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Zipline over the Chattahoochee Opening this weekend

Date: 9/11/2014

Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to

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Georgia’s Rome – An angler’s paradise


Date: 9/7/2014 2:32:00 PM

That Coosa River Basin draws the attention of anglers and water lovers of all sorts. Rome is located at the head of the Coosa River. The Oostanaula River comes flowing from the north and the Etowah River from the east to form the headwaters of the Coosa

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River Dog Paddle Company coming to Broad Street

Fish Wrap

Date: 9/5/2014 8:59:00 AM

The name River Dog comes from a dog the couple rescued along the Coosa River during a paddle. The couple has plans to partner with local animal rescue groups as part of their efforts to enhance the community

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CRBI celebrates rivers with RIFF movie screening, paddles

Fish Wrap

Date: 9/4/2014 12:18:00 AM

This weekend will be a busy one for the Coosa River Basin Initiative as they celebrate local rivers with three events. On Saturday, at 1 p.m. CRBI will sponsor a screening of “Who Owns Water” at the Rome International Film Festival. The movie tells the

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Red Cross aims to be among first to offer assistance

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 9/3/2014 6:25:00 AM

An area United Way agency aims to be one of the first places victims look to in their time of need, and that’s the type of service the American Red Cross Alabama Lakes Chapter seeks to provide for Tallapoosa, Coosa, Clay and Randolph counties

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• River: Coosa River
• Surface Area: 30,200 Acres
• Shoreline: 447 Miles
• Length: 45 Miles
• Volume: 1,433,300 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 5,270 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 10 Feet
Lake Weiss (pronounced "Wice") is an Alabama Power Company hydroelectric impoundment covering 30,200 acres in northeast Alabama on the Alabama - Georgia border. The Weiss Lake fishery is the major economic influence in Cherokee County, so the locals treat anglers very well. Four free public access areas and 37 privately run marinas service Lake Weiss. Campgrounds, motels and rental cabins dot the shoreline of the lake.

the lake was named after Fernando C. Weiss, who was born in Dallas, Texas, March 5, 1892. He was hired by Alabama Power in 1913.
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