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3/3/2015
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Owner says company not to blame for Chattahoochee spill

WSB-TV Atlanta

Date: 2/24/2015 9:40:00 PM

But Fragale insists it never drained into the nearby creek leading to the Chattahoochee River. Fleischer asked Fragale how the product ended up in the ditch if she did what she was supposed to do to clean it up properly. "I don't know if there was any

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Scientists collar, track coyotes in Georgia, Alabama, SC

Washington Times

Date: 2/21/2015 12:52:00 PM

The survey focuses on animals taken by professional trappers in several counties near Augusta; on tracts across the Savannah River in South Carolina; and from the coastal plains south of Auburn, Alabama. Its $1 million cost is borne equally among the states

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Winter Owl Prowl

Gwinnett Daily Post

Date: 2/20/2015 9:10:00 PM

Meet the evening's special guest, an owl from the Chattahoochee Nature Center. Venture out on a guided night hike and listen for the night time sounds along the Chattahoochee River. Afterward warm up around the campfire

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Anglers had a banner year in 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Date: 2/19/2015 6:02:00 PM

State record fish, like the almost 21-lb. brown trout caught from the Chattahoochee River last July, are exciting and big news, but they are also very rare. That trout was one of only three state record fish caught last year. Have you ever wondered what

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Lawns v oysters

The Economist online

Date: 2/19/2015 8:15:00 AM

Every summer hordes of them gather to “shoot the ’Hooch”—float down the Chattahoochee river in rings. This is not always as relaxing as it should be. The water has got shallower, so inflatables sometimes burst on sharp rocks poking up from the

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• River: Chattahoochee River
• Length: 156 Miles
• Surface Area: 5,860 Acres
• Volume: 181,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 4,240 Square Miles
• Length: 13 Miles
Lake Harding, Ga | Lake Harding, Al., also known as Bartlett's Ferry Lake, is a 5,850-acre reservoir on the Chattahoochee River and is formed by Bartlett's Ferry Dam. Lake Harding is just north of Columbus, Ga. and east of Auburn, Al.

Rev. Simpson Wilson Bartley operated a ferry known as Bartley's Ferry on the Chattahoochee River and in 1926, Bartley's Ferry Dam (misspelled Bartlett) was built. The lake is located in Harris County, Georgia with some portions of the lake going into Alabama. Lake Harding is a deep lake with a depth of over 100 feet at the dam itself.

The lake was originally designed by the Columbus Power Company to generate hydroelectric power. The dam and lake were bought by Georgia Power in 1930. Lake Harding has become a popular recreational area with local residents, many of whom have built lake homes along the well-developed shoreline. A major tributary of the lake is Halawakee Creek.

Lake Harding features several islands. One of the most notable is Huston's Island which contains the ruins of an old lake house. Lake Harding is also the practice site of the Auburn University Club Rowing Team. The team can frequently be seen practicing early morning on weekdays.
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