Lake Lanier News

4/17/2018 7:18:00 AM
USA Patch
BUFORD, GA — With summer weather quickly approaching, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Lake Sydney Lanier warned kayakers, paddle boarders and tubers to be aware that attempting to launch down river during a water release is extremely dangerous and ...

4/13/2018 11:49:00 AM
USA Patch
Buford, Ga. – April 13, 2018 – Often the unsung hero of the family, mom deserves a special celebration all her own to let her know how much she's loved and appreciated. This year, Lanier Islands is setting the table and firing up the stove for a Mother ...

4/6/2018 5:20:00 AM
The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was recovered Friday morning in the Chattahoochee River after a nine-day intensive search by rescue workers from multiple agencies across the Southeast, authorities have confirmed. Beau Rabon was discovered at 8:34 a.m ...

4/5/2018 10:27:00 AM
Lake Lanier
Bolding Mill Campground, operated by the US Army Corps of Engineers, is a precious jewel in Lake Lanier’s crown. Bolding Mill is a haven of rest on the northwest side of Lake Lanier, and the portal to excitement for sailing, paddling, fishing or water ...

4/4/2018 7:24:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Two local high school students are spending their spring break fishing on Lake Lanier, and it is only fitting. Brooks Anderson and Mason McCoy were recently named honorable mentions on the Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. “Even if I didn ...

4/3/2018 1:08:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are in their seventh day of searching for a 4-year-old boy who's missing in the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, Georgia. Officials say the child was fishing from the riverbank with his father when he fell into the water ...

4/3/2018 10:01:00 AM
USA Patch
JOHNS CREEK, GA — Two public input meetings will be held next week so you can provide feedback about the Trail Master Plan for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Two meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and 10 a.m ...

4/3/2018 7:35:00 AM
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Several years of projects and investments were made to revitalize the Alabama side of the Chattahoochee River that will now include brand new public bathrooms in Phenix City. City council plans to cut the ribbon for the new ...

4/2/2018 8:11:00 AM
Rescue workers spent nearly 12 hours on the Chattahoochee River Monday looking for the body of a 4-year-old boy who likely drowned a week ago while he and his father were fishing from the bank. Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Georgia ...

3/30/2018 3:46:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Just beneath the surface of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus Fire and EMS Battalion Chief Bryan Watson says the currents can be vicious, and others who are knowledgeable of the water agree. "Now keep in mind also, that the river ...

3/30/2018 10:50:00 AM
USA Patch
Buford, Ga. – March 30, 2018 – Boasting 12 of 18 holes on or within view of the pristine waters of Georgia's Lake Lanier, Lanier Islands' Legacy Golf Course serves as an ideal introduction to the time-honored game of golf to players of all ages.

3/28/2018 10:36:00 AM
USA Patch
MARRIETA, GA - From Cobb County Government: More than one hundred acres of wooded land along the Chattahoochee River will soon be developed into an accessible Cobb County park. Commissioners approved a master plan to develop the 103 acres plot near ...

3/27/2018 7:08:00 PM
The two Youtube stars who dive for treasure down at the Chattahoochee River came up on a new discovery. They switched up their locations and were searching in an urban canal near Midtown Columbus for some new finds. What they found was something they never ...

3/27/2018 11:32:00 AM
My Edmonds News
Ploggers picking up litter along the Chattahoochee River, part of a Trashercize program in Tennessee. (Photo by Chuck Rogers/Wikipedia) Ever try plogging? I’d never heard of it until I read an article in The Iceland Review – a paper I took up reading a ...

3/26/2018 9:00:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
County commissioners say they expect to receive several public comments Tuesday night over the name of about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River. The park’s name is part of a ...

3/22/2018 3:30:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Commissioners will consider approving a park master plan for about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River in Mableton. A measure containing the master plan would also see the park named ...

3/22/2018 12:46:00 PM
Lake Lanier
Out with the old and in with the new. That’s what’s happening with the old way we used to pay for parking at US Corps of Engineers (USACE) parks on Lanier. The new way is paying at automated payment gizmos the USACE is calling fee machines.

3/21/2018 10:01:00 PM
The Classic marked the fourth tournament in as many weeks for Cox, who missed the first day of the unofficial three-day Classic practice session the previous Friday because he was competing in the Lake Lanier FLW Tour. A 40th-place finish at Lanier netted ...

3/20/2018 12:36:00 PM
The man who has been hawking barbecue and sweet tea for more than 43 years on the banks of the Chattahoochee River is now using the latest cultural catch phrase to sell pickles. “Nope,” Morpeth said from somewhere far, far away where he doesn’t have ...

3/20/2018 5:11:00 AM
The Statesman
Whitewater Express offers guided and guide-assisted trips beginning in Phenix City on the Chattahoochee River. Containing several Class IV rapids and 10 smaller rapids, this river is one of the longest urban white-water rafting course in the world.

3/13/2018 10:10:00 PM
For the 2nd- through 5th-place anglers, it was the best they'd ever finished. While Hallman gained his second career FLW Tour win last week at Georgia's Lake Lanier, those who finished closest to him in the standings posted the highest placements of their ...

3/12/2018 11:33:00 PM
In the 1950s, the Army Corps of Engineers built the Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in Georgia for flood control and transportation. Lake Lanier, a 38,000-acre lake (58 square miles), was created by this dam. This lake is also fed by the Chestatee River.

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 6:12:00 PM
Oklahoma pro Bradley Hallman weighed another solid limit of spotted bass – 18 pounds, 7 ounces – to extend his lead after Day Two of the FLW Tour at Lake Lanier presented by Ranger Boats. The field of 184 boats is now cut to 30, with Hallman bringing a ...

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 ...

3/9/2018 12:47:00 PM
The Business Journals
Effective Thursday, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lifted Level 1 restrictions, citing recent rains that have replenished Lake Lanier, the largest water storage reservoir in the Chattahoochee River Basin. However, limits on outdoor watering ...

3/8/2018 1:30:00 PM
Lake Lanier
If you’re looking for a park that is far from Atlanta but close to perfect … you’re looking for Laurel Park on Lake Lanier. The turn off Cleveland Highway (Route 129), north of Gainesville is easy to miss. Once you find it, you’ll never forget ...

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 ...

3/1/2018 6:36:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The list of dates of operation for parks on Lake Lanier has been released by USACE Natural Resource Manager for Lake Lanier Nick Baggett. There are roughly 60 parks on Lake Lanier that are maintained by the USACE, various counties, a city or two, the State ...

2/27/2018 3:17:00 AM
The Ultimate Bass Fishing Resource Guide Brisbois Wins Bass Fishing League Tournament on Lake Lanier Ben Brisbois won the 2018 FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Bulldog Division tournament on Lake Lanier GAINESVILLE, Ga. (Feb. 26, 2018) – Boater Ben Brisbois ...

2/24/2018 3:14:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Lanier Islands, a Buford-area resort located on the shores of Lake Lanier, was recently named the winner for its more than 20 indoor and outdoor event venues, a “variety of activities to entertain and lodgings to accommodate guests,” and “a talented ...

2/23/2018 4:47:00 PM
Land of 10
Top Ohio State target Harry Miller schedules official visit Buford (Ga.) offensive lineman Harry Miller has been a frequent visitor to Ohio State’s campus in recent months. Although it’s hardly a brief trip to Columbus from the Atlanta-area town ...

2/21/2018 7:00:00 AM
From Chattahoochee Nature Center: On Saturday, February 24th from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. the National Park Service is hosting its annual Winter Owl Prowl at the Chattahoochee River Environmental Education Center. This free event includes live owl programs on ...

2/15/2018 8:16:00 PM
Gainesville Times
For the first time in two years, Lake Lanier’s water level has risen to 1,070 feet above sea level. It was February of 2016 when the lake last hit 1,070, but what now represents full winter pool and good news after dry times wasn’t so two years ago.

2/14/2018 1:38:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The Lake Lanier Association’s 2018 Annual Meeting is scheduled to be held on Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 4:00 until 8:00 PM. Daylight Saving Time returns on March 11th, so we’re all expecting a beautiful evening of conversation, informative ...

2/12/2018 10:30:00 PM
Saporta Report
I grew up in northwestern Pennsylvania, where the Allegheny River serves as the backdrop for daily life. It is ever-present, ever-flowing. Everyone talks about the river. How high is the water level? What did you catch on your last fishing trip? How about ...

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 ...

While it's still not as endangered here as it is west of the Mississippi." Farley's property sits parallel to the Chattahoochee River-- a habitat ideal for gopher tortoises versus the abundant farmland found elsewhere in the Wiregrass. "We've got a lot of ...

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.

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