Lake Martin News

1/22/2017 5:03:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Innovation Center is up and running thanks to a donation from Sabal Trail. “We would not be at this point without you,” Ed Collari of the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce said of the Sabal Trail donation. “Without this we would not ...

1/17/2017 5:01:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A spring-like day in January that featured clear skies, a high of 77 and a water temperature of 54 degrees made for a festive day on the grounds of Kowaliga Restaurant. “I don’t think you could have drawn it up any better if you had tried,” said John ...

1/14/2017 6:51:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
A crowd of people gathered at Kowaliga Restaurant for the Lake Martin Young Professional's Polar Plunge event Saturday where some brave children and adults plunged into the cold water at Kowaliga Beach. The second annual event was started as a fundraiser ...

1/13/2017 2:18:00 PM
Southeast AGNET
The problem is that there is not enough water to satisfy every each state. Georgia and Alabama are fighting over control of the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin. Florida, Georgia and Alabama are battling over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River ...

1/13/2017 9:25:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin area residents and visitors alike can take the Polar Plunge this Saturday at the Kowaliga Restaurant followed by a lunch, with proceeds set to go to the Lake Martin Area Resource Association. Alexander City Chamber of Commerce Vice President of ...

1/12/2017 8:11:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
We just need the support of local people to make it happen. Tickets are available for $15 in advance at the Rodeo Club and Kowaliga Country. The will also be available at the door for $20. There are also VIP packages available. “The VIP package includes ...

1/11/2017 4:14:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Instead, use your normally condemning hand to pat Clemson on the back. They deserve the glory. Luke Robinson is a local resident, a regular sports columnist for The Outlook and the president of the Lake Martin Bama Club.

1/10/2017 6:40:00 AM
Russell Medical Center (RMC) is an 81-bed not-for-profit, acute care hospital located in Alexander City, Alabama. RMC offers a wide variety of services to the community including, but not limited to, birthing services, a cancer center, cardiology ...

1/9/2017 11:57:00 AM
The building was a total loss after all three mills caught fire. Butler's Mill, located in Graham, was built on the banks of the Tallapoosa River in the early 1800's. Phillips bought the mill and renovated the building in early 2016 before opening it as a ...

1/9/2017 4:36:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
The Lake Martin Young Professionals are hosting the second annual LMYP Polar Plunge Saturday at Kowaliga Restaurant on Lake Martin from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plungers will brave the cold and run into the water from Kowaliga Beach at noon, enjoying live music ...

1/8/2017 3:21:47 PM
It's not an emergency per se, but it's something the Kowaliga Volunteer Fire Department is interested in knocking down in short order. The Elmore County Sheriff's Department confirms it's looking into a situation in which four people, two men and two women ...

1/3/2017 9:26:00 PM
Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative, (TREC), is an electric distribution cooperative serving parts of Clay, Randolph, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Lee, Russell, and Barbour Counties of East Central Alabama. TREC provides dependable, competitively priced ...

12/30/2016 7:38:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
President of the Lake Martin Resource Association John Thompson, said he wants people to make a habit of picking up trash out on walks as a way to encourage healthy activity that benefits the individual and everyone around them. He extended an open ...

12/28/2016 4:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean the hardwood will be cooling down any time soon. Instead, the third annual Lake Martin Slam Fest starts today at Benjamin Russell gymnasium. The three-day holiday tournament features the Wildcats boys varsity ...

12/18/2016 9:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Young Professionals (LMYP) will hold the 2nd Annual LMYP Polar Plunge Saturday, Jan. 14th at Lake Martin’s Kowaliga Restaurant. The event will again serve as a fundraiser for the Lake Martin Resource Association (LMRA), a non-profit group ...

12/16/2016 2:21:00 PM
Trey and Will Sims of Dadeville, Alabama, distribute Wickles--a 70-year-old secret family recipe--to specialty food stores and select retail chains across the country. Their relish works great in salads and sandwich spreads, or you can use it as a topping ...

12/16/2016 12:15:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“Most of the hotels are doing great also.” Tuggle along with the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce’s Ed Collari worked with Alabama State Parks’ Greg Lein to make sure Wind Creek State Park could take advantage of the influx of construction workers.

12/16/2016 6:02:00 AM
Maybe you’ve heard of Tim Wellborn, founder of the eponymous Musclecar Museum in Alexander City, Alabama. (If not, former Hemmings staffer Craig Fitzgerald profiled him in the September 2005 issue of Hemmings Muscle Machines.) Suffice it to say Wellborn ...

12/14/2016 5:28:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Alexander City Chamber of Commerce learned Lake Martin Innovation Center will have its first tenant soon – the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce. And that things are looking up for new retail business and restaurants in the area. “We have a couple ...

12/13/2016 7:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Heard a presentation about 4-H from Extension Agent Shane Harris. • Approved the transfer of a liquor license for the Lake Martin Trading Company. • Heard an update on the new Department of Human Resources building. The building authority has been ...

(Savannah Lanier/Camp Smile-A-Mile) Camp Smile-A-Mile (Camp Sam) held its annual holiday celebration Dec. 10 for the families served by the free facility at Children’s Harbor on Lake Martin. The organization provides educational and recreational ...

12/12/2016 1:13:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
There was one just as celebrated in Alexander City neighborhoods. Another south of Lake Martin in the Union-Holiday Shores area. Another in Chambers County. Another hit by a car near Tuskegee. Suddenly, it seemed, the previously thought long-gone species ...

12/9/2016 9:57:00 AM
She suffered a deep cut following an accident on a zipline in the Little Tallapoosa River, and the infection almost killed her. In order to save her life, doctors were forced to amputate Copeland’s left leg, right foot and both of her hands. In the ...

12/8/2016 9:48:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“We will have snow on the ground Saturday,” Wilson said. “We will have a snow machine.” The Boys and Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area are hosting a Reindeer Chariot Race at 1 p.m. before the start of Christmas in the Park. Local businesses have ...

12/6/2016 9:57:00 AM
CBS 42
The Sabal Trail pipeline will transport natural gas from the Transco pipeline north of Alexander City, Alabama, to near Orlando in central Florida. The natural gas will be used by Florida Power and Light, and Duke Energy of Florida. The Opelika-Auburn News ...

12/6/2016 7:31:00 AM
The Sabal Trail pipeline will transport natural gas from the Transco pipeline north of Alexander City, Alabama, to near Orlando in central Florida. The natural gas will be used by Florida Power and Light, and Duke Energy of Florida. The Opelika-Auburn News ...

12/6/2016 6:40:00 AM
Chicago Tribune
The Sabal Trail pipeline will transport natural gas from the Transco pipeline north of Alexander City, Alabama, to near Orlando in central Florida. The natural gas will be used by Florida Power and Light, and Duke Energy of Florida. The Opelika-Auburn News ...

12/6/2016 6:31:00 AM
Washington Times
The Sabal Trail pipeline will transport natural gas from the Transco pipeline north of Alexander City, Alabama, to near Orlando in central Florida. The natural gas will be used by Florida Power and Light, and Duke Energy of Florida. The Opelika-Auburn News ...

12/2/2016 12:35:00 PM
Jackson and his troops advanced on the Red Sticks, who utilized the land to their advantage. With a horseshoe-shaped bend in the Tallapoosa River at the rear and a massive barricade ahead, the Red Sticks seemed prepared for battle. The Americans fired ...

12/2/2016 10:10:00 AM
John Thompson couldn't be more pleased. He often conducts clean-ups around Lake Martin and is astounded by the number of discarded tires he comes across. He recently plucked more than 20 from an area eight miles south of Alex City. "And we won't have the ...

12/1/2016 1:04:00 PM
“We’re hoping in the next week to get a helicopter from the Department of Nautral Resources again and fly over the Tallapoosa River again to see if we have water again or if we just have those same pockets,” Walker said. “I’ve looked at where the ...

12/1/2016 6:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The program will provide up to $125,000 annually. Lake Martin Resource Association President John Thompson helps organize cleanups across the area regularly. He said news of a program on the way to battle discarded tires is music to his ears.

11/30/2016 8:17:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Kowaliga Restaurant, Little Black Dress, Longleaf Antique and Flea Mall, Madison House Restorations, Playhouse Cinemas, Russell Do-It Center, Satterfield, Inc., Spring House, Sure Shot, Walgreens and Who’s Diner. While the Alexander City Chamber of ...

11/27/2016 10:06:00 AM
Gainesville Times
She even heard how workers dismantled beaver dams to increase water flow in West Georgia’s Tallapoosa River. “That really underscores the desperation of the situation, like ‘OK, we’ve got to clear the beaver dams,’” Gutzmer said. In Beech ...

11/25/2016 3:54:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“I just talked to the administrator their and they are in good shape. They have an arrangement with Lake Martin Community Hospital who is also required to keep a water backup. Luckily the hospital has water that is supplied from a different tank.

11/24/2016 9:03:00 PM
Haralson County Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Brian Walker said local crews are still out in the Tallapoosa River and its tributaries, “going up and down” the waterways and putting pipes through beaver dams to get water flowing.

11/24/2016 4:17:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
On the serious side, I am truly blessed beyond thanks to have been raised a proud American. I am thankful to live in beautiful Alexander City, Alabama where friendship is a word that has true meaning. Keith Elliott, Lyman Ward head football coach ...

11/21/2016 10:30:00 AM
“We’ve worked with the power company, and as long as the Tallapoosa River stays around 2 and a half feet, we’ll be okay.” The dry conditions are significantly impacting Livestock and hay supplies. Alabama's farmers are planning for huge losses.

11/18/2016 1:00:00 PM
Doug Collins in the northeast Georgia town of Lavonia. In west Georgia this month, the Tallapoosa River dropped below the intake the Haralson County Water Authority uses to provide water to at least four small towns. Some major cities are spending big to ...

11/16/2016 12:54:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Houses in the area are instructed not to drill wells. Instead the water comes from the Tallapoosa River and pumps south of the city by the Hyundai plant. “The most important thing is the drinking water is safe. It doesn’t come from the ground ...

Quick Links
Lake Martin News
Lake Martin Photos
Lake Martin Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us

Copyright 2017, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal