Chattahoochee River Whitewater News

6/10/2019 2:33:00 PM
Reporter Newspapers
Sandy Springs wants to build trails to the Chattahoochee River and is planning to create a master plan to guide their development. Making better connections to the river was one of the recommendations ...

5/23/2019 7:38:00 AM
As school is winding down, students from the Fellowship Christian School in Roswell, GA, and members of the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited met recently to release trout into the ...

5/16/2019 12:59:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The upper lake creeks, rivers and pockets are clear to stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466. Bass ...

5/8/2019 4:20:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Chattahoochee River is beautiful and fun, but it can also be dangerous if you don’t take proper safety precautions. There’s already been one river death so far this year, ...

5/4/2019 9:15:00 AM
The Valdosta Daily Times
Solid trade for an inflatable tube to whisk a family along the Chattahoochee River through the Georgia hill-country town of Helen and beyond. A couple more bucks for a stick, and a bit of bungee to ...

4/24/2019 1:18:00 PM
COLUMBUS,Ga(WRBL) - Kiwanis Club of Columbus presented a $5,000 check to Safe Kids Columbus that is working to secure the safety of residents in the region while they are visiting the Chattahoochee ...

4/19/2019 6:35:00 PM
COLUMBUS (WRBL) - In a little over five hours Friday morning the Chattahoochee River rose nearly 11 feet in downtown Columbus. The rapid rise came during the storm that moved from the Columbus region ...

4/10/2019 10:54:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) - Columbus State remembered former student and staff member, W.D. Feeney with a vigil in honor of his life and legacy. Hundreds of students, faculty and staff were present at the ...

4/9/2019 2:00:00 AM
A collaboration between Columbus State University, Artbeat 2019 and Uptown Columbus has brightened downtown and made the sculpture walk more interactive. Artbeat 2019 recently unveiled two new ...

4/6/2019 2:32:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - On Saturday, Runners from across the Chattahoochee Valley hit the streets for some active fun but also to help their neighbors who may be running on empty. Feeding the Valley ...

4/6/2019 1:41:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Nearly 1,200 volunteers spent Saturday, April 6 wading, paddling or walking along the Chattahoochee River, picking up massive amounts of trash during the ninth-annual Sweep the Hooch event. Held by ...

4/2/2019 8:51:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

4/2/2019 8:49:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

3/30/2019 4:20:00 PM
The “Food Truck Mecca” took place in Woodruff Park and Dillingham bridge in Uptown Columbus. Attendees enjoyed bites from more then more than 25 gourmet food trucks that participated in the festival ...

3/29/2019 2:45:00 PM
Those over 21 years-old who plan on drinking alcohol should be prepared to show ID. Uptown Columbus said the entrance fee helps fund materials needed for the event, and anything leftover goes back ...

3/25/2019 9:19:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Today we're kicking off a new campaign - one that's designed to help our furry friends. Cause for Paws is a chance to benefit Muscogee County's primary animal shelter, PAWS ...

3/22/2019 7:25:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Thursday, a small crowd gathered in the chapel at Pure Life to watch a series of documentaries on the Chattahoochee River and water. Film Night at the Chapel benefited the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper ...

3/18/2019 4:26:00 PM
Time Out
Behind the bland title lies a barnstorming semi-hysterical thriller which pulls few punches in its attempt to chronicle the true story of an Alabama town which was founded in the early 1800s by ...

3/16/2019 1:53:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Since becoming established in 1994, the nonprofit has implemented myriad initiatives, programs and other efforts to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and watershed. The nonprofit ...

3/15/2019 11:24:00 AM
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Becca Covington, with Uptown Columbus, stops by News 3 Midday to discuss the celebrations planned in honor of St. Patrick's Day. Uptown's festivities will come the day before St. ...

3/14/2019 9:38:00 AM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL)- Uptown Columbus will be partnering with Scruffy Murphy's Irish Pub and Eatery and other businesses for the "Bash on Broadway" celebration in honor of St. Patrick's Day weekend. ...

3/12/2019 5:00:00 AM
30545. The Helen Chamber of Commerce will stock the Chattahoochee River with over 400 pounds of trout. This beautiful stretch of the Chattahoochee that flows leisurely through the City of Helen, only ...

3/8/2019 6:45:00 PM
at 3 p.m. EST Sunday. After it roared through Beauregard, it hit Smiths Station as an EF-3, with a peak wind of 140 mph, around 3:30 p.m., then crossed the Chattahoochee River into Georgia and cut a s...

3/7/2019 10:23:00 AM
Join Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for their 9th annual service event along the Chattahoochee River. Sweep the Hooch provides the opportunity for individuals and communities to come together to remove tra...

3/6/2019 9:05:00 PM
Hilton has partnered with Columbus property management company Valley Hospitality Services to build a Hampton Inn in at the corner of Broadway and 12th Street. Construction has started and is expected ...

3/1/2019 3:10:00 PM
Some see enforcement as a problem Reynolds Bickerstaff, board chairman of Uptown Columbus Inc., which focuses on developing and marketing the area, said the issue of parking and what he and others vie...

2/28/2019 4:40:00 PM
COLUMBUS (WRBL) - They built it six years ago, and now they are starting to come. The Chattahoochee River whitewater course that rolls into downtown Columbus have become a drawing card for some of the ...

2/28/2019 3:47:00 AM
They have only one fundraiser every year! The 32nd Annual Open Door Classic: a 5k run! It will be Saturday, March 9 at Woodruff Park in Uptown Columbus, on Bay Ave. at 10th St. This fundraiser is to r...

2/27/2019 8:24:00 AM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Uptown Columbus is gearing up to host its sixth annual Food Truck Festival. Woodruff Park and Dillingham Bridge in Uptown Columbus will transform into what they are calling “Food ...

2/21/2019 9:33:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Thursday was the Springer’s 148th birthday and they celebrated with some big news. New partnerships, stars, and shows were all announced as the Columbus opera house gears up for ...

2/20/2019 1:02:00 PM
Community Impact Newspaper
WhiteWater Express Car Wash purchased a 1-acre site in Spring Plaza, at the corner of Spring Stuebner Road and Spring Plaza Drive. The car wash is expected to open in the third quarter of 2019.

2/20/2019 5:47:00 AM
The Loft, a restaurant and bar across the street, added one a few years back. Uptown Columbus Inc. President Ross Horner likes the move. “It’s energy and people," Horner said. "You are going to see pe...

2/19/2019 1:06:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Uptown Columbus is being recognized as one of the state of Georgia’s top central business districts. The Georgia Main Street Project began in 1980 as part of an initiative create...

2/16/2019 4:04:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM)- On Saturday, more than 200 volunteers in the Chattahoochee valley gathered together in an effort to try and help those in need in our area. The Community Warriors organized the gi...

2/15/2019 9:16:00 PM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
To experience the churning rapids of the river yourself, head to Whitewater Express ($40, 1000 Bay Ave., 706-321-4720, to book a guided rafting trip or rent a kayak. The com...

2/14/2019 7:45:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - As many celebrated Valentine’s Day Thursday, a chocolate shop in Uptown Columbus worked overtime to deliver goodies to its customers. Kilwins has an assortment of treats such as ...

2/12/2019 5:10:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Uptown Columbus has gained popularity and grown vastly over the past 10 years. Community leaders said with new businesses coming in, they expect Uptown Columbus to become a bigge...

2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
North Fulton
But while the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area fared better than most, it did not go unscathed. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a national park system spanning 48 miles ...

2/4/2019 1:36:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A section of the Columbus RiverWalk will be closed beginning Feb. 5 for approximately eight weeks. The section between 12th Street and 14th will be closed to relocate a storm sew...

2/1/2019 3:18:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - March of Dimes held its 2019 kickoff luncheon Friday for the upcoming March for Babies Walk in Columbus. News Leader 9’s Cheryl Renee was the emcee of the luncheon which highligh...

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