Coosa River Whitewater News

4/28/2019 9:32:00 AM
WSFA
WETUMPKA, AL (WSFA) - The Wetumpka Police Department had announced several road closures in the downtown area of the city as production crews work on the filming of a movie, but now the closures are ...

3/21/2019 8:12:00 PM
The Wetumpka Herald
Three people were pulled from the Coosa River in Wetumpka, including a 2-year-old child, after a car plunged into the water at Gold Star Park during a police chase Thursday night. According to ...

2/26/2019 4:19:00 PM
WVTM 13
Check out SKY 13 drone video of the swollen Coosa River in Gadsden, Alabama on Tuesday.RELATED:Greene County neighborhood devastated by river floodingFlooding near Weiss Lake in Cherokee CountyFlood w...

2/21/2019 4:08:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The state of Alabama has seen periods of heavy rain over the last few days. The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued a warning ahead of the forecast weather that some rivers in central Alabam...

2/12/2019 9:00:00 PM
The New York Times
This is a digitized version of an article from The Times’s print archive, before the start of online publication in 1996. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alt...

2/8/2019 3:59:00 AM
WRCB
That's why there are currently 26 endangered or threatened darter species in the United States. "The trispot darter is only found in the Coosa River system. It barely gets a little bit into Tennessee, ...

1/10/2019 1:04:00 PM
The Tuscaloosa News
The trail could eventually run from Alabama City to nearly the Coosa River, The Gadsden Times reported . The Gadsden City Council recently agreed to purchase about 3.1 miles of railroad line from The ...

8/17/2018 3:18:00 PM
playak.com
If you want more kayak fishing events in your area, BE THE CATALYST! … Here is how some fishing buddies grew the kayak fishing community in their region - Gadsden, Alabama. This is after they realis [ ...

8/11/2018 11:15:00 AM
AZFamily
At the pro level Troutman and Jackson perform at, every little micro-movement can make or break a competition. But whitewater kayaking unfolds fast, and it can be hard to catch every detail in trainin...

4/5/2018
Alabama Power
Alabama Power has set tentative dates this fall for water-level drawdowns on Lay, Mitchell, Jordan/Bouldin and Neely Henry lakes, located on the Coosa River. Drawdowns give residents and contractors better lakebed access for permitted construction projects on the four lakes. The last drawdowns took place in 2013. Here is…

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

9/25/2017
Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

8/3/2017
Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

10/28/2016
Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3 Keith…

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

2/6/2016
Lake & River Promotions
Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri...you may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Alabama...well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is happening on the Chattahoochee…

6/5/2015
Alabama DCNR
On Saturday, June 6, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to fish without a fishing license for a day in both…

3/28/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Take a Wild and Crazy ride on the Best Man-made Whitewater Course in the World (USA Today)! The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park is fun for rafting, kayaking, paddle boards, surfing, ziplining or just taking in the view. There is only one Community and Visitors Guide that covers both sides of the Chattahoochee River for…

2/19/2015
Discover Rivers
Fig Buttercup (Ficaria verna, formerly Ranunculus ficaria) is an early-blooming perennial with origins in Europe and northern Africa. It is also called Lesser Celandine, and it is sometimes confused with Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris). It has apparently been enjoyed in gardens for many years, mostly in the Northeast…

1/24/2015
Derrell Winowich
Yesterday marked a new and significant accomplishment for the business of craft beer in Alabama. Commercial brewery and brewpub members of the Aalabama Brewers Guild formulated a collaborative effort into a commerative beer for statewide release in March of this year. The effort marked the first time so many breweries in…

12/2/2014
Video
River flows have been returned to a 20-mile section of the Coosa River as part of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) hydro relicensing process on the river. A planned flow restoration will help will more conistent water levels for paddlers on the section of the Coosa River below Weiss Lake.

10/16/2014
Alabama Bass Trail
Decatur, AL – The Alabama Bass Trail is proud to announce two lakes have been added to the state’s popular fishing trail for 2015. The North Division welcomes Weiss Lake while the South Division welcomes Lake Martin. The additional two lakes bring the popular trail to 13 premier bass fishing lakes located…

9/11/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to…

7/16/2014
Lake & River Promotions
The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any…

5/7/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the Opening to the Whitewater Course on the Chattahoochee River between Phenix City, Al. and Columbus, Ga. this weekend with events on both sides of the river. Check out the calendar on the Chattahoochee RiverFest website and come have some Free Fun!

3/20/2014
Jeff Harris
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2/3/2014
Alabama Power
Since its founding in 1904, Alabama Power has harnessed the clean energy potential of Alabama rivers through the creation of 14 hydroelectric facilities.

1/16/2014
Nicki Dozier
TowBoatUS Lake Martin Owner’s, Captain’s Jackson and Nicki Dozier, will be hosting the 2nd Annual OUPV Captain’s Course in February 2014. TowBoatUS will once again working with Sea School out of Atlanta to bring an instructor to Lake Martin to teach the class for our Local Residents interested in…

6/6/2012
Nicki Dozier
Earlier this year, Alexander City native Jackson Dozier moved back to the Lake Martin area to serve the boating public with his business, TowBoatU.S. Lake Martin. Now, he and his wife Nicki hope to expand on water opportunities in the area by partnering with Sea School to bring a U.S. Coast Guard Captain’s License course…

4/27/2012
Lake News
In the last year, a new technology has been added to many of Alabama’s state parks--wireless Internet. Alabama has embarked on one of the largest Wi-Fi deployments of any United States park system.While many people love to come to Alabama’s state parks to experience the beauty of nature, to relax, to hike, fish and explore…

5/31/2011 6:34:00 PM
LakesOnline.com

5/27/2011
ADCNR
FROM THE OFFICE OF THE ALABAMA EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCYAgencies warn of hidden hazards in Alabama lakes and riversMemorial Day weekend typically kicks off the summer recreational boating season on our Alabama lakes and rivers. This season, swimmers and boaters will need to be especially aware of their surroundings. As a…

4/30/2011
LakeMartin.com
Community Q&A: Lake Martin Forum Lost and Found All counties around Lake Martin (Elmore, Coosa and Tallapoosa) have been designated eligible for FEMA Disaster Assistance. Fore more information or to apply for assistance visit the FEMA.gov web site.A Message from Marine Police Captain Matt Brooks Lake Martin, the…

3/15/2011
Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

3/14/2011
Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

2/8/2011
ADCNR
Alabama Governor Robert Bentley has appointed N. Gunter Guy Jr. as Commissioner of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources. Guy is a graduate of Auburn University and the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University. Most recently he practiced law with the firm of Ball, Ball, Mathews & Novak, P.A…

1/28/2011
Sharon Miller
Confluence at Smith Lake New Digs For Professional Types By Sharon Miller RE/MAX Platinum Historically, the accelerated level of development at Smith Lake began sometime around the 2001-2002 time period. Prior to this time…

1/9/2011
Media Relations
With forecasters predicting snow and possibly icy precipitation in the next few days, Alabama Power wants customers to be prepared. Ice storms – prolonged periods of freezing rain – can result in power interruptions and create hazardous road conditions.Here are some tips for staying prepared and safe during wintry weather…

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