Chattahoochee River Whitewater News
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
After making landfall in the Gulf Coast early this morning, Hurricane Sally is expected to downgrade to a depression and move eastward soaking a wide path through Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. All three of our reservoirs – Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond – are in the crosshairs of the forecast, which…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…
8/19/2020 7:07:00 PM
A man’s body was pulled out from the Chattahoochee River in Columbus Wednesday morning, making it the fourth drowning this year.
8/19/2020 6:20:00 PM
A pair of scuba divers who make their living by posting their adventures to YouTube found a World War II artifact in the. Channel 2?s Berndt Petersen spoke with the divers about their latest find.
8/19/2020 1:01:00 PM
Phenix City will host Hoover in a matchup of 7A powers on Friday in Phenix City. The game was scheduled just this week after Hoover went looking for a new opponent at the last moment.
8/19/2020 11:29:13 AM
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Ga.) on MSN.com
Authorities recovered the body of a missing man in the Chattahoochee River Wednesday morning near the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. The man died of an apparent drowning, Muscogee County Deputy ...
8/18/2020 8:19:00 PM
It didn’t take Hoover long to find a new opponent for Friday night. And it’s a big one. The Bucs will travel to play Central-Phenix City this week in the regular-season opener for both teams. Hoover ...
Sandy Springs To Host Virtual Opportunities To Gain Public Input On Chattahoochee River Access Concepts
8/18/2020 8:12:00 AM
WHAT: The City of Sandy Springs is conducting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee River. There will be a short video ...
8/17/2020 3:40:00 PM
Sandy Springs is hosting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee.
Want to weigh in on Sandy Springs’ plans for Chattahoochee River connectivity? View this virtual open house
8/17/2020 1:44:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The city of Sandy Springs will host a virtual open house this week to give individuals the opportunity to provide input on its proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity ...
8/17/2020 10:05:00 AM
After the Civil War, Atlanta and much of the South needed to be rebuilt. One of the places that helped make that happen was the Chattahoochee Brick Co., which produced millions of bricks at its ...
8/16/2020 7:44:00 PM
A proposed rock quarry along the Chattahoochee River in Carroll County has run into the teeth of a fast-moving grassroots opposition that has gained the support of county governments in Carroll and ...
8/14/2020 4:11:00 AM
The Business Journals
The executive director of Visit Sandy Springs discusses the impact of having fewer visitors and how her organization is working to help the city's tourism industry.
TRAFFIC ALERT: Expect traffic delays Friday at State Bridge Rd./Pleasant Hill Rd. at Chattahoochee River
8/13/2020 2:29:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Be forewarned. It would be a good idea to avoid State Bridge Road/Pleasant Hill Road from Medlock Bridge to Peachtree Industrial Blvd. this weekend.
8/13/2020 11:24:00 AM
A multi-million dollar project will improve parking and traffic flow at the Paces Mill area of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Cobb County.
8/12/2020 4:59:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
An 840-acre expanse within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is going to get a face-lift. The Cumberland Community Improvement District recently received the go-ahead from the National ...
8/12/2020 1:01:00 PM
A middle Georgia water system will have to comply with pollution limits aimed at protecting the water quality of a popular stretch of the Chattahoochee River known for whitewater rafting after a state ...
8/12/2020 12:14:00 PM
I feel great,” Meeks said of his knee. “I feel 100 percent. I know that because I don’t have my brace on I don’t have any more resistance. I can just play fluidly and get back to normal.” The nephew ...
8/11/2020 7:42:00 AM
Phenix City linebacker Tony Atkins. An athletic player who saw action in a backup role last season for a loaded Red Devil squad that rotated 22 players on defense every game, Atkins said for him it ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…
8/10/2020 3:00:00 PM
A rendering of the Chattahoochee RiverLands demonstration project at Sugar Hills (Special: Chattahoochee RiverLands) For decades, the Chattahoochee River has been an undervalued amenity and ...
8/9/2020 2:30:00 PM
The City of Columbus' water utility on Monday intends to ask the state to change statewide water quality rules in way that would delay, if not eliminate, a pending limit on the amount of sewage ...
8/6/2020 4:22:00 PM
In their first year playing side-by-side for Auburn, linebackers K.J. Britt and Chandler Wooten were a “one-two punch,” Wooten said. Their personalities, playing style and mental approach to ...
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…
8/4/2020 2:31:00 PM
A familiar name is returning to Auburn’s special teams room this season. Former punter Aidan Marshall, who held the starting job throughout the 2017 season and was named started for the 2018 ...
8/4/2020 1:09:00 PM
Three people – including a young child – were injured in a Phenix City drive-by shooting Tuesday morning. Phenix City police Capt. Darryl Williams said officers responded at 2:10 a.m. to the 1500 ...
8/3/2020 4:59:00 PM
US Geological Survey
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is a National Park Service unit/park with 48 miles of urban waterway in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Chattahoochee River within the CRNRA ...
8/3/2020 1:47:00 PM
The era of raw sewage rolling down the Chattahoochee River from spills in North Fulton County is to be coming to an end. The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper campaigned for, and supports, the expanded ...
8/3/2020 9:47:00 AM
Phenix City’s 2018 state championship unit is now in search of a new college team. Quarterback Peter Parrish is longer part of the program at LSU and entered the NCAA transfer portal Monday morning, ...
8/2/2020 2:27:00 PM
University of Louisville women's basketball coach Jeff Walz and his staff have another stellar recruiting class that has arrived on campus. The Cardinals signed five players in the Class of 2020 and ...
8/2/2020 12:30:00 PM
A 41-year-old man jumped off the 14th Street Bridge into the Chattahoochee River on Saturday before getting arrested by Columbus police on the rock island below the Eagle & Phenix condominiums in ...
8/2/2020 12:30:00 PM
A 41-year-old man remained jailed Sunday in Columbus, Georgia after he jumped off a bridge into the Chattahoochee River whitewater course, where he climbed onto rocks before swimming to the side ...
8/2/2020 12:04:43 PM
al.com on MSN.com
Alabama law enforcement agencies are following Gov. Kay Ivey's lead in providing educational reminders to wear face coverings amid a statewide mask mandate. Near the Alabama-Georgia state line, ...
8/1/2020 4:39:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A rescue mission is currently underway at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. Interim Columbus Fire Chief Greg Lang has confirmed that a rescue mission is taking place.
8/1/2020 3:14:35 PM
WTVM on MSN.com
A rescue mission is currently underway at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. Interim Columbus Fire Chief Greg Lang has confirmed that a rescue mission is taking place. There is no word on what led ...
8/1/2020 3:06:00 PM
A man who jumped off the 14th Street bridge into the Chattahoochee River Saturday afternoon has been rescued, the Columbus Fire and EMS chief tells News 3.
8/1/2020 8:04:00 AM
August is off to a promising start for Auburn, at least on the recruiting trail. After going a month and a half without picking up a commitment in their 2021 recruiting class, the Tigers received ...
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