Lake Lanier News

9/17/2020
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
After making landfall in the Gulf Coast early this morning, Hurricane Sally is expected to downgrade to a depression and move eastward soaking a wide path through Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina. All three of our reservoirs – Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond – are in the crosshairs of the forecast, which…

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/19/2020 7:07:00 PM
WTVM
A man’s body was pulled out from the Chattahoochee River in Columbus Wednesday morning, making it the fourth drowning this year.

8/19/2020 6:20:00 PM
WSB-TV
A pair of scuba divers who make their living by posting their adventures to YouTube found a World War II artifact in the. Channel 2?s Berndt Petersen spoke with the divers about their latest find.

8/19/2020 11:29:13 AM
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer (Ga.) on MSN.com
Authorities recovered the body of a missing man in the Chattahoochee River Wednesday morning near the Columbus Convention and Trade Center. The man died of an apparent drowning, Muscogee County Deputy ...

8/19/2020 7:07:00 AM
Benzinga.com
Zeta Industries is pleased to introduce a new and unique revolver speedloader designed specifically for 6-shot K-frame ...

8/18/2020 8:12:00 AM
Patch
WHAT: The City of Sandy Springs is conducting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee River. There will be a short video ...

8/17/2020 3:40:00 PM
Patch
Sandy Springs is hosting a virtual open house to gain input on proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity to the Chattahoochee.

8/17/2020 1:44:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The city of Sandy Springs will host a virtual open house this week to give individuals the opportunity to provide input on its proposed concepts to improve access and connectivity ...

8/17/2020 10:05:00 AM
WABE
After the Civil War, Atlanta and much of the South needed to be rebuilt. One of the places that helped make that happen was the Chattahoochee Brick Co., which produced millions of bricks at its ...

8/17/2020 5:15:00 AM
YAHOO!
Doyle Jensen, a veteran industry leader in the pharmacy industry, joined healthcare IT company ProCare Rx as its new chief executive officer. GAINESVILLE, Ga., Aug. 17, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- ...

8/16/2020 7:44:00 PM
retiring
A proposed rock quarry along the Chattahoochee River in Carroll County has run into the teeth of a fast-moving grassroots opposition that has gained the support of county governments in Carroll and ...

8/16/2020 12:06:00 PM
Care.com
Search 23 nanny jobs in Buford, GA. Average pay rate: $12.50/hr. Find a nanny job that fits what you're looking for. Looking for a full time nanny to care for my what will be 19-month-old son and ...

8/16/2020 12:05:00 PM
Care.com
Find 4 summer jobs in Buford, GA. A new job is posted on Care.com every minute - don't miss out! Find the right summer job to fit your needs! We are looking for someone to take over when our current ...

8/15/2020 7:39:00 PM
The Advocate
Even amid the coronavirus pandemic, LSU is setting its sights on another Southeastern Conference championship. This week, the Tigers begin a one-of-a-kind preseason camp, with new stars in key roles, ...

8/15/2020 7:26:00 PM
Republican-American
The world has lost a guardian of etiquette. Jeanne Lucille Bernier Derwin passed peacefully in the early morning of July 20, 2020, with her family at her side after a ...

8/14/2020 5:01:00 PM
Weather Underground
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8/14/2020 4:11:00 AM
The Business Journals
The executive director of Visit Sandy Springs discusses the impact of having fewer visitors and how her organization is working to help the city's tourism industry.

8/13/2020 2:29:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Be forewarned. It would be a good idea to avoid State Bridge Road/Pleasant Hill Road from Medlock Bridge to Peachtree Industrial Blvd. this weekend.

8/13/2020 11:24:00 AM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A multi-million dollar project will improve parking and traffic flow at the Paces Mill area of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in Cobb County.

8/12/2020 4:59:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
An 840-acre expanse within the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is going to get a face-lift. The Cumberland Community Improvement District recently received the go-ahead from the National ...

8/12/2020 1:01:00 PM
Patch
A middle Georgia water system will have to comply with pollution limits aimed at protecting the water quality of a popular stretch of the Chattahoochee River known for whitewater rafting after a state ...

8/12/2020 5:00:00 AM
Atlanta Blackstar
Trina Braxton and a few of her besties spent the day at Lake Lanier, and some people weren't here for the "Braxton Family Values" cast member soaking up ...

8/11/2020 5:48:00 PM
MLive
Michigan running back Christian Turner made the announcement Tuesday afternoon in a post on social media platform Twitter, citing COVID-19 concerns as the reason. Under health guidelines from the NCAA ...

8/11/2020 1:30:00 PM
Madison.com
Emily Minges Mitchell, age 95, passed away peacefully in Norfolk, Va., on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020, due to COVID-19. She was born in 1925 in Rocky Mount, ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/10/2020 3:00:00 PM
retiring
A rendering of the Chattahoochee RiverLands demonstration project at Sugar Hills (Special: Chattahoochee RiverLands) For decades, the Chattahoochee River has been an undervalued amenity and ...

8/9/2020 10:44:00 PM
11Alive
Police in Gainesville are asking for help finding a missing disabled man not seen since late Saturday night. Gainesville Police said that 45-year-old Kiwanda Freeman was last seen in the 1500 block of ...

8/9/2020 2:30:00 PM
retiring
The City of Columbus' water utility on Monday intends to ask the state to change statewide water quality rules in way that would delay, if not eliminate, a pending limit on the amount of sewage ...

8/9/2020 1:00:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Buford, GA Donna Jean Tatum Puckett, age 80, of Buford, GA passed away Wednesday, August 5, 2020. She was preceded in death by parents, Hugh and Arvie Howell Tatum, nine brothers, and seven sisters.

8/9/2020 6:46:00 AM
New York Daily News
Two brothers died of likely carbon monoxide poisoning and a third man was hospitalized after an overnight boating trip on Georgia’s Lake Lanier turned tragic.

8/9/2020 5:25:00 AM
WSOC-TV
FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. — Police have recovered the bodies of two men on a boat at Lake Lanier in Forsyth County, Georgia. Law enforcement officials said the two men, who were family members ...

8/9/2020 5:01:00 AM
SFGate
When the state of Georgia shut down as part of its battle with the COVID-19 pandemic, Gainesville's recovery community was the busiest it has ever been. Just two miles from the Jeffrey Dallas Gay Jr.

8/9/2020 2:21:00 AM
11Alive
The men were found Saturday morning when a family member of one of them went out onto the lake to bring the boat ashore, apparently after learning of some issue with what was goin ...

8/8/2020 9:16:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
When the state of Georgia shut down as part of its battle with the COVID-19 pandemic, Gainesville’s recovery community was the busiest it has ever been.

8/8/2020 6:55:00 PM
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Two brothers were found dead on a boat Saturday morning after authorities said they spent the night on Lake Lanier, but left a generator running.

8/8/2020 6:55:00 PM
WFTV
Police have recovered the bodies of two men on a boat at Lake Lanier in Forsyth County, Georgia. Law enforcement officials said the two men, who were family members, went onto their boat Friday night ...

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