Lake Allatoona News

6/19/2017 2:14:00 PM
Saporta Report
Florida sued Georgia in the U.S. Supreme Court to win access to more water from the Chattahoochee River basin. The court-appointed special master ruled the actual cause isn’t Georgia withholding water. Rather, the special master ruled that the lower ...

6/9/2017 12:18:00 PM
“Our goal is to make sure we have a clean river and then after that we would love to increase access,” said Kevin Jeselnik, staff attorney for the Chattahoochee River Keeper. The organization won a lawsuit against Atlanta in the nineties that was ...

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/31/2017 5:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
Participants are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch and their favorite stuffed animal. The Sweet Summer Nights Hike will feature sunset views of Lake Allatoona along the 3.9 mile trail. Hikers will initially gather at the Iron Hill Trail parking lot.

5/28/2017 2:14:00 PM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- The body of a Smyrna woman who gone missing from an Allatoona Lake dock was found on Sunday. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the body of Rhonda Tibbs, 55, was recovered around 12:30 pm. She had last been seen ...

5/27/2017 11:02:00 PM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- A woman has been reported missing from an Allatoona Lake dock. According to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, the woman was last seen near Park Marina on Friday night. Officials are not sure if the woman is in the lake ...

5/25/2017 5:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
With Memorial Day weekend underway, Georgia Department of National Resources and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are urging the public to practice safety measures when heading to Lake Allatoona this summer. “As Georgia State Patrol and the ...

5/25/2017 9:33:00 AM
Marietta Daily Journal
Over 40 swim teams are diving into fundraising as they prepare for Swim Across America’s Open Water Swim at Lake Lanier in September. The national nonprofit embraced by local swim communities and swim Olympians has raised over $65 million in cancer research.

5/24/2017 9:03:00 PM
Access Atlanta
770-992-2055. Float along the Chattahoochee River this Monday on the Memorial Day River Canoe Trip. Hosted by the Chattahoochee Nature Center, CNC naturalists will take you on a morning paddle along the Chattahoochee River.

5/23/2017 6:48:00 PM
Here's an article about the Chattahoochee River mixed-use trail. If this trail is built, and connects to other projected trails as the Cobb DOT plans it to, the network of trails would loop from the Silver Comet Trail entrance at Floyd Road, down Floyd ...

5/23/2017 4:50:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Loving Arms Cancer Outreach and Dragon Boat Atlanta had their inaugural “Dragon Boat Race” and festival at Dallas Landing, Lake Allatoona in Acworth on Saturday, May 6. The festival is a major fundraiser for cancer awareness and cancer patient assistance.

5/22/2017 10:00:00 AM
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — A 15-year-old Georgia girl was killed during a camping trip over the weekend after the tree holding her hammock snapped in half and landed on top of her. Joelle Dalgleish was celebrating her friend’s 16th birthday at Red Top ...

5/19/2017 1:05:00 PM
Access Atlanta
It all takes place at George Pierce Park to celebrate National Kids to Park Day. 15th Annual Back to the Chattahoochee River Festival. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 20. Free. Riverside Park. 575 Riverside Road, Roswell.

5/16/2017 9:44:00 AM
He and Sherry currently live in Cartersville, Ga. They're both ordained ministers. They actually met in Opelika, on the set of Norma Rae (1979). Sherry was Velma Stockhouse, the woman who faints right before the vote to unionize. Roy played Woodrow Bowser ...

5/15/2017 7:02:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
The National Park Service intends to spend millions of dollars over the next five years to improve three components of the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area in metro Atlanta, as part of a 25-year overall plan. The proposal calls for improving ...

5/11/2017 7:18:00 PM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Almost hidden on a side-street is the nation's largest single collection of western art in one museum and it is part of the formidable Smithsonian Institution. It is in the historic and bustling city of Cartersville - less than 40 ...

5/9/2017 8:37:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Admission is free. The event is at Cauble Park on Lake Acworth, 4425 Beach St., Acworth, Ga.; Dunwoody Art Festival At the Dunwoody Art Festival on the Dunwoody Village Parkway artisans will show off jewelry, sculpture, paintings ...

5/6/2017 2:07:00 PM
COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Kennesaw battled it out with Acworth today on Lake Allatoona in a dragon boar race for charity. Both cities had teams in the competition. It was a close race, but the Kennesaw team with Mayor Derek Easterling at the helm edged out the ...

5/6/2017 3:48:50 AM
Recreation abounds around 12,000-acre Lake Allatoona. Bring your own boat or rent houseboats ... a multimedia presentation on the building of Allatoona Lake, scenic overlooks and hiking trails, this is an excellent stop for any visitor to the Cartersville ...

5/5/2017 8:31:00 PM
Marietta Daily Journal
Hunters should not send cash. Requests can be sent to — Allatoona Lake Management Office, 1138 State Route 20 Spur SE, Cartersville, GA 30121. Allatoona Lake issues 400 permits annually, providing hunters access to 2,777-acres of public land. The permits ...

5/1/2017 6:28:00 AM
Saporta Report
When people think about water and Atlanta, years of litigation and media coverage means that the Chattahoochee River is probably what comes to mind. The headwaters and much of the Chattahoochee, even into the metro area, flow through vast protected forests ...

5/1/2017 1:00:00 AM
Come March, all the rental spots are open, assigning rafts, inner tubes, stand-up paddleboards, kayaks and canoes to visitors eager to hop in for a relaxing downstream float down the Chattahoochee River. (Bringing your own flotation device is OK ...

4/24/2017 5:46:00 PM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - A visitor at Dellinger Park got an unwelcomed sight on Sunday after finding hundreds of fish floating in a pond. Greg Anderson, the Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Cartersville, said the fish kill is due to "low oxygen ...

4/23/2017 5:26:00 PM
Take a 1.5 mile paddle on scenic Lake Allatoona Waterfall in Canton, GA. Kayak from the Olde Rope Mill Park to the Lake Allatoona Waterfall (1.5 mile paddle from park to waterfall). This easy lake paddle is great for beginners. Waterfall Coordinates: 34 ...

4/18/2017 5:45:00 AM
Make downtown Cartersville your first stop for a Wild West adventure in the sunny South. The Booth Western Art Museum is the only museum of its kind in the Southeast, and it houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western American art in the nation.

4/12/2017 10:23:00 AM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- An Albuquerque family was reunited with their long-lost dog, Pumpkin who was found in Georgia, more than 1,400 miles away. It started when Annette Hatt was waiting to be let into Allatoona Landing Marina on Saturday. She said that she ...

4/10/2017 12:14:00 AM
11 Alive
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- An Albuquerque man is thanking some big hearts in Georgia for finding his missing dog - over 1,200 miles away. It all started when Annette Hatt was waiting to be let in at the Allatoona Landing Marina on Saturday. She said that she ...

4/6/2017 11:45:00 AM
The 6-foot-7, 237-pound tight end at Kennesaw Mountain in Acworth, Ga., said the Tigers and Bulldogs contact him the most. "Those were just the first two schools that recruited me," said Goede, who also holds offers from Alabama, Austin Peay, Florida ...

4/2/2017 8:13:00 PM
Saporta Report
The hope is to complete the trail to the Chattahoochee River and continuing it with a bridge over the river. The first phase of the Proctor Creek Greenway would begin on the western portion of the Atlanta BeltLine at Maddox Park, connect it to the Bankhead ...

3/30/2017 11:28:00 AM
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. — Although the two cities are thousands of miles apart — an entire continent to be exact — Hollywood’s increasingly regular visits to Cartersville to film movies has the city council searching for ways to capitalize on the notoriety.

3/30/2017 11:00:00 AM
Covington News
“We are honored to be recognized by the Georgia General Assembly today for our disaster relief assistance efforts and are proud of our local Anheuser-Busch brewery, located right here in Cartersville, Ga., for coming to the aid of those in need after a ...

3/26/2017 8:55:00 PM
"The long and short of it is: We need another fresh water supply," said Cloud. It would benefit not only the areas served by Lanier, but it would also serve Lake Allatoona in Cobb County. "Obviously it's not as simple as I'm making it sound, building a ...

3/24/2017 2:54:00 PM
CARTERSVILLE, Ga. - An animal clinic in Cartersville is hoping to find the owner of a small puppy that was attacked by another dog last week. Cori McMichael with Euharlee Animal Clinic told FOX 5 a puppy, about 9 or 10 weeks old, was brought into the ...

3/23/2017 8:23:23 AM
Look for a "verified" fitness professional who is certified by a nationally recognized organization. Make sure the Boot Camp class/event host has liability insurance and a CPR/AED certification. Look for a Boot Camp class/event that is close to your home ...

3/22/2017 9:28:00 PM
Outdoors First
and Spencer Guthrie, Acworth, Ga., five bass, 16-0, $700 Club Scholarship 4 th: Bethel University - Alec Piekarski, Greenfield, Wis., and Kyler Chelminiak, Franklin, Wis., five bass, 15-12, $500 Club Scholarship 5 th: University of Georgia - Justin ...

3/22/2017 1:00:00 AM
Outdoors FIRST
and Spencer Guthrie, Acworth, Ga., five bass, 16-0, $700 Club Scholarship 4 th: Bethel University - Alec Piekarski, Greenfield, Wis., and Kyler Chelminiak, Franklin, Wis., five bass, 15-12, $500 Club Scholarship 5 th: University of Georgia - Justin ...

3/20/2017 2:08:00 PM
Gwinnett Daily Post
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area is gaining nearly 2,000 feet of frontage along the river in Suwanee as part of a new land purchase partially funded by a federal program that has been targeted for possible budget cuts by the White House.

3/18/2017 5:56:00 PM
Surrounded by emerald-colored Lake Allatoona, miles of great trails, and awesome facilities, this spot has quickly become one of my favorite local getaways. Red Top Mountain State Park finds itself just 30 minutes up I-75 from the urban sprawl of Atlanta ...

3/16/2017 9:03:00 AM
Boating Industry
“Georgia is a special place, full of pristine vacation destinations, we already have two marinas on Lake Allatoona a little further West. The Ridges offers guests southern charm and a full-service marina destination. We look forward to adding the full ...

3/16/2017 3:51:00 AM
CBS Atlanta
The lifting of the restrictions follows a pattern across the state. Most communities have seen restrictions lifted, but those who use the Chattahoochee River and Lake Lanier for their water supply have not. In Henry County, the five drinking water ...

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