Chattahoochee River Whitewater News

2/4/2018 12:11:00 AM
Lake Eufaula is a 45,181-acre reservoir located on the Chattahoochee River along the border of southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama. The reservoir is formed by Walter F. George Dam and is known for its great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie ...

1/26/2018 8:01:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
A lot has happened in the world since Jones Bridge was erected as a way to get people and goods across the Chattahoochee River in about 1904. There have been 20 presidents of the United States during the bridge’s lifetime. Two world wars were fought.

1/26/2018 1:47:00 PM
A pair of top 50 prospects headline a group of six recruits taking official visits to Auburn this weekend. Central-Phenix City's Justyn Ross, a four-star receiver and the top-ranked player in the state in the 247Sports Composite, will visit the Plains once ...

1/26/2018 8:03:00 AM
A store that plans to stock a variety of traditional German food and gift items, with a small cafe in the works as well, will be opening its doors Saturday on 13th Street in Phenix City. German Food, Gifts & More — located at 711 13th St., just east of ...

1/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
READ | 3 Cobb cities named among the safest in Georgia — Do you live in one? The magazine describes the community like this: “Sitting along the Chattahoochee River northwest of Atlanta, this spot pairs antebellum heritage with modern opportunity.”

1/24/2018 12:48:00 PM
Swift serves as a board member of Columbus Bank and Trust Company, Brookstone School, the Swift-Illges Foundation, the Columbus State University Foundation Properties, Uptown Columbus and the National Infantry Foundation. He is a member and past president ...

1/24/2018 11:58:00 AM
Mayor Eddie Lowe and the City Council of Phenix City have rescheduled the annual State of the City address scheduled for 6 p.m. Feb., 1 in the auditorium at the Central Activity Center. Lowe and council members will review the city’s financial statements ...

1/22/2018 10:04:00 AM
“The Chattahoochee River through Columbus is uniquely good whitewater because it has a lot of flow. Even at the base flow, there's more than 1000 cubic feet per second coming down the river, and at the levels we ran the competition, there were something ...

1/21/2018 4:00:00 PM
Becker's Hospital Review
As part of its proposed partnership agreement with Columbus (Ga.) Regional Health, Atlanta-based Piedmont Healthcare will commit more than $250 million to the Columbus community, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. Here are five things to know about the ...

1/20/2018 7:52:00 PM
Whatever words of wisdom Bruce Pearl utilizes at halftime, they've proven motivational. For a sixth time in as many SEC games, No. 17 Auburn trailed by double-digits, but against Georgia on Saturday the halftime deficit was a season-high 14 points. The ...

1/19/2018 1:21:00 PM
Access Atlanta
Join other hikers for a rugged and adventurous trek with views of the Chattahoochee River and unbeatable landscapes. Girl Scouts Cookie Rally. 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 800-771-1139.

1/19/2018 11:03:00 AM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Auburn University announced its 15th athletic director, Allen Greene. Greene will assume day-to-day responsibilities beginning in February. He has served as director of athletics at the University at Buffalo since November 2015.

1/18/2018 6:46:00 PM
A major water line break in Phenix City is causing a disruption in service. The water line break is the area of 30th Street and 10th Avenue. The suspect arrested in a deadly shooting at a Fort Mitchell Dollar General store is no longer in the Muscogee ...

1/16/2018 12:39:00 PM
The announcement was made Tuesday by Columbus Georgia Whitewater. The event on the Chattahoochee River will again coincide with Paddle South, a celebration of the popular paddling location. The preliminary competition will be April 14 from 1 p.m. – 10 p ...

1/15/2018 9:22:00 PM
Fox News
The Corps manages five dams along the Chattahoochee River under congressional direction. It abides by an operations manual that Miell says “looks at transportation, water supply, flood control and endangered species.” As a result of the Corps’ high ...

1/14/2018 3:47:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – This year will be one of growth and change in the city of Auburn. New buildings, new programs, and new jobs are all planned for the loveliest village in 2018 and many of the projects from 2017 will wrap up in the coming months.

1/13/2018 12:22:00 PM
while more than three dozen marched with the Community of Concerned Clergy down Broad Street across the Chattahoochee River. “It is important that we come together as a community to celebrate and have this festival atmosphere to learn just a little bit ...

1/12/2018 4:08:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The city of Auburn has announced closures for the upcoming Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Martin Luther King Jr. Day is on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018. Garbage pick-up will be delayed by one day the entire week. City hall and most city ...

1/11/2018 9:18:00 PM
Also, check out the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division at and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at In addition, the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell at and the ...

1/11/2018 3:03:00 PM
In 2016, the city’s aptly named Driller Mike began a $300 million tunnel-boring mission between the Chattahoochee River and Hemphill Water Treatment Plant that links to the quarry. Meanwhile, a $26 million Phase 1 initiative is underway to make the ...

1/10/2018 3:06:00 PM
Atlanta Magazine
Atlanta’s future has always belonged to people with big ideas, starting in 1837, when the Western and Atlantic Railroad Company picked out a random ridge east of the Chattahoochee River as the southern end of its line from Chattanooga. Ironically, ...

1/10/2018 8:50:00 AM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Four of Auburn University’s online graduate programs were placed in the top 15, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2018 Best Online Program rankings released on Tuesday. Online programs that received high marks include ...

1/8/2018 10:04:00 PM
That manual effectively granted metro Atlanta all the water it needs from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier through 2050. Gil Rogers, the Atlanta-based director of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Georgia and Alabama office, said the oysters ...

1/8/2018 10:49:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Florida argues that Georgia over-taps the Chattahoochee River in places like busy metropolitan Atlanta. This, Florida says, amounts to robbing the Apalachicola of its lifeblood. Georgia should be required to remedy that situation by enacting measures which ...

1/8/2018 9:26:00 AM
It’s been in the dream and planning stages for more than six years. But construction on a shopping center on U.S. Highway 431 South in Phenix City is about to crank up, the project’s developers said Monday. What will be called The Village at Crosswinds ...

1/8/2018 6:00:00 AM
Athens Banner-Herald
Complicating the issue is the absence from the lawsuit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages dams on the Chattahoochee River. The agency has enough control over the flow of water that there might not be any increase in the water that reaches ...

1/8/2018 4:33:00 AM
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
The Chattahoochee River flows from north of Atlanta, and there are five federal dams that provide flood control, hydropower and recreation. Especially important is Lake Sidney Lanier, which provides drinking water for many of the nearly 6 million residents ...

1/6/2018 11:41:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
“It’s something special to end it there.” After crossing the bridge across the Chattahoochee River back into Alabama, you won’t encounter too many Bulldog fans – although one crosses the state line to eat breakfast at Smith’s True Value ...

1/5/2018 11:59:00 AM
Albany Herald
(TNS) — You want to find ground zero for next’s college football championship game, all you need to do is look at the Alabama-Georgia state line where Phenix City and Columbus are divided by the Chattahoochee River.

1/2/2018 4:47:00 PM
La Grange Daily News
“We’re really looking to expand up-and-down the Chattahoochee River,” Denehy said. Stephens added that many in the community have been asking them why they we not already selling to restaurants. “We did that by plan,” he said. “Other breweries ...

1/2/2018 3:24:00 PM
The Wall Street Transcript
COLUMBUS, Ga., Jan. 2, 2018 - Synovus Financial Corp. (NYSE: SNV) will announce fourth quarter 2017 results on Tuesday, January 23, 2018. An earnings press release will be published prior to the earnings conference call, which will begin at 8:30 a.m. ET.

1/2/2018 12:00:00 PM
Pensions & Investments
Aflac Inc., Columbus, Ga., is raising the corporate match to its 401(k) plan this year to 100% on the first 4% of an employee's contribution from 50%. The company also is making a $500 one-time contribution to each employee's retirement account.

1/2/2018 8:34:00 AM
You want to find ground zero for next’s college football championship game, all you need to do is look at the Alabama-Georgia state line where Phenix City and Columbus are divided by the Chattahoochee River. Monday’s semifinal wins by Alabama over ...

12/29/2017 2:20:00 PM
As the year draws to a close, so does Top 10 week here at the Ledger-Enquirer. I’m referring, of course, to our tradition of naming the year’s top stories in everything from government to sports. Which means it’s time to list the overall Top 10.

12/22/2017 2:57:00 PM
My year can be summed up in one experience. On Sept. 11, the hour was growing late and Hurricane Irma was all but done. It had blown in and out without widespread damage. Now, it knocked over some trees and interrupted power service for some, but for the ...

12/21/2017 7:07:00 AM
and 3281 Victory Dr., COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) — Two new PETA billboards have surfaced in Columbus, GA, and their placement has everyone talking. The billboards say, “I’m ME, Not MEAT. See the Individual. Go Vegan.”, and they’re located right across ...

12/16/2017 4:00:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Auburn’s new ice skating rink opened Sunday on Gay Street parking lot. The new rink, called BHS Skating, was installed this morning and is set to be open through Dec. 31. Auburn’s new rink is 1,200-1,800 square feet and will be ...

12/15/2017 4:00:00 PM
Columbus, GA (WTVM) - Owner of East Coast Body Shop gives away donated bikes to kids for the holidays. "As cold as it was this morning," said Chester Jackson, "to see this, it warmed the heart." It was a chilly start for Jackson, owner of East Coast Body ...

12/10/2017 1:46:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - As the holiday season approaches, you have to begin to think what you are going to do about your home if you are away for an extended period of time. Maybe you’re a college student going home for winter break or you’re just heading ...

12/9/2017 6:57:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Friday night's snow has begun to melt and folks around the Chattahoochee Valley are ready to hit the road, but before hitting the road local experts say there are a couple of things you should watch for on your car. People across the ...

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