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7/23/2017 12:38:00 AM
Gainesville Times
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 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 ...

7/19/2017 8:17:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – It was five years ago when the Chattahoochee River in Columbus changed, and the economy surrounding the river changed as well. “We’re very pleased with the response that we’ve seen so far, and feel like it’s only going to ...

7/18/2017 11:40:00 AM
It has a moderate difficulty rating and is a wonderful way to experience the Chattahoochee River up close and personal…all within the Atlanta Perimeter! Bring your pup along for the adventure because this trail is dog-friendly! Just keep your pup on a leash.

7/17/2017 4:00:00 PM
Check out this video highlighting the big brown trout in the Chattahoochee River–the major source of drinking water that flows through Atlanta. There’s also some great discussion of the Quality Hooch campaign. Our Atlanta stores, SweetWater Brewery ...

7/16/2017 8:28:00 PM
GA- It’s no secret that Columbus has had it’s fair share of drownings at the Chattahoochee River, but with Whitewater Express celebrating the 150,000th rafter down the River, owner Dan Gilbert says drownings are unfortunate, however they haven’t had ...

7/14/2017 9:32:00 PM
With nearly 1.8 million people visiting Columbus each year, the Chattahoochee River sees plenty of action from tourists, rafters and residents. But the river’s normally placid appearance hides a dangerous secret, and rescuers with Columbus Fire and EMS ...

7/14/2017 6:25:00 PM
As the number of water rescues and drowning deaths continues to rise on the Chattahoochee River, Columbus Fire and EMS say they're pushing their message of safety now more than ever. As the number of water rescues and drowning deaths continues to rise on ...

7/13/2017 3:31:00 PM
Since Memorial Day weekend, three people have drowned on the Chattahoochee River, three people died while kayaking in the Tallapoosa River and there’s been at least three cases where people had to be rescued after being stranded. With all of these ...

7/7/2017 7:08:00 PM
Atlanta INtown
Sally Bethea paddles an inflatable kayak on the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Did you know that the Chattahoochee River, which flows southwesterly through Atlanta, has one of the oldest and most stable river channels in the United States? It has been ...

7/5/2017 10:09:00 PM
Gainesville Times
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for tubing. Must exit the water by 6 p.m. For $20, you can float down the Chattahoochee River all day and enjoy the waterpark at Helen Tubing & Water Park. If you prefer to just tube, each ride down will cost $5. There is no age ...

7/3/2017 9:17:00 PM
Whether you are seeing the osprey that hangs out along the Chattahoochee River in the McIntosh Reserve or one that shows up on your bus tour of the jungles of New Guinea, they are all the same bird. Nature got it right the first time and evolution didn’t ...

6/28/2017 8:42:00 PM
Gainesville Times
“It is important to keep in mind that laws that prevent one from discharging toxins into Lake Lanier are pointless if there aren’t laws that prevent the discharge of toxins in the headwaters of creeks that flow into the Chattahoochee River before ...

6/28/2017 10:11:00 AM
Construction Equipment Guide
water storage supply facility and connecting it through a 5 mi. tunnel to the Chattahoochee River and the Hemphill Water Treatment Plants. Atlanta will be the only city in the United States with a capability to store 30 days of water, according to a press ...

6/26/2017 9:20:00 PM
COLUMBUS, Ga. – The Chattahoochee River connects Columbus and Phenix City. Jake Koehler lives in Phenix City, but he feels right at home the closer he gets to the river. Koehler grew up in California, where he spent a lot of his time surfing. Jake ...

6/26/2017 7:55:00 AM
We are waiting on a return call from a Freshwater Biologist in Auburn, AL at this time and will update this article with the information he provides us. Enjoy your swim! UPDATED: 9:45 A.M. We spoke with a Marine Biologist who informed us that the increased ...

6/25/2017 8:24:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
CBS46 went to Lake Harding on the Chattahoochee River in Harris County to watch it in action. Copyright 2017 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved. The injured officer was taken to the hospital and has since been released. He is described as ...

6/24/2017 9:04:00 AM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Johns Creek purchased 58 acres along the Chattahoochee River and adjacent to the proposed Cauley Creek park last week to add to the city’s existing park and recreation land. The Johns Creek City Council approved the purchase of the property, known as ...

6/24/2017 1:06:00 AM
The market for now is between Atlanta and Columbus, both of those cities the playground of the water-loving Callaway who enjoys kayaking the Chattahoochee River and the local whitewater course. The great-grandson of Cason and Virginia Hand Callaway ...

6/23/2017 6:08:00 PM
PHENIX CTIY, AL (WTVM) - The Director of Phenix City Utilities is firing back at reports that the local Waste Water Treatment Plant is dumping harmful chemicals and waste into the Chattahoochee River. The Director, Steve Smith is hoping to counteract these ...

6/19/2017 9:03:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The effective date of the price change is unclear. You can purchase the lifetime Senior Passes around Atlanta at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area office (1978 Island Ford Parkway, Sandy Springs) and at Kennesaw Mountain (900 Kennesaw ...

6/19/2017 4:09:00 PM
WLTZ 38 News
At Whitewater Express two adventures they offer are zip lining and whitewater rafting. Both of these activities are fun for the family. Right now, they are offering a season pass where you can get unlimited visits to the Chattahoochee River for the next year.

6/19/2017 3:37:00 PM
The Columbus fire team has seen an increase every summer over the last couple of years in the times they’ve had to get their gear out and rescue someone out of the water, but what exactly do you need to do to make sure you don’t get caught in the current?

6/19/2017 2:14:00 PM
Saporta Report
Florida sued Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court to win access to more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. The court-appointed special master ruled the actual cause isn’t Georgia withholding water. Rather, the special master ruled that the lower ...

6/19/2017 1:49:00 PM
The Chattahoochee River begins in the North Georgia mountains and winds through the state, with plenty of opportunities to grab your innertube and “Shoot the Hooch,” as the locals call it. River tubing on the Chattahoochee is available in a number of ...

6/16/2017 2:21:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Field's theory on this? The rodent population is exploding and snakes have much more to feed on. Especially near the Chattahoochee River. "Snakes can go just about anywhere but they're attracted to brushy areas. They're very, very non-aggressive," says Field.

6/16/2017 1:56:00 PM
It’s very easy, but it’s the truth.” Last month, the proud father of two posted an adorable image of him and his baby girl enjoying time at the Chattahoochee River. “She grabbed daddy’s hand and started pulling me right down the middle of the ...

6/15/2017 9:53:00 AM
Thomasville Times-Enterprise
During all three days of this year’s camp, including Thursday’s last stop at the Chattahoochee River and a water park, Water World, in Dothan, Alabama, presenters taught children to conserve water, a valuable natural resource. “Our main goal is to ...

6/13/2017 9:46:00 PM
Springer Opera House (Columbus, GA): Right on the Chattahoochee River is the official theater of Georgia with an incredible history. One actor who seemed to fall in love with the Southern Hospitality the Springer offered was the great Edwin Booth ...

6/8/2017 5:34:00 PM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan confirms the body of a missing man has been recovered from the Chattahoochee River. The body of 25-year-old Thomas Odom was found by a kayaker around 8:45 p.m. about 2.5 miles downstream from ...

6/7/2017 3:24:00 PM
Finally, I asked someone from Omaha, Georgia how to get there, and this is what he said: “Jump in the Chattahoochee River somewhere around the south side of Columbus, let yourself float, say, round about ten miles, then climb out on the bank and you’ll ...

6/6/2017 9:55:00 PM
According to police in court papers, Mr. Frazier said he hadn’t consumed any alcoholic beverages during a stop on U.S. 13 and Lake Andrews Road after he was allegedly seen driving a Pontiac G6 71 mph in a 55 mph zone. He told an investigation trooper ...

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

6/5/2017 1:44:00 PM
Saporta Report
Florida fights a lot over water. Florida is fighting Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court for more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. Last week, some Florida residents lost their battle to prevent more water from being pumped from a basin north of ...

6/5/2017 11:24:16 AM
George to the north and Lake Seminole to the south. Lake Andrews, known as Columbia Lake on the Alabama side of the river, is probably Georgia’s least-known major reservoir. The Mobile District of the USACE operates this Chattahoochee River impoundment ...

6/3/2017 10:38:00 AM
But a court official recommended in February that the case be dismissed because Florida had not included the Army Corps of Engineers, which operates federal reservoirs on the Chattahoochee River. In a brief filed Wednesday, Florida argues that the court ...

5/31/2017 3:51:00 PM
The common misconception around Columbus is that the water in the Chattahoochee River is contaminated with E. coli. Water officials in Columbus say that might be the case in Atlanta but once it reaches here it is fairly clean. “Seven years ago coming out ...

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