Lake Martin News

3/24/2017 8:06:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Thursday night was a time to celebrate the fact that the Lake Martin Community all pitched in to “Picture a Brighter Future.” More than 120 people including representatives of the 27 United Way agencies marked the Lake Martin Area United Way surpassing ...

3/21/2017 3:11:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
It’s how coaches and players deal with those moments that will determine the outcome. Luke Robinson is a local resident, a regular sports columnist for The Outlook and the president of the Lake Martin Bama Club.

3/20/2017 6:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
THUMBS UP: Alabama Power is raising the level at Lake Martin and other lakes in their system. Yes for our lake activities we like it when the lake is at or near full pool. But with the projected drought, officials are making sure they are doing all that ...

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…

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

3/15/2017 11:08:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Years ago, my Dad and I were headed to Auburn for a basketball game and we were coming toward town on a sparsely populated back road from the direction of Lake Martin. So unpopulated that on the way home, we passed over a dead cat, and we looked at each ...

3/14/2017 11:50:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
In other action, the council voted 4-0-1 to approve the Lake Martin Young Professionals request to hold Strand Session concerts from April to August. Jacob Meacham showed the council that insurance had been purchased to protect them from liability during ...

3/13/2017 10:22:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Working parents of local youth have a resource for Spring Break care through The Boys and Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area and its Spring Fling Spring Break Camp at the city’s Sportplex gym. The all-day camp is scheduled to run from March 27-31 ...

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3/9/2017 10:54:00 PM
Rob McDaniel has been the executive chef at SpringHouse on Lake Martin since it opened in 2009, but he still enjoys watching the restaurant inhale and exhale with every service. SpringHouse Executive Chef Rob McDaniel a semifinalist for James Beard Award ...

3/9/2017 4:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Also expected to be on the agenda Monday night is the approval of the return of Strand Sessions, the warm-weather concert series presented by the Lake Martin Young Professionals. In another development, Walker, who has been instrumental in the process of ...

3/8/2017 8:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
65 percent. • approved amending the budget to account for increases in the phone bill from Charter, in the cost of street lights from Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative and in water tests. • approved the purchase of a chlorinator pump at the ...

3/8/2017 4:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
No matter what you call it, this Saturday PATH and the Lake Martin Resource Association are seeking volunteers to help cleanup trash and discarded items in several areas in the community. The March PATH Trash Walk is scheduled for Saturday, March 11.

3/7/2017 8:39:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Tabled a request from Lake Martin Young Professionals to address the council for approval of Strand Sessions until a recently discovered ordinance could be reviewed by all parties to make sure that all the conditions are met. The council said they hope to ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/5/2017 8:58:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“He noticed the wall with the projects that we had done and asked about the program.” The United Way of the Lake Martin Area has been partnering with the Home Depot Foundation to do these Veteran Renovation projects. “In order for the Home Depot ...

3/3/2017 8:02:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Fishing Lake Martin is a regular occurrence for Don Ayres as he often spends evenings fishing from the pier of his lake home on Sandy Creek with the help of his Green Monster underwater light. But on Feb. 19, there was nothing at all regular about his catch.

3/2/2017 7:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
No the National Guard isn’t planning maneuvers around Lake Martin, but it may be the next best thing. The Dixie Division Military Vehicles Club is hosting the East Alabama Regional Spring Rally Friday and Saturday at Wind Creek Park. Local military ...

3/1/2017 7:45:00 AM
Images courtesy Wellborn Muscle Car Museum. In January 2015, and again in January 2017, Tim and Pam Wellborn offered cars from their Alexander City, Alabama, Muscle Car Museum for sale at Mecum’s Kissimmee auction. While some feared that both sales ...

2/28/2017 12:38:57 PM
This park spans 1,445 acres along the shores of scenic Lake Martin, which is a 41,000-acre clear-water reservoir perfect for fishing, swimming and boating. Park facilities include the largest state-operated campground in the United States with 625 sites ...

2/28/2017 4:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
OK, soooooo maybe the Lake Martin area isn’t a high-school hoops hot bed. I get that. No sweat. That fact doesn’t mean you can’t truck it up to the Legacy Arena in Birmingham to catch a touch of the March Madness, though. Trust me. You will want to ...

2/27/2017 2:44:00 AM
If your looking for a way to spend time in the great outdoors canoeing, kayaking, or camping. You should check out Tallapoosa River Outfitters which is one of Alabama's Top 100 outdoor adventures! Just visit them online at ...

2/23/2017 7:04:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Job seekers gathered at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center in hopes of finding a job with one of 36 employers at the career fair hosted by the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance and Central Alabama Community College. Last year more than ...

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 11:49:00 PM
Auburn Undercover
"Right now I’m just kinda looking to see what fits me the best." Tuberville moved to his home at Lake Martin following his resignation at Cincinnati in December. He has been seen at Auburn basketball games and other events throughout the winter.

2/21/2017 6:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Laurel Goldsmith received this year’s Woodfin Martin Award, which was presented at the Lake Watch Lake Martin annual meeting Feb. 19 at the StillWaters residential center. Goldsmith has acted as treasurer and web mistress for the organization for several ...

2/21/2017 5:47:00 AM
ABC Action News
The pipeline will transport natural gas from the Transco pipeline north of Alexander City, Alabama, continue through Georgia, and end near Orlando in central Florida. The natural gas will be used by Florida Power and Light, and Duke Energy of Florida.

2/21/2017 5:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
If all goes according to plan, Wind Creek State Park will soon have an archery park. Thanks to a partnership between Tallapoosa County 4-H and the park, 4-Hers and campers will soon have another attraction at the park. “We are going to start with a short ...

2/20/2017 3:24:00 PM
Blue skies, sunshine, and warm weather…the perfect recipe for a day out at the lake. Many spent part of their long weekend at Lake Martin, but there were very few out on Monday. Lynn Naile owner of Nail’s Convenience Store says she usually gets a good ...

2/17/2017 5:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Two Alabama State Senators who represent a large chunk of the Lake Martin area have introduced a bill that would legalize hunting deer and wild hogs over bait. Sen. Tom Whatley (R- Auburn) and Sen. Gerald Dial (R-Lineville) are sponsors of Senate Bill 189 ...

2/16/2017 3:30:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Thanks to that change, 10 teams backed out of the Lake Martin Classic hosted by BRHS. “We used to have 18, now we have eight,” Brooks said. “It doesn’t benefit anybody to play during spring break.” Even with a season filled with changes and ...

2/14/2017 8:27:00 AM
4 Traders
"They also got to a portion of Highway 63 near The Amphitheater as well as some county roads leading to Lake Martin." Even though the amount of trash that was collected was massive, Thompson said volunteers discovered a massive illegal dumpsite that will ...

2/14/2017 6:59:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Wind Creek State Park has a lineup of events scheduled for kids and adults alike in the upcoming months, and to kick things off Saturday the park invited its visitors to take the Polar Bear Plunge. It will be the second annual winter plunge at the park ...

2/14/2017 6:38:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A total of 32 volunteers collected 80 bags of trash from area roadways Saturday in the February PATH Trash Walk. Lake Martin Resource Association President John Thompson who worked with Prosperity Again Through Health to organize the cleanup said the ...

2/13/2017 6:31:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
In the pages of this newspaper and our own Lake Martin Living, stories have tracked the Lake Martin Innovation Center from a vision that was possible inside what was the processing center for Aliant Bank. Through the vision of many, the generosity of Mark ...

2/10/2017 4:44:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
FBI and the U.S. Postal Inspection Service as well as the Dothan Alabama Police Department and Alexander City Alabama Police Department, who conducted the investigation, and Trial Attorneys Michael C. Boteler and Charles M. Edgar, Jr. of the Tax Division ...

Alexander City Outlook
The ASABFA Classic Qualifier has over 185 boats registered and will leave in flights from the Wind Creek State Park Marina starting at first safe light and returning for weigh ins starting at 2 p.m. and finished by 4 p.m. The tournament will also have ...

2/8/2017 9:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The council also decided to start renovating the gymnasium, paying for the project with funds from the renewal of the rental of the cell tower contract and from the proceeds of collecting payments for the Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative. Blasingame ...

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2/3/2017 8:08:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Attention anyone with a closet: Those shoes you no longer want are desperately needed to fight the human tragedy of global poverty. That’s the message being delivered by Junior Leadership Lake Martin, which has launched a drive to collect shoes to ...

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