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7/28/2014
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GA national parks see 7 million visitors in 2013

WRCB 3 Chattanooga

Date: 7/20/2014 1:52:00 PM

Georgia's national park sites include the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park and more. National Park Service officials say visitor numbers are lower

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Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy Grand Opening

Date: 7/16/2014

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

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LISA COOPER: The long, hot summer: July 1864

Douglas County Sentinel

Date: 7/5/2014 10:27:00 PM

In late June, General Sherman sent some of his forces toward the southwest in order to mislead the Confederates regarding where the main army would cross the Chattahoochee River. The people on the home front in Campbell County had been hearing the

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July 4th and the American spirit

Ogden Standard-Examiner

Date: 7/2/2014 10:33:00 AM

Like many Americans I love fireworks, have since I was a kid. My dad would cross over the Chattahoochee River to buy legal fireworks for us to celebrate the Fourth. My children had the same fascination with things that sparkle and bang. This is very much

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One river system — with varying efforts to save it

The Florida Current

Date: 7/2/2014 8:48:00 AM

The Chattahoochee River is a single stream flowing towards Florida. But there were two very different activities going on this week that showed the contrasting ways in which people and institutions can deal with a water issue. Participants in Paddle

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Surface Area: 940 Acres
• Shoreline: 25 Miles
Goat Rock Lake is a 940-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River, which lies directly south of Bartlett's Ferry Dam (Lake Harding) and north of Lake Oliver. The lake is created by the Goat Rock Dam and Generating Plant. The name of the dam and lake date to the construction of the dam in 1912. Reportedly, construction workers saw goats jumping onto rocks in the river.

The reservoir is extremely riverine and little more than a holding lake for hydroelectric generation for Georgia Power. Access to the lake is limited with one marina on the Georgia side and one on the Alabama side. Goat Rock has almost no recreational activity, but it is well-known among locals for fishing.
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