Lake Seminole News

8/15/2018 4:07:00 AM
Without saying a word to anyone as to where he was going, he left the office and drove north into Georgia, ultimately to the edge of Lake Seminole, where he owned some land. He spent the afternoon com...

8/14/2018 6:02:00 AM
It’s a sliver of prime land steps away from the Chattahoochee River and in need for a purpose such as bringing people together for creative fun and delicious food. Thus, the ground just off Whitewater ...

8/11/2018 12:07:00 PM
9209 Seminole Blvd Unit 173, Seminole, FL 33772 is a condo/townhome/row home/co-op for sale located in the The Townhomes of Lake Seminole neighborhood. Browse® for nearby schools and neigh...

8/10/2018 3:16:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
On Aug. 15, 1978, an organization called Friends of the River came together to celebrate accomplishing a mission the group had worked on for years: saving the Chattahoochee River from developers. The ...

8/6/2018 9:33:00 AM
North Fulton
In the article he wrote for, he talks about how much economic development potential there is in Atlanta by investing in the Chattahoochee River and Freedom Park. He proposes a linear park a...

8/2/2018 12:21:00 PM
Tallahassee Democrat
Lake Talquin was formed when the Jackson Bluff Dam was constructed on the Ochlockonee River in 1927. Lake Seminole was formed in 1947 when the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers were dammed. Both have bot...

Lakes Online
The Southeastern Raptor Center releases an eagle at Pyne Road Park on West Point Lake July 28, 2018.

7/27/2018 2:38:00 PM
The News & Observer
Two historic powerhouses that sit on an island in the Chattahoochee River are being transformed into a one-of-a-kind event venue. The W.C. Bradley investing more than $3 million into the project ...

7/27/2018 5:04:00 AM
Yahoo Finance
Nearby Lake Seminole Park offers a variety of recreational facilities, including baseball fields, volleyball courts, a two-mile multi-use trail, picnic shelters, playgrounds and a boat ramp. KB Home w...

7/20/2018 8:02:00 AM
The Business Journals
Home of the Day is presented by the Atlanta Business Chronicle with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage. This is your invitation to view some of Atlanta's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 9:58:00 AM
To test the Rader 135, I paddled and fished several stretches of the Chattahoochee River in Alabama and Georgia. The primary species I targeted were largemouth, spotted, and shoal bass. The hunt porti...

7/14/2018 8:12:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
Bright orange and yellow floats dotted the Chattahoochee River on Saturday in celebration of the city of Duluth’s inaugural Whatever Floats Your Boat event at Rogers Bridge Park. Throughout the mornin...

7/13/2018 12:47:00 PM
The Post-Searchlight
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Lake Seminole has been selected to host the third FLW Tour event of the 2019 season, March 7-1...

7/11/2018 3:10:00 AM
SEMINOLE – Lake Seminole Square, 8333 Seminole Blvd., will host its first Authors and Writers Circle Friday, July 13, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event, which is open to the community, will feature local a...

7/2/2018 12:06:00 PM
North Fulton
JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — A routine training exercise became a real rescue mission when the Johns Creek Swiftwater team assisted seven people stranded on the Chattahoochee River July 22. Johns Creek Fire Department crews were in the middle of training that ...

6/28/2018 9:11:00 PM
“It is truly an amenity that can't be built. More than 430 mi. long, the Chattahoochee River rises in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Georgia and flows southwesterly toward the Alabama state line. It ultimately merges with the Flint River and other ...

6/28/2018 9:35:00 AM
Southeast Farm Press
The conflict involves the interstate river basin that includes the Chattahoochee and Flint rivers, which begin in Georgia and flow south and converge into Lake Seminole on the Florida border and flow south from the lake as the Apalachicola River ...

6/27/2018 2:25:00 PM
CBS Atlanta
Our neighbors to the south are claiming victory in a longtime fight over water from Lake Lanier. Florida claims Georgia is using too much water and Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court sent the case back to the judge who heard details in this decade long ...

6/23/2018 8:21:00 PM
Top Summer Getaways
Nestled in the heart of a quiet residential neighborhood in Buckhead, this offshoot of the extensive Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area has two entry points and nearly 4 miles of trails, with options for both novices and advanced hikers alike.

6/15/2018 10:27:00 AM
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
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
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

6/7/2018 3:45:00 AM
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

6/5/2018 4:01:00 PM
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
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
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 3:57:00 PM
The Fresno Bee
The Army Corps of Engineers says despite high water levels, it's still safe to swim or boat in Georgia's Lake Lanier and the Chattahoochee River. The Corps tells The Atlanta Journal-Constitution in a statement that water must be released out of Buford Dam ...

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
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.

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