Lake Oliver News

7/23/2017 12:38:00 AM
Gainesville Times
Also popular is tubing down the Chattahoochee River, which winds through Helen. Murdock was inspired by the legendary Valhalla restaurant in Sausalito, Calif., near San Francisco. The owner “had all these gorgeous women walking around in gowns serving ...

7/22/2017 12:54:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
The Chattahoochee River — a place for friends, fun, paddling and summer sun. But what mysterious creatures lurk beneath the murky water? What denizens of the deep await, ready to strike the unsuspecting paddleboarder when they least expect it? How can we ...

7/21/2017 2:24:00 PM
MLive
"The Chattahoochee river restoration project has several similarities to the Grand River Project and they are seeing the significant environmental, economic, and social benefits of a restored urban waterway," said Muller, who has served as a volunteer co ...

7/20/2017 5:14:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Good Day Atlanta's Paul Milliken spent the morning with John Miller and some of his fellow kayakers, getting a lesson in paddling on the Chattahoochee River.

7/20/2017 10:20:00 AM
Ledger-Enquirer
You can now zip to Phenix City — and back. Really, you can zip across the Chattahoochee River and back thanks to the expansion of zip line that operates in Columbus and Phenix City. Thursday morning the expansion of the zip line that includes small runs ...

7/19/2017 8:17:00 PM
9 WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – It was five years ago when the Chattahoochee River in Columbus changed, and the economy surrounding the river changed as well. “We’re very pleased with the response that we’ve seen so far, and feel like it’s only going to ...

7/18/2017 11:40:00 AM
tripstodiscover.com
It has a moderate difficulty rating and is a wonderful way to experience the Chattahoochee River up close and personal…all within the Atlanta Perimeter! Bring your pup along for the adventure because this trail is dog-friendly! Just keep your pup on a leash.

7/17/2017 4:00:00 PM
orvis.com
Check out this video highlighting the big brown trout in the Chattahoochee River–the major source of drinking water that flows through Atlanta. There’s also some great discussion of the Quality Hooch campaign. Our Atlanta stores, SweetWater Brewery ...

7/16/2017 8:28:00 PM
WRBL
GA- It’s no secret that Columbus has had it’s fair share of drownings at the Chattahoochee River, but with Whitewater Express celebrating the 150,000th rafter down the River, owner Dan Gilbert says drownings are unfortunate, however they haven’t had ...

7/14/2017 9:32:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
With nearly 1.8 million people visiting Columbus each year, the Chattahoochee River sees plenty of action from tourists, rafters and residents. But the river’s normally placid appearance hides a dangerous secret, and rescuers with Columbus Fire and EMS ...

7/14/2017 6:25:00 PM
9 WTVM
As the number of water rescues and drowning deaths continues to rise on the Chattahoochee River, Columbus Fire and EMS say they're pushing their message of safety now more than ever. As the number of water rescues and drowning deaths continues to rise on ...

7/13/2017 6:53:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
A man stranded in Lake Oliver was arrested Wednesday afternoon after officials rescued him from the water, according to Columbus Police. Ricky Eugene Barron, 54, was charged with swimming in Lake Oliver Marina. He was booked into the Muscogee County Jail ...

7/13/2017 3:31:00 PM
WRBL
Since Memorial Day weekend, three people have drowned on the Chattahoochee River, three people died while kayaking in the Tallapoosa River and there’s been at least three cases where people had to be rescued after being stranded. With all of these ...

7/13/2017 8:45:00 AM
9 WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A Columbus man was arrested after being rescued out of the water at Lake Oliver Marina located at 5501 River Road. On July 13 around 2 a.m., police were called to the lake in regards to a man who was stranded in the water.

7/7/2017 7:08:00 PM
Atlanta INtown
Sally Bethea paddles an inflatable kayak on the Colorado River near Moab, Utah. Did you know that the Chattahoochee River, which flows southwesterly through Atlanta, has one of the oldest and most stable river channels in the United States? It has been ...

7/7/2017 3:21:00 PM
minews26.com
This year, areas under review include Inland Township (Benzie County); Long Lake, Green Lake, Grant, East Bay and Paradise townships (Grand Traverse County); Clearwater, Kalkaska, Blue Lake, Bear Lake, Oliver and Garfield townships (Kalkaska County); and ...

7/5/2017 10:09:00 PM
Gainesville Times
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for tubing. Must exit the water by 6 p.m. For $20, you can float down the Chattahoochee River all day and enjoy the waterpark at Helen Tubing & Water Park. If you prefer to just tube, each ride down will cost $5. There is no age ...

7/5/2017 12:51:00 PM
Bryan College Station Eagle Theeagle
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests.

7/5/2017 12:29:47 PM
m.washingtontimes.com
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests. Information from: Columbus Ledger ...

7/5/2017 12:26:26 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests. COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — The body of a ...

7/5/2017 12:25:05 PM
U.S. News & World Report
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests. People in these states have some of the ...

7/5/2017 12:25:00 PM
jazzandblues.blogspot.com
"Some Lake Oliver" is a well deserved tribute to the great alto saxophonist Oliver Lake, and it is the perfect setting for Rob Brown to develop a well constructed solo using Lake's influence as an inspiration, and his fellow band mates frame the music ...

7/5/2017 7:47:00 AM
The Telegraph
This incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the Chattahoochee River and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Thomas Odom, 25, of Warner Robins, Ga., was found dead June 8 near the Bulldog Bait and Tackle on Victory Drive.

7/5/2017 1:00:00 AM
accesswdun.com
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests.

7/4/2017 8:18:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
The incident comes after rescuers pulled three people from the river and another from the dam near Lake Oliver in June. Two of those incidents resulted in deaths. The survivors were cited for not wearing life vests. Information from: Columbus Ledger ...

7/4/2017 8:04:00 AM
WRBL
Saturday morning, you can run and sweat from Lake Oliver Marina to Big Dog Running Company along the Riverwalk in the Heatwave 5 Miler. If your kids are interested in golfing, ages 8 to 15 are all welcome to come out Saturday morning at 9:30 a.m. edt.

7/3/2017 9:17:00 PM
Times-Georgian
Whether you are seeing the osprey that hangs out along the Chattahoochee River in the McIntosh Reserve or one that shows up on your bus tour of the jungles of New Guinea, they are all the same bird. Nature got it right the first time and evolution didn’t ...

7/3/2017 1:00:00 AM
WSFA 12
This is Columbus Fire Department's fifth rescue in five weeks. Last Thursday, 2-year-old Manold Folis-Perez died after going under the water in Lake Oliver. On June 27, a fisherman was rescued from the Chattahoochee River after getting stuck on some rocks ...

6/30/2017 9:38:00 AM
U.S. News & World Report
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports divers with the Columbus Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services used the equipment to locate the fisherman who disappeared on Lake Oliver on Thursday. Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton says the ...

6/30/2017 9:31:58 AM
WALB 10 News
The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports divers with the Columbus Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services used the equipment to locate the fisherman who disappeared on Lake Oliver on Thursday. Muscogee County Deputy Coroner Charles Newton says the ...

6/29/2017 11:42:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
Newly acquired sonar equipment helped divers with the Columbus Department of Fire & Emergency Medical Services locate a fisherman after he disappeared about a quarter-mile south of the dam at Lake Oliver on Thursday. The body of the 45-year-old man was ...

6/29/2017 12:06:00 PM
9 WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus Fire & Rescue officials are on the scene of a missing person along the Chattahoochee River. Search and rescue divers are searching the water just south of the Lake Oliver damn on the Bibb pond. This is a developing story ...

6/29/2017 12:02:43 PM
WALB 10 News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The man who went missing in the Lake Oliver Dam area and was later recovered by search and rescue crews has been identified. According to Deputy Coroner Charles Newton, the body of 52-year-old Manold Folis-Perez was found around 5 ...

6/29/2017 12:02:43 PM
WALB 10 News
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The man who went missing in the Lake Oliver Dam area and was later recovered by search and rescue crews has been identified. According to Deputy Coroner Charles Newton, the body of 52-year-old Manold Folis-Perez was found around 5 ...

6/29/2017 12:02:43 PM
WMBF NEWS
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The man who went missing in the Lake Oliver Dam area and was later recovered by search and rescue crews has been identified. According to Deputy Coroner Charles Newton, the body of 52-year-old Manold Folis-Perez was found around 5 ...

6/29/2017 12:02:43 PM
8 ABC kait8.com
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Columbus Fire & Rescue officials are on the scene of a missing person along the Lake Oliver area. Search and rescue divers are searching the water just south of the Lake Oliver Dam on the Bibb pond. According to Columbus Fire ...

6/29/2017 11:57:00 AM
WRBL
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Search efforts are underway for a man who went missing Thursday afternoon near the Bibb Pond area near the Lake Oliver Marina. About 14 divers with Columbus Fire and EMS have been searching for a 45-year-old man since around 2 p.m. Fire ...

6/28/2017 8:42:00 PM
Gainesville Times
“It is important to keep in mind that laws that prevent one from discharging toxins into Lake Lanier are pointless if there aren’t laws that prevent the discharge of toxins in the headwaters of creeks that flow into the Chattahoochee River before ...

6/28/2017 5:00:00 PM
9 WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – The man who went missing in the Lake Oliver Dam area and was later recovered by search and rescue crews has been identified. According to Deputy Coroner Charles Newton, the body of 52-year-old Manold Folis-Perez was found around 5 ...

6/28/2017 10:11:00 AM
Construction Equipment Guide
water storage supply facility and connecting it through a 5 mi. tunnel to the Chattahoochee River and the Hemphill Water Treatment Plants. Atlanta will be the only city in the United States with a capability to store 30 days of water, according to a press ...





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