Chattahoochee River Whitewater News

7/18/2019 3:22:00 PM
WRBL
In partnership with Safe Kids Columbus, Kiwanis Club of Columbus, Whitewater Express, Columbus Fire&EMS, and WRBL our Program will focus on Water Safety. Through the Generosity of our sponsors we will ...

7/17/2019 2:53:00 AM
WLTZ
The Alzheimer’s Association had their official walk kick-off Tuesday night at The Oaks. The walk is Friday, September 20 in uptown Columbus on the corner of Broadway and 11th. The whole event starts ...

7/15/2019 5:00:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
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7/12/2019 9:36:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
No worries. You can watch some of the animals via webcam at the aquarium’s website. One of Uptown Columbus’ newer and most-popular attractions, Whitewater Express offers the chance to raft down the ...

7/9/2019 5:45:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - As the Columbus Whitewater Rafting scene nears a major milestone, one lucky rafter could find themselves with a pretty nice amount of spending money. As Columbus Whitewater nears ...

7/7/2019 2:06:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Pedestrians walk along Broadway visiting the various vendor booths during Saturday’s Uptown Columbus Market Days on Broadway. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer The first weekend of July ...

7/6/2019 3:51:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The kidpreneurs are back on Broadway! On Saturday, some of the community’s youngest entrepreneurs gathered Uptown to sell their merchandise. The family-friendly event not only ...

7/6/2019 10:11:00 AM
Albany Herald
In addition to wild whitewater rafting and kayaking on the Chattahoochee, Columbus Whitewater Express offers flatwater tubing during the summer months. Pair a trip down the river with ziplines, an ...

7/4/2019 7:17:00 PM
WTVM
PHENIX CITY, Ala. (WTVM) - Phenix City’s Fourth of July celebration wrapped up Thursday evening at the Phenix City Amphitheater. The celebration featured a food truck court and fireworks show. There ...

7/3/2019 1:58:00 PM
WRBL
The popular downtown company “Whitewater Express” received backlash for continuing to allow people on the river amid the search for the young boy who had fallen in the river Sunday evening. The last ...

6/25/2019 12:34:00 PM
WRBL
In eight consecutive years, there has been an increase in the number of pedestrians in Uptown creating more business sales. Adding at least ten new developments in the area also contributes to the ...

6/21/2019 6:15:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - MidTown Inc. is seeking proposals from artists for the commissioning of a new mural. The mural will be located on the 13th Street corridor of Midtown Columbus. The ideal design ...

6/20/2019 1:01:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
A new Popeyes restaurant recently opened in Phenix City, Alabama while developers plan to break ground on an ALDI grocery store and Culver’s restaurant across Hwy. 280. ...

6/10/2019 6:23:00 PM
WRBL
Whitewater Express says they are open all year round, but they are looking to fill a few much-needed positions as summer approaches. “We’re hiring raft guides, office staff, and zipline staff, so ...

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 ...

5/29/2019 6:35:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus will soon be home to the Chattahoochee Valley’s first food hall. Banks Food Hall will be on Bay Avenue in Uptown Columbus in between 11th and Bay and WhiteWater Express ...

5/28/2019 10:12:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Rafters on a Whitewater Express trip brace themselves for the final set of rapids on the Chattahoochee Whitewater course as more rafters wait their turn. Whitewater Express is now offering season ...

5/25/2019 5:00:00 PM
Chattanoogan.com
Read on for the area’s best temptations when it comes to Columbus’ culinary scene. The Black Cow Steakhouse & Oyster Bar Just steps away from Columbus’ whitewater rapids, sit down at one of the city’s ...

5/23/2019 7:38:00 AM
Patch
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 ...

5/23/2019 5:42:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Downtown Columbus' rapid growth is creating conflicts between pedestrians, who often jaywalk, and motorists, some of whom illegally turn right or left across crosswalks where pedestrians cross. Ross ...

5/21/2019 2:00:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Banks Food Hall will be located just off Bay Avenue between the 11th and Bay Southern Table restaurant and Whitewater Express, an outdoor rafting and zip line business. Construction on the building is ...

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
WTVM
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 ...

5/3/2019 2:00:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Uptown Columbus is hosting 2019 RiverFest Weekend, presented by Salt Life, starting May 3. It features a Paddle Board Championship on the Chattahoochee River, which for the first time requires ...

5/1/2019 8:32:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Whitewater season is almost upon us in the Chattahoochee Valley and Uptown Columbus is kicking off with their annual RiverFest Weekend. RiverFest is sponsored by Salt Life and ...

4/30/2019 2:25:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
From Five Below to seafood joints to another Simple Greek, here’s a look at seven new restaurants and businesses set to open soon in Columbus. Real-time updates and all local stories you want right in ...

4/24/2019 3:19:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - If you’ve been in Uptown Columbus recently, you may have noticed an increase in Columbus police officers. They said they’re beefing up patrol in an attempt to reduce ...

4/24/2019 1:18:00 PM
WRBL
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
WRBL
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 ...

4/18/2019 5:46:00 AM
WLTZ
Second Story has been a staple for college students in the Uptown Columbus area for three years now. Last year, the first ‘Easter on Broad,’ took place downtown and it was wildly successful. The ...

4/17/2019 11:47:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
“I believe this is something Uptown Columbus needs and we’re working hard to bring a quality product to the people.” The opening of the new doughnut shop could well coincide with the one-year ...

4/16/2019 8:51:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
He tells us about a day on the job. Video by Emily Michot/Miami Herald Staff @EmilyMichot By Local officials are gathering input on a proposed ordinance to allow horse-drawn carriage rides in uptown ...

4/10/2019 10:54:00 PM
WRBL
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
Ledger-Enquirer
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
WTVM
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
WTVM
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
WTVM
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
WTVM
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 ...





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