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National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

4/29/2017 9:00:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
A new National Park Service report shows that more than 2.7 million people visited the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, which sits on the border of Cobb and Fulton counties, in 2016. Visitors spent more than $119 million in communities near ...

4/29/2017 12:36:00 AM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Ten thousand families are receiving a meal thanks to students at Wynnbrook Christian School in Columbus. The school held it's Feed the Need Charity Event for most of the school day Friday. It's a way to bring a mission trip experience ...

4/27/2017 11:07:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga – Columbus Lions wide receiver Michael Reeve has been named the National Arena League Offensive Player of the Week by the NAL. Reeve caught two touchdowns in the lions 57-44 win over the High Country Grizzlies. He leads the NAL with 13 ...

4/27/2017 2:16:00 PM
Law 360
The National Wildlife Federation, the Florida Wildlife Federation and Apalachicola Bay and River Keeper Inc. said the Corps, which operates five dams on the Chattahoochee River, didn’t prepare an adequate environmental impact statement when updating its ...

4/27/2017 10:47:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
Hudson, a graduate of Glenwood High School and Chattahoochee Valley Community College, both in Phenix City, pitched and played outfield during his time at Auburn. During his 16-year Major League Baseball career – with the Oakland Athletics, the Atlanta ...

4/27/2017 10:22:00 AM
La Grange Daily News
The group got started 22 years ago when an Atlanta group took measures to make cities take action to prevent raw sewage from overflowing into the Chattahoochee River the way it did during the ‘80s and ‘90s. Because of the group’s action, the city of ...

4/25/2017 6:25:00 PM
Eliminating subsidies to private affiliates and service/cultural organizations such as the Naval Museum, Keep Columbus Beautiful and Uptown Columbus Inc. Increasing garbage and other service fees and reducing two-day-a-week household garbage pick-up.

4/24/2017 3:03:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The Ralston Towers in Uptown Columbus is declared unsafe after several fire code violations. The building, located on the 200 block of 12th Street, received the notice as a result of a stairwell fire last November. That's when city ...

4/24/2017 12:58:00 AM
Saporta Report
In metro Atlanta, we enjoy three national park sites: Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, and Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site. Like other units in the national system, they are suffering ...

4/23/2017 8:18:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) – The Auburn Water Works Board also asking its customers to practice voluntary water restrictions while a drought watch continues. A "phase one" watch was issued Friday. The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs also ...

4/22/2017 4:15:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Braves legend, Chipper Jones, stopped by Columbus Saturday afternoon. He was in town to sign his new autobiography Ballplayer. Hundreds of fans lined up before 6 a.m. to get wristbands, get in line and meet the future Hall of Famer.

4/21/2017 7:01:00 PM
Sometimes there needs to be a timeout. There comes a moment when someone must step up, make the “T” sign with both hands and ask for a pause to regroup. It may well have reached that moment with the Uptown Columbus Facade Board. It is an entity of the ...

4/21/2017 6:13:00 PM
When it opens in little more than a week, the new Krystal in Phenix City will have something that all of the others in the area do not. That would be a flashier design that is the fast-food chain’s brand new prototype, along with frozen treat items ...

4/21/2017 4:46:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - The Vice President of Twitter and Auburn graduate Chris Moody visited Auburn today to speak to an organization promoting women to go into the engineering field. Chris Moody is the first to admit a lot has changed since he graduated from ...

4/21/2017 3:09:00 AM
Recent criminal activities has some business owners speaking out. Over the last few weeks several crimes have been reported near the Uptown Columbus area. Recent criminal activities has some business owners speaking out. Over the last few weeks several ...

4/20/2017 7:15:00 PM
That decreases the flow of water down the Chattahoochee river, which flows into the Apalachicola river. Experts blame the water shortage for killing Franklin County's oyster industry. The U.S. Supreme Court is scheduled to rule on the issue soon.

4/20/2017 5:44:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Thursday Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr was in town speaking at the Chattahoochee River Club. The Attorney General spoke inside a room full of attorneys and other members of the bar. Carr addressed everything from the water wars to ...

4/20/2017 4:21:00 PM
Reporter Newspapers
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area’s estimated visits and economic impact declined more than 10 percent last year, but the park is still a major contributor to the local economy, according to an annual federal report. The park system drew ...

4/18/2017 2:25:00 PM
The event was held on the Chattahoochee River at the Whitewater Good Wave in front of RiverWalk Island. “It was awesome to win on my home wave,” Mason said. “I train down here all the time.” There were eight kayakers in his category and three were ...

4/17/2017 7:12:00 PM
After retiring in 2013 from 22 years as a human resources manager with the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, she has starred in the “Rollin with Kristine” wheelchair travel show on YouTube, including whitewater rafting on the Chattahoochee River, ...

4/17/2017 4:22:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Freestyle kayaking national championship, Paddle South, had a $28,000 impact on the Fountain City this weekend. The two-day event brought Kayakers from across the country into Columbus. The 2017 freestyle kayak champion of the men's ...

4/17/2017 1:19:00 PM
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) – Phenix City Council discussed historic districts at Monday’s work session. The Historic Preservation Commission presented a map for areas under consideration. The purpose of the designation would be to preserve homes or ...

4/17/2017 9:57:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
334-201-5510, Not all of the waterways are calm and serene. The white water along the Chattahoochee River near Phenix City features several difficult and and 10 smaller rapids that are part of one of the longest urban, white-water ...

4/15/2017 1:44:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - This Bridge Church and community members celebrated the day before Easter at Lakebottom Park picking up some gifts courtesy of the Easter Bunny. As a part of their 2017 Easter Weekend, the church held their community-wide Easter Egg ...

4/14/2017 8:19:00 PM
Whitewater Express is expecting parking decks across uptown to be packed Saturday and Sunday. So packed that the parking garage will have all six hundred seventy five parking spots open for free. Police are cracking down on where you park. They ask that ...

4/14/2017 7:21:00 PM
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Mike & Ed's Bar-B-Q in Phenix City is back up and running. After the November 2016 fire, moderate structural damage caused the restaurant to close down. Mike and Ed's had to completely rip out the roof, redo the roof and AC units ...

4/14/2017 4:27:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - If you make your way down to the RiverWalk in Uptown Columbus this weekend, you may notice kayakers taking over the waters. This is all part of Paddle South - the freestyling kayaking national championship. Kayakers from across the ...

4/13/2017 4:08:00 PM
Auburn Undercover
Some highlights: -Four catches in the state final. -102 receiving yards vs. Phenix City (Ala) Central. -Five receptions for 81 yards in the state semifinals. -A 40-yard catch in a playoff win over Madison (Ala.) James Clemens. -A 64-yard touchdown catch vs.

4/13/2017 1:48:00 PM
WALB 10 News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Columbus Cottonmouths are hitting the ice Thursday night and they’re looking to take the series against Macon and advance in the playoffs. The snakes lost to Macon in overtime in game two Wednesday night. This also could be the ...

4/13/2017 11:07:00 AM
Columbus Fire and EMS held swift water rescue exercises Thursday morning and early afternoon in the Chattahoochee River downtown. Joining the fire and EMS personnel were responders from Columbus State University, Whitewater Express and the 4 th Ranger ...

4/13/2017 9:56:00 AM
Americus Times-Recorder
DAWSON — The Lower Chattahoochee River Soil & Water Conservation District announces the 2017 Soil Stewardship theme: “Healthy Soils are Full of Life”. Soil Stewardship Week will be officially celebrated April 30- May 7, and is a fun and educational ...

4/12/2017 7:51:00 PM
Students from St. Pius X Catholic High School, assisted by members of the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited, recently released trout fingerlings into the Chattahoochee River. The project started approximately three months ago when the school ...

4/12/2017 3:20:00 PM
Several councilors commended Bishop, former president of Uptown Columbus, for the vibrancy in the downtown area. Hugley said he’s also been pleased with all the development. But too many people have been parking along the curbs, he said, and that’s ...

4/12/2017 10:52:00 AM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Mayor Teresa Tomlinson has been approached to run for three statewide offices including governor, Secretary of State and attorney general. While Tomlinson declined the State Attorney General position, she is considering a run for ...

4/11/2017 4:16:00 PM
The tornadoes are as follows. The first tornado of the day started in Barbour County moved into extreme northern Henry County then crossed the Chattahoochee River moving into Quitman County. This tornado had maximum winds of 115 mph and a rating on the ...

4/11/2017 2:18:00 PM
The $330,000 construction cost for the addition is being paid by Uptown Whitewater Management. Whitewater Express, which operates the zip line, will pay tower rent to Uptown Whitewater Management, a nonprofit organization that manages the whitewater course ...

4/11/2017 9:02:00 AM
The kayakers are competing for prizes in different classes in the competition, which begins Friday on the Chattahoochee River at Whitewater’s Good Wave in front of RiverWalk Island. It will start again Saturday at 1 p.m. and go until 5 p.m. It is free to ...

4/9/2017 7:20:00 PM
The Lambert-Eagles Memorial Trophy is given in memory of Auburn’s 15th head basketball coach, Paul Lambert, who died in a hotel fire on June 6, 1978, in Columbus, Ga., and Tommy Joe Eagles, who died unexpectedly of a heart attack on July 30, 1994 ...

4/8/2017 3:47:00 PM
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Although we are still more than four months away from the official start of the college football season, Auburn Tiger fans have some high exceptions. A-day 2017 brought thousands of members of the Auburn family back to Jordan-Hare Stadium.

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