Lake Seminole 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 ...

6/14/2018 6:50:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Lake, Seminole, Volusia, Brevard and Polk, according to the Florida Department of Law Enforcement. A man gunned down his girlfriend and another woman, and shot a third person, in a shooting spree through two hotels near International Drive in 2012 ...

6/13/2018 12:19:00 PM
Bay News 9
SEMINOLE, Fla.--Residents at The Lake Seminole Square Retirement Community enjoy being a part of a walking club that helps them stay healthy and be social. Walking club helps seniors stay active and social Residents track miles and "travel the world" Has ...

6/13/2018 9:46:00 AM
TBNweekly
SEMINOLE – Lake Seminole Presbyterian Church will host a free concert at 6 p.m. Friday, June 29, at 8505 113th St. A light supper of soup and sandwiches will precede the concert, which will feature Steve Middents performing an evening of Motown and R&B ...

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 8:00:00 AM
The Post-Searchlight
Ernestine Whiddon, 82, of Lake Seminole, Ga., passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.

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 ...

6/6/2018 8:18:00 AM
Bainbridge Georgia
Ernestine Whiddon, 82, of Lake Seminole, GA, passed away Tuesday, June 5, 2018. A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com.

6/5/2018 4:01:00 PM
WCTV
She was arrested in the 2000 murder of her then husband, Mike Williams. Williams vanished during a duck hunting trip on Lake Seminole. The indictment accuses Denise Williams and Brian Winchester of plotting the murder over nine months. Brian Winchester ...

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 ...

6/2/2018 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 ...

5/25/2018 3:24:00 PM
News 13
SEMINOLE COUNTY --A plan to clean up waterways across the state of Florida could mean big changes for homeowners in Lake, Seminole and Orange Counties. Homeowners worry how cleaning basin will affect properties State mandate reducing flow of chemicals into ...

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 6:31:00 PM
TBNweekly
SEMINOLE – In 2015, Lake Seminole Square’s resident program manager Donna MacKenzie launched a walking club for those who called the assisted living community home. The group of nearly 20 walkers would meet daily at 9 a.m. to walk around the facilities.

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 ...

5/18/2018 11:56:00 AM
Bainbridge Georgia
Shirley Ann Baria Roton, 73, of Lake Seminole, GA, formerly of Panama City, FL, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018. A private memorial service will be held at a later date. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.iveyfuneral.com. In lieu of ...

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 ...

5/11/2018 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 12:02:00 AM
WCTV
Williams was indicted Tuesday in the 2000 murder of her then husband Mike Williams, who vanished during a duck hunting trip on Lake Seminole. The indictment accused her and her ex-husband Brian Winchester of plotting the murder over nine months.

5/9/2018 9:27:00 AM
WFLA News Channel 8
TALLAHASSEE (WFLA) - For years, investigators thought Mike Williams was eaten by alligators after he fell from a boat on Lake Seminole. The "affable" real estate appraiser was 31 when he vanished during a duck hunting trip in December 2000. Nearly two ...

5/9/2018 7:48:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
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5/9/2018 4:24:00 AM
Tallahassee Democrat
Denise Williams and Brian Winchester conspired for nearly nine months to kill Mike Williams — her husband and his best friend — before finally springing their deadly trap on Dec. 16, 2000, at Lake Seminole in Jackson County, court records show.

5/5/2018 3:53:00 AM
Tampa Bay Times
UPDATE: The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said it is no longer investigating the robbery and stabbing a 56-year-old man described to the Tampa Bay Times this week. Detectives recently tried to interview Jim Turner, said Sgt. Spencer Gross said Friday.

5/5/2018 3:53:00 AM
The Tampa Tribune
UPDATE: The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said it is no longer investigating the robbery and stabbing a 56-year-old man described to the Tampa Bay Times this week. Detectives recently tried to interview Jim Turner, said Sgt. Spencer Gross said Friday.

5/4/2018 7:53:00 PM
The Tampa Tribune
UPDATE: The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office said it is no longer investigating the robbery and stabbing a 56-year-old man described to the Tampa Bay Times this week. Detectives recently tried to interview Jim Turner, said Sgt. Spencer Gross said Friday.

5/3/2018 2:46:00 AM
Tampa Bay Times
SEMINOLE — Jim Turner hasn’t visited Lake Seminole Park in more than 20 years. So he decided to stop by there on his way to work Monday morning to take a scenic photo to use with an encouraging Facebook post he would send to family and friends.

5/2/2018 10:24:00 PM
The Tampa Tribune
SEMINOLE — Jim Turner hasn’t visited Lake Seminole Park in more than 20 years. So he decided to stop by there on his way to work Monday morning to take a scenic photo to use with an encouraging Facebook post he would send to family and friends.

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 5:18:00 AM
CBS Atlanta
A memorial service was held Saturday morning for Timothy Cunningham, the CDC researcher whose body was found in the Chattahoochee River on April 4. Cunningham had been missing for several weeks before his body was found. He left work sick on February 12 ...

4/19/2018 11:36:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
"The historic district and Chattahoochee River are two of the defining characteristics of Roswell. This project is an amazing addition to our historic district and it helps the Chattahoochee River at the same time. I hope you will agree when you look ...

4/19/2018 7:30:00 AM
Topix
This past weekend's Art Park Vision Fest launched the effort to create a pop-up art park in Phenix City. It will be on the land between the Pedestrian bridge and 13th Street Bridge, next to the Marriott.

4/19/2018 6:35:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
Looking at the two creeks on a map, it makes sense. Near the point Peachtree Creek empties into the Chattahoochee River in west Buckhead, Nancy Creek flows from the north, starting off of a small lake near Womack and Tilly Mill roads. It passes Murphey ...





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