for the fourth annual Food Truck Festival. The event featured more than twenty food trucks from across the U.S., music, and craft beer garden. Fans of the ...

3/23/2018 5:31:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
With an anticipated crowd for the funeral of Superior Court Clerk Ann Hardman, Uptown Columbus Inc. is relocating the Market Days on the 900 block of Broadway. Hardman, 60, died Monday at her home after an illness. The funeral is 11 a.m. Saturday at the ...

3/22/2018 3:30:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Commissioners will consider approving a park master plan for about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River in Mableton. A measure containing the master plan would also see the park named ...

3/21/2018 1:48:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Mayor Teresa Tomlinson said Wednesday that the city has been in negotiations with the Georgia Ports Authority, which received the state docks site from the city in the 1960s to operate a port for barges along the Chattahoochee River. On Monday, the Ports ...

3/20/2018 9:00:00 PM
WRBL
Columbus, Ga- For many longtime Columbus residents, Uptown as it stands today is completely unrecognizable compared to 20 years ago. And with the proposed new open container ordinance, the growth is showing no signs of slowing down. "It goes along with the ...

3/20/2018 9:00:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga. - For many longtime Columbus residents, Uptown as it stands today is completely unrecognizable compared to 20 years ago. And with the proposed new open container ordinance, the growth is showing no signs of slowing down. "It goes along with ...

3/20/2018 5:56:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
A proposed ordinance that would expand the open-container law for visitors in downtown Columbus has reduced the area where alcoholic drinks will be allowed, an Uptown Columbus Inc. and police officials said Tuesday during a meeting at The Loft. The change ...

3/20/2018 12:36:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The man who has been hawking barbecue and sweet tea for more than 43 years on the banks of the Chattahoochee River is now using the latest cultural catch phrase to sell pickles. “Nope,” Morpeth said from somewhere far, far away where he doesn’t have ...

3/20/2018 5:11:00 AM
The Statesman
Whitewater Express offers guided and guide-assisted trips beginning in Phenix City on the Chattahoochee River. Containing several Class IV rapids and 10 smaller rapids, this river is one of the longest urban white-water rafting course in the world.

3/13/2018 12:57:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Uptown Columbus is promising a fun spring. There will be food trucks, kayaking, paddling and cycling competitions, concerts, running and more. It all begins with the St. Patrick’s Day Festival Saturday, which will shut down the 1000 block of Broadway ...

3/12/2018 11:33:00 PM
SCNow
In the 1950s, the Army Corps of Engineers built the Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in Georgia for flood control and transportation. Lake Lanier, a 38,000-acre lake (58 square miles), was created by this dam. This lake is also fed by the Chestatee River.

3/10/2018 7:15:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Epworth United Methodist Church and the Chattahoochee River Warden. Following a morning of collecting trash the volunteers were treated to a lunch sponsored by Phil’s B-B-Q. Each volunteer also received a T-shirt with a beautiful picture printed on the back.

3/9/2018 1:26:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Across the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will work to ensure public safety with state troopers enforcing state laws and assisting motorists and boaters. ALEA said parents should talk with teens, especially those who will be ...

3/9/2018 12:47:00 PM
The Business Journals
Effective Thursday, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lifted Level 1 restrictions, citing recent rains that have replenished Lake Lanier, the largest water storage reservoir in the Chattahoochee River Basin. However, limits on outdoor watering ...

3/6/2018 12:32:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The proposed ordinance is being recommended by Uptown Columbus Inc., a non-profit downtown redevelopment organization, to create what it terms an entertainment and restaurant district. The proposed ordinance would impact downtown businesses such as bars ...

3/5/2018 6:16:00 PM
WTVM
The Phenix City School District invited the public to attend a forum that will focus on students and the cyber world. The forum took place at the Professional Development Center Tuesday, March 6 at 9:30 a.m. EST. The event was presented by Special Agents ...





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