West Point Lake News

11/15/2018 10:01:00 AM
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Flood Warning for the Chattahoochee River near Columbus until Saturday evening. * At 12 PM Thursday the stage was 27.7 feet…and rising. * Mi...

11/13/2018 8:18:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
They arrived before sun-up on a frigid Saturday morning, ready to patrol the waters of West Point Lake in search of the big fish. More than 50 anglers came out to participate in a benefit tournament f...

10/20/2018 4:59:00 PM
LAGRANGE GA (WTVM) - Many gathered for an evening of fun with the LaGrange Fire Department today at the LaGrange Mall. Saturday, October 20, the LaGrange Fire Department held their Citizens Day, which ...

10/15/2018 4:03:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
LAGRANGE, GA (CBS46) -An animal shelter in Albany suffered damage from Hurricane Michael, and now LaGrange Animal Services is stepping in to help displaced animals. At least 10 dogs will be housed. Th...

10/12/2018 7:29:00 AM
The Business Journals
A huge, newly proposed residential community on the Chattahoochee River in Duluth would feature a 3,200-foot-long park along the south bank of the river. The Chronicle has obtained new details about t...

10/8/2018 7:15:00 PM
North Fulton
Anniversaries are always special, and this year marks a big one for a place that’s near and dear to any Atlanta resident who enjoy the outdoors. It’s the 40th anniversary of the Chattahoochee River Na...

10/8/2018 3:47:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper will host a community outing “Ghosts on the Water: A Celebration of Southern Spirit Stories and Songs” on West Point Lake on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Attendees w...

10/6/2018 10:19:00 AM
Gwinnett Citizen
22 at Jones Bridge Park. The 30-acre park along the Chattahoochee river bank is the heartbeat of the Peachtree Corners community, offering adventure in just about any weather or season. More than 20 v...

10/5/2018 1:00:00 PM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - Firefighters in LaGrange, West Point and Troup County are holding two fundraisers to raise money for the four LaGrange firefighters injured on Labor Day. Jordan Avera, Pete Truji...

10/4/2018 11:46:00 AM
A proposed pedestrian bridge over the Chattahoochee River, connecting the Proctor Creek Greenway to the Silver Comet Trail, as unveiled last year. KAIZEN The dream of a more activated Atlanta ...

10/4/2018 8:54:00 AM
WSB Radio
Prosecutors say a Cobb County plant manager allegedly ordered toxic chemicals be washed into a tributary of the Chattahoochee River and lied about it to authorities. Carlos Conde, 37, has been indicte...

10/3/2018 3:52:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The former manager of a Smyrna-based chemical packaging plant was arraigned Tuesday on federal charges involving a chemical spill in the Chattahoochee River watershed two years ago. Carlos Conde, 37, ...

10/3/2018 2:56:00 PM
This will take place on Saturday, July 7th, from 7-9 a.m. The group will and their volunteers will start trash pick up at Hollis Hand Elementary School on Country Club Road past the bridge to Highland ...

10/3/2018 4:00:00 AM
WEST POINT, GA (WTVM) - The city of West Point experienced a substantial water main break today around 1:05 a.m. The leak caused pressure in parts of the system to drop to dangerously low levels causi...

10/2/2018 5:41:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Thanks to large investments by the city and people of Atlanta, the Chattahoochee River downstream of Atlanta is dramatically cleaner than it was two decades ago. Once severely polluted, the stretch of ...

9/28/2018 5:58:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
In July, city employees and volunteers picked up trash along West Point Lake on Country Club Road. In August, city employees and volunteers picked up trash along Ridley Avenue starting in front of Cit...

9/27/2018 3:53:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
MOBILE, Ala. — Several locations at West Point Lake will be closed to public access on Oct. 2 while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers West Point Project hosts a training exercise for the U.S. Army’s 3r...

9/24/2018 4:23:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Volunteers built bluebird boxes and fish attractors and picked up trash by West Point Lake on Saturday as part of National Public Lands Day. According to the National Park Service, National Public Lan...

9/24/2018 3:57:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Volunteers, City of LaGrange employees and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers participated in a clean-up day at West Point Lake Saturday. The event was held as part of the annual National Public Lands D...

9/21/2018 5:36:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The public is invited to join the City of LaGrange and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for a litter clean-up event on West Point Lake on Saturday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. September 22nd is the annual ...

9/21/2018 8:52:00 AM
Bringing life to not only the Chattahoochee River's ecosystem, but also the city. Columbus unveiled its whitewater course 5 years ago, and Augusta city leaders learned the ins and outs. Rick McLaughli...

9/15/2018 8:04:00 AM
Miami Herald
Backers of a wide-ranging plan to develop a network of parks and trails along a vast stretch of the Chattahoochee River say it holds the promise to transform the Atlanta metro region. The Chattahooche...

9/14/2018 3:24:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Advocates of an ambitious plan to develop a network of linear parks and trails along a vast stretch of the Chattahoochee River say it holds the promise to transform the metro region in the way the Bel...

9/11/2018 9:30:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Spending Friday nights on the banks of the Chattahoochee River watching high school football isn’t a bad place to be. In the early fall, before daylight-saving time, it is a beautiful site, with the g...

9/10/2018 12:03:00 PM
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating a Chattahoochee River mystery that has a lot of people scratching their heads. Hundreds of blue crabs, a salt-water delicacy native to the ...

9/10/2018 7:29:00 AM
USA Patch
JOHNS CREEK, GA — The Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy will team up with REI later this month to host the third annual Chattahoochee River Paddle, Campout and Cleanup. The event will be held at ...

9/5/2018 6:46:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Over the last two weeks, we’ve written several stories on West Point Lake. For instance, in today’s paper, we featured a story wrapping up summer at the campgrounds, and also featured the lake in a st...

9/5/2018 6:45:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
It’s been a busy summer season on West Point Lake. For the most part, the campgrounds have been full on the weekends, there have been lots of boats on the water and the beaches have drawn well. “Overa...

9/5/2018 3:36:00 PM
Elite Daily
During a point in my life when my mental health was at its worst, one place that brought me solace was a spot on the bank of the Chattahoochee River, near where I lived at the time. Whenever I felt es...

9/4/2018 7:18:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
From its source in Northeast Georgia, the scenic Chattahoochee River flows through the heart of metro Atlanta to the Gulf of Mexico, supporting an ecosystem replete with marine life, forests, water bi...

9/3/2018 1:18:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper will hold a West Point Lake history cruise on Friday, Sept. 28 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Come aboard the Miss Sally floating classroom for a peek into the past. The Chattahoochee ...

9/2/2018 8:25:00 PM
A vision to create a Chattahoochee River trail within the City of Atlanta is one big step closer to reality. Invest Atlanta, at its meeting on Aug. 29, voted to approve a pivotal land swap between ...

8/29/2018 2:53:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The public is invited to celebrate this special day by volunteering for a number of projects to benefit West Point Lake. This year’s event will focus on projects such as shoreline clean-up, constructi...

8/26/2018 5:47:00 PM
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - A rescue boat was on the side of the 13th St. Bridge on the Chattahoochee River rescuing two from the river. Phenix City officials say that two people were fishing on the isla...

8/25/2018 4:49:00 PM
Patrick McGlon wrapped up his first raft ride down the Chattahoochee River, giving the course a rave review. "It was fun. Get in, swim, rapids, boat flip - it was awesome, great experience," says McGl...

8/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The friendly folks at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier happily offer you the opportunity to learn paddle boarding along the Chattahoochee River. I took a bullet for you and called Don Carter State ...

8/19/2018 8:38:00 AM
The search for a 24-year-old woman who went missing in the Shafer Heard Campground area continues. Troup County Deputies say Maranda Whitten has not been seen since 2 p.m. on Saturday while kayaking o...

8/19/2018 8:38:00 AM
The search for a 24-year-old woman who went missing in the Shafer Heard Campground area continues. Troup County Deputies say Maranda Whitten has not been seen since 2 p.m. on Saturday while kayaking o...

8/18/2018 2:25:01 PM
24-year-old Miranda Whitten was last seen in a teal kayak around 2 p.m. Friday near the Shaefer Heard Campground - not far from the dam on the Chattahoochee River at the bottom of West Point Lake.

8/17/2018 3:34:00 PM
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