Lake Martin News

3/28/2020 6:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“We want our community to know, this is not out of a need due to a shortage,” Gettys said. “We’re talked to other communities and heard from colleagues — we’re just planning for the weeks ahead. This ...

3/27/2020 9:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Outlook published a story earlier this week about out-of-towners returning to their Lake Martin homes early in lieu of the coronavirus crisis. With schools out and many having the ability to work ...

3/27/2020 8:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“Right now we’re just kind of sitting and waiting,” he said. “We’ll see what kind of guidance we get (Friday).” Amy Passaretti is the editor of Lake Martin Living and Elmore County Living.

3/26/2020 10:20:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Although there has been some changes to the business, Witherington said things are still alive and well at StillWaters and he’s even seen an influx of traffic from people like out-of-towners who are ...

3/26/2020 9:28:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alexander City Veterinary Clinic is still open and accepting appointments. It also is asking owners to stay in their vehicles and call 256-234-6751 from the parking lot. Dr. Angela Smith is ...

3/22/2020 4:15:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
While local businesses and restaurants began rolling back hours or closing due to the coronavirus, Chewacla State Park manager Joshua Funderburk saw no sort of slowdown at work.

3/20/2020 10:32:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
December 3, 1942 - March 10, 2020 Memorial Service for Mr. John Percy Oliver II, 77, of Dadeville, will be Friday, March 13, 2020 at 2:00 pm at the First Baptist Church Dadeville. Dr. Ben Hayes will ...

3/20/2020 8:21:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is not a situation anybody asked for or did anything to bring on.” Lake Martin Landlord Association president Tony Goss said he doesn’t feel this new mandate will impact him much. “I don’t think ...

3/20/2020 8:05:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
SpringHouse Restaurant also has rolled out family-style offerings to serve families of four or eight and Willow Point and Kowaliga Restaurant likely will follow suit. The Rodeo Club owner Ed Shikoski ...

3/20/2020 7:28:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Jason Abram, of Piney Flats, Tennessee, caught five bass weighing 17 pounds, 10 ounces Thursday to take control of the leaderboard after the second day of the Fishing League Worldwide Tackle Warehouse ...

3/19/2020 11:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A field of bass fishing professionals from around the world began their four-day competition for a top award of up to $135,000 at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at Lake Martin on Wednesday in ...

3/18/2020 9:31:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) announced the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit event at Lake Martin has been shifted and will now begin competition today, according to a release from FLW on Tuesday.

3/18/2020 8:15:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Business leaders in Dadeville see a potential need as the coronavirus spreads across the state. Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce board member Ed Shikoski is hoping area residents will ...

3/17/2020 8:34:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
They will be available at the center’s Dadeville office, First Baptist Church Dadeville and Lake Martin Area United Way’s office. In special cases volunteers will deliver, Burgess said. Burgess’ ...

3/15/2020 10:00:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
Instead of going into panic mode over being left behind in the stylish run on toilet paper, or instead of being selfish in your disappointment about the prudent cancellation of sporting events, why ...

3/13/2020 11:43:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Although the City of Alexander City has already approved funding a splash pad at Charles E. Bailey Sportplex, members of the Leadership Lake Martin green team hope to make the area more accommodating.

3/11/2020 10:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“This year we have 160 members who contributed $260,633 which is 46.6% of the campaign total.” Fuller said the Lake Martin Area United Way is the best United Way of its size, besting Lee County ...

3/11/2020 8:22:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Dadeville Area Chamber is putting a new focus on interacting with and getting feedback from its members. And that started Tuesday at the most recent quarterly luncheon. “The chamber is ...

3/7/2020 2:33:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
We agree with Radney’s sentiments of youth taking charge in helping downtown beautification, business incentives and events. Young people already contribute to the city, as Lake Martin Young ...

3/6/2020 8:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“I was surprised, humbled and appreciative of the award,” Adams said. “I think there are others who do more on a day-to-day basis for the (Lake Martin) than me.” The award is given by Lake Watch Lake ...

3/6/2020 8:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“That is nearly 3,000 per county.” Cooper also went over the 211 system. Lake Martin Area United Way’s Courtney Layfield said Hands On the River Region handles the 211 calls for Tallapoosa County and ...

3/5/2020 9:22:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“Some are just really fun outfits.” The organization uses the event to shed a light on issues, such as helping the homeless. It donated last year’s proceeds to Lake Martin Area United Way’s crisis ...

3/4/2020 8:18:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Bernie Sanders garnered 302 votes and Elizabeth Warren 83. Tallapoosa County saw several visits from Republican U.S. Senate candidate Tommy Tuberville. Tuberville easily carried the Lake Martin area ...

3/3/2020 9:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Obviously, there are a lot of differences between a simple physical fall and a “rock your world” fall, but the advice is the same — accept help, get up, dust yourself off and get on with your show.

3/2/2020 8:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
No date has been set for a court to hear the Rule 60 motion filed by the family. The Lake Martin Wedding Expo raised $3,666.80 for the Lake Martin Area United Way. According to United Way executive ...

2/27/2020 9:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
It was a great start for Dadeville’s fishing team Saturday as the Tigers kicked off the Alabama Student Anglers Bass Fishing Association tournament trail with a third-place finish on Lake Martin.

2/27/2020 8:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
They have built a temporary bridge and a permanent bridge will be completed in the next several months.” Spraggins said another positive is the island annexation of 1,500 acres and 12.5 miles of Lake ...

2/24/2020 2:06:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Community Hospital in Dadeville has lifted a lockdown it was under for about 30 minutes Monday morning. According to Dadeville Police Department Lt. Chance Hunt, hospital employees said ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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