Lake Harding News
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 ...
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 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 ...
8/7/2017 1:34:00 PM
VALLEY, AL (WTVM) – An Alabama mom posted the perfect picture of her kids on the first day of school. On Monday morning, Jena Willingham shared a picture of her smiling in the pool, but her three children in the background were not as amused. Willingham ...
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 ...
8/4/2017 9:51:00 AM
A $300,000 retreat center overlooking Halawaka Creek and Lake Harding in east Alabama and west Georgia is being planned by a nonprofit Christian corporation formed three years ago in Lee County. Construction, furnishings and endowment of the Retreat Center ...
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 ...
7/31/2017 9:25:00 PM
An EPD official in 2014 even mentioned to The News that aquifer storage might be a good way to alleviate concerns about a lack of water and drought in metro Atlanta, where a war over water in the Chattahoochee River has been waging between states for years.
7/31/2017 4:10:00 PM
S. Army Corps of Engineers, which operates federal hydroelectric dams on the Chattahoochee River, was not included. Story Continued Below In May, Florida argued that the court had never found that a state was harmed by upstream water use but then ...
7/28/2017 7:18:00 AM
Lake Harding Marina Poker Run presented by Malibu Boats and Singleton Marine will benefit the American Cancer Society. Boat entries will receive 2 cards and each boat can have as many additional hands as they would like for $25 each. Prizes for Poker ...
7/27/2017 1:40:00 PM
(The current reserve supply is just, gulp, three days). In order to fill the quarry, work launched last year to bore a five-mile tunnel to the Chattahoochee River via a machine named “Driller Mike,” in homage to the Atlanta rapper. At last check ...
7/26/2017 3:55:00 PM
In February, special master Ralph Lancaster recommended that the court throw out the case because the Army Corps of Engineers, which operates reservoirs upstream from Florida on the Chattahoochee River, was not a party to lawsuit. Story Continued Below In ...
7/25/2017 10:39:00 PM
The park today consists of 527 acres of beautiful woodlands, with trails and a spectacular view of the Chattahoochee River. At the center is a recreation of McIntosh’s home and a marker for his burial site. The park is open year ‘round except for major ...
7/25/2017 2:35:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
First, the conservancy and REI-Atlanta will co-host the second Paddle-Camp Extravaganza Sept. 23 and 24 on the Chattahoochee River in metro Atlanta. The camp is limited to only 50 people who will have the opportunity to camp under the stars in the ...
7/24/2017 2:09:00 PM
(Not trying to scare you, just keeping it real!). Despite growing up swimming the in Atlantic ocean (dark water) and even fishing in the Chattahoochee River parts of Savannah (dark water), I was not prepared for the first time I went to “real” swim in ...
7/23/2017 12:38:00 AM
Also popular is tubing down the Chattahoochee River, which winds through Helen. Murdock was inspired by the legendary Valhalla restaurant in Sausalito, Calif., near San Francisco. The owner “had all these gorgeous women walking around in gowns serving ...
7/22/2017 3:51:00 PM
HAMILTON, GA (WTVM) - A story you saw first on News Leader 9, the Lee County Coroner's office confirmed a man was killed after he was struck by lightning while in a boat on Lake Harding. In an exclusive follow up, we talked to one lake resident who said he ...
7/22/2017 12:54:00 AM
The Chattahoochee River — a place for friends, fun, paddling and summer sun. But what mysterious creatures lurk beneath the murky water? What denizens of the deep await, ready to strike the unsuspecting paddleboarder when they least expect it? How can we ...
7/21/2017 2:24:00 PM
"The Chattahoochee river restoration project has several similarities to the Grand River Project and they are seeing the significant environmental, economic, and social benefits of a restored urban waterway," said Muller, who has served as a volunteer co ...
7/20/2017 5:14:00 PM
Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning with John Miller and some of his fellow kayakers, getting a lesson in paddling on the Chattahoochee River.
7/20/2017 10:20:00 AM
You can now zip to Phenix City — and back. Really, you can zip across the Chattahoochee River and back thanks to the expansion of zip line that operates in Columbus and Phenix City. Thursday morning the expansion of the zip line that includes small runs ...
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