Chattahoochee River Whitewater News
9/29/2017 5:57:00 PM
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who's in the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” touring Alexander ...
9/25/2017 11:13:00 PM
It's time for the second annual 2017 Quality Catch and Sweet Release Tournament presented by The ORVIS Company and Sweetwater Brewing Company. Last year the tournament took place in May 2016 and the winner was Ryan Johnson with an impressive 31-inch brown ...
9/19/2017 8:25:00 PM
Water-loving kids will be thrilled with an adventure on the Chattahoochee River. Slather on the SPF and set off down the river on a paddle board, kayak or canoe, or just rent some tubes and float on down. Check out our weekend guide to paddling for tips on ...
9/14/2017 9:54:00 AM
Mother Nature Network MNN
What is happening in North Georgia this year is an example of what he means. "From Atlanta up the Chattahoochee River Valley to Rabun County in far North Georgia some hillsides have been covered with nuts," Coder said. "Others have not been. It's very ...
9/10/2017 1:00:00 AM
14-17 and Sept. 21-24, then nightly from Sept. 28-Oct. 29 at the Festhalle on Edelweiss Strasse along the Chattahoochee River. Hours are 6-10:30 p.m. weekdays; 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays; 1 p.m. to midnight on Saturdays; and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Admission is ...
9/9/2017 11:53:00 AM
Located about a mile west of Midtown, the old granite quarry site has been drained of its shimmery blue water as a giant boring machine inches toward the Chattahoochee River, which will eventually fill the reservoir with 2 billion gallons of water.
9/9/2017 12:14:00 AM
Provisions will be made to shelter students who remain in Troy, Hawkins added. The university's campuses in Alabama - Troy, Montgomery, Dothan and Phenix City - as well as sites in Florida and Georgia, are included in the closure. The Alabama campuses plan ...
9/8/2017 9:45:00 AM
Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn and Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney talk at midfield Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, before an NCAA football game against Clemson at Jordan-Hare Stadium in Auburn, Ala. (Julie Bennettemail@example.com) We heard a lot in the offseason ...
9/8/2017 7:58:00 AM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - We're going to see a nice, quiet day around the Valley with sunshine and highs in the 80s. Saturday will be similar with clouds beginning to move in on Sunday ahead of Hurricane Irma. We could also see a passing shower on Sunday ...
9/6/2017 4:57:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Well, what is up in Uptown Columbus this fall? A whole lot of events and fun for the family. Uptown Columbus held their fall press conference Wednesday announcing some of the events that will happen in the coming months. The Food ...
9/5/2017 8:05:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WXTX) – WXTX Fox 54 is spearheading a relief initiative for Hurricane Harvey victims in Texas. Viewers can drop off relief supplies at Jarod’s Pest Control at 7513 Veterans Parkway in Columbus thru September 22. Supplies can be dropped ...
9/3/2017 4:37:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Game day is huge in Auburn, but one area the benefit is seen again and again is in the economic impact on the area. “What I love the best is that there are a lot of people working and whether they are in the tourism industry or just ...
9/1/2017 2:18:00 PM
Time is on Auburn's side heading into Saturday's season opener with Georgia Southern. The Eagles are clearly a less talented team, but have managed to be competitive with SEC teams over the last five years and their triple-option scheme has a lot to do ...
9/1/2017 12:22:00 PM
White County residents Jeff Threlkeld and Ray Kahn say the Chattahoochee River is lower than four decades ago. (Photo by Hal Jacobs) Wildfires in Greenland. ‘Sunny day’ floods in Miami. Icebergs the size of small countries breaking from continents.
8/31/2017 9:01:00 PM
The 2017 edition of the Thunder in the Valley Air Show held at Columbus Airport (KCSG) in Columbus, GA in April raised some $50,000 for local youth charities in the region. The board of the organization will meet September 14 to determine how the money ...
8/31/2017 8:54:00 AM
And the federal government, in a brief filed Aug. 7, said "truly effective" relief for Apalachicola oysters may require revising federal dam operations on the Chattahoochee River through formal agency action. Florida argues that the court special master ...
8/31/2017 8:39:00 AM
Games are on Friday at 7 p.m., unless otherwise noted. 1. Justyn Ross, WR, Central-Phenix City - Ross and the Red Devils host Fairfield. 2. Jalyn Armour-Davis, ATH, St. Paul's - The Alabama commit and the Saints host St. Stanislaus of Mississippi.
8/29/2017 5:18:00 PM
Auburn released its depth chart on Tuesday for Saturday's season opener against Georgia Southern. While there were few surprises on the two-deep, the Tigers did settle on a starting five along the offensive line and established a front-runner for the No. 3 ...
8/28/2017 8:19:00 AM
Auburn quarterback commit and Bartram Trail (Fla.) QB Joey Gatewood made two things abundantly clear after Saturday's nationally-televised game against Cartersveille (Ga.). First, he won't waver on his commitment: "I'm going to Auburn 100 percent, no ...
8/25/2017 2:18:00 PM
Sand Mountain Reporter
They went to see the eclipse. We went to celebrate my daughter’s thirtieth birthday by tubing down the Chattahoochee River. She says you only turn thirty once. I know better because I’ve done it twice now. Ashley wanted to go to Helen, go tubing ...
8/25/2017 12:43:00 PM
The Phenix City Board of Education unanimously approved the school system’s fiscal year 2018 budget Thursday night. Because the board refinanced approximately $9.5 million worth of warrants (bonds) for capital projects, saving $1.6 million, the revenue ...
8/25/2017 6:58:00 AM
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who’s in the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” touring Alexander ...
8/24/2017 9:10:00 PM
Our wildflower ventures began with a hike in the Johnson Ferry north unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Led by longtime park ranger and naturalist Jerry Hightower, our trek took us across a long meadow and through shady woods along ...
8/24/2017 8:36:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Auburn University officials are asking fans not to roll the new Auburn Oaks at Toomer’s corner this football season because the trees aren’t fully established. However, fans are welcome to enjoy the tradition by rolling designated ...
8/24/2017 12:07:00 PM
You can fret all day over finding the perfect culinary masterpiece, but there are just some days where nothing sounds better than a cheesy slice of hot, fresh pizza. You won’t be alone — about an eighth of all Americans are eating pizza on any given ...
8/23/2017 10:17:00 PM
The creek passes through Atlanta and feeds into the Chattahoochee River. Toxic spills plague every county in the metro Atlanta area and when they occur off the beaten path like this one, the hazardous leaks could pour into waterways for weeks, killing fish ...
8/23/2017 11:43:00 AM
Georgia is full of outdoor adventures, from hiking to breathtaking waterfalls to tubing down the Chattahoochee River. But one exciting adventure stands out from the rest, and that’s a day trip to Georgia’s hidden underground river — and those who are ...
8/22/2017 7:48:00 PM
The first thing you notice when you drive or walk past the construction site between the 13th and 14th street bridges along the Chattahoochee River in downtown Columbus is the crane. It hovers over the river and downtown in an intimidating manner.
8/22/2017 2:45:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Hundreds of people are lined up for their shot at making it through auditions to be a part of the upcoming season of American Idol. The auditions were held at Piedmont Park in Atlanta. People from Columbus and LaGrange were also in ...
8/22/2017 9:58:00 AM
Whitewater Express and the Blue Heron Adventure These are the the must-do Columbus activities for adrenaline enthusiasts. Whitewater Express offers low and high-water trips down the world’s longest urban whitewater course on the Chattahoochee River.
8/22/2017 6:37:00 AM
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who's in the Broadway hit "Hamilton," touring Alexander Hamilton's ...
8/21/2017 7:40:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – Millions of Americans had their eyes toward the skies, including Auburn residents. The great American eclipse gave millions of Americans a breathtaking solar show Monday afternoon. Across the valley area, there were watch parties in ...
8/21/2017 1:36:00 PM
TSYS, with its offices overlooking the Chattahoochee River in downtown Columbus, perhaps is having the most fun with it. The credit-card and payment processor gave out “lunar treats,” otherwise known as Moon Pies, when employees arrived for work Monday ...
8/21/2017 5:00:00 AM
The multi-purpose trail will string together more than 400 acres of greenspace, spanning from Maddox Park along the Beltline Westside Trail all the way to the Chattahoochee River. The first phase of the project will include more than two miles of trails ...
8/20/2017 12:07:00 PM
Just about an hour outside of Atlanta, you play in the river that runs through the almost the entire state of Georgia, the Chattahoochee River. Several parks give the public access to the river, and Chattahoochee Bend is one of the best. If you’re down t ...
8/19/2017 9:45:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Dozens of people gathered at the Columbus Botanical Garden Saturday morning to honor cancer survivors. About 300 butterflies were released into the sky all in honor of cancer survivors across the Chattahoochee Valley. Survivors ...
8/19/2017 7:43:00 PM
Her recent study of the Chattahoochee River Dam project and renovation explored the idea of how man’s interactions with nature change it. This theme consistently reappears in Bradley’s work as she deconstructs images from her memory or actual scenes as ...
8/18/2017 6:10:00 PM
Phenix City’s graduation rate has soared 29 percentage points in the past three years, from 63 percent in 2013 to 92 percent in 2016. That revelation comes via Friday’s email blast from Phenix City Schools superintendent Randy Wilkes. The comparison is ...
8/18/2017 5:18:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
People jumping off a 101-year-old bridge into the Chattahoochee River has been an issue for years. But after two recent drownings, National Park Service officials are considering new safety measures. The bridge, built in 1916, is not intended for ...
8/18/2017 3:13:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. — The solar eclipse is one of the biggest topics trending right now across the nation. The Brookstone School wants to engage students while also taking the proper precautions. “We’re trying to spread awareness and trying to let people ...
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