Lake Martin News

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/17/2017 4:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol Division received a new boat late in the summer to patrol the waters of Lake Martin. Now those patrols will be much safer due to a donation of a radar and compass unit from the Lake Martin Homeowners and ...

11/16/2017 9:55:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is the 18th 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.” To learn how to help ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 7:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Harbor at Blue Creek and Cottages at Lake Martin both got the thumbs up from commissioners. The Harbor at Blue Creek is a cluster of one-bedroom units that are being billed as “affordable lake living.” Located on a part of the lake off Highway 49 ...

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/10/2017 6:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Thank you for your great coverage of the 2017 Annual LMRA Renew Our Rivers Lake Martin cleanup. Again this year, it was a great success thanks to the wonderful participation we get from the volunteers within the community. Your getting the word out and ...

11/7/2017 6:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Coolers, 55-gallon drums, shoes, a fender, pieces of dock flotation material, hubcaps, tires, cups, rotten canoes, water noodles, blankets, hats and chairs of all shapes and sizes were just some of the more common items that more than 300 volunteers hauled ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The ribbon was cut and the bullseyes were busted Friday at Wind Creek State Park’s new archery range. The archery park is the latest feature to be added at Wind Creek, following closely on the heels of the new zipline canopy tour that opened earlier this ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
PATH, Prosperity Again Thru Health, today announced preliminary efforts are underway to bring Blue Zones Project to Alexander City and Lake Martin. A community well-being initiative, Blue Zones Project is designed to enable residents to live longer ...

11/3/2017 1:49:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“They will know where trash is at. They can find a spot and pick it up.” Thompson said volunteers will be at the Wind Creek Marina, the Kowaliga public boat ramp and the Union public boat ramp will have supplies like garbage bags, snacks and wate

10/31/2017 6:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“They are already bagging trash.” Volunteers will be manning dumpsters at the Real Island Marina, Kowaliga public boat ramp, Wind Creek Park Marina and the Union Public boat ramp. Thompson says LMRA has room for more help. “We’ve got room for ...

10/27/2017 8:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alexander City is known for many things. From Russell Corporation and Lake Martin, to Terrell Owens and Kendall Graveman, this little town of ours holds its own on the recognizable scale. However, in my experiences, the thing that generates the most ...

10/26/2017 5:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alabama’s 13 th community archery park will hold its grand opening at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, at Wind Creek State Park near Alexander City. The Wind Creek Community Archery Park is located on Alabama Highway 128 near the park’s office. The public and ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/23/2017 10:29:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 12th 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.” To learn ...

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 ...





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