Lake Oliver News

4/21/2018 6:32:00 PM
Telegram
The Red Sox have crossed many things off their to-do list since John Henry and friends bought the team in 2002. Beating the Yankees in the historic 2004 ALCS comeback, winning three World Series, winning back-to-back division titles, selling out 820 ...

4/10/2018 3:39:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
I mean, we have bathrooms that are being locked up at night. We have bathrooms that are being destroyed. We had the Lake Oliver bathroom burn down. We had the Mott house burn down.” Local historian Virginia Causey has said she considers it an odd place ...

4/7/2018 3:30:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
“That let’s you know he’s protecting himself. ... He does work security.” Eric told his story at the Lake Oliver Marina, a place he visits regularly to enjoy nature. He said he brought his brother there on occasion to discuss their dreams for the futur

4/6/2018 5:15:00 PM
WRBL
The Rabon family spent their days waiting at Lake Oliver Marina, praying for a miracle. "Every day, me and Jeremy would go down and talk to this family- three, four, five times a day. They would wait for us to leave at night, knowing we were going to come ...

4/6/2018 2:34:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The boy’s body was located about 250 yards south of Lake Oliver dam in a debris pool in Bibb Pond, the deputy coroner said. The body of the 27-year-old father was recovered in the same area on Easter Sunday. Divers, DNR rangers and a team from Columbia ...

4/6/2018 5:20:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
The body of a missing 4-year-old boy was recovered Friday morning in the Chattahoochee River after a nine-day intensive search by rescue workers from multiple agencies across the Southeast, authorities have confirmed. Beau Rabon was discovered at 8:34 a.m ...

4/4/2018 3:39:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - It's been one week since Ryan and Beau Rabon went missing under the cold, dark Bibb Pond waters, and search crews continue to look for 4-year-old Beau. Search crews recovered the father, 27-year-old James Ryan Rabon, Sunday, April 1st ...

4/3/2018 1:08:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities are in their seventh day of searching for a 4-year-old boy who's missing in the Chattahoochee River at Columbus, Georgia. Officials say the child was fishing from the riverbank with his father when he fell into the water ...

4/3/2018 11:02:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Using six divers, the afternoon search concentrated on the area north of J.R. Allen Parkway and south of Lake Oliver dam. “We are not moving south of J.R. Allen but we are still trying to stay 75 percent north of J.R. Allen,” said Capt. Danny Macon.

4/3/2018 10:01:00 AM
USA Patch
JOHNS CREEK, GA — Two public input meetings will be held next week so you can provide feedback about the Trail Master Plan for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. Two meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 12 and 10 a.m ...

4/3/2018 7:35:00 AM
WSFA
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Several years of projects and investments were made to revitalize the Alabama side of the Chattahoochee River that will now include brand new public bathrooms in Phenix City. City council plans to cut the ribbon for the new ...

4/2/2018 3:48:00 PM
WLTZ
Rabon was fishing with his four year old son Beau at this popular spot near Lake Oliver Dam here when the incident occurred. Multiple witnesses reported seeing the father attempting to save his son. After five agonizing days of searching the Game Warden ...

4/2/2018 8:11:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Rescue workers spent nearly 12 hours on the Chattahoochee River Monday looking for the body of a 4-year-old boy who likely drowned a week ago while he and his father were fishing from the bank. Columbus Fire and Emergency Medical Services and the Georgia ...

3/30/2018 3:46:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga (WRBL) - Just beneath the surface of the Chattahoochee River, Columbus Fire and EMS Battalion Chief Bryan Watson says the currents can be vicious, and others who are knowledgeable of the water agree. "Now keep in mind also, that the river ...

3/29/2018 4:02:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Divers spent almost nine hours Thursday in the Chattahoochee River but weren’t successful in locating a man and his 4-year-old son who disappeared Wednesday south of Lake Oliver Dam. In an area described as a minefield of rocks, tree roots and poor ...

3/28/2018 6:39:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
“It’s appears they were fishing from the bank,” he said. The area is south of Lake Oliver Marina and just below the J.R. Allen Parkway Bridge. Police blocked an access road while the search was underway. Police also were trying to identify a vehicle ...

3/28/2018 10:36:00 AM
USA Patch
MARRIETA, GA - From Cobb County Government: More than one hundred acres of wooded land along the Chattahoochee River will soon be developed into an accessible Cobb County park. Commissioners approved a master plan to develop the 103 acres plot near ...

3/27/2018 7:08:00 PM
WLTZ
The two Youtube stars who dive for treasure down at the Chattahoochee River came up on a new discovery. They switched up their locations and were searching in an urban canal near Midtown Columbus for some new finds. What they found was something they never ...

3/27/2018 11:32:00 AM
My Edmonds News
Ploggers picking up litter along the Chattahoochee River, part of a Trashercize program in Tennessee. (Photo by Chuck Rogers/Wikipedia) Ever try plogging? I’d never heard of it until I read an article in The Iceland Review – a paper I took up reading a ...

3/26/2018 9:00:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
County commissioners say they expect to receive several public comments Tuesday night over the name of about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River. The park’s name is part of a ...

3/23/2018 8:41:00 AM
WRBL
Once you find all the eggs and finish the work out, you’ll earn a prize! Head to Lake Oliver for Outside World’s Sunset Paddle Series Saturday evening. Glide across the water for a 3-mile paddle as the sun sinks over the lake. And this weekend’s ...

3/23/2018 8:41:00 AM
WRBL
Once you find all the eggs and finish the work out, you’ll earn a prize! Head to Lake Oliver for Outside World’s Sunset Paddle Series Saturday evening. Glide across the water for a 3-mile paddle as the sun sinks over the lake. And this weekend’s ...

3/22/2018 3:30:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Commissioners will consider approving a park master plan for about 103 acres of county property east of Mableton Parkway between Discovery Boulevard and the Chattahoochee River in Mableton. A measure containing the master plan would also see the park named ...

3/22/2018 12:26:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
For more than 15 years the path that runs from near the Lake Oliver marina to Fort Benning has been disconnected at Bibb Mill and City Mills. Federal transportation and local funds are being used to complete the path at those two spots. “It will be a ...

3/20/2018 12:36:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The man who has been hawking barbecue and sweet tea for more than 43 years on the banks of the Chattahoochee River is now using the latest cultural catch phrase to sell pickles. “Nope,” Morpeth said from somewhere far, far away where he doesn’t have ...

3/20/2018 5:11:00 AM
The Statesman
Whitewater Express offers guided and guide-assisted trips beginning in Phenix City on the Chattahoochee River. Containing several Class IV rapids and 10 smaller rapids, this river is one of the longest urban white-water rafting course in the world.

3/14/2018 9:42:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
On Friday, Mr. Dewey turns 100. He still lives without full-time assistance in a waterfront home on the Alabama side of Lake Oliver that he built with his own hands, mostly out of salvaged materials, in the 1970s. He spends the weekends with Carolyn ...

3/12/2018 11:33:00 PM
SCNow
In the 1950s, the Army Corps of Engineers built the Buford Dam on the Chattahoochee River in Georgia for flood control and transportation. Lake Lanier, a 38,000-acre lake (58 square miles), was created by this dam. This lake is also fed by the Chestatee River.

3/10/2018 7:15:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
Epworth United Methodist Church and the Chattahoochee River Warden. Following a morning of collecting trash the volunteers were treated to a lunch sponsored by Phil’s B-B-Q. Each volunteer also received a T-shirt with a beautiful picture printed on the back.

3/9/2018 1:26:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Across the Chattahoochee River, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will work to ensure public safety with state troopers enforcing state laws and assisting motorists and boaters. ALEA said parents should talk with teens, especially those who will be ...

3/9/2018 12:47:00 PM
The Business Journals
Effective Thursday, the Georgia Environmental Protection Division lifted Level 1 restrictions, citing recent rains that have replenished Lake Lanier, the largest water storage reservoir in the Chattahoochee River Basin. However, limits on outdoor watering ...

3/2/2018 8:55:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
The other is a Whatever Your Floats Boat rafting and river race event hosted in partnership with 10 Dollar Tubing June 2 on the Chattahoochee River at Rogers Bridge Park. It will offer residents a chance to go tubing on the river, or they can build a raft ...

3/2/2018 7:03:00 AM
Atlanta INtown
Students learn about nature at the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The most dangerous thing you can do as a parent, or a teacher, is to pretend like something is not happening when it clearly is, especially when that thing will have ...

2/21/2018 7:00:00 AM
Patch
From Chattahoochee Nature Center: On Saturday, February 24th from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. the National Park Service is hosting its annual Winter Owl Prowl at the Chattahoochee River Environmental Education Center. This free event includes live owl programs on ...

2/12/2018 10:30:00 PM
Saporta Report
I grew up in northwestern Pennsylvania, where the Allegheny River serves as the backdrop for daily life. It is ever-present, ever-flowing. Everyone talks about the river. How high is the water level? What did you catch on your last fishing trip? How about ...

2/12/2018 4:21:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
and more than 3,800-feet of track racing along the banks of the Chattahoochee River backward. The Great American Scream Machine previously ran backward several decades ago. Six Flags Over Georgia opens for the 2018 season on March 10 and operates on ...

2/12/2018
WTVY
While it's still not as endangered here as it is west of the Mississippi." Farley's property sits parallel to the Chattahoochee River-- a habitat ideal for gopher tortoises versus the abundant farmland found elsewhere in the Wiregrass. "We've got a lot of ...

2/7/2018 2:40:00 AM
FanSided
He’s right in the hotbed of Auburn recruiting talent right across the Chattahoochee river from metropolis Columbus, Georgia. He is the No. 1 player from Alabama, the No. 9 receiver in this class and the No. 45 player nationally as a four-star.

2/5/2018 9:04:54 AM
Artist Diret
Oliver Lake Oliver Lake Quartet Live Featuring Mary Redhouse/Santi Debriano/Gene Lake Live Group Member Oliver Lake Oliver Lake Quartet Live Featuring Mary Redhouse/Santi Debriano/Gene Lake Live Native American Flute Oliver Lake Oliver Lake Quartet Live ...

2/4/2018 12:00:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Down the Chattahoochee River, at River Bend Park in Cusseta, an island off the boat ramp is so sedimented. Columbus’ nonprofit Chattahoochee RiverWarden is to hold a volunteer cleanup down there at 10 a.m. Saturday, boating over to ferry the garbage back.





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