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1/19/2018 1:21:00 PM
Access Atlanta
Join other hikers for a rugged and adventurous trek with views of the Chattahoochee River and unbeatable landscapes. Girl Scouts Cookie Rally. 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20. Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway, Atlanta. 800-771-1139. www.girlscoutsatl.org.

1/16/2018 12:39:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The announcement was made Tuesday by Columbus Georgia Whitewater. The event on the Chattahoochee River will again coincide with Paddle South, a celebration of the popular paddling location. The preliminary competition will be April 14 from 1 p.m. – 10 p ...

1/15/2018 9:22:00 PM
Fox News
The Corps manages five dams along the Chattahoochee River under congressional direction. It abides by an operations manual that Miell says “looks at transportation, water supply, flood control and endangered species.” As a result of the Corps’ high ...

1/13/2018 12:22:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
while more than three dozen marched with the Community of Concerned Clergy down Broad Street across the Chattahoochee River. “It is important that we come together as a community to celebrate and have this festival atmosphere to learn just a little bit ...

1/11/2018 9:18:00 PM
MyAJC
Also, check out the Georgia Wildlife Resources Division at www.georgiawildlife.com and the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area at www.nps.gov/chat. In addition, the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Roswell at www.chattnaturecenter.org and the ...

1/11/2018 3:03:00 PM
Curbed
In 2016, the city’s aptly named Driller Mike began a $300 million tunnel-boring mission between the Chattahoochee River and Hemphill Water Treatment Plant that links to the quarry. Meanwhile, a $26 million Phase 1 initiative is underway to make the ...

1/10/2018 3:06:00 PM
Atlanta Magazine
Atlanta’s future has always belonged to people with big ideas, starting in 1837, when the Western and Atlantic Railroad Company picked out a random ridge east of the Chattahoochee River as the southern end of its line from Chattanooga. Ironically, ...

1/8/2018 10:04:00 PM
MyAJC
That manual effectively granted metro Atlanta all the water it needs from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier through 2050. Gil Rogers, the Atlanta-based director of the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Georgia and Alabama office, said the oysters ...

1/8/2018 10:49:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Florida argues that Georgia over-taps the Chattahoochee River in places like busy metropolitan Atlanta. This, Florida says, amounts to robbing the Apalachicola of its lifeblood. Georgia should be required to remedy that situation by enacting measures which ...

1/8/2018 6:00:00 AM
Athens Banner-Herald
Complicating the issue is the absence from the lawsuit of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which manages dams on the Chattahoochee River. The agency has enough control over the flow of water that there might not be any increase in the water that reaches ...

1/8/2018 4:33:00 AM
The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville
The Chattahoochee River flows from north of Atlanta, and there are five federal dams that provide flood control, hydropower and recreation. Especially important is Lake Sidney Lanier, which provides drinking water for many of the nearly 6 million residents ...

1/6/2018 11:41:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
“It’s something special to end it there.” After crossing the bridge across the Chattahoochee River back into Alabama, you won’t encounter too many Bulldog fans – although one crosses the state line to eat breakfast at Smith’s True Value ...

1/2/2018 4:47:00 PM
La Grange Daily News
“We’re really looking to expand up-and-down the Chattahoochee River,” Denehy said. Stephens added that many in the community have been asking them why they we not already selling to restaurants. “We did that by plan,” he said. “Other breweries ...

1/2/2018 8:34:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
You want to find ground zero for next’s college football championship game, all you need to do is look at the Alabama-Georgia state line where Phenix City and Columbus are divided by the Chattahoochee River. Monday’s semifinal wins by Alabama over ...

12/22/2017 2:57:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
My year can be summed up in one experience. On Sept. 11, the hour was growing late and Hurricane Irma was all but done. It had blown in and out without widespread damage. Now, it knocked over some trees and interrupted power service for some, but for the ...

12/8/2017 5:42:00 AM
Field Stream
And while bait-fishing is usually preferred for big stripers here, just last fall a flyfisherman caught and released a 43-pounder from the Chattahoochee River below West Point Dam. Clearly, this is serious striper country. Georgia has long aggressively ...

12/5/2017 3:55:00 PM
publiclab.org
It is against this backdrop that The Trust for Public Land continues to strive to preserve the special places that so many Georgians hold dear, especially along the Chattahoochee River. We recently brought Congressional staff on a field trip to the river.

12/3/2017 5:22:00 PM
La Grange Daily News
is an independent environmental advocacy organization with more than 7,200 members dedicated solely to protecting and restoring the Chattahoochee River Basin.

11/24/2017 5:11:00 AM
Times-Herald
I am a Boy Scout in Troop 2193 at Cokes Chapel. I’d like to discuss a certain issue about the Chattahoochee River and its parks. This is a great area for a picnic, run or walk in the woods. The Chattahoochee River is Atlanta’s largest source of ...

11/22/2017 1:21:00 PM
accesswdun.com
HELEN — The third most visited city in Georgia is located at the headwaters of the Chattahoochee River in White County. Alpine Helen draws more than three million visitors each year. Many of those visitors go tubing down the river between Memorial Day ...

11/17/2017 7:46:00 AM
Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine
Carter actually played a significant part in my development as a horrible fisherman. While he was president, he established the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Shortly after that designation, I learned to fish on that river. Back then ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/12/2017 6:24:00 PM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Lanett borders West Point, Ga., near the Chattahoochee River. On-site games, face painting and visits by former college athletes provided entertainment throughout the game.

11/2/2017 4:08:00 PM
Access Atlanta
www.chattnaturecenter.org. Experience the fall colors like never before with a guided canoe trip along the Chattahoochee River. The river guides at CNC will lead you on a 2 and 1/2-hour long journey along the river, surrounded by colorful trees and wildlife.

11/1/2017 1:59:00 PM
Patch
According to a new report from financial news site 24/7 Wall Street, the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is the most visited national park in the Peach State. Last year, more than 2.7 million people visited the Chattahoochee, which originates ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/19/2017 8:07:00 AM
Suwannee Democrat
One thing is certain: the three states have thus far not been able to agree how much water each state should get from the Chattahoochee River. Anyone who loves a fresh shucked Apalachicola oyster wants Florida to prevail in this case. The oysters in ...

10/18/2017 1:00:00 AM
www.nps.gov
Sandy Springs, GA - Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) is seeking comments on a proposal that would raise the price of the CRNRA Annual Pass from $35 to $40 and the CRNRA Daily Pass from $3 to $5. A CRNRA Daily Pass is not required for ...

10/12/2017 3:30:00 PM
LakeLanier
Don Carter State Park is a delightful place to spend a few hours or weeks near where the Chattahoochee River becomes the northern part of Lake Lanier. Come and get acquainted with the park and its always friendly visitors at their 4th Annual ...

10/10/2017 12:03:00 PM
myajc.com
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers gave Georgia a stamp of approval last year when it said metro Atlanta would get virtually all the water it needs from the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier through 2050. The U.S. Supreme Court shocked Georgia officials in ...

9/29/2017 5:57:00 PM
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW
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 ...

9/28/2017 7:08:00 AM
rumble.com
While exploring woodlands along the Chattahoochee River in Georgia, I can upon an abnormally bent tree on the hillside that was possibly made by the Creek Indians over 200 years ago as a trail marker.

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017 11:13:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
It's time for the second annual 2017 Quality Catch and Sweet Release Tournament presented by The ORVIS Company and Sweetwater Brewing Company. Last year the tournament took place in May 2016 and the winner was Ryan Johnson with an impressive 31-inch brown ...

9/19/2017 8:25:00 PM
atlanta.net
Water-loving kids will be thrilled with an adventure on the Chattahoochee River. Slather on the SPF and set off down the river on a paddle board, kayak or canoe, or just rent some tubes and float on down. Check out our weekend guide to paddling for tips on ...

9/14/2017 9:54:00 AM
Mother Nature Network MNN
What is happening in North Georgia this year is an example of what he means. "From Atlanta up the Chattahoochee River Valley to Rabun County in far North Georgia some hillsides have been covered with nuts," Coder said. "Others have not been. It's very ...

9/10/2017 1:00:00 AM
accesswdun.com
14-17 and Sept. 21-24, then nightly from Sept. 28-Oct. 29 at the Festhalle on Edelweiss Strasse along the Chattahoochee River. Hours are 6-10:30 p.m. weekdays; 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays; 1 p.m. to midnight on Saturdays; and 1-7 p.m. Sundays. Admission is ...

9/9/2017 11:53:00 AM
Atlanta INtown
Located about a mile west of Midtown, the old granite quarry site has been drained of its shimmery blue water as a giant boring machine inches toward the Chattahoochee River, which will eventually fill the reservoir with 2 billion gallons of water.

9/1/2017 12:22:00 PM
Atlanta INtown
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
Politico
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 ...

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