Lake Martin News

9/21/2020 7:22:31 AM
Last week, we took you to Smith Mountain and showed you the beautiful views of Lake Martin from the fire tower, but did you know it’s actually a part of a bigger trail system? This week we’re learning ...

9/19/2020 10:29:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
About a dozen houses are for sale in the Titus community near Lake Jordan. More than 25 homes were sold in the area during the past year.

9/16/2020 12:33:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
The Pepperell Lady Dragons and Rome Lady Wolves both brought back big road victories. The Lady Dragons shut out Gordon Central 12-0 while the Lady Wolves clobbered Douglas County 17-3.

Alabama Power
Hurricane Sally is expected to bring heavy rains inland, which could affect Alabama Power lakes. After making landfall, Sally is expected to move slowly across the state, dumping large amounts of rain in some areas. The latest forecast indicates the greatest impacts to Alabama Power lakes from heavy rains will be from Lay…

9/14/2020 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Lois Elizabeth Fuller Pitchford of Opelika, was born in Dadeville, Alabama on May 18, 1941 and passed away at Bethany House on Sept.

9/14/2020 9:09:35 PM
Flash flooding and river flooding concerns for the River Region as Hurricane Sally makes its way through the area.

9/12/2020 6:49:00 PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - A sea of boaters and Alabama marine police troopers paraded across Lake Martin Saturday to show their support for law enforcement and first responders. “They should be ...

9/11/2020 10:15:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
It took nearly four hours, but playing in front of a raucous home crowd in their season opener, Coosa outlasted Trion 51-45 in a four-overtime instant classic. Coosa head coach Joey Mathis picked up a ...

9/7/2020 1:42:00 PM
The Labor Day weekend is here. That means many people are already on the lake, at the beach or on the road to visit loved ones. You won’t be alone.

9/6/2020 1:54:27 PM
Alexander City police say a shooting on North Central Avenue early Sunday left one person dead and another injured. Police say gunfire erupted around 2 a.m. Responding officers found a 20-year-old ...

9/6/2020 10:00:00 AM
Another teen has been charged with murder in that case. A sea of boaters and Alabama marine police troopers paraded across Lake Martin Saturday to show their support for law enforcement and first ...

9/5/2020 10:00:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
Odom went peacefully to be with Jesus, her Lord and Savior on September 4, 2020 at the age of 89. Dot was born ...

9/5/2020 6:53:00 PM
Alabama officials announced Thursday their plan to construct three new men’s prisons in Bibb, Elmore, and Escambia counties. The plan to build three new prisons comes after years of controversy over ...

9/4/2020 7:40:00 PM
The plan to build three new prisons comes after years of controversy over the attempt to address the state’s prison crisis.

9/4/2020 3:11:12 PM
The department is getting four new deputy patrol vehicles, all in one year. First-term Sheriff Michael Howell says a federal grant of around $15,000 plus a little reconfiguring of his budget allowed ...

9/3/2020 4:45:00 PM
When Rockford’s mayor-elect takes office on Nov. 2, Scott White will become the youngest Rockford mayor in 40 years or so.

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/29/2020 4:06:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
Stats from Week 2 of River Region high school football ...

8/28/2020 9:20:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
We talked about that in practice all week,” Wetumpka coach Tim Perry said. “If you’re not physical in practice, it won’t translate to the game. I think that fast start ...

8/26/2020 8:09:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
TALLASSEE — Johnny Hammock won re-election Tuesday without a runoff to his second term as mayor of Tallassee. Hammock won the three man race collecting 612 votes to Danny Ingram's 350 and John ...

8/25/2020 8:20:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Al Kelley was re-elected by a landslide Tuesday to his seventh term as Millbrook's mayor. Kelley took 1,359 votes to challenger Tim Love's 679. The last three campaigns Kelley ran were unoppossed. "I ...

8/25/2020 8:10:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Jerry Willis was easily re-elected as Wetumpka's mayor Tuesday, gathering about 68 percent of the vote. Willis collected 843 votes to challenger Greg Jones' 402. Jones, a retired state trooper captain ...

8/24/2020 7:47:00 PM
Tallassee Mayor Johnny Hammock is facing a misdemeanor harassment charge, but he’s not alone. So does the mayor’s accuser.

8/24/2020 7:59:00 AM
Every state prisoner starts in a county jail before being transferred into the Alabama Department of Corrections.

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/23/2020 8:13:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
The mayor of Tallassee and a local woman are facing misdemeanor harassment charges in connection with a July 5th road range incident.

8/22/2020 6:55:00 PM
Rome News-Tribune
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers traveled to Floyd County last Tuesday and handed Coosa a defeat in a best-of-five match. LaFayette swept the contest by scores of 25-14, 25-7 and 25-8.

8/22/2020 8:48:00 AM
Associated Press
Elected president of his police academy graduating class in 2016, Officer Carlos Taylor was on duty the next year when he was badly injured in a car wreck that left ...

8/21/2020 12:36:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Mayor Al Kelley finds himself in an unusual spot seeking his seventh term in office in Millbrook. He is having to run a campaign. The last three terms, a span of 12 years, Kelley was elected unopposed ...

8/21/2020 10:15:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
The mayor of Tallassee allegedly was armed with a handgun and threatened two young women with arrest in a July road rage incident.

8/21/2020 9:33:00 AM
The Business Journals
Chef Rob McDaniel, an Alabama culinary veteran who has received multiple nods from the James Beard Foundation over the years and has worked at SpringHouse on Lake Martin, will open Helen on Aug. 25.

8/21/2020 4:00:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Auburn Tigers quarterback Bo Nix (10) after the Outback Bowl between Auburn vs. Minnesota at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, on Jan. 1. Players gonna play, haters gonna hate, and bettors ...

8/20/2020 10:55:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
Police officer Carlos Taylor was injured in an on-duty car wreck in 2017 leaving him with a serious brain stem injury rendering him wheelchair bound.

8/20/2020 4:00:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Despite only being separated by nine miles, the Tallassee Tigers and the Reeltown Rebels have not faced off on the football field in 17 years. That nearly two-decade stretch ends ...

8/17/2020 1:52:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Family fun is “Slamily” fun for Eclectic hip hop singer James McLeod, who calls himself Kaptain Cloud. “Because I’m the captain of my own cloud,” he said. It’s a cloud made of positivity and good ...

8/17/2020 5:56:00 AM
The Wetumpka housing market is seeing a surge in listings and buyers during the coronavirus pandemic. Local Realtor Hayden Hudson, with Legacy Homes Realty and Builder New Homes, said they have sold ...

8/14/2020 11:41:00 PM
Elmore County Public Schools Superintendent Richard Dennis said there are almost 11,000 students who are back on campus or participating.

8/13/2020 6:41:00 PM
WVTM 13 on
The Coosa County Sheriff's Office announced an arrest in a double homicide case that dates back to 1999.According to Sheriff Michael Howell, Joe Daniel Stallions, Jr., 42, is charged with two counts ...

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