West Point Lake News

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
Ledger-Enquirer
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
retiring
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...

8/25/2018 4:49:00 PM
WTVM
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 ...

8/18/2018 2:25:01 PM
11Alive
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
Atlanta
Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox. Suspected drunk driver puts children's lives in danger trying to escape police, officials... Documents: Investigators knew su...

8/15/2018 2:20:00 PM
WTVM
A Ranger battalion from Ft. Benning will shut down several areas around West Point Lake today. The battalion will be completing a training exercise on the water all day today. To make room for them, f...

8/14/2018 10:32:00 AM
Topix
The food trucks that will setting up two days a week at the new ArtPark will feature a variety of flavors, including a shrimp-laden po' boy , Caribbean, wings, barbecue, tacos, burritos and frozen tre...

8/14/2018 6:02:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
It’s a sliver of prime land steps away from the Chattahoochee River and in need for a purpose such as bringing people together for creative fun and delicious food. Thus, the ground just off Whitewater ...

8/10/2018 3:16:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
On Aug. 15, 1978, an organization called Friends of the River came together to celebrate accomplishing a mission the group had worked on for years: saving the Chattahoochee River from developers. The ...

8/6/2018 9:33:00 AM
North Fulton
In the article he wrote for Curbed.com, he talks about how much economic development potential there is in Atlanta by investing in the Chattahoochee River and Freedom Park. He proposes a linear park a...

8/1/2018 5:27:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
In July, Mayor Jim Thornton, Kelsey and employees, along with community members, picked up trash along West Point Lake on Country Club Road. In June, City Councilman Nathan Gaskin, Kelsey, employees a...

7/28/2018
Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/27/2018 2:38:00 PM
The News & Observer
Two historic powerhouses that sit on an island in the Chattahoochee River are being transformed into a one-of-a-kind event venue. The W.C. Bradley Co.is investing more than $3 million into the project ...

7/23/2018 3:59:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is offering a program called “Bat Search by Boat” on West Point Lake on Thursday, Aug. 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Guests are invited to come aboard Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’ ...

7/20/2018 8:02:00 AM
The Business Journals
Home of the Day is presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. This is your invitation to view some of Atlanta's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 5:51:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
In July, city employees and volunteers picked up trash along West Point Lake on Country Club Road. Mayor Jim Thornton, employees and volunteers participated in this event. In June, the group started a...

7/17/2018 9:58:00 AM
GearJunkie
To test the Rader 135, I paddled and fished several stretches of the Chattahoochee River in Alabama and Georgia. The primary species I targeted were largemouth, spotted, and shoal bass. The hunt porti...

7/15/2018 2:43:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Thirty teams battled it out on the water Saturday, competing to win the third annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat race title. Thanks to all of the support, the biggest winner of all didn’t even have to ...

7/14/2018 8:12:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Bright orange and yellow floats dotted the Chattahoochee River on Saturday in celebration of the city of Duluth’s inaugural Whatever Floats Your Boat event at Rogers Bridge Park. Throughout the mornin...

7/14/2018 3:01:00 AM
WALB
A free class on boating safety is being offered at West Point Lake Saturday, July 14. The class will be administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wes...

7/13/2018 4:31:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The third annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race will kick off the weekend fun at 8:15 a.m. Saturday at Pyne Road Park. The event benefits Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter in LaGrange, which p...

7/13/2018 3:14:00 PM
WTVM
A free class on boating safety is being offered at West Point Lake Saturday, July 14. The class will be administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wes...

7/13/2018 3:01:00 PM
KPLC
A free class on boating safety is being offered at West Point Lake Saturday, July 14. The class will be administered by the Army Corps of Engineers and will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Wes...

7/11/2018 4:45:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
This weekend figures to be a fun one at Pyne Road Park, as hundreds of locals take part in the third annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race. The race includes 30 teams made up of 20 paddlers each. Ea...

7/8/2018 4:33:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The group started picking up trash at Hollis Hand Elementary on Country Club Road and continued along West Point Lake. Litter on the side of the road washes into nearby West Point Lake. West Point Lak...

7/6/2018 5:50:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The third annual West Point Lake Dragon Boat Race will take place July 14 at Pyne Road Park. The annual race benefits Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter. Thirty local teams made up of 20 paddlers ...

7/6/2018 3:55:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is offering a concert cruise on West Point Lake on Thursday, July 12 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Join us aboard the Miss Sally floating classroom for an evening sunset cruise on We...

7/3/2018 10:48:00 AM
LaGrange Daily News
However, there is an element to Jacobs’ profession unlike most others. When not in the office, Jacobs can generally be found on West Point Lake, leading educational programs for classes from local schools or coordinating the organization’s efforts ...





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