Lake Seminole News

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/17/2018 9:58:00 AM
GearJunkie
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
TBNweekly
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
Construction
“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
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 3:57:00 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
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.





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