Weiss Lake News

4/12/2017 10:03:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Atlanta utility said 80 jobs are being cut at Plant Hammond, a 63-year-old power plant on the Coosa River near Rome, according to a press report. A spokesman for the company, John Kraft, told the Rome News-Tribune that the plant will remain in ...

4/11/2017 3:23:00 PM
DailyMotion
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4/7/2017 12:46:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Georgia Power is cutting 80 jobs — close to a third of its workforce — at Plant Hammond on the Coosa River west of Rome, according to utility spokesman John Kraft. “We have not announced any decision to close Plant Hammond and the units will continue ...

4/3/2017 8:04:00 PM
WSFA 12
The mayor of Wetumpka wants the city council's approval to seek financing for some much-needed repairs, including to roads, following the Coosa River floods of 2015. Christmas that year did not bring good tidings for the city when the Coosa breached its ...

4/1/2017 1:00:00 AM
in-fisherman.com
Spotted Bass Shootout Bassmaster Elite angler Russ Lane targets spotted bass on the Coosa River Chain near his home in Alabama, as well as other waters across the Southeast and Midwest. He doesn’t mind fishing in wind. “In clear water, windy conditions ...

3/31/2017 12:49:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
The Wetumpka Rotary Club is doing it again!!! The 2017 River Region Duck Dash will be held from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.in conjunction with the Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce’s “Coosa River Showdown” Bass Fishing Kayak Tournament. More details to come!!!!

3/31/2017 11:29:00 AM
duboiscountyherald.com
She has competed in contests and fished in places like the Ouachita River Louisiana, Old Hickory Lake in Tennessee and the Coosa River in Alabama. Knies is an independent brand partner with Nerium International and lives with her husband, Adam. She said ...

3/31/2017 10:12:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI ...

3/31/2017 3:54:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI ...

3/30/2017 11:44:00 PM
Al.com
Larew jigs; www.anglingadventures.info. From Weiss Lake, Mark Collins reports water temperature in the 60's, ideal for both bass and crappie spawning. Bass are on gravel points and stump flats, while crappies are in creek mouths and around boat houses and ...

3/24/2017 12:32:00 PM
wvtm13.com
The first inspection is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside. The bridge on Interstate 20 East over the Coosa River will be inspected. The right lane and shoulder will be closed in the area where the work is being performed. All travel lanes will be ...

3/23/2017 4:19:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – Weather permitting, on Tuesday, March 28, at 9 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform a bridge inspection on the Interstate 20 eastbound bridge over the Coosa River at milepost 164.462, as follows: This inspection will ...

3/22/2017 8:16:00 AM
The Randolph Leader
Because of the challenging conditions, Alabama Power has worked closely with government agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to raise lake levels earlier than normal at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and Harris and Martin ...

3/22/2017 1:00:00 AM
www.fws.gov
It joins, 95 miles from its source, the Coosawattee River to form the Oostanaula River before flowing into Alabama (as the Coosa River). The Conasauga River flows from the Cohutta Wilderness in northern Georgia into Tennessee before turning south.

3/17/2017
Alabama Power
Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have led to…

3/16/2017 5:08:00 PM
The Anniston Star
According to a press release from Alabama Power on Thursday, operators will raise the summer pool level of Weiss Lake, which is part of the Coosa River Basin, by April 1. Weiss Lake is in northeast Alabama and upstream from Neely Henry and Logan Martin ...

3/16/2017 1:19:00 PM
Albany Herald
“While the Dirty Dozen report highlights problems that need to get fixed, the Clean 13 will highlight projects that we hope others will emulate,” said Joe Cook, advocacy and communication coordinator with the Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiativ

3/16/2017 9:42:00 AM
4 Traders
Because of the challenging conditions, Alabama Power has worked closely with government agencies, including the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, to raise lake levels earlier than normal at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and Harris and Martin ...

3/16/2017 8:49:00 AM
wbrc.com
Coosa Riverkeeper, along with Alabama Rivers Alliance, has developed a new program, FISH GUIDE, as a response to surveys conducted with fishermen on the Coosa River. FISH GUIDE provides fishermen with supplementary information about the fish consumption ...

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/13/2017 10:13:00 AM
WSFA 12
For example, the heavy patio tables were simply tossed around, the awning ripped away, yet not a crack in the windows facing the Coosa River. "As you can see there are some scratches on the glass but nothing broke. We were shocked," Norton said.

3/11/2017 7:19:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Agency spokesman Phil Kloer says the eagle's body was found Monday in a farm field in Cherokee County, about eight miles from Centre, near Weiss Lake. That's about 20 miles west of Rome, Georgia. Kloer says he doesn't know when the eagle was killed.

3/11/2017 7:08:00 AM
WSLS
Agency spokesman Phil Kloer says the eagle’s body was found Monday in a farm field in Cherokee County, about eight miles from Centre, near Weiss Lake. That’s about 20 miles west of Rome, Georgia. Kloer says he doesn’t know when the eagle was killed.

3/10/2017 1:56:00 PM
WDEF
Agency spokesman Phil Kloer (KLOHR) says the eagle’s body was found Monday in a farm field in Cherokee County, about eight miles from Centre, near Weiss Lake. That’s about 20 miles west of Rome, Georgia. Kloer says he doesn’t know when the eagle was ...

3/8/2017 5:17:00 AM
Fish Wrap
“It’s been interesting to see local resolutions from cities and counties that have been historically conservative but desire to have more control over how the industry expands,” said Jesse Demon­breun-Chapman, executive director of the Coosa River ...

3/8/2017
Fish Wrap
Alabama wildlife officials are cooperating with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents to investigate the apparent shooting death of a bald eagle at Weiss Lake. The eagle was found in a farm field near the intersection of Cherokee County roads 13 and 637 ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/1/2017 5:41:00 AM
Al.com
Smith and Keber hope that one day in the not-too-distant future people will be able to openly drink a bottle of Dixie Elixir everywhere from Chicago to the banks of the Coosa River. "I actually think we've moved at an accelerated pace, but I think it's ...

2/24/2017 3:25:00 PM
agfax.com
Nick farms near Centre in northeast Alabama and irrigated his corn out of the winding Coosa River. He no-tilled his corn in soybean stubble that combined 90 bushels per acre in 2015. He planted Dekalb 62-08 at 35,000 seeds per acre in thirty-inch rows.

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/21/2017 9:03:00 PM
The Anniston Star
EDITOR'S NOTE: The headline on this story has been changed to correctly reflect that the planned bridge work is set for Wednesday, Feb. 22. The previous headline had the incorrect date. RIVERSIDE – Depending on the weather, the Alabama Department of ...

2/19/2017 5:11:00 PM
Coosa Valley News
Today I want to take a minute to take exception to something I read online from a Weiss Lake page. I have a place on Weiss Lake. Nothing fancy, just a beat up old fish camp with a boat dock. Today I read on a Facebook page a group calling for all fishermen ...

2/18/2017 8:00:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Georgia Power has submitted its request for the reissuance of an existing permit to discharge wastewater from Plant Hammond into Smith Cabin Creek and the Coosa River. The Georgia Environmental Protection Division will hold a public hearing at 7 p.m. on ...

2/17/2017
Meridian Star
The plan was met with support from the powerful state Chamber of Commerce, but others were less than impressed. Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, called it a “stalling technique.” Environmentalists want a clearer law that can be ...

2/9/2017 5:57:00 AM
Daily Item
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

2/9/2017 5:46:00 AM
Meridian Star
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

1/31/2017 6:51:00 AM
Patch
Paddle Georgia's 2017 event will benefit Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiative and Canton's Upper Etowah River Alliance. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- Registration is now open for the country's largest week-long canoe and kayaking adventure along the Etowah River.

1/30/2017 3:25:00 PM
Forsyth News
Along the way, the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. Coosa River Basin Initiative in Rome and Upper Etowah River Alliance in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s trip. Registration fees are $425 for ...

1/30/2017 8:33:00 AM
news.uga.edu
The greensaddle crayfish (Cambarus manningi) is found in 5 sub-basins of the Middle and Upper Coosa River system in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Photo credit: Guenter Schuster. The Mapleleaf (Quadrula quadrula) is a fairly widespread species in ...

1/29/2017 11:17:00 PM
Fish Wrap
Crappie USA, one of the nations largest tournament fishing organizations, is coming back to Weiss Lake for a big tournament March 18. Local anglers will have the opportunity to fish for cash, merchandise prizes and the chance to move on to the 2017 Cabela ...





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