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9/18/2020 10:33:00 AM
Bates College
Recent quotes from Bates folks, from Kirk Read's Descartes- and COVID-inspired motto (in French) to Benjamin Mays' call to aspire higher.

Alabama Power
Hurricane Sally is expected to bring heavy rains inland, which could affect Alabama Power lakes. After making landfall, Sally is expected to move slowly across the state, dumping large amounts of rain in some areas. The latest forecast indicates the greatest impacts to Alabama Power lakes from heavy rains will be from Lay…

9/2/2020 4:55:00 AM
Visit Indiana is partnering with WTHR in 2020 and releasing 20 lists in the new year — The 20 IN 20. The lists include highlights from across the state including drive-in theaters, outdoor ...

9/2/2020 4:55:00 AM
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, Indiana is home to 100,000 acres of publicly owned lakes and 45 miles of Great Lakes shoreline. Visit Indiana has narrowed it down to 20 but is asking ...

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…

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…

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…

8/28/2020 2:00:00 PM
Bates College
Bates welcomed back to campus some 1,700 students. There was much less revelry and merrymaking, but a strong sense of purpose as Bates reopens for the first time since March 13.

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 7:07:00 PM
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
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 11:29:13 AM
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Ga.) on
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 ...

8/18/2020 8:12:00 AM
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 3:40:00 PM
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
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
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 ...

8/14/2020 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 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.

Main Street Alabama
Birmingham, Ala. - Alabama residents may soon be able to show their commitment of supporting local businesses with a distinctive car tag. The Shop Local Support Small Business tag will be produced if at least 1,000 complete an online application and pay a $50 fee by July 31, 2021. Main Street Alabama, the benefitting…

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
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 ...

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
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
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 ...

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…

8/4/2020 5:00:00 PM
Bates College
Lane Hall is home to the Advancement offices, including the Gift Planning office. Chase Hall Lake Andrews aka the Puddle “The Advancement offices are in Lane Hall, right next to Lake Andrews. I’ll ...

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 ...

8/3/2020 1:47:00 PM
The era of raw sewage rolling down the Chattahoochee River from spills in North Fulton County is to be coming to an end. The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper campaigned for, and supports, the expanded ...

8/2/2020 12:30:00 PM
A 41-year-old man jumped off the 14th Street Bridge into the Chattahoochee River on Saturday before getting arrested by Columbus police on the rock island below the Eagle & Phenix condominiums in ...

8/2/2020 12:30:00 PM
A 41-year-old man remained jailed Sunday in Columbus, Georgia after he jumped off a bridge into the Chattahoochee River whitewater course, where he climbed onto rocks before swimming to the side ...

8/1/2020 4:39:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - A rescue mission is currently underway at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. Interim Columbus Fire Chief Greg Lang has confirmed that a rescue mission is taking place.

8/1/2020 3:14:35 PM
A rescue mission is currently underway at the Chattahoochee River in Columbus. Interim Columbus Fire Chief Greg Lang has confirmed that a rescue mission is taking place. There is no word on what led ...

8/1/2020 3:06:00 PM
A man who jumped off the 14th Street bridge into the Chattahoochee River Saturday afternoon has been rescued, the Columbus Fire and EMS chief tells News 3.

7/28/2020 9:01:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Long before pioneer settler John Whitley hoisted a large buck’s head on a post across from Henry Irby’s tavern, this land had been used by Native Americans.

7/28/2020 4:51:00 AM
Sampson Independent
Broadband services are continuing to improve for Garland residents, thanks to work from Star Communications and contractors.

Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/27/2020 11:00:00 PM
After a six-month delay, a second Trevioli location is finally ready to open its doors on the ground floor of The Rapids, a $52 million luxury apartment building along the Chattahoochee River.

7/27/2020 3:24:00 PM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
For the 10th straight year, the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper will bring volunteers together in an attempt to clean up the watershed in an event known as “sweep the hooch.” ...

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