Lake Martin News

5/19/2017 8:43:00 AM
WSFA 12
If you’ve ever gone out on a boat a Lake Martin there are some huge beautiful homes along the water and some of them are for rent. One man from Birmingham decided to give folks another option. It’s new, and it’s tiny. “When I was at the restaurant ...

5/18/2017 9:50:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Don McClellan of the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance said that he doesn’t think it will have an impact on industries operating in the area currently. “We don’t have any who use rail to ship currently,” McClellan said. “But there ...

5/17/2017 5:09:00 AM
Al.com
Want to get in some lake living in this summer without having to worry with the stress of camping or having to spend big bucks on a lake house stay? Eagles Landing at Lake Martin is getting in on the tiny house movement by creating a tiny home community ...

5/16/2017 11:40:00 PM
The Business Journal
A new tiny home community will open soon at Lake Martin. Eagles Landing is a the first official tiny home vacation rental development at Lake Martin. Developers will hold a ribbon cutting for the official opening on May 19. “Tiny homes are an up-and ...

5/15/2017 6:33:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
His grandfather had a farm near Blue Creek by Lake Martin and owned a country store. After his oldest son went to Auburn University and got a degree in horticulture, he returned to the family farm and convinced his father to begin growing ornamental plants.

5/13/2017 5:10:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
His grandfather had a farm near Blue Creek by Lake Martin and owned a country store. After his oldest son went to Auburn University and got a degree in horticulture, he returned to the family farm and convinced his father to begin growing ornamental plants.

5/12/2017 9:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Bill Jenrette, who helped make Lyman Ward what it is today and to visit the Lake Martin Innovation Center. “It’s great to be back in Dadeville and I can’t tell you how much I miss Laeman Butcher,” Rogers said. “It is hard to come here and not see ...

5/11/2017 10:32:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Brad Jones poses with his winning bass at Saturday’s Bass Angler Classic on Lake Martin. The bass, which weighed in 4.86 pounds, earned him the Defend Waters Big Fish Award. Jones’ total for the classic, which was sponsored by the Alabama Water Watch ...

5/11/2017 8:37:00 AM
Times-Georgian
Four people gathered at the Poplar Springs launch of the Dub Denman Canoe Trail for a cleanup event Saturday morning. The tree-shaded parking area seemed even chillier than the 45 degrees registering on car thermometers. Gail Priest, who organized the ...

5/7/2017 5:26:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
With all these visitors making the journey through town, what kind of economic impact do they have on the area? Wind Creek State Park Superintendent Bruce Adams said that, “We do see a little bit of business. We have approximately 100 reservations due in ...

5/4/2017 10:32:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For the Lake Martin Animal Shelter in Alexander City, the spring and summer months mark a spike in the number of unwanted puppy and kitten litters being gotten rid of. With this influx of young animals to the shelter, they are in critical need of puppy and ...

5/3/2017 6:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Members of the Leadership Lake Martin class and local children will come together this afternoon at Mamie’s Place Children’s Library in Alexander City to assemble a trio of Little Free Library boxes. These three containers, in addition to two already ...

4/30/2017 3:30:32 PM
9 WTVM
The Alabama Department of Transportation will begin a bridge painting project on Kowaliga Bridge, Monday. ALDOT officials say the bridge will be prepped and painted in order to catch, collect and remove all residue. The enclosure will remain in place and ...

4/30/2017 3:30:00 PM
WSFA 12
The Alabama Department of Transportation will begin work on Kowaliga Bridge on Monday. The bridge will be prepped and painted in order to catch, collect and remove all residue. The enclosure will remain in place and secured even when crews are not working.

4/30/2017 8:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“That is triple what I have done in previous years.” And Robinson, who also serves as president of the Tallapoosa River Beekeepers Association, says this year looks to be even better. With swarms and honey collection already started, “I have already ...

4/28/2017 7:43:00 PM
alabamanews.net
Rob McDaniel, executive chef at Spring House Restaurant and General Manager at Kowaliga Restaurant says, “school is still in but people are still coming”. In fact, they’re calling this weekend the unofficial Summer kickoff. McDaniel adds “folks ...

4/28/2017 11:13:00 AM
CBS 42
“For everybody going down to Auburn for football season, or going down to Lake Martin, we’ve got your ribs, your pork butts, we’ve got everything! So swing right in here and grab it to go on your way out of town,” Drexler said.

4/28/2017 8:07:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Heather Johnson, an English instructor at CACC who helped to organize the event, described the race as having several different-sized inclines and declines, along with beautiful views of both the battlefield and the Tallapoosa River as the course utilizes ...

4/26/2017 3:49:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
The homeplace sits just off a paved road on a dirt road and is just a couple of miles from the Tallapoosa River. The 5:00 traffic can be overwhelming at times. The other day, a four-wheeler and an ATV drove by at the same time. That was rush hour.

4/26/2017 8:11:00 AM
The Randolph Leader
County engineer Burrel Jones said the road did not go through the formal closure process. Jeff Landrum said the Tallapoosa River Hunting Club has blocked him from access to his property. Chuck Sparks said many around Cragford are upset. This is a road they ...

4/25/2017 4:18:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Innovation Center will host a grand opening and ribbon cutting today from 4-6 p.m. The event is open to the public and will include catered food, drinks, live music and tours of the facility. Conveniently located off U.S. Highway 280 in ...

4/24/2017 7:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The temperatures are rising and so is the number of boats on Lake Martin. So Friday, the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol Division and newly appointed Secretary Hal Taylor took media on the water to talk boating and water safety. “Early warm ...

4/23/2017 4:49:00 PM
WSFA 12
Parks has a 4.0 GPA and has proven his commitment to environmental stewardship and community service with projects like a fishing line recycling program at Lake Martin. "I love to be able to do what I love and compete at it. It's truly an honor to be an ...

4/21/2017 8:33:00 PM
alabamanews.net
Right now there is only one trooper patrolling Lake Martin, ideally ALEA would like to have four troopers on the lake and this can lead to slower response times. “Anywhere from 30 to 45 minutes to be there if we don’t have anybody else on the lake and ...

4/20/2017 7:43:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
These include making a bracelet to learn about the water cycle, a scavenger hunt to demonstrate the impact littering has on the environment, and catching fish from Lake Martin which showcases the many different kinds of fish that reside in the local ecosystem.

4/19/2017 9:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
These include making a bracelet to learn about the water cycle, a scavenger hunt to demonstrate the impact littering has on the environment, and catching fish from Lake Martin which showcases the many different kinds of fish that reside in the local ecosystem.

4/19/2017 8:54:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
My little creek somehow flowed through the woods, through a tunnel, under the railroad tracks until it eventually found its way to Stink Creek, which is a tributary of the Tallapoosa River. In recent weeks, I’ve been down to the Tallapoosa River quite a ...

4/14/2017 8:10:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Copeland fell from a zipline into the Little Tallapoosa River in May 2012, severely injuring her leg, and was later diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a bacterial infection caused when contaminated water entered an open wound in her calf. She lost parts ...

4/13/2017 7:37:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Following this, the church will have its traditional Sunrise Service at Wind Creek State Park at 7 a.m., and a service at the church at 11 a.m. “We didn’t realize it was going to make such an impression on everyone who saw it last year,” Wright said.

4/11/2017 8:36:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“But couldn’t be happier with the way today went.” The team of Matt Green and Justin Nunley found spawning bass as well around Kowaliga. While the winners were blind casting their area, the runner-ups earned their $5,000 payday by fishing for visible ...

4/11/2017 5:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Easter came a week early to the families that came out to the annual Wind Creek State Park Easter Egg Hunt Saturday. The egg hunt was held on the north picnic side of the park. Since the park started their egg search, it has been held every year except ...

4/11/2017
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4/9/2017 9:36:00 AM
Al.com
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 restaurant.

4/7/2017 5:27:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
The Hotel at Auburn University’s chicken was one of eight Alabama restaurants named. Nominated by Rob McDaniel, executive chef at Lake Martin’s Springhouse restaurant, the hotel’s fried chicken is a hidden jewel, both on the catering menu and at the ...

4/6/2017 6:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Alabama Bass Trail returns to Lake Martin and Wind Creek State Park for the second year in a row this weekend. Alabama Bass Trail’s Kay Donaldson says the event this year will be larger than last. “We are excited about being here again ...

4/6/2017 12:32:00 AM
Nation's Restaurant News
To meet diners’ growing desire for more healthful offerings, Ban Stewart, executive chef of Kowaliga Restaurant, a seasonal Southern comfort food spot on Lake Martin in Alexander City, Ala., best known for its fried catfish, has been adding a number of ...

4/5/2017 7:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For the second year, the Lake Martin Young Professionals are hosting Strand Sessions. This year, Downtown after Dark will be joining them in an effort to bring people to downtown Alexander City. “It is exciting to bring it back this year,” LMYP’s ...

4/3/2017 7:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Wind Creek State Park is minutes away and has campsites available. “Spring break is going well,” Wind Creek’s Will Martin said. “The city schools are out this week and some are here. We also have some families from some surrounding counties that ...

4/1/2017 9:44:00 PM
Auburn Undercover
“C.J. Tolbert is a beast, man," Martin said. "That guy can play.” Tolbert, a Dadeville, Alabama, native, began his career at Harding University in Arkansas. He transferred after two seasons to Auburn and joined the team as a walk-on prior to the 2016 seaso

3/30/2017 8:52:00 AM
Times-Georgian
The city of Tallapoosa recently received a second grant to create another paved access point to the Dub Denman Canoe Trail on the Tallapoosa River in Haralson County, according to city officials. Patrick Clarey, planning coordinator for the city ...





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