Lake Martin News

10/20/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
1947-2018 Amber Coggin McLeroy of Opelika, was born in Alexander City, Alabama on April 19, 1947 and passed away at Arbor Springs on October 17, 2018. She was 71 years old. She was a member of First B...

10/18/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Aug. 20, 1928 - Oct. 14, 2018 Memorial Service for Robert Cecil "Bob" Floyd, Jr., 90, of Alexander City, Alabama will be Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 3:00 PM at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home. Rev. ...

10/18/2018 9:33:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
One of the busiest weekends of the year at Wind Creek State Park is coming up, as the park prepares for its 12th annual Fall Festival celebration this Saturday. “All of our 586 campsites have been boo...

10/17/2018 2:55:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Summer may be the busiest time of the year in the Lake Martin area, but just because temperatures have dropped and the leaves have started turning colors, there is still plenty to do around town and t...

10/13/2018 1:36:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Leaders from area manufacturers gathered Friday morning not to talk business, but to enjoy a bite of breakfast from the Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance (LMAEDA) while celebrating Manufa...

10/11/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Funeral Service for Mr. Delorean Lamar "Big D" of Dadeville, Alabama will be held 11:00 AM Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Pleasant Valley Baptist Church with interment following in the Church Cemetery. ...

10/10/2018 11:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
As the Lake Martin Area United Way continues its 2019 “Be a Lifesaver of Hope” fundraising campaign, the organization is preparing for one of its biggest and most exciting fundraisers. “Our sixth annu...

10/6/2018 7:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A new sonar acquired by the Alexander City Tallapoosa County Rescue Squad aided in the recovery of a suicide victim Friday on Lake Martin. The Alexander City Police Department responded to a call of p...

10/5/2018 11:39:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
2018 marked the 9th annual Celebrate Lake Martin T-shirt contest, with students at Stephens Elementary School creating works of art with the theme of Lake Martin and all it provides to the community. ...

9/28/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Memorial Service for Ms. Slapper "Inez" Wright Tolbert of Alexander City, Alabama will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, September 29, 2018 at Wright's Funeral Home Chapel, 131 Mason Street, Alexander City, A...

9/22/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
He sold Tiger Motor Company in 1986. He and his wife, Barbara, moved to Jacksons Gap, AL in 1998 where they enjoyed living at Lake Martin. He liked having a garden in the summer and, in his later year...

9/16/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
September 2, 1924 - September 15, 2018 Mrs. Virginia Gregory 94, of Ridge Grove, Alabama died Saturday, September 15, 2018 at the Dadeville Health Care in Dadeville, Alabama. She was born in Chambers ...

9/13/2018 11:17:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
We are very thankful.” Similar technology was used a year ago to find Thomas Heulan Spence last August after he dove into the waters of Lake Martin and failed to resurface. For six days, authorities s...

9/12/2018 2:13:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
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9/12/2018 8:56:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The open air A-frame “Church in the Pines at Kowaliga has John Hill from the United Methodist Church in Alexander City as speaker on Sunday from 9 – 9:45 a.m. These non-denominational services continu...

9/12/2018 8:04:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A South Korean male was found dead at the Kowaliga boat ramp Tuesday morning. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol Captain Gary Buchanan said authorities were called to the scene at 5:45 a.m. ...

9/10/2018 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Visitation for Mr. Darwin will be held on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at Red Ridge United Methodist Church in Dadeville, Alabama at 12:00 pm followed by a service at 1:00 pm and a graveside service a...

Alabama Power
Because of substantial rainfall this summer, Alabama Power will keep the water level higher for a few more weeks at Lake Martin. Under the company’s federal operating license for Martin Dam, Alabama Power can extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when conditions allow it. Following an…

8/29/2018 10:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
If 11 people can raise more than $7,000 amongst themselves, the Lake Martin Area United Way should have no problem reaching its “Lifesavers of HOPE” campaign goal of $535,000. “This is one time of the ...

8/21/2018 10:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Eli Gold is used to being in the spotlight. He is, after all, “the voice” of one of the most storied college football programs in history. So, it seemed natural when Gold took the stage at the Willow ...

8/20/2018 11:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alexander City and Wind Creek State Park have been invaded for the second straight year by a group of ladies from Sisters on the Fly. Fifty-two members of the group numbering more than 10,000 strong n...

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 ...

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…

8/7/2018 10:09:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“MJ, to bring this kid from Alexander City, Alabama to be a part of the Bryant Jordan family in ’04 was an indicator that I was something, this is for you,” Owens said.

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...

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 ...

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