Lake Martin News

2/21/2020 8:17:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin area reopened this week after resolving a liability insurance issue. During the two-plus weeks the club was closed, children in the program were housed and ...

2/21/2020 9:24:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“I feel like we have an adventurous community. I think it will be a great for Alexander City and the Lake Martin community.” Walton hopes the business will get bigger and he and Spencer can open a ...

2/19/2020 9:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
In the early days of the 20th century, it took all day to make a trip to any of the four towns around Lake Martin: Dadeville, Alexander City, Tallassee or Wetumpka. Of course there was no Lake Martin ...

2/19/2020 9:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
As local brides and grooms search for some old, new, borrowed and blue things, hopefully they can find some of that at the Lake Martin Wedding Expo on Sunday. Benefiting the Lake Martin Area United ...

2/14/2020 6:40:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
I am trying to possibly locate some family member or members who might be related to the deceased Thomas J. (Tommy) Potts Jr. of Eclectic, Alabama who flew with the U.S. Army Air Corps between 1942 ...

2/14/2020 8:25:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
John Hill and Bart Amerson were fishing on Lake Martin when five people jumped in the water to avoid being hit by a train. The two men just happened to be in the right place at just the right time.

2/13/2020 9:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Organized cleanups have been eliminating trash from Lake Martin’s roadside for quite some time and now Dadeville is joining the efforts. The City of Dadeville is hoping to make a difference and keep ...

2/9/2020
Lake News
This week, the citizens of Dadeville, Alabama created and submitted a video showcasing the town in order to submit to HGTV's upcoming new show "Home Town Takeover". The new show is slated to air on the HGTV channel in 2021. Citizens of the selected town can expect to witness the rehabilitation of several individual family…

2/7/2020 5:16:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Instead of musicians playing harps, guitars or pianos, the sounds were made by a rectangular instrument called the dulcimer. The Lake Martin Dulcimer Club held a workshop in Dadeville with performers ...

2/6/2020 12:43:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The show is searching for homes with great architecture and “a main street that needs a facelift.” City residents, the Dadeville Beautification Board and Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce ...

2/6/2020
Wind Creek State Park
Wind Creek State Park: Can't Wait to Come Back

2/4/2020 8:22:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Montgomery is already a busy place. Starting today, it’s even more so. Legislators have already been meeting in committees to discuss issues for prisons in hopes of avoiding a federal takeover, ...

1/30/2020 8:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
But Ed Shikoski, who owns the Lake Martin Event Center at The Rodeo Club, said he doesn’t see it that way; he said it’s an honor and it is just where he wants to be to help those who want help. “Where ...

1/29/2020 10:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Another year of the Lake Martin Young Professionals Polar Plunge has come and gone. Each of the five years a huge crowd has gathered at Kowaliga Restaurant to enjoy great food, fun and fellowship on ...

1/23/2020 8:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Apparently they were a little late in trying to acquire their normal spot in Florida. The New York City college trained near Kowaliga and students noted the clean water and air. The clear air and ...

1/22/2020 7:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
They don’t do it because it’s forced but because they genuinely care and take pride in where they live. Collari’s family is just one example of a group that makes it a top priority to keep Lake Martin ...

1/21/2020 10:13:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
For the fifth year it was held at Kowaliga Restaurant. “I thought it was another successful event,” Thompson said. “The enthusiasm and enjoyment was very present. We picked up some new members and a ...

1/15/2020 9:38:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Animal Shelter's adoption numbers doubled the average percentage in 2019. It's euthanasia rate was at a low of 25%.

1/15/2020 5:02:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler has some good news, as local pet adoptions are up and the euthanasia rate is down because of pet sterilization. The shelter ended 2019 on a high note ...

1/7/2020 9:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The fifth annual Lake Martin Young Professionals Polar Plunge event is set to begin 10 a.m. Jan. 18 at Kowaliga Restaurant. The money raised will help Lake Martin Resource Association (LMRA) buy ...

1/2/2020 10:13:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Below is a compilation of stories that highlight the year in the Lake Martin area. Alexander City is in the process of renovating the Russell Sales Office into a municipal complex. Renovations started ...

12/27/2019 7:12:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Area Economic Development Alliance board has been looking for a new executive director since the death of Don McClellan in June. Board member T.C. Coley said the board has been ...

12/20/2019 9:21:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Another victory for Benjamin Russell’s fishing team at the final fall tournament on Lake Martin last weekend more than secured first place in the Three River Throwdown for the season. “We have ...

12/19/2019 6:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
One local business is changing the storm shelter industry with different types of shelters. Building steel and above-ground shelters is one of the recent innovations by Lake Martin Storm Shelters.

12/19/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (December 2019)

12/17/2019 9:06:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
With growth on Lake Martin and an increase in incidents where law enforcement is needed, the Alexander City Police Department will soon have a patrol boat. “Three years ago was the last time we had a ...

12/16/2019 10:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is a part of a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently United Way is holding its 2020 fundraising campaign, “Roads to a ...

12/6/2019 8:51:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Area United Way revealed it’s about 75% of the way closer to its $535,000 campaign goal Friday. The organization has raised $392,754 currently through donations this year. Russell Lands ...

12/4/2019 8:52:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The idea of more lakefront property being developed is a good thing. The fact it would be in the limits of Alexander City is even better. Russell Lands on Lake Martin is asking for Wicker Point to be ...

12/4/2019 8:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Officials with Russell Lands on Lake Martin are planning for the future with a new development. The project will include about 1,500 acres, 12.5 miles of shoreline on Lake Martin and about 450 lots, ...

12/3/2019 7:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alexander City City Council voted 6-0 Monday night to ask the Alabama Legislature to annex the deep water point on Lake Martin. Officials were tight-lipped about what could be coming to the Russell ...

12/2/2019 8:27:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is a part of a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. The United Way is holding its 2020 fundraising campaign, “Roads to a Better ...

12/2/2019 8:18:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
As the weather drops for the winter, pet owners should take extra care of their outdoor animals. Lake Martin Animal Shelter director Mia Chandler offers tips for helping pets that stay outside. “If ...

11/29/2019 8:09:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is a part of a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. The United Way is holding its 2020 fundraising campaign, “Roads to a Better ...

11/22/2019 8:56:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Local animal lovers will unite at the second annual Meow and Mutt Mingle tonight at The Mill Two Eighty. The Lake Martin Animal Shelter is holding the fundraiser from 6 to 9 p.m. and will feature ...

11/20/2019 9:33:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is a part of 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 2020 fundraising ...

11/17/2019 4:00:00 PM
InvestorIntel
Alabama Graphite Corp. is focused on the exploration and development of its flagship Coosa Graphite Project in Coosa County, Alabama, and its Bama Mine Project in Chilton County, Alabama. Alabama ...

11/13/2019
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (November 2019)

10/30/2019 4:17:00 PM
Alabama News Network
The Elmore County Commission has unanimously approved a $1.23 million bid for the construction of a new sheriff’s operation building. “The building that we had that the drug task force was housed in ...

10/28/2019 6:08:00 AM
Alabama News Network
According to the Eclectic Fire Department, EFD and the Eclectic Police Department responded to a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle on Kowaliga Road. The crash happened around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday ...





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