Blue Sluice Lake News

9/15/2018 8:04:00 AM
Miami Herald
Backers of a wide-ranging plan to develop a network of parks and trails along a vast stretch of the Chattahoochee River say it holds the promise to transform the Atlanta metro region. The Chattahooche...

9/14/2018 3:24:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Advocates of an ambitious plan to develop a network of linear parks and trails along a vast stretch of the Chattahoochee River say it holds the promise to transform the metro region in the way the Bel...

9/11/2018 9:30:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Spending Friday nights on the banks of the Chattahoochee River watching high school football isn’t a bad place to be. In the early fall, before daylight-saving time, it is a beautiful site, with the g...

9/10/2018 12:03:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources is investigating a Chattahoochee River mystery that has a lot of people scratching their heads. Hundreds of blue crabs, a salt-water delicacy native to the ...

9/10/2018 7:29:00 AM
USA Patch
JOHNS CREEK, GA — The Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy will team up with REI later this month to host the third annual Chattahoochee River Paddle, Campout and Cleanup. The event will be held at ...

9/5/2018 3:36:00 PM
Elite Daily
During a point in my life when my mental health was at its worst, one place that brought me solace was a spot on the bank of the Chattahoochee River, near where I lived at the time. Whenever I felt es...

9/4/2018 7:18:00 AM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
From its source in Northeast Georgia, the scenic Chattahoochee River flows through the heart of metro Atlanta to the Gulf of Mexico, supporting an ecosystem replete with marine life, forests, water bi...

9/2/2018 8:25:00 PM
retiring
A vision to create a Chattahoochee River trail within the City of Atlanta is one big step closer to reality. Invest Atlanta, at its meeting on Aug. 29, voted to approve a pivotal land swap between ...

8/25/2018 4:49:00 PM
WTVM
Patrick McGlon wrapped up his first raft ride down the Chattahoochee River, giving the course a rave review. "It was fun. Get in, swim, rapids, boat flip - it was awesome, great experience," says McGl...

8/21/2018 2:00:00 PM
Lake Lanier
The friendly folks at Don Carter State Park on Lake Lanier happily offer you the opportunity to learn paddle boarding along the Chattahoochee River. I took a bullet for you and called Don Carter State ...

8/17/2018 3:34:00 PM
Atlanta
Sign up for free e-newsletters to get more of AJC delivered to your inbox. Suspected drunk driver puts children's lives in danger trying to escape police, officials... Documents: Investigators knew su...

8/14/2018 10:32:00 AM
Topix
The food trucks that will setting up two days a week at the new ArtPark will feature a variety of flavors, including a shrimp-laden po' boy , Caribbean, wings, barbecue, tacos, burritos and frozen tre...

8/14/2018 6:02:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
It’s a sliver of prime land steps away from the Chattahoochee River and in need for a purpose such as bringing people together for creative fun and delicious food. Thus, the ground just off Whitewater ...

8/10/2018 3:16:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
On Aug. 15, 1978, an organization called Friends of the River came together to celebrate accomplishing a mission the group had worked on for years: saving the Chattahoochee River from developers. The ...

8/6/2018 9:33:00 AM
North Fulton
In the article he wrote for Curbed.com, he talks about how much economic development potential there is in Atlanta by investing in the Chattahoochee River and Freedom Park. He proposes a linear park a...

7/28/2018
Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/27/2018 2:38:00 PM
The News & Observer
Two historic powerhouses that sit on an island in the Chattahoochee River are being transformed into a one-of-a-kind event venue. The W.C. Bradley Co.is investing more than $3 million into the project ...

7/20/2018 8:02:00 AM
The Business Journals
Home of the Day is presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. This is your invitation to view some of Atlanta's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and ...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 9:58:00 AM
GearJunkie
To test the Rader 135, I paddled and fished several stretches of the Chattahoochee River in Alabama and Georgia. The primary species I targeted were largemouth, spotted, and shoal bass. The hunt porti...

7/14/2018 8:12:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Bright orange and yellow floats dotted the Chattahoochee River on Saturday in celebration of the city of Duluth’s inaugural Whatever Floats Your Boat event at Rogers Bridge Park. Throughout the mornin...

7/2/2018 12:06:00 PM
North Fulton
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A routine training exercise became a real rescue mission when the Johns Creek Swiftwater team assisted seven people stranded on the Chattahoochee River July 22. Johns Creek Fire Department crews were in the middle of training that ...

6/28/2018 9:11:00 PM
Construction
“It is truly an amenity that can't be built. More than 430 mi. long, the Chattahoochee River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and flows southwesterly toward the Alabama state line. It ultimately merges with the Flint River and other ...

6/27/2018 2:25:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Our neighbors to the south are claiming victory in a longtime fight over water from Lake Lanier. Florida claims Georgia is using too much water and Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to the judge who heard details in this decade long ...

6/23/2018 8:21:00 PM
Top Summer Getaways
Nestled in the heart of a quiet residential neighborhood in Buckhead, this offshoot of the extensive Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has two entry points and nearly 4 miles of trails, with options for both novices and advanced hikers alike.

6/15/2018 10:27:00 AM
11Alive
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Facebook has posted that the river is safe to enter once again. After immense flooding from Subtropical Storm Alberto, it is finally safe to go inside the Hooch for recreational summer fun. The U.S. Army ...

6/14/2018 4:24:00 PM
WRBL
VALLEY, Ala. (WRBL) - An urgent warning from East Alabama Fire District as two teen kayakers needed rescuing Thursday morning from the Chattahoochee River near Riverview Boat Ramp. Thank goodness the two teens were wearing life jackets or the rescue effort ...

6/12/2018 5:56:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Residents and visitors alike have seen trash and debris in West Point Lake and the Chattahoochee River, but efforts are being made to make that litter less prevalent. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a major cleanup effort in September ...

6/7/2018 8:57:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers the Chattahoochee River to be unsafe when Buford Dam releases water from Lake Lanier on its regular schedule, so it may not be a surprise that those concerns are heightened after recent storms. The corps has been ...

6/7/2018 1:19:00 PM
Atlanta Daily World
For 40 years, the Possum Trot 10K has allowed runners to take part in a great race while helping save animals and all along the beautiful banks of the Chattahoochee River. This year, the race gets running June 16 at 7 a.m. This is an Official AJC ...

6/7/2018 3:45:00 AM
11Alive
Here is a friendly reminder that you probably should steer clear of the Hooch this weekend. The flooding in Helen affected the water levels along our stretch of the Chattahoochee. The Buford Dam, which controls the water level on our stretch of the Hooch ...

6/6/2018 9:39:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
A scenic spot where residents could take a stroll or do some fly fishing in the shadow of Buford Dam has been closed because of ongoing water releases designed to relieve Lake Lanier. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the closing of Lower Pool ...

6/5/2018 3:53:00 PM
11Alive
Officials are warning people to stay off Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River. Recent rains have caused the lake and river to swell making it dangerous for even the most experienced swimmers and paddlers. As a result, fifteen of the sixteen swimming ...

6/2/2018 6:15:00 PM
WTVM
The Muscogee County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of the man who drowned following a whitewater rafting trip in the Chattahoochee River June 2. 46-year-old Alvin Lino was a resident of Marietta, GA who met his family in the Fountain City for ...

5/31/2018 3:57:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
The Army Corps of Engineers says despite high water levels, it's still safe to swim or boat in Georgia's Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River. The Corps tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a statement that water must be released out of Buford Dam ...

5/31/2018 3:18:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Right now the Chattahoochee River has 10 times more water than it normally does. The Army Corps of Engineers are releasing water from Lake Lanier All this extra water comes from the recent rains causing Lake Lanier to exceed its summer pool level by nearly ...

5/24/2018 5:26:00 AM
Mother Nature Network
Kayakers emerge from mist on the Chattahoochee River north of Atlanta. (Photo: Russell McLendon) That may only be a drop in the bucket, but what if similar mass cleanups happened every month or every week? That's actually why we have holidays like this ...

5/22/2018 12:50:00 PM
Daily Mail
A Centers for Disease Control employee whose body was found in a river six weeks after he went missing, has been ruled a suicide. Timothy Cunningham's body was recovered from the west bank of the Chattahoochee River in northwest Atlanta on April 3 - more ...

5/14/2018 8:21:00 AM
Curbed
The City of Atlanta could shell out $100,000 to help develop a multi-use trail along the under-appreciated Chattahoochee River. That is, if Atlanta City Councilman Dustin Hillis’s new legislation passes a council vote Tuesday. The piece of the $1.5 ...

5/11/2018 8:23:00 AM
The Business Journals
The city of Atlanta would contribute $100,000 toward a $1.5 million trail that would run along the Chattahoochee River for 100 miles under an ordinance introduced by Councilman Dustin Hillis. The Chattahoochee River Greenway would extend from Lake Lanier ...

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