Lake Martin News

3/23/2019 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
10/10/1943 - 3/22/2019 Fletcher Cannon Boles, 75, of Dadeville, Alabama, passed away peacefully on Friday, March 22, 2019. He was born October 10, 1943, to the late C.O. and Myrtle C. Boles of Liberty ...

3/22/2019 11:08:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“(Cochran) knows where Dadeville Alabama is, he knows where Lake Martin is and he’s going to be a big help,” Smith said. “He already has been a big help to us. … (Tuggle) works for us. He is our ...

3/22/2019 11:01:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Dadeville Public Library will hold a presentation on the history of Lake Martin and Martin Dam at 2 p.m. Tuesday. According to Dadeville Public Library director Abbi Mangarelli, a representative ...

3/21/2019 11:37:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Funeral Service for Mrs. Jeanette Fuller Henley, 78, of Alexander City, Alabama, will be Friday, March 22, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the Marshall Street Church. Rev. Rick Levell will officiate. Burial will ...

3/20/2019 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Mrs. Rape passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at Oak Park Nursing Home. She was born on June 7, 1940 in Dadeville, Alabama to Johnne Henry Pitts and Lizzie Mae Yarbrough Pitts. Mrs. Rape retired ...

3/20/2019 2:28:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The funeral service for Louie Lee Sims Jr., age 72, of Dadeville, Alabama, will be held Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Dadeville. Dr. Ben Hayes will officiate. ...

3/19/2019 7:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“We require a 100-foot width.” The city council also approved asking the legislature to approve the annexation of Cross Creek subdivision, an area west of the west entrance to Wind Creek State Park ...

3/19/2019 7:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Just ask Scott Holmes of Milton, Florida, about wearing a Florida baseball cap while camping Sunday at Wind Creek State Park. “You’re marked with that cap,” a Florida ’Bama Gang member said. “You’re ...

3/19/2019 7:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Saturday’s Camp Fire fashion show raised $1,100 for the Lake Martin Area United Way, according to Camp Fire board of directors president Staci Pemberton. Twenty-eight girls ranging from 5 to 12 took ...

3/16/2019 9:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The other properties involved are the Cross Creek subdivision, an area west of the west entrance to Wind Creek State Park and an area alongside U.S. Highway 280 east of Sturdivant Road. City community ...

3/15/2019 8:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“We have never had this good of a turnout.” Lake Martin Resource Association’s John Thompson, who has been instrumental in helping rid the area especially around Lake Martin, said he was happy to see ...

3/14/2019 5:02:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Graveside Service for Mrs. Modesta Bradley Gravette, 92, of Alexander City, Alabama will be Friday, March 15, 2019 at 3:00 pm at the Hillview Memorial Park. Rev. Wayne Henderson and Rev. Matthew Reams ...

3/14/2019 7:33:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Area United Way celebrated last year’s achievements and looked forward to its 2020 campaign Tuesday night at The Mill Two Eighty. The organization received $569,023 last year in ...

3/14/2019 7:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Volunteers and desserts are being sought for Lake Martin Area United Way’s fourth annual quail fry April 6. The event will be held at the Stables at Russell Crossroads at 5 p.m. The annual quail fry ...

3/13/2019 11:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
He was preceded in death by his father Robert Knight and mother Viola Knight. Before moving to Auburn, Alabama, Gerald lived in Alexander City, Alabama, was an active member at First Baptist Church, a...

3/9/2019 11:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lighthouse of Tallapoosa County is getting a fresh look thanks to the green team from Leadership Lake Martin. Courtney Layfield works with the Lake Martin Area United Way and The Lighthouse made a ...

3/9/2019 9:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Mini Mall in Eclectic, which has been open for more than five years, held a grand opening reception Friday. Co-owner Jason Lett said they knocked down a back wall for more room, repainted ...

3/8/2019 8:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Watch Lake Martin and Wind Creek State Park have teamed up to bring year-round water quality awareness to park visitors through a permanent display at the base of the water tower lookout near the ...

3/5/2019 2:45:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Funeral Service for Mr. Malcolm Herschel Smith, 78, of Alexander City, Alabama, will be Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Rev. John Harold Denney will officia...

3/5/2019 8:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Beauregard community in Lee County just 45 minutes away from Alexander City was struck by massive tornadoes Sunday and the Alexander City/Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad is on the ground helping in ...

3/4/2019 2:23:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Laverne Sumners Booth, born June 8, 1932 in Coosa County, Alabama, passed away on March 2, 2019. A graveside service will be held Saturday, March 9th at 11:00 a.m. at Hillview Memorial Park with Rev. ...

3/3/2019 8:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
At the first sign of daylight, 192 boats idled at ready, their occupants bundled up against 30-degree temperatures but hyped for a day of tournament fishing on Lake Martin. More than 30 high school te...

3/1/2019 8:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Brave and determined runners from across the country will descend upon Lake Martin this month and take to the trail for the Sixth Annual Lake Martin 100 to be held March 23 and 24. Hosted by Southeast...

3/1/2019 5:21:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Feb. 28 is the day on which Martin Dam’s operators begin to raise the lake level to summer pool and while it is affectionately known and in some circles celebrated as Plug Day, there is not an actual ...

2/28/2019 10:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Volunteers are lining up again to help clear litter from the roadways leading to Lake Martin this weekend. “This is the fourth year for it to be going out of Dirt Road Gourmet,” Lake Martin Resource A...

2/28/2019 8:23:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Animal Shelter has to take animals surrendered to it and because it is at full capacity must put down some. But shelter director Mia Chandler said its euthanasia rate is below the nati...

2/27/2019 8:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
In between veterinarian appointments for dogs she’s taken in, Jennie Zinn, the executive director of the Lake Martin Animal Sanctuary, takes care of Penelope, the rescue potbelly pig. The pig was incl...

2/26/2019 3:58:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Funeral Service for Mr. Carey Banks, 56, of Wadley, Alabama (formerly of Alexander City, Alabama) will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 28, 2019 at Wright’s Funeral Home Chapel with interm...

2/26/2019 3:32:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Funeral Service for Mrs. Lucille “Lucy” Thomley Foy, 83, of Alexander City, Alabama, will be Sunday, March 3, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church – Alexander City. Reverends Barry D...

2/26/2019 10:06:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin kicks off the holiday with the annual Furth of July Boat Parade mid-morning. For the past two years, we have enjoyed watching from Kowaliga Restaurant as we sip, eat and socialize while th...

2/26/2019 9:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
It is not even March and campsites for the most popular weekends of the year at Wind Creek State Park are filling up, according to park superintendent Bruce Adams. Those looking for waterfront campsit...

2/25/2019 2:12:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“We loved the location of the house on the east side of the lake in Dadeville – closer to Atlanta and near the center of the lake with easy access to Kowaliga, Chimney Rock and Blue Creek, where our f...

2/24/2019
Alabama Power
Alabama Power Shorelines made updates to some of their "Lake Conditions Messages" this morning.COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Due to higher than expected rains received, Weiss Lake level could now approach 572 around Tuesday, February 26. We will continue to refine this projection. Spill gates are open. Individuals…

2/22/2019 7:59:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alabama has been having an ongoing celebration since its 200 th birthday in 2016. As part of the celebration, a display is coming to Dadeville to help educate everyone about the state’s history in eig...

2/22/2019
Alabama Power
COOSA RIVER LAKE WEISSTake Notice: Weiss Lake level could rise to near 570 as early as Sunday, Feb 24. Additional rains or other conditions could change this projection. Spill gates are open. Individuals with boats and water-related equipment and facilities should be prepared to take the necessary steps to protect their…

2/21/2019 8:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Spring may be right around the corner here on Lake Martin, but many Southerners head west to explore some of the best mountains in the world, myself included. There are a lot of Alabamians and Alexand...

2/21/2019 7:29:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For additional information or to volunteer, visit the Facebook page Ferst Readers of Tallapoosa County. To register or donate to the association, visit ferstreaders.org. The address for Ferst Readers ...

2/20/2019 7:31:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Right now, Alexander City is seeing a drop in the bucket — in this case a 44,000-acre bucket — from Lake Martin tourism dollars. That drop needs to become a torrent if Alex City is going to prosper in ...

2/19/2019 8:09:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Tourism is Alexander City’s main asset to bring about a return to prosperity, according to chamber of commerce president and CEO Ed Collari, who said his organization is developing a strategy to fully ...

2/19/2019 7:43:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Police said one person was killed after a collision between a motorcycle and a log truck on Alabama Highway 128 Monday morning. “It is a fatality,” Alexander City Police Department Capt. Mario Hodge s...





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