Lake Lanier News
9/29/2017 5:57:00 PM
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 ...
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)
9/25/2017 11:13:00 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)
8/15/2017 7:00:00 AM
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
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
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
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
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
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 ...
8/8/2017 7:59:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Two men have been arrested after seven boats were stolen at Lake Lanier, a Hall County sheriff’s spokesman said Tuesday. Donald Ray Ladd, 46, and Bruce Michael Vandervoet, 56, were charged with theft by taking, Deputy Stephen Wilbanks said in a news release.
8/8/2017 6:26:00 PM
Sunshine State News
The Corps agreed this year to provide 621 million gallons per day to Georgia cities from the Lake Lanier reservoir near Atlanta. Florida opposed that decision, and environmental groups and the state of Alabama are challenging the decision in separate lawsuits.
8/8/2017 1:01:00 PM
The event, known as “The Grand,” is expected to bring more than 1,500 people from across the South to paddle on the Chattahoochee River. People will start enjoying the rapids at 9 a.m. The last group will take off at 5 p.m. for a two-hour journey.
8/8/2017 11:15:00 AM
Literally, nothing beats the heat in Georgia quite like going tubing down the Chattahoochee River. One of the best places to do it is in Helen, thanks to a guide company called Cool River Tubing. The company has been around since 1990 and is open seven ...
Chattahoochee Riverkeeper Announces Cox Enterprises and The Ray C. Anderson Foundation as Presenting Sponsors of the Climate ...
8/7/2017 7:30:00 AM
"The Chattahoochee River is the reason Atlanta is where it is," said Cox Enterprises' Chief Operating Officer Alex Taylor. "The Chattahoochee River is the foundational lifeblood of Atlanta, and its health and future is synonymous with the health and future ...
8/6/2017 8:50:00 PM
GAINESVILLE - The Lake Lanier Association has released a letter urging the Georgia Environmental Protection Division and the Corps of Engineers to extend maximum efforts to restore and keep Lake Lanier at full pool level. In the letter Lake Lanier ...
8/6/2017 2:43:00 PM
The Lake Lanier Association is urging the state Environmental Protection Division to “use all available tools to restore and keep Lake Lanier at its full pool level.” “Due to the drought, Lake Lanier has not been at full pool since the spring of 2016 ...
8/5/2017 11:45:00 AM
HALL COUNTY - Hall County Fire Services responded to reports of a boat fire Friday night in the area of Lake Lanier Islands Campground. Hall County Fire Captain Zachery Brackett said responding units found an approximately 18 foot vessel fully involved in ...
8/3/2017 9:59:00 PM
The site nearest to Hall County managed by the National Park Service is the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Atlanta. At the state level, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources maintains Don Carter State Park on northern Lake Lanier.
8/3/2017 3:09:00 PM
Water Conditions: Lake Lanier’s level has fallen slightly and is 1,065.20, or 5.80 feet below the normal full pool of 1,071. Lake surface temperatures are in the mid 80s. The main lake and creeks mouths are clear-to-slightly stained. The creeks and ...
8/2/2017 1:00:00 AM
A van will take you to the viewing destination. More information Join the naturalist as we paddle up the northern part of Lake Lanier looking for the best spot to enjoy the epic solar eclipse. Enjoy the changes in tones as the landscape turns darker during ...
8/1/2017 10:00:00 PM
Over the dozen years I’ve been at Atlanta magazine, we’ve written a lot about the Chattahoochee. Two stories in particular come to mind—both oral histories. The first was in 2009, when Charles Bethea, a frequent contributor to the magazine, talked to ...
8/1/2017 10:03:00 AM
LAKE LANIER, Ga. — Scheduled for Aug. 19, near Helen in the Chattahoochee Wildlife Management Area, the event concludes with a picnic lunch at the Upper Chattahoochee Campground next to the river. The specific location is the Mark Trail Wilderness Area ...
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