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GA national parks see 7 million visitors in 2013

WRCB 3 Chattanooga

Date: 7/20/2014 1:52:00 PM

Georgia's national park sites include the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and more. National Park Service officials say visitor numbers are lower

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Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy Grand Opening

Date: 7/16/2014

The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any

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Cleaning up the community

La Grange Daily News

Date: 7/8/2014 1:17:00 PM

The team, along with their suppliers Powertech America, Sewon America, and Johnson Controls Inc., focused their efforts on West Point Lake at Pyne Road Park in LaGrange. Sixty eight employees were joined by their families and friends picked up enough trash

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KIA Motors Group Cleans West Point Lake

WLTZ 38 News

Date: 7/7/2014 7:14:00 AM

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia Team Members and Area Suppliers Clean West Point Lake (West Point, GA.) July 7, 2014 – West Point Lake at Pyne Road Park in LaGrange is cleaner this summer, thanks to the efforts of Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia (KMMG

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LISA COOPER: The long, hot summer: July 1864

Douglas County Sentinel

Date: 7/5/2014 10:27:00 PM

In late June, General Sherman sent some of his forces toward the southwest in order to mislead the Confederates regarding where the main army would cross the Chattahoochee River. The people on the home front in Campbell County had been hearing the

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 25,864 Acres
• Shoreline: 525 Miles
• Volume: 604,527 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 3,440 Square Miles
Surrounded by deep forests and rolling fields, West Point Lake extends 35 miles along the Chattahoochee River on the Alabama-Georgia state line. The lake's 500 miles of shoreline provides excellent opportunities for fishing, camping, boating and other recreational activities.
The construction of West Point Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1962. Congress authorized the project for flood control, hydroelectric power, navigation, fish and wildlife development and general recreation.

West Point Dam controls flooding of the river by managing seasonal variations in water flow. The project provides water storage for navigation on the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Waterway, running 260 river miles from Apalachicola, Florida to Columbus, Georgia. The powerhouse's three generators produce enough power yearly to serve 24,000 homes.
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