Lake Oliver News

11/15/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

10/7/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/2/2020 2:26:00 PM
WRBL
(NEXSTAR) – As part of Facebook’s strategy to fight misinformation on the platform ahead of an election in which the president has already said he wouldn’t publicly commit to accepting the ...

10/31/2020 11:10:00 PM
WRBL
Pan-democratic legislator Lam Cheuk-ting, is taken away by security during a Legislative Council’s House Committee meeting in Hong Kong, Monday, May 18, 2020. Scuffles broke out in Hong Kong’s ...

10/31/2020 1:07:00 AM
KEYT
Eventually, some 700 families sold a total of 56,000 acres to the government, which built a dam on the Chattahoochee River to form the lake. As their land filled with water in 1956, locals jammed ...

10/31/2020 1:03:00 AM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Legend has it the ghost of a long-dead woman roams this lake in a flowing blue dress. Mysterious arms reach out for swimmers from the watery depths. Angry spirits call ...

10/30/2020 8:55:53 AM
WRBL
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10/29/2020 4:21:00 PM
Engineering News-Record
A 2018 failure at South Cobb’s Wastewater Reclamation Facility influent lift station caused a backup of its combined sewer overflow system that spilled sewage into the Chattahoochee River.

10/29/2020 3:22:00 PM
Wall Street Journal
Tourists are flocking to unlikely areas with the magic formula—a short drive from large metro areas with a lot of outdoor activities. The town of Helen, Ga., turns into a holiday hot spot, with Hansel ...

10/29/2020 2:37:00 PM
WRBL
Right now: A stratus cloud deck, which resembles a type of shelf cloud has dry air working behind it. This distinct line is the physical cold front. You’ll see and feel a difference in the ...

10/28/2020 1:07:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Gwinnett County is under a tropical storm warning with the remnants of Hurricane Zeta making their way through north Georgia early Thursday morning.

10/27/2020 3:44:00 PM
WRBL
UPDATE 10:55 p.m. – Muscogee County Coroner Buddy Bryan has released the name of the Georgia Power contract worker who drown Tuesday afternoon at Lake Oliver Dam. Bryan says Alex Paxton, a scuba diver ...

10/26/2020 4:32:00 PM
retiring
Volunteer environmentalists are fighting two separate battles to keep pollution out of the Chattahoochee River and South River, the two biggest waterways in metro Atlanta.

10/25/2020 11:37:00 AM
retiring
Weighing in at 110 pounds, 6 ounces, the new record holder for the largest blue catfish ever caught in Georgia measures 58 inches long with a girth of 42 inches. It’s the aquatic version of Georgia’s ...

10/24/2020 8:30:00 PM
WRBL
Cloudy skies and patchy rain will persist throughout the next couple of days. Later in the week we will see a front move into the area at the same time Tropical Disturbance 28 (soon to be Zeta) does.

10/23/2020 5:49:00 PM
USA Today
Tim Trone, of Havana, Fla., caught the 110-pound, 6-ounce catfish Saturday on Georgia’s Chattahoochee River. The catch shattered the state record by more than 17 pounds. The fish measured 58 ...

10/23/2020 12:39:00 PM
Paste
From the granite outcroppings of Davidson-Arabia Mountain to the marshy wetlands of Constitution Lakes to forests around the Chattahoochee River, there are so many places to experience nature in and ...

10/23/2020 12:31:00 PM
UPI.com
A Florida fisherman set a new state record in Georgia when he reeled in a blue catfish that tipped the scales at 100 pounds, 6 ounces.

10/23/2020 11:36:00 AM
Patch
Autumn is in full swing in Sandy Springs. The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping and there are pumpkin flavored treats.

10/23/2020 9:49:11 AM
USA Today on MSN.com
A man who was found digging in Fort Yellowstone Cemetery inside Yellowstone National Park has been indicted on charges of excavating archeological resources and depredation of U.S. property ...

10/22/2020 9:19:29 PM
Tahoe Daily Tribune.com
“Nevertheless, the threats of less overall rain, which will definitely impact the rest of the world much harder, might end up having a positive impact on the lake,” Oliver said. “Less rain ...

10/22/2020 6:48:00 PM
WAVY
The former White House videographer uploaded the two-year-old clip to give a last-minute boost to Biden’s electoral chances on November 3rd.

10/22/2020 6:41:00 PM
SFGate
Federal regulators approved a request by Southern Nuclear Operating Co. Inc. to increase the capacity of the two reactors at Farley Nuclear Plant, located on the Chattahoochee River in southeast ...

10/22/2020 12:59:00 PM
Charlotte Observer
Federal regulators have approved a request by Southern Nuclear Operating Co. Inc. to increase the capacity of the two reactors at Farley Nuclear Plant, located on the Chattahoochee River in southeast ...

10/22/2020 12:58:18 PM
Associated Press on MSN.com
Federal regulators approved a request by Southern Nuclear Operating Co. Inc. to increase the capacity of the two reactors at Farley Nuclear Plant, located on ...

10/22/2020 11:48:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
located on the Chattahoochee River in southeast Alabama. — PACKING PLANT FIRE — A fire has destroyed a middle Georgia meat processing plant, and its workers may be without jobs.

10/22/2020 10:45:00 AM
USA Today
Tim Trone, of Havana, Fla., caught the 110-pound, 6-ounce catfish Saturday on Georgia’s Chattahoochee River. The catch shattered the state record by more than 17 pounds. The fish measured 58 ...

10/22/2020 9:29:00 AM
WFLA
Tim Trone, of Havana, Florida, took a weekend trip to visit friends in Georgia and to participate in a fishing tournament on the Chattahoochee River. WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) -- The United States has now ...







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