Lake Oliver News

6/15/2018 10:27:00 AM
11Alive
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area Facebook has posted that the river is safe to enter once again. After immense flooding from Subtropical Storm Alberto, it is finally safe to go inside the Hooch for recreational summer fun. The U.S. Army ...

6/14/2018 4:24:00 PM
WRBL
VALLEY, Ala. (WRBL) - An urgent warning from East Alabama Fire District as two teen kayakers needed rescuing Thursday morning from the Chattahoochee River near Riverview Boat Ramp. Thank goodness the two teens were wearing life jackets or the rescue effort ...

6/12/2018 5:56:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
Residents and visitors alike have seen trash and debris in West Point Lake and the Chattahoochee River, but efforts are being made to make that litter less prevalent. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is planning a major cleanup effort in September ...

6/7/2018 8:57:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers considers the Chattahoochee River to be unsafe when Buford Dam releases water from Lake Lanier on its regular schedule, so it may not be a surprise that those concerns are heightened after recent storms. The corps has been ...

6/7/2018 1:19:00 PM
Atlanta Daily World
For 40 years, the Possum Trot 10K has allowed runners to take part in a great race while helping save animals and all along the beautiful banks of the Chattahoochee River. This year, the race gets running June 16 at 7 a.m. This is an Official AJC ...

6/7/2018 3:45:00 AM
11Alive
Here is a friendly reminder that you probably should steer clear of the Hooch this weekend. The flooding in Helen affected the water levels along our stretch of the Chattahoochee. The Buford Dam, which controls the water level on our stretch of the Hooch ...

6/6/2018 9:39:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
A scenic spot where residents could take a stroll or do some fly fishing in the shadow of Buford Dam has been closed because of ongoing water releases designed to relieve Lake Lanier. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced the closing of Lower Pool ...

6/5/2018 8:23:00 PM
Star Tribune
A caller to 911 a few minutes before midnight Sunday alerted the Swift County Sheriff’s Office that a fisherman’s boat was on the shore of Lake Oliver, about 10 miles north of Appleton, Minn. Ricky Longnecker, 60, of Appleton, was located shortly after ...

6/5/2018 5:40:00 PM
WQOW
A caller reported finding Longnecker's abandoned boat on the shores of Lake Oliver Sunday night. The sheriff's office says Longnecker's body was recovered just after noon on Tuesday near the south side of the lake. Longnecker's fishing gear was still in ...

6/5/2018 4:51:00 PM
inforum
According to the Swift County Sheriff’s Department, the body of Ricky Longnecker, 60, of Appleton was recovered at around 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, on the south side of Lake Oliver. The lake is located north of Appleton. Authorities had been searching ...

6/5/2018 4:12:00 PM
Duluth News Tribune
According to the Swift County Sheriff’s Department, the body of Ricky Longnecker, 60, of Appleton was recovered at around 12:05 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, on the south side of Lake Oliver. The lake is located north of Appleton. Authorities had been searching ...

6/5/2018 3:53:00 PM
11Alive
Officials are warning people to stay off Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River. Recent rains have caused the lake and river to swell making it dangerous for even the most experienced swimmers and paddlers. As a result, fifteen of the sixteen swimming ...

6/5/2018 3:51:00 PM
KARE
A caller reported finding Longnecker's abandoned boat on the shores of Lake Oliver Sunday night. The sheriff's office says Longnecker's body was recovered just after noon on Tuesday near the south side of the lake. Longnecker's fishing gear was still in ...

6/5/2018 3:38:00 PM
West Central Tribune
According to the Swift County Sheriff's Department, the body of Ricky Longnecker, 60, of Appleton was recovered at around 12:05 p.m. Tuesday on the south side of Lake Oliver. The lake is located north of Appleton. Authorities had been searching for ...

6/5/2018 4:58:00 AM
West Central Tribune
BENSON — The Swift County Sheriff’s Department was searching for an Appleton man Monday after receiving a 911 call just before midnight Sunday reporting that a local angler’s boat was on shore at Lake Oliver and still in gear. No individual was near ...

6/2/2018 6:15:00 PM
WTVM
The Muscogee County Coroner's Office has confirmed the identity of the man who drowned following a whitewater rafting trip in the Chattahoochee River June 2. 46-year-old Alvin Lino was a resident of Marietta, GA who met his family in the Fountain City for ...

5/31/2018 3:18:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Right now the Chattahoochee River has 10 times more water than it normally does. The Army Corps of Engineers are releasing water from Lake Lanier All this extra water comes from the recent rains causing Lake Lanier to exceed its summer pool level by nearly ...

5/24/2018 2:10:00 PM
WTVM
COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Georgia DNR has confirmed that an alligator was found decapitated at Lake Oliver. DNR is investigating this incident after discovering that the alligator was shot in the head. This is a developing story; we will have more updates on ...

5/24/2018 5:26:00 AM
Mother Nature Network
Kayakers emerge from mist on the Chattahoochee River north of Atlanta. (Photo: Russell McLendon) That may only be a drop in the bucket, but what if similar mass cleanups happened every month or every week? That's actually why we have holidays like this ...

5/22/2018 12:50:00 PM
Daily Mail
A Centers for Disease Control employee whose body was found in a river six weeks after he went missing, has been ruled a suicide. Timothy Cunningham's body was recovered from the west bank of the Chattahoochee River in northwest Atlanta on April 3 - more ...

5/15/2018 10:25:00 AM
WRBL
It's the largest annual fundraising event for Special Olympics. The event started at the Public Safety Building on 10th Street and ended at Lake Oliver. More than 100 agencies take part in the 1,000 mile trek. The journey unfolds over two weeks as the ...

5/14/2018 8:21:00 AM
Curbed
The City of Atlanta could shell out $100,000 to help develop a multi-use trail along the under-appreciated Chattahoochee River. That is, if Atlanta City Councilman Dustin Hillis’s new legislation passes a council vote Tuesday. The piece of the $1.5 ...

5/13/2018 3:54:00 PM
WTVM
Several residents stuck after bridge collapses in Smiths Station due to flooding A decapitated alligator was found at Lake Oliver earlier this week. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has begun a continuing investigation after discovering the male ...

5/13/2018 3:25:00 AM
WTVM
Today, mothers and sons in the Chattahoochee Valley are sharing a special moment. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo.

5/12/2018 6:52:00 PM
WTVM
We will provide more updates when they are available. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. A whole day out on the water ...

5/12/2018 6:08:00 PM
WTVM
A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 ...

5/12/2018 5:57:00 PM
WTVM
We will provide more details when they become available. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. A whole day out on the ...

5/12/2018 5:57:00 PM
WTVM
Today, mothers and sons in the Chattahoochee Valley are sharing a special moment. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo.

5/12/2018 5:15:00 PM
WTVM
A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina now for 48 ...

5/12/2018 2:43:00 PM
WWBT
A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina has taken place for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. "It's always on the Saturday before Mother's Day," said long-time club ...

5/12/2018 2:43:00 PM
WDAM-TV
A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina has taken place for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. "It's always on the Saturday before Mother's Day," said long-time club ...

5/12/2018 2:43:00 PM
WAFB
A whole day out on the water at Lake Oliver, playing out on the marina has taken place for 48 years, ever since the Georgia-Alabama Bass Club decided to host the first local Bass Rodeo. "It's always on the Saturday before Mother's Day," said long-time club ...

5/11/2018 8:23:00 AM
The Business Journals
The city of Atlanta would contribute $100,000 toward a $1.5 million trail that would run along the Chattahoochee River for 100 miles under an ordinance introduced by Councilman Dustin Hillis. The Chattahoochee River Greenway would extend from Lake Lanier ...

5/10/2018 4:53:00 AM
WRBL
The Georgia-Alabama Bass Club will hold its 48th annual Bass Rodeo on Saturday on Lake Oliver. The fishing tournament allows two people per boat. The entry fee is $30. All funds raised from the event go to Valley Rescue Mission to provide opportunities for ...

5/2/2018 9:51:00 PM
Pine Bluffs Post
Plans in the future are: assisting the Donald Eisenhauer American Legion Post 60 put out Cemetery flags on veteran's graves on Memorial Day; a conservation project out at Lake Oliver, by Bushnell, Nebraska on July 14. They will be building a trail and over ...

5/1/2018 1:17:00 PM
WTVM
A coalition of public safety experts, and representatives from local clubs like Kiwanis, hosted a panel discussion Tuesday morning to remind the community that, while they can enjoy activities out on the Chattahoochee River, they need to understand the ...

4/28/2018 2:16:00 PM
Dothan Eagle
I hate it, but I feel Congresswoman Martha Roby has stepped in it again with her reply about funding aviation at Fort Rucker. She touted her position on the Defense Subcommittee on Appropriations and let us know that she was able to get Fort Rucker ...

4/25/2018 1:56:00 PM
Mother Nature Network
Armed with trash bags and grabber tools, a team of volunteers from Georgia Aquarium set out on a rainy Saturday to remove trash from local spots within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area. The effort was part of Sweep the Hooch day ...

4/23/2018 10:34:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area and Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park have jointly received a National Park Foundation grant to strengthen their volunteer programs at each park, respectively. At Chattahoochee River NRA ...

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 ...





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