Lake Martin News

8/17/2018 10:34:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The upstairs board room of the Alexander City branch of Valley National Bank was filled to capacity Thursday night, as the Lake Martin Young Professionals hosted its second “Access to the Issues” even...

8/15/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Mrs. Anderson, who passed away Sunday, August 12, 2018 at her home in Opelika, AL, was born November 16, 1950 in Elmore County, Alabama Public viewing will be Thursday, August 16, 2018, from 1:00 p.m. ...

8/15/2018 7:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A platinum-recording band is set to take the stage at the Lake Martin Amphitheater, located at Russell Lands on Lake Martin on Labor Day weekend. Sister Hazel will be performing at the amphitheater at ...

8/15/2018
Taylor Nipper
West Point, GA - Point Broadband, a Wireless Internet Provider based in West Point, Ga, announced today that they have launched high-speed Internet service to the Lake Martin area. “We are excited to announce that we have completed our network construction on the Kowaliga Tower in addition to the Stillwater Tower and…

8/3/2018 9:25:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
If you weren’t an Auburn basketball fan, you might think the big man with the salt and pepper hair, the boisterous laugh and the sizable appetite was just another person coming to see Auburn basketbal...

8/2/2018 9:56:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Smith will officiate. Mr. Vinson, who passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018 at the Bill Nichols Home in Alexander City, Alabama, was born January 11, 1945 in Lee County, Alabama. Public viewing will be Th...

8/1/2018 1:26:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Strand Sessions concert series is wrapping up its yearly run with the fifth and final concert Thursday. The Lake Martin Young Professionals present the series and are happy with this year’s perfor...

7/31/2018 8:38:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Wells Fargo Foundation has awarded the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area a $1,000 grant for the group’s SMART Girls program. The local organization applied for the grant in April in an eff...

7/29/2018 11:13:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Lake Martin Annex is what I sometimes call it. Although technically made up of land with shorelines in Tallapoosa and Elmore counties, Lee County might as well go ahead and claim a part of Lake Martin ...

7/29/2018 7:34:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
A dog named Cletus died July 16 after being struck by a boat near Goat Island on Lake Martin, and now the Elmore County sheriff says the boat driver will be facing criminal charges – though it is not ...

7/28/2018 8:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“We had a whole week with national media in here,” Lake Martin Economic Development Alliance (LMEDA) Director Don McClellan said of the announcement 20 years ago. “They all thought we would dry up and ...

7/28/2018 7:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Chamber President Ed Collari has headed up the chamber since 2016 and came up with idea of the Lake Martin Innovation Center as a way to help entrepreneurs and small businesses get a start in the area ...

7/24/2018 6:17:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The death of a dog, which police say was killed by a boater near Goat Island on Lake Martin, has gained widespread attention because of provocative Facebook posts. But, Elmore County Sheriff Departmen...

7/23/2018 9:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
a package from Kowaliga Restaurant that includes a $50 gift certificate, a package from Iconic Orange Marketing and Design that includes a photo printer, digital camera and $1,500 towards marketing se...

7/20/2018 10:06:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
1930 - 2018 Funeral Service for Mr. Bruce Carleton, 87, of Dadeville, Alabama, will be Monday, July 23, 2018 at 11:00 am at the Chapel of Langley Funeral Home. Randy Anderson will officiate. Burial wi...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

7/18/2018 10:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Auburn fans are usually chomping at the bit to have face time with their football coach, Gus Malzahn. But after the success of the Tigers’ men’s basketball program, the Lake Martin Auburn Club thought ...

7/11/2018 4:34:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“This is for every skill level and every age group,” said Jodie McGirt, certified National Rifle Association range safety officer and facilitator of the Lake Martin Chapter of A Girl and A Gun Women’s ...

7/10/2018 8:22:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
With a long holiday week one would think there would be a lot of accidents and other incidents on Lake Martin, but things were relatively safe on Lake Martin for the Fourth of July. The Alabama Law En...

7/9/2018 6:56:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
He was as nice as he could be that day, showing me around town, explaining in detail everything he was showing me from downtown to Wind Creek State Park, even taking me to lunch at Who’s Diner. I knew ...

7/9/2018 9:56:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
He made no bones about it. He liked good food. Yes, he appreciated fine dining like an occasional trip to SpringHouse or Kowaliga. But he took great pleasure in finding mom and pop places like Who’s D...

7/6/2018 9:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
John Thompson and cleanups are always associated with each other around Lake Martin. Thompson, president of Lake Martin Resource Association (LMRA), was recently honored with a resolution from the Ala...

7/6/2018 9:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A party got out of control on Lake Martin in the Land Between the Lakes area over the holiday weekend. Enjoying the private property owned by Russell Lands is not the problem but the trash left behind ...

7/3/2018 10:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
BOAT PARADE: The annual Russell Marine boat parade will start at Kowaliga and go to Children’s Harbor at 10 a.m. Call Kowaliga Marina at 334-857-2111 or any Russell Marina to register. FIREWORKS: Russ...

7/1/2018 12:10:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail Association (CRATA) was created in 2004 and with the vision of Jimmy Lanier, has created a series of trails in the Smith Mountain area, in the Cherokee Bluffs area along the Kowaliga Basin and its newest trails below Martin ...

7/1/2018 12:09:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
If so, you may want to take precautions as fireworks over the next week might cause the same reaction. Lake Martin Animal Shelter Director Mia Chandler says the anxiety pets get with storms will likely show again for fireworks. “July 5 is always the ...

6/27/2018 10:02:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
As the temperature goes up, so does the intake of animals at the Lake Martin Animal Shelter. “We stay full,” LMAS Director Mia Chandler said. “The sad reality isfrom May to September our intake triples. People bring in unwanted litters of animals or ...

6/26/2018 7:07:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Members from the Lake Martin Amateur Radio Club gathered at the airport pavilion in Alexander City Saturday to take part in the annual Field Day event sponsored by the American Radio Relay League. Using a portable generator and easily erected antennae to ...

6/25/2018 10:04:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
John Thompson with the Lake Martin Resource Association was the guest speaker at Thursday’s meeting of the Dadeville Kiwanis Club, talking about what all the group has set out to accomplish over the past several years. “The Lake Martin Resource ...

6/22/2018 8:17:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Nearly 120 volunteers from throughout Tallapoosa County came together Thursday morning for the annual Lake Martin Area United Way Day of Action, working to clean up sites in Alexander City and Dadeville. “We had around 70 at Benjamin Russell, 30 at ...

6/22/2018 7:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Members of the Lake Martin Amateur Radio Club will be gathering at the airport pavilion in Alexander City Saturday for the annual American Radio Relay League’s Field Day event, communicating with other amateur radio operators across the country and aroun ...

6/19/2018 12:14:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Miles Gravette of Dadeville, Alabama are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Joanna Elizabeth Gravette to Mitchell Tyler Edge of LaFayette, Alabama.

6/19/2018 9:55:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The arena at the Alexander City Sportplex was a busy place over the weekend as the 12th annual Lake Martin Area Rodeo to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area was in town. “It was a great rodeo this year,” Boys & Girls Club Executive ...

6/17/2018 3:33:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
When he passed away Nov. 12, 2013, the day after Veterans Day, it was a day history should have mourned. Here lies a native son in Dadeville, Alabama. I know when the Army came to give him a 21-gun salute, the officer who presented the flag to my mother in ...

6/15/2018 6:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Most of this would be from out of towners.” Council members also acknowledged it would affect some locals who like to go to Wind Creek State Park regularly. But other council members and Mayor Jim Nabors cautioned others about the tournaments and taxing ...

6/15/2018 6:43:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Advanced tickets are available at Tractor Supply, Depot Music & Pawn, Alexander City Parks & Recreational Park, Kowaliga County 97.5 and the Boys & Girls Administrative office.

6/15/2018 6:43:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Currently the closest campground is Wind Creek State Park. Smith did not stop the good news there. “At the Bill Thweatt Industrial Park, two businesses are looking to locate there,” Smith said. “One is good and would have about 100 jobs, the other is ...

6/13/2018 5:44:00 AM
al.com
About two hours from Birmingham, Lake Martin, with its clear waters and picturesque views, has become a favorite summer escape for many Magic City residents. Jason and Kate Price are among that number. When searching for a vacation home location, they were ...

6/12/2018 1:17:00 PM
al.com
Cheaha State Park in Delta, DeSoto Falls, Hugh S. Branyon Backcountry Trail at Gulf State Park, Lake Guntersville State and Wind Creek State Park were recognized for their waterfalls, hiking trails, outdoor activities, mountains and nature. Meaher State ...

6/12/2018 6:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Mr. Dick Bronson recruited local residents, fishermen, and water enthusiasts and they set out to help clean up specific areas of concern on Lake Martin. Their major point of focus was where Sugar Creek emptied into Elkahatchee Creek. Sugar Creek ...





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