West Point Lake News

3/10/2018 7:15:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Epworth United Methodist Church and the Chattahoochee River Warden. Following a morning of collecting trash the volunteers were treated to a lunch sponsored by Phil’s B-B-Q. Each volunteer also received a T-shirt with a beautiful picture printed on the back.

3/9/2018 1:26:00 PM
Across the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will work to ensure public safety with state troopers enforcing state laws and assisting motorists and boaters. ALEA said parents should talk with teens, especially those who will be ...

3/2/2018 8:55:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
The other is a Whatever Your Floats Boat rafting and river race event hosted in partnership with 10 Dollar Tubing June 2 on the Chattahoochee River at Rogers Bridge Park. It will offer residents a chance to go tubing on the river, or they can build a raft ...

3/2/2018 7:03:00 AM
Atlanta INtown
Students learn about nature at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The most dangerous thing you can do as a parent, or a teacher, is to pretend like something is not happening when it clearly is, especially when that thing will have ...

2/12/2018 4:21:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
and more than 3,800-feet of track racing along the banks of the Chattahoochee River backward. The Great American Scream Machine previously ran backward several decades ago. Six Flags Over Georgia opens for the 2018 season on March 10 and operates on ...

2/7/2018 2:40:00 AM
He’s right in the hotbed of Auburn recruiting talent right across the Chattahoochee river from metropolis Columbus, Georgia. He is the No. 1 player from Alabama, the No. 9 receiver in this class and the No. 45 player nationally as a four-star.

2/4/2018 12:00:00 PM
Down the Chattahoochee River, at River Bend Park in Cusseta, an island off the boat ramp is so sedimented. Columbus’ nonprofit Chattahoochee RiverWarden is to hold a volunteer cleanup down there at 10 a.m. Saturday, boating over to ferry the garbage back.

2/4/2018 12:11:00 AM
Lake Eufaula is a 45,181-acre reservoir located on the Chattahoochee River along the border of southwest Georgia and southeast Alabama. The reservoir is formed by Walter F. George Dam and is known for its great fishing for largemouth bass, crappie ...

1/26/2018 8:01:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
A lot has happened in the world since Jones Bridge was erected as a way to get people and goods across the Chattahoochee River in about 1904. There have been 20 presidents of the United States during the bridge’s lifetime. Two world wars were fought.

1/25/2018 8:00:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
READ | 3 Cobb cities named among the safest in Georgia — Do you live in one? The magazine describes the community like this: “Sitting along the Chattahoochee River northwest of Atlanta, this spot pairs antebellum heritage with modern opportunity.”

A historic bridge built in the early 1900s collapsed into the Chattahoochee River, officials confirmed Saturday. Bill Cox, superintendent of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, said the collapse of Jones Bridge at the Chattahoochee River ...

1/22/2018 10:04:00 AM
“The Chattahoochee River through Columbus is uniquely good whitewater because it has a lot of flow. Even at the base flow, there's more than 1000 cubic feet per second coming down the river, and at the levels we ran the competition, there were something ...

1/19/2018 1:21:00 PM
Access Atlanta
Join other hikers for a rugged and adventurous trek with views of the Chattahoochee River and unbeatable landscapes. Girl Scouts Cookie Rally. 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 800-771-1139. www.girlscoutsatl.org.

1/16/2018 12:39:00 PM
The announcement was made Tuesday by Columbus Georgia Whitewater. The event on the Chattahoochee River will again coincide with Paddle South, a celebration of the popular paddling location. The preliminary competition will be April 14 from 1 p.m. – 10 p ...

1/15/2018 9:22:00 PM
Fox News
The Corps manages five dams along the Chattahoochee River under congressional direction. It abides by an operations manual that Miell says “looks at transportation, water supply, flood control and endangered species.” As a result of the Corps’ high ...

1/13/2018 12:22:00 PM
while more than three dozen marched with the Community of Concerned Clergy down Broad Street across the Chattahoochee River. “It is important that we come together as a community to celebrate and have this festival atmosphere to learn just a little bit ...

1/11/2018 9:18:00 PM
Also, check out the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division at www.georgiawildlife.com and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at www.nps.gov/chat. In addition, the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell at www.chattnaturecenter.org and the ...

1/11/2018 3:03:00 PM
In 2016, the city’s aptly named Driller Mike began a $300 million tunnel-boring mission between the Chattahoochee River and Hemphill Water Treatment Plant that links to the quarry. Meanwhile, a $26 million Phase 1 initiative is underway to make the ...

1/10/2018 3:06:00 PM
Atlanta Magazine
Atlanta’s future has always belonged to people with big ideas, starting in 1837, when the Western and Atlantic Railroad Company picked out a random ridge east of the Chattahoochee River as the southern end of its line from Chattanooga. Ironically, ...

1/8/2018 10:04:00 PM
That manual effectively granted metro Atlanta all the water it needs from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier through 2050. Gil Rogers, the Atlanta-based director of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Georgia and Alabama office, said the oysters ...

1/8/2018 10:49:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Florida argues that Georgia over-taps the Chattahoochee River in places like busy metropolitan Atlanta. This, Florida says, amounts to robbing the Apalachicola of its lifeblood. Georgia should be required to remedy that situation by enacting measures which ...

1/8/2018 6:00:00 AM
Athens Banner-Herald
Complicating the issue is the absence from the lawsuit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages dams on the Chattahoochee River. The agency has enough control over the flow of water that there might not be any increase in the water that reaches ...

1/8/2018 4:33:00 AM
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
The Chattahoochee River flows from north of Atlanta, and there are five federal dams that provide flood control, hydropower and recreation. Especially important is Lake Sidney Lanier, which provides drinking water for many of the nearly 6 million residents ...

1/6/2018 11:41:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
“It’s something special to end it there.” After crossing the bridge across the Chattahoochee River back into Alabama, you won’t encounter too many Bulldog fans – although one crosses the state line to eat breakfast at Smith’s True Value ...

1/2/2018 4:47:00 PM
La Grange Daily News
“We’re really looking to expand up-and-down the Chattahoochee River,” Denehy said. Stephens added that many in the community have been asking them why they we not already selling to restaurants. “We did that by plan,” he said. “Other breweries ...

1/2/2018 8:34:00 AM
You want to find ground zero for next’s college football championship game, all you need to do is look at the Alabama-Georgia state line where Phenix City and Columbus are divided by the Chattahoochee River. Monday’s semifinal wins by Alabama over ...

12/22/2017 2:57:00 PM
My year can be summed up in one experience. On Sept. 11, the hour was growing late and Hurricane Irma was all but done. It had blown in and out without widespread damage. Now, it knocked over some trees and interrupted power service for some, but for the ...

12/8/2017 5:42:00 AM
Field Stream
And while bait-fishing is usually preferred for big stripers here, just last fall a flyfisherman caught and released a 43-pounder from the Chattahoochee River below West Point Dam. Clearly, this is serious striper country. Georgia has long aggressively ...

12/5/2017 3:55:00 PM
It is against this backdrop that The Trust for Public Land continues to strive to preserve the special places that so many Georgians hold dear, especially along the Chattahoochee River. We recently brought Congressional staff on a field trip to the river.

12/3/2017 5:22:00 PM
La Grange Daily News
is an independent environmental advocacy organization with more than 7,200 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin.

11/24/2017 5:11:00 AM
I am a Boy Scout in Troop 2193 at Cokes Chapel. I’d like to discuss a certain issue about the Chattahoochee River and its parks. This is a great area for a picnic, run or walk in the woods. The Chattahoochee River is Atlanta’s largest source of ...

11/22/2017 1:21:00 PM
HELEN — The third most visited city in Georgia is located at the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River in White County. Alpine Helen draws more than three million visitors each year. Many of those visitors go tubing down the river between Memorial Day ...

11/17/2017 7:46:00 AM
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
Carter actually played a significant part in my development as a horrible fisherman. While he was president, he established the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Shortly after that designation, I learned to fish on that river. Back then ...

National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/12/2017 6:24:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Lanett borders West Point, Ga., near the Chattahoochee River. On-site games, face painting and visits by former college athletes provided entertainment throughout the game.

11/2/2017 4:08:00 PM
Access Atlanta
www.chattnaturecenter.org. Experience the fall colors like never before with a guided canoe trip along the Chattahoochee River. The river guides at CNC will lead you on a 2 and 1/2-hour long journey along the river, surrounded by colorful trees and wildlife.

11/1/2017 1:59:00 PM
According to a new report from financial news site 24/7 Wall Street, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is the most visited national park in the Peach State. Last year, more than 2.7 million people visited the Chattahoochee, which originates ...

National Weather Service

10/19/2017 8:07:00 AM
Suwannee Democrat
One thing is certain: the three states have thus far not been able to agree how much water each state should get from the Chattahoochee River. Anyone who loves a fresh shucked Apalachicola oyster wants Florida to prevail in this case. The oysters in ...

10/18/2017 1:00:00 AM
Sandy Springs, GA - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is seeking comments on a proposal that would raise the price of the CRNRA Annual Pass from $35 to $40 and the CRNRA Daily Pass from $3 to $5. A CRNRA Daily Pass is not required for ...

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