West Point Lake News

9/17/2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
After making landfall in the Gulf Coast early this morning, Hurricane Sally is expected to downgrade to a depression and move eastward soaking a wide path through Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. All three of our reservoirs – Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond – are in the crosshairs of the forecast, which…

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/19/2020 10:31:00 PM
Associated Press
Lanett, Alabama digital marketing agency Prediction Marketing announced Western Gate Media, its premium content marketing and media division. The agency offers local businesses in Atlanta, Georgia and ...

8/19/2020 7:07:00 PM
WTVM
A man’s body was pulled out from the Chattahoochee River in Columbus Wednesday morning, making it the fourth drowning this year.

8/19/2020 6:20:00 PM
WSB-TV
A pair of scuba divers who make their living by posting their adventures to YouTube found a World War II artifact in the. Channel 2?s Berndt Petersen spoke with the divers about their latest find.

8/19/2020 2:25:00 PM
Cars.com
A more attractive take than Hyundai’s frowny new Sonata, the 2021 K5 is plenty competitive, but the disparity between available touchscreen systems is a missed opportunity.

8/19/2020 11:29:13 AM
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Ga.) on MSN.com
Authorities recovered the body of a missing man in the Chattahoochee River Wednesday morning near the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. The man died of an apparent drowning, Muscogee County Deputy ...

8/19/2020 4:06:00 AM
YAHOO!
A service offering website compliance to the WCAG and ADA has been launched by a marketing firm making full compliance 100% automatic, using machine-learning and computer vision technologies.

8/18/2020 2:13:00 PM
MSN
LAGRANGE, Ga. (WTVM) - A suspect is wanted in an auto theft case in LaGrange. A white 1994 Mitsubishi pickup truck with Georgia tag RTE2627 was stolen August 12 from Dixie Plumbers on Westside Drive.

8/18/2020 8:12:00 AM
Patch
WHAT: The City of Sandy Springs is conducting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee River. There will be a short video ...

8/17/2020 9:06:36 PM
Columbus (GA) WTVM on MSN.com
LANETT, Ala. (WTVM) - A private school in Chambers County honored their senior class in a special way. Springwood School’s senior walk took place Monday morning. School officials said it was different ...

8/17/2020 7:53:00 PM
WRBL
A deadly crash claimed the life of a Lanett man Sunday night. Officials with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency say the single-car crash happened at around 8:25 p.m. on ...

8/17/2020 3:40:00 PM
Patch
Sandy Springs is hosting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee.

8/17/2020 1:44:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The city of Sandy Springs will host a virtual open house this week to give individuals the opportunity to provide input on its proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity ...

8/17/2020 10:05:00 AM
WABE
After the Civil War, Atlanta and much of the South needed to be rebuilt. One of the places that helped make that happen was the Chattahoochee Brick Co., which produced millions of bricks at its ...

8/16/2020 7:44:00 PM
retiring
A proposed rock quarry along the Chattahoochee River in Carroll County has run into the teeth of a fast-moving grassroots opposition that has gained the support of county governments in Carroll and ...

8/16/2020 8:25:53 AM
AL.com on MSN.com
The 2020 Alabama high school football season is less than two weeks away now. Today, AL.com continues its daily look at each AHSAA classification race -- the team to beat, the contenders, the top ...

8/15/2020 10:36:00 PM
11Alive
Before even arriving, however, Officer Meghan Keith spotted the stolen ambulance heading east on Vernon Road near Park Avenue - about a mile from the hospital. Officer Keith manag ...

8/14/2020 5:01:00 PM
Weather Underground
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8/14/2020 3:44:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Long-time Troup County employee Michael “Mike” Dobbs died on Monday, but family, friends and co-workers remember the joy he brought to other’s lives.  Dobbs served the Troup County community for more ...

8/14/2020 4:11:00 AM
The Business Journals
The executive director of Visit Sandy Springs discusses the impact of having fewer visitors and how her organization is working to help the city's tourism industry.

8/13/2020 7:09:00 PM
WSB-TV
The department found that the store had violated the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act provisions of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, requiring employers to pay eligible workers two weeks of ...

8/13/2020 5:00:00 PM
Weather Underground
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8/13/2020 3:21:00 PM
WRBL
LaGRANGE, Ga (WRBL)- Sweetland Amphitheater gates will remain locked until 2021, due to COVID-19. “Essentially us and the city just came to a decision for 2020 we would just cancel our entire ...

8/13/2020 2:29:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Be forewarned. It would be a good idea to avoid State Bridge Road/Pleasant Hill Road from Medlock Bridge to Peachtree Industrial Blvd. this weekend.

8/13/2020 11:24:00 AM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A multi-million dollar project will improve parking and traffic flow at the Paces Mill area of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Cobb County.

8/12/2020 4:59:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
An 840-acre expanse within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is going to get a face-lift. The Cumberland Community Improvement District recently received the go-ahead from the National ...

8/12/2020 1:01:00 PM
Patch
A middle Georgia water system will have to comply with pollution limits aimed at protecting the water quality of a popular stretch of the Chattahoochee River known for whitewater rafting after a state ...

8/11/2020 6:47:00 AM
Winston-Salem Journal
Hanesbrands Inc. said in a regulatory filing Tuesday that David Bortolussi, one of its top-five executives and group president of its Innerwear International division, has said he will step down on ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 3:00:00 PM
retiring
A rendering of the Chattahoochee RiverLands demonstration project at Sugar Hills (Special: Chattahoochee RiverLands) For decades, the Chattahoochee River has been an undervalued amenity and ...

8/9/2020 2:30:00 PM
retiring
The City of Columbus' water utility on Monday intends to ask the state to change statewide water quality rules in way that would delay, if not eliminate, a pending limit on the amount of sewage ...

8/7/2020 6:38:00 PM
11Alive
Later that morning, around 5 a.m., police said the victim flagged down a LaGrange Police officer as she was walking on South Greenwood Street and told the officer she had been ass ...

8/5/2020 1:10:00 PM
WRBL
News 3 has confirmed Lanett Mayor Kyle McCoy is under investigation by the Alabama Ethics Commission and now the Attorney General’s Office for alleged violations ...

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/3/2020 5:11:00 PM
WLTZ
The Lanett Panthers lost a selfless, hardworking and kind athlete. Jaquarius “Quae” Houston passed away on Saturday, August 1 after graduating this past spring. Houston had signed to play football at ...

8/3/2020 4:59:00 PM
US Geological Survey
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is a National Park Service unit/park with 48 miles of urban waterway in the Atlanta metropolitan area. The Chattahoochee River within the CRNRA ...







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