West Point Lake News

4/6/2019 1:41:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Nearly 1,200 volunteers spent Saturday, April 6 wading, paddling or walking along the Chattahoochee River, picking up massive amounts of trash during the ninth-annual Sweep the Hooch event. Held by ...

4/2/2019 8:51:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

3/22/2019 7:25:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Thursday, a small crowd gathered in the chapel at Pure Life to watch a series of documentaries on the Chattahoochee River and water. Film Night at the Chapel benefited the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper ...

3/16/2019 1:53:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Since becoming established in 1994, the nonprofit has implemented myriad initiatives, programs and other efforts to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and watershed. The nonprofit ...

3/12/2019 5:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
30545. The Helen Chamber of Commerce will stock the Chattahoochee River with over 400 pounds of trout. This beautiful stretch of the Chattahoochee that flows leisurely through the City of Helen, only ...

3/8/2019 6:45:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
at 3 p.m. EST Sunday. After it roared through Beauregard, it hit Smiths Station as an EF-3, with a peak wind of 140 mph, around 3:30 p.m., then crossed the Chattahoochee River into Georgia and cut a s...

3/7/2019 10:23:00 AM
npca.org
Join Chattahoochee Riverkeeper for their 9th annual service event along the Chattahoochee River. Sweep the Hooch provides the opportunity for individuals and communities to come together to remove tra...

3/2/2019 10:24:00 PM
ResearchGate
Phytoplankton concentration in West Point Lake, Georgia, appears to be related to the availability of nutrients as measured by AGP (algal growth potential) assays. AGP and phytoplankton concentrations ...

2/22/2019 3:39:00 PM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - Ready to celebrate? The City of LaGrange is gearing up for it’s special third annual downtown Krewe of Mask Mardi Gras Parade! This year’s theme is “Krewe of Mask Goes to the Mov...

2/13/2019 5:05:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Tuesday, the LaGrange City Council heard from Joey Mines, a local fisherman who has been featured in magazines and on television programs across the country, who appealed to the council to take mor...

2/12/2019 2:00:00 PM
North Fulton
But while the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area fared better than most, it did not go unscathed. The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is a national park system spanning 48 miles ...

2/11/2019 10:30:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Saturday morning, members of HYPE and the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce gathered at Pyne Road Park to take part in the inaugural HYPE Polar Plunge, which was put on in part to raise funds ...

2/7/2019
Todd Hamill
Water Resources Outlook (February 2019)

1/24/2019 4:15:00 PM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - The LaGrange-Troup Homeless Coalition’s Warmer Center continues to remain open as cold temperatures are expected in the area. The warming center located at 150 East Lukken Indust...

1/24/2019 12:27:00 PM
WABE
The trails in the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area have stayed open during the partial government shutdown, but most of the 35 people who work at the metro Atlanta park are furloughed. Tha...

1/21/2019 1:55:00 PM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A 14-foot aluminum boat flipped over on the Chattahoochee River on Monday afternoon, authorities confirmed. A man and woman were fishing while inside the boat along with their dog, and all three ended ...

1/21/2019 9:08:00 AM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - It has been nearly a year since the grand opening of a water park resort in LaGrange and no matter the weather, the business has not missed a beat. From the state-of-the-art indo...

1/10/2019 10:18:00 PM
FOX 5 Atlanta
ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - The partial government shutdown is just a few days away from being the longest in history and trash has started to pile up at some national parks. But the Atlanta based nonpr...

1/9/2019 8:52:00 PM
WSB Radio
There's not yet a serious problem of trash over-flowing containers along and inside the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. But that could soon change says Sally Bethea, board president of t...

1/6/2019 5:36:00 AM
WRBL
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. View of the Chattahoochee River in downtown Columbus, near the River Club on Bay Avenue. (Photo courtesy John Pyle Photograp...

1/4/2019 5:00:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
A sewage spill into the Chattahoochee River from a pump failure at a water treatment plant in an Atlanta suburb will not cause any problems for West Point Lake. Kevin Chambers, Georgia Environmental P...

1/3/2019 4:16:00 PM
Houston Chronicle
MABLETON, Ga. (AP) — Officials in an Atlanta suburb say sewage has been flowing into one of the Chattahoochee River's main tributaries after a pump failed at a water treatment plant. Cobb County spoke...

1/3/2019 1:12:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The upper lake creeks and rivers are very stained to muddy due to the rains. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam will probably be generating water all day long, so check generation schedules befo...

1/2/2019 9:13:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - Event planners and representatives at Whitewater Express say they’ve had to cancel, reschedule and postpone activities this week and for the weekend. “There’s some safety hazards ...

1/2/2019 4:36:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
As the Chattahoochee River and the many tributaries flowing into the river get out of their banks, a lot of debris gets washed into the main river channel and flows into the lake. Some of this unsight...

1/2/2019 1:30:00 PM
WSB Radio
A pump failure on New Year’s Eve at a Cobb County water treatment plant was still causing the overflow of sewage into one of the Chattahoochee River’s main tributaries Wednesday afternoon. A mixture o...

1/1/2019 2:22:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
According to the National Weather Service in Birmingham, the Chattahoochee River in downtown West Point was just below action stage at 12.36 feet as of Monday afternoon. The river at West Point Lake w...

12/31/2018 4:45:00 PM
WTVY
(WTVY) — Emergency officials have closed the Gordon and Columbia boat landings as a safety pre-caution. The water level on the Chattahoochee River is above average for this time of year. Hugh Peacock ...

12/25/2018 1:35:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at the West Point Project will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling Dec. 26, 2018 through Jan. 12, 2019. These donated trees will be used ...

12/18/2018 3:16:00 PM
North Fulton
Yes, trout fans, Georgia Department of Natural Resources fisheries biologist Hunter Roop has put the word out that there will be another Bucket Brigade volunteer-assisted stocking of the Chattahoochee ...

12/17/2018 7:16:00 AM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) - Over 900 animals have been saved as due to a partnership between LaGrange Animal Services and Puppy Pipeline. 936 animals have been saved so far this year. 497 animals were place...

12/14/2018 5:12:00 PM
WLTZ
Friday featured relentless rain in the Chattahoochee valley. The unwelcome rain made for a soggy drive home from work and school today, December 14th 2018. No reports of flash flooding to pass along. ...

12/14/2018 2:19:00 PM
WTVM
LAGRANGE, GA (WTVM) -The City of LaGrange will be closed for business December 24th and 25th for the Christmas holiday, although Police and Fire services will remain open. Garbage and recycling pick u...

12/12/2018 8:34:00 AM
North Fulton
Roswell has assets few cities can claim, including its historic charms, avid biking community, award-winning park systems, the much-loved Canton Street and the iconic Chattahoochee River. But it’s the ...

11/26/2018 10:05:00 AM
North Fulton
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area held its annual Autumn Owl Prowl Nov. 17, an opportunity to learn about local wildlife, see live birds of prey and visit the park at ...

11/15/2018 10:01:00 AM
WLTZ
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
WTVM
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...





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