Lake Oliver News

8/14/2019 2:00:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
The trail construction was announced to the public in August 2018. The 1,580-acre state-owned nature area is located at 1701 Old River Road near Lake Oliver. The land is managed by the Georgia ...

8/9/2019 7:10:00 PM
WRBL
LEE COUNTY, Ala. (WRBL) – A death investigation is underway along Lake Oliver Road in Lee County. Sheriff Jay Jones confirms to WRBL News 3, Friday night a 20-year-old man was discovered inside a ...

8/5/2019 6:46:00 AM
Castanet
The wildfire burning close to Gallagher Lake is estimated at 120 hectares in size by the BC Wildfire Service. The fire, now called the Eagle Bluff fire, is burning dangerously close to a Fortis ...

8/4/2019 11:20:00 PM
Castanet
Reports are coming in of a new wildfire burning north of Oliver. The fire is reportedly burning east of Gallagher Lake. Details are few at this time, but open flame can be seen on the hillside. It's ...

7/8/2019 3:26:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
Runners battled the heat over a five-mile course Saturday morning at the Big Dog Heatwave 5 Miler run in Columbus. The run started at Lake Oliver Marina and finished in downtown Columbus at Big Dog. ...

7/6/2019 12:43:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Runners take off from the starting line at Lake Oliver Marina for the Big Dog Heatwave 5 mile run Saturday. Darrell Roaden Special to the Ledger-Enquirer Runners battled the heat over a five mile ...

6/26/2019 5:04:00 AM
Nevada Appeal
At Lake Bigler, within the past few days, there have been frequent and heavy showers of rain. Here in the valley there has been only an occasional slight sprinkling. 130 years ago Off for the Lake. — ...

6/19/2019 8:20:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
COLUMBUS, Ga. (CBS46) --Four children and three adults suffered injuries Tuesday afternoon as a result of a boating accident on Lake Oliver. According to the Department of Natural Resources, a ski ...

6/19/2019 6:45:00 PM
WGCL Atlanta on MSN.com
COLUMBUS, Ga. (CBS46) --Four children and three adults suffered injuries Tuesday afternoon as a result of a boating accident on Lake Oliver. According to the Department of Natural Resources, a ski ...

6/19/2019 3:53:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - The Georgia Department of Natural Resources confirms no drugs, alcohol, or mechanical issues caused a boat accident at Lake Oliver Marina Wednesday afternoon. All seven people ...

6/18/2019 4:59:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, Ga. (WTVM) - Columbus police have confirmed they are responding to a boating accident on Lake Oliver. News Leader 9 has a crew on scene who witnessed one person being taken from the scene in ...

6/18/2019 3:05:00 PM
WRBL
UPDATE: Gatsby was found by local residents. COLUMBUS, Ga. (WRBL) – A family involved in a boating crash near Lake Oliver Marina are searching for their dog, who ran away after the incident. Courtesy: ...

6/18/2019 1:05:00 PM
WRBL
Columbus authorities are investigating a boating accident on Tuesday afternoon at the Lake Oliver Marina that sent seven people to the hospital. According to Deputy Fire Chief Robert Futrell, an ...

6/18/2019 8:53:00 AM
WTVM
The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Columbus police and fire and EMS are on the scene of an incident unfolding at Lake Oliver Marina. 1909 Wynnton Road Columbus, GA 31906 (706) 494-5400 ...

6/17/2019 10:12:00 PM
WTVM
The Muscogee County Sheriff’s Office, Columbus police and fire and EMS are on the scene of an incident unfolding at Lake Oliver Marina. 1909 Wynnton Road Columbus, GA 31906 (706) 494-5400 ...

6/17/2019 4:42:00 AM
WRBL
Columbus authorities are investigating a boating accident on Tuesday afternoon at the Lake Oliver Marina that sent seven people to the hospital. According to Deputy Fire Chief Robert Futrell, an ...

6/16/2019 7:56:00 AM
The Tuscaloosa News
Completed in 1940, it was named after U.S. Rep. William Oliver. The dam forms Lake Oliver and was the first modern dam to be built on the Black Warrior. It replaced and covered the first three locks ...

6/13/2019 9:08:00 AM
nytimes.com
This is the Lake Oliver home you\'ve been waiting for! Sitting on a expansive Deeded lot with one of the best views this home has so much to offer! This home features soaring ceilings, wood floors & ...

6/10/2019 2:33:00 PM
Reporter Newspapers
Sandy Springs wants to build trails to the Chattahoochee River and is planning to create a master plan to guide their development. Making better connections to the river was one of the recommendations ...

5/28/2019 5:05:00 PM
Mail Online
An Alabama man died on Monday three days after he was bitten by a copperhead snake at his family’s home near a lake. Oliver ‘Chum’ Baker, 52, was pronounced dead at a hospital in Huntsville on Monday. ...

5/24/2019 12:04:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Recreation centers, Britt David Studio and Senior Centers are on holiday hours and will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Columbus Aquatic Center, Cooper Creek Tennis Center and Lake Oliver Marina ...

5/23/2019 7:38:00 AM
Patch
As school is winding down, students from the Fellowship Christian School in Roswell, GA, and members of the Upper Chattahoochee Chapter of Trout Unlimited met recently to release trout into the ...

5/21/2019 8:39:00 AM
WTVM
Recreation Centers, Britt David Studio and Senior Centers will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The Columbus Aquatic Center, Cooper Creek Tennis Center and Lake Oliver Marina will operate under ...

5/16/2019 12:59:00 PM
Gainesville Times
The upper lake creeks, rivers and pockets are clear to stained. The Chattahoochee River below Buford Dam is clear. Check generation schedules before heading out to the river at 770-945-1466. Bass ...

5/15/2019 8:59:00 AM
WRBL
Participants in the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run gathered to receive the torch from Fort Benning, around 8 a.m. They then ran the symbol of hope across town to the Lake Oliver Marina. The ...

5/14/2019 8:29:00 PM
WRBL
Then finally... Their child was returned. So where had little Naomi been? "We found out that she took her to Lake Oliver and stayed there for about 30 minutes. And then got picked up by a dude she was ...

5/10/2019 5:27:00 AM
WRBL
It's the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club's 49th Annual Bass Rodeo on Saturday, May 11, on Lake Oliver. All proceeds from the event go to Valley Rescue Mission in Columbus to provide Camp Joy scholarships ...

5/8/2019 4:20:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - The Chattahoochee River is beautiful and fun, but it can also be dangerous if you don’t take proper safety precautions. There’s already been one river death so far this year, ...

5/4/2019 11:07:00 PM
Standard-Examiner
Because of the many relationships he cherished there will be a few Celebration of Life ceremonies. The first will be in Columbus, Georgia at Lake Oliver Marina Pavilion on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, from 4 ...

5/4/2019 9:15:00 AM
The Valdosta Daily Times
Solid trade for an inflatable tube to whisk a family along the Chattahoochee River through the Georgia hill-country town of Helen and beyond. A couple more bucks for a stick, and a bit of bungee to ...

4/24/2019 1:18:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS,Ga(WRBL) - Kiwanis Club of Columbus presented a $5,000 check to Safe Kids Columbus that is working to secure the safety of residents in the region while they are visiting the Chattahoochee ...

4/19/2019 6:35:00 PM
WRBL
COLUMBUS (WRBL) - In a little over five hours Friday morning the Chattahoochee River rose nearly 11 feet in downtown Columbus. The rapid rise came during the storm that moved from the Columbus region ...

4/6/2019 1:41:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Nearly 1,200 volunteers spent Saturday, April 6 wading, paddling or walking along the Chattahoochee River, picking up massive amounts of trash during the ninth-annual Sweep the Hooch event. Held by ...

4/2/2019 8:51:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

4/2/2019 8:49:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - It was supposed to a fun trip for an Alabama family visiting their relatives in Lagrange over the weekend. But, 37-year-old Fallon Wells died after her kayak was caught in a low ...

4/1/2019 11:16:00 PM
WRBL
The path -- a linear park -- runs nearly 15 miles from Lake Oliver in the north to Fort Benning in the south. It was a 30-year project that started out of necessity. And retired Columbus Water Works ...

4/1/2019 2:42:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The RiverWalk is open for walking, jogging, biking from Lake Oliver in the north to Fort Benning in the south and some parts allow access to the Chattahoochee River.

3/22/2019 7:25:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Thursday, a small crowd gathered in the chapel at Pure Life to watch a series of documentaries on the Chattahoochee River and water. Film Night at the Chapel benefited the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper ...

3/16/2019 1:53:00 PM
Gainesville Times
Since becoming established in 1994, the nonprofit has implemented myriad initiatives, programs and other efforts to protect and preserve the Chattahoochee River, its lakes and watershed. The nonprofit ...

3/12/2019 5:00:00 AM
Chattanoogan.com
30545. The Helen Chamber of Commerce will stock the Chattahoochee River with over 400 pounds of trout. This beautiful stretch of the Chattahoochee that flows leisurely through the City of Helen, only ...





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