West Point Lake News

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

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
Patch
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 ...

10/24/2017
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
www.nps.gov
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 ...

10/12/2017 3:30:00 PM
LakeLanier
Don Carter State Park is a delightful place to spend a few hours or weeks near where the Chattahoochee River becomes the northern part of Lake Lanier. Come and get acquainted with the park and its always friendly visitors at their 4th Annual ...

10/10/2017 12:03:00 PM
myajc.com
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Georgia a stamp of approval last year when it said metro Atlanta would get virtually all the water it needs from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier through 2050. The U.S. Supreme Court shocked Georgia officials in ...

9/29/2017 5:57:00 PM
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who's in the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” touring Alexander ...

9/28/2017 7:08:00 AM
rumble.com
While exploring woodlands along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia, I can upon an abnormally bent tree on the hillside that was possibly made by the Creek Indians over 200 years ago as a trail marker.

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 11:13:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
It's time for the second annual 2017 Quality Catch and Sweet Release Tournament presented by The ORVIS Company and Sweetwater Brewing Company. Last year the tournament took place in May 2016 and the winner was Ryan Johnson with an impressive 31-inch brown ...

9/19/2017 8:25:00 PM
atlanta.net
Water-loving kids will be thrilled with an adventure on the Chattahoochee River. Slather on the SPF and set off down the river on a paddle board, kayak or canoe, or just rent some tubes and float on down. Check out our weekend guide to paddling for tips on ...

9/14/2017 9:54:00 AM
Mother Nature Network MNN
What is happening in North Georgia this year is an example of what he means. "From Atlanta up the Chattahoochee River Valley to Rabun County in far North Georgia some hillsides have been covered with nuts," Coder said. "Others have not been. It's very ...

9/10/2017 1:00:00 AM
accesswdun.com
14-17 and Sept. 21-24, then nightly from Sept. 28-Oct. 29 at the Festhalle on Edelweiss Strasse along the Chattahoochee River. Hours are 6-10:30 p.m. weekdays; 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays; 1 p.m. to midnight on Saturdays; and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Admission is ...

9/9/2017 11:53:00 AM
Atlanta INtown
Located about a mile west of Midtown, the old granite quarry site has been drained of its shimmery blue water as a giant boring machine inches toward the Chattahoochee River, which will eventually fill the reservoir with 2 billion gallons of water.

9/1/2017 12:22:00 PM
Atlanta INtown
White County residents Jeff Threlkeld and Ray Kahn say the Chattahoochee River is lower than four decades ago. (Photo by Hal Jacobs) Wildfires in Greenland. ‘Sunny day’ floods in Miami. Icebergs the size of small countries breaking from continents.

8/31/2017 8:54:00 AM
Politico
And the federal government, in a brief filed Aug. 7, said "truly effective" relief for Apalachicola oysters may require revising federal dam operations on the Chattahoochee River through formal agency action. Florida argues that the court special master ...

8/25/2017 2:18:00 PM
Sand Mountain Reporter
They went to see the eclipse. We went to celebrate my daughter’s thirtieth birthday by tubing down the Chattahoochee River. She says you only turn thirty once. I know better because I’ve done it twice now. Ashley wanted to go to Helen, go tubing ...

8/25/2017 6:58:00 AM
childrenandnature.org
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who’s in the Broadway hit “Hamilton,” touring Alexander ...

8/24/2017 9:10:00 PM
myajc.com
Our wildflower ventures began with a hike in the Johnson Ferry north unit of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Led by longtime park ranger and naturalist Jerry Hightower, our trek took us across a long meadow and through shady woods along ...

8/23/2017 10:17:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
The creek passes through Atlanta and feeds into the Chattahoochee River. Toxic spills plague every county in the metro Atlanta area and when they occur off the beaten path like this one, the hazardous leaks could pour into waterways for weeks, killing fish ...

8/23/2017 11:43:00 AM
tripstodiscover.com
Georgia is full of outdoor adventures, from hiking to breathtaking waterfalls to tubing down the Chattahoochee River. But one exciting adventure stands out from the rest, and that’s a day trip to Georgia’s hidden underground river — and those who are ...

8/22/2017 6:37:00 AM
ABC News
D.C. Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Keri Hilson visits the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Georgia later this month. The campaign kicked off in April with Jordan Fisher, who's in the Broadway hit "Hamilton," touring Alexander Hamilton's ...

8/21/2017 5:00:00 AM
Curbed
The multi-purpose trail will string together more than 400 acres of greenspace, spanning from Maddox Park along the Beltline Westside Trail all the way to the Chattahoochee River. The first phase of the project will include more than two miles of trails ...

8/20/2017 12:07:00 PM
matadornetwork.com
Just about an hour outside of Atlanta, you play in the river that runs through the almost the entire state of Georgia, the Chattahoochee River. Several parks give the public access to the river, and Chattahoochee Bend is one of the best. If you’re down t ...

8/18/2017 5:18:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
People jumping off a 101-year-old bridge into the Chattahoochee River has been an issue for years. But after two recent drownings, National Park Service officials are considering new safety measures. The bridge, built in 1916, is not intended for ...

8/18/2017 12:59:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
Do we ignore that? If so, do we take down the Boll Weevil monument? The Chattahoochee River has water that comes down from Phenix City, once considered among the most corrupt towns in the United States. Does Eufaula or other towns south of theree take down ...

8/18/2017 12:18:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
That can be simply floating peacefully in a raft down the river or hanging out on a paddleboard in a local lake or on calmer areas of the Chattahoochee River. “My takeaway on that is the river is our biggest attractor, so we don’t need to lose that ...

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

8/15/2017 7:00:00 AM
Curbed
Nearly a year ago, Driller Mike—Atlanta’s very own tunnel-boring machine—began a journey underneath the Westside to connect the Hemphill Water Treatment plant, Bellwood Quarry, and the Chattahoochee River. The five-mile, $300-million tunnel will one ...

8/14/2017 1:44:00 PM
Saporta Report
A largely abandoned corridor snaking through Atlanta. Industrial sites that have treated the corridor more as a dumping ground than an asset. Sparsely used rail lines serving one or two customers. For decades, Atlanta has turned its back to it.

8/12/2017 9:08:00 AM
alabamapioneers.com
Chattahoochee River divides Alabama from Georgia Of our very interesting route from this place through the Indian nation to the white settlements in Alabama, I have sent you a long account in other letters. I forgot, however, to mention, that our host at ...

8/10/2017 11:30:00 AM
Atlanta Magazine
The Chattahoochee River was here long before the city, but sometimes people forget about it. The waterway is one of three trout rivers in the world that runs through a metro area of a million or more people. And then there are the fish. This is considered ...

8/9/2017 7:44:00 PM
Gainesville Times
A deluge of counties and cities on Monday joined in the war for water among Georgia and Florida that centers on Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River basin. Gainesville joined with the Atlanta Regional Commission, Forsyth, Gwinnett, DeKalb and Fulton ...

8/8/2017 9:00:00 PM
Curbed
Housed in a restored cotton mill, the Columbus Marriott sits at the edge of Columbus’ historic residential district and within walking distance of the city’s Uptown dining, entertainment, and touring district along the Chattahoochee River. The hotel ...





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