Mon., May 13, 2013 9:00am
A water dispute between Alabama, Florida and Georgia over metro Atlanta's water use has spilled into Congress. A bill allowing the government to construct and manage river and harbor projects included a rule that could have threatened north Georgia's ability to take water from Lake Lanier and Lake Allatoona.
Fri., June 29, 2012 6:58pm
federal judge has ruled that Alabama is premature with most of its lawsuit seeking to get the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to release more water for the Coosa River from Lake Altoona in north Georgia.
Mon., May 21, 2012 9:15am
Memorial Day isn’t here yet, but Georgians are already hitting the water, renting boats and enjoying lake front weekends. Lake tourism has seen a boost in recent months.
Thu., September 22, 2011 3:35pm
The state is asking a federal judge to dismiss part of Alabama’s lawsuit over Lake Allatoona. Georgia’s lawyers argue an appeals court decision over Lake Lanier earlier this week renders the Allatoona claims obsolete.
Fri., September 2, 2011 1:28pm
The holiday weekend will bring many boaters and swimmers out on the waters.
Thu., August 11, 2011 1:49pm
Georgia’s ongoing water tussle with Alabama is in the hands of a federal judge. The states have filed their updates on negotiations over Lake Allatoona, northwest of Atlanta. It’s a lesser-known lawsuit that’s been overshadowed by the dispute over Lake Lanier.
Wed., June 29, 2011 3:39pm
The state is claiming victory in its decades long water dispute with neighboring states over water rights to Lake Lanier. A federal appeals court ruled on Georgia’s behalf.
Tue., January 4, 2011 3:42pm
A billion-dollar sports complex is set to break ground near Lake Allatoona this spring. The 1,400-acre parcel is under contract, and the permitting and zoning processes are under way. Despite the hefty price tag and lingering recession, developers think such an expensive project will be a success. The Lake Point Sporting Community and Town Center could break ground as early as April along 3 miles of Interstate 75 in Bartow County.
Fri., September 25, 2009 1:28pm
More rain expected this evening and this weekend has all of north Georgia i
Tue., September 22, 2009 4:25pm
A bit of good news for Georgia's water supply comes with torrential rains,