Lake Martin News

10/20/2017 9:50:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Tuggle also spent some time talking about other positive changes taking place in his constituency, including the new archery range and zip line course at Wind Creek State Park. “I have always been an advocate of Wind Creek,” he said. Though he was able ...

10/19/2017 9:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 11th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/18/2017 11:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Halloween has become a bigger weekend for Wind Creek State Park than Labor Day. While the park is known to attract guests to take advantage of the waters of Lake Martin, the annual fall festival at the park has guests filling the park for other reasons.

10/18/2017 9:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Area United Way will be hosting their annual Downtown Showdown Fashion Show beginning at 6 p.m., while the music group Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will take the stage at 7 p.m. at the Benjamin Russell auditorium. A key fundraiser for the ...

10/17/2017 7:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Just after 6 a.m. Monday, Stillwaters golf pro Gabby Witherington stepped out onto the Stillwaters golf course and teed off, beginning his second annual 100-hole golf marathon to raise money for the Lake Martin Area United Way. “I’m a little tired and ...

10/17/2017 6:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A resolution authorizing filing of applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) on behalf of the City of Alexander City, Alabama, a member city of AMEA, for waivers under the Public ...

10/15/2017 12:10:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
A resolution authorizing filing of applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) on behalf of the City of Alexander City, Alabama, a member city of AMEA, for waivers under the Public ...

10/13/2017 10:18:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Pizza Company and Badcock Furniture are trying to open their doors to customers at new locations for the businesses in Alexander City. And that is just two of what could be many soon to be open businesses in the area. It is something Alexander ...

10/12/2017 10:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the tenth in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/10/2017 6:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the ninth in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/9/2017 6:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Middle Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership had leaflets available about some of the projects they had accomplished to keep the river and Lake Martin beautiful, while other information was available from the Lake Martin Resource Association and Alabama ...

10/7/2017 3:23:00 PM
ABC 33/40 News
Children's Harbor is an organization that serves seriously ill children and their families through integrative, no-cost services at the Family Center in Birmingham's Benjamin Russell Hospital and the Lake Martin camp facility in Alexander City. UAB Blazers ...

10/7/2017 10:30:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
In addition to its campus on Lake Martin, Children’s Harbor also has a family center at the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, which was named for Hendrix’s great-great-grandfather.

10/6/2017 4:18:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Police found two victims with gunshot wounds lying on the ground in the area, both of whom were taken to Lake Martin Community Hospital. One of the victims, John Farrel Adamson, 27, of Jacksons Gap, died at the hospital. The other victim, 37-year-old ...

10/6/2017 8:02:00 AM
NCAA
Children's Harbor serves seriously ill children and their families through unique, no-cost services at the Family Center inside the Benjamin Russell Hospital for Children in Birmingham, and at the camp facility at Lake Martin in Alexander City, Ala.

10/5/2017 9:57:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Dumpsters for the cleanup will be located at the Real Island Marina, the Kowaliga Public Boat Ramp, Wind Creek Marina and the Union Public Boat Ramp. Thompson explained volunteers are encouraged to work independently with cleanup efforts and deliver the ...

10/4/2017 5:59:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Officers arrived shortly thereafter finding the two lying in Jah Street with gunshot wounds. They were transported to Lake Martin Community Hospital where Adamson passed away. Haggerty was treated there and then flown to Columbus, Georgia for continued ...

10/2/2017 8:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Several representatives of Lake Martin Area United Way agencies and local businesses participating in the 2017 campaign gathered for breakfast Friday to hear an update on where the “Team United” campaign currently stands. Friday marked about a month ...

9/27/2017 8:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“This is a project designed to bring awareness to our storm drains and the fact that water going through those drains flows untreated to creeks that flow to Lake Martin,” Middle Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership’s Sabrina Wood said. “Only rain sho ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017
Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

9/20/2017 3:53:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
When Michael Crouch had the opportunity to purchase a building adjacent to his Lake Martin Tire and Auto, he knew it was a no-brainer. But when he bought what was once the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge, he wasn’t exactly sure what to do to the building.

9/18/2017 9:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Following a brief ceremony there, Rogers’ remains were placed on a Marine Unit patrol boat and was slowly taken across Kowaliga Bay and under the Kowaliga Bridge. The boat was met at the boat ramp across the lake where Rogers was taken to be laid to rest.

9/15/2017 5:53:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For the Alexander City Home Depot, they have been in a partnership with the Lake Martin Area United Way for the past several years. “We help write the grants to apply for these funds,” United Way Executive Director Sharon Fuller said. “Once the ...

9/13/2017 5:23:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the fourth in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.”

9/12/2017 10:06:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
I am here to build another bridge across the Tallapoosa River. But instead of concrete and wood, this bridge is built from trust and respect — and maybe some structural steel because of potential lawsuits and all — but mostly trust and respect!

9/12/2017 6:09:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
That meant trees toppling, power outages and some localized flooding. According to Wind Creek State Park Superintendent Bruce Adams, of those who rented spots at the park over the weekend, a handful have stayed, while others have left their campers in the ...

9/12/2017 4:39:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.”

9/11/2017 4:57:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Irma’s travel across the Lake Martin area brought with it heavy rain, high winds and its fair share of issues. With the hard work of city, county and state workers, first responders and residents heeding the warnings, the area was coping pretty well with ...

9/8/2017 8:11:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Ninesling said she and others with the Alabama Birding Trails had been hard at work, putting up signs across the region at places like Wind Creek State Park and Eufaula among others. “These give visitors a lot more information about the birds they ...

9/6/2017 9:06:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.”

9/5/2017 6:23:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
When people are in need, the Lake Martin community responds in a big way. That was again proven to be true over the Labor Day weekend as residents delivered help items to help those hit hard by Hurricane Harvey and the flooding that followed in Texas.

9/1/2017 12:42:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
It’s Sept. 1 – the day when Alabama Power Company (APC) usually pulls the plug on summer at Lake Martin and begins the annual 7-foot drawdown. But this year, that’s not going to happen for another six weeks; at 12:01 a.m. today, APC implemented the ...

9/1/2017
Alabama Power
Higher-than-normal rainfall this summer will enable Alabama Power to keep the level of Lake Martin higher for a few extra weeks into the fall. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s new 30-year license for Martin Dam allows the company to extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when…

8/31/2017 11:54:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A capacity crowd gathered at the Betty Carol Graham Technology Center on the campus of Central Alabama Community College to help kick off the 2018 Lake Martin Area United Way campaign, “Team United.” Guests chowed down on hot dogs and cupcakes while ...

8/30/2017 10:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Visits to Lake Martin as a teenager in the 1960s opened the eyes of Dr. William Harrell to the area. “We got a Russell cabin back in the late ‘60s as Willow Point was being built,” Harrell said. “That is what attracted my dad here. This is where I ...

8/29/2017 6:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A six-day search of Lake Martin for the remains of Thomas Heulan Spence was trying for everyone – family, friends and the rescue teams. But Monday, a day after search teams found him in 37 feet of water on the north end of Lake Martin, many of those who ...

8/28/2017 1:28:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Recently, I’ve been overwhelmed by the outpouring of support and love I’ve heard and seen from area athletes around the Alexander City and Lake Martin region. I spoke with Benjamin Russell’s new wrestling coach on Friday morning, and he talked about ...

8/27/2017 3:54:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The body of a Georgia man who had been missing since Monday evening when he was last seen in the waters of Lake Martin has been recovered. After an exhaustive search by countless agencies and volunteers, the body of 44-year-old Thomas Heulan Spence of ...

8/25/2017 11:24:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The body of a Georgia man who had been missing since Monday evening when he was last seen in the waters of Lake Martin has still not been recovered. Dogs trained in cadaver recovery alerted to a presence not far from where the initial search began early ...





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