Lake Martin News

12/15/2018 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Nominations should be mailed to the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 926, Alexander City, Alabama, 35011, or emailed to Kim Dunn at kim.dunn@alexandercitychamber.com. Nominations can also ...

12/13/2018 8:10:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The images are everywhere this time of year – a puppy with a bow walking away from a Christmas tree. Most everyone loves the attention of a pet, but not everyone is ready for the commitment of a lifet...

12/11/2018 6:52:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Area United Way is closing in on the $535,000 goal it set for the 2019 “Be a Lifesaver of Hope” fundraiser campaign, according to numbers released Friday. “We are 84 percent there now, ...

12/7/2018 12:21:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
St. James Episcopal Church in Alexander City hosted the “We Are One” community breakfast for the Boys & Girls Club of the Lake Martin Area Thursday morning. “Boys and Girls Club is a place children ca...

12/6/2018 8:29:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
State lawmakers representing the Alexander City and Lake Martin areas will give residents an update on what to expect from the Alabama Legislature in 2019 — which could include a gas tax and a state l...

11/29/2018 3:07:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
State lawmakers representing the Alexander City and Lake Martin areas will give residents an update on what to expect from the Alabama Legislature in 2019 — which could include a gas tax and a state l...

11/29/2018 2:37:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Area residents came together Sunday afternoon for this year’s tree-lighting event on the courthouse square in Dadeville. Church groups and carolers provided entertainment, Mrs. Claus took photos with ...

11/28/2018 12:47:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Editor’s Note: This is part of a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the United Way is holding its 2019 fundraising campaign, ...

11/24/2018 12:17:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
Camp Fire members also participate in fundraisers throughout the year and enjoy a campout every spring at Wind Creek State Park. Galvan gave a shining example of how the local Camp Fire chapter showed ...

11/23/2018 4:41:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
I loved to listen to the stories Dean’s mother Sarah told her about growing up on a farm near Alexander City, Alabama. Sarah’s parents, Emma and Alfred Danford, had nine children. Ella was the oldest ...

11/14/2018 4:30:00 PM
The Wetumpka Herald
Kickin’ Chicken, which is located at 1606 Kowaliga Road, reopened Thursday after its doors closed about five weeks ago. The restaurant is currently owned by Phil and Gail Spear, who established it abo...

11/13/2018 9:52:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Volunteer’s filled dumpsters located at Wind Creek Park, Kowaliga boat ramp, Union boat ramp, Real Island Marina and the Alexander City boat ramp with trash removed from Lake Martin shoreline and adja...

11/10/2018 10:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin community is an incredible place to live. We’ve said that time and time again. While we are blessed with great scenery, abundant natural resources and an overall great quality of life, ...

11/10/2018 7:51:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Russell Library, the Autism Society, BRHS Leo Club, Lake Martin Area Boys & Girls Club, Children’s Harbor, Disabled American Veterans – Bill Nichols Chapter, Lake Martin Animal Shelter, Meals on Wheel...

11/6/2018 9:08:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This weekend was a great time to clean up — the lake that is. Several volunteers, along with the Lake Martin Resource Association, gathered at Wind Creek State Park and surrounding areas to continue t...

11/2/2018 10:44:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
As the Lake Martin Resource Association holds its annual Renew Our Rivers cleanup today, the students at Stephens Elementary School held a special assembly Friday to remind the students how important ...

10/31/2018 9:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This year dumpsters will be available for the trash from the cleanup at the Union and Kowaliga boat ramps along with volunteers and just a dumpster will be at the Coley Creek boat ramp to make it easi...

10/27/2018 6:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Thanks to the most successful fashion show to date and a secret donor, the Lake Martin Area United Way has raised $248,090.68 just two months into its annual campaign. Executive director Sharon Fuller ...

10/24/2018
Alabama Power
What: The Renew Our Rivers Lake Martin cleanup is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3. Volunteers should report to one of the following locations: Wind Creek Park Marina, Kowaliga Boat Ramp or the Union Boat Ramp at 8 a.m. each day. Volunteers should wear comfortable clothes and closed-toe shoes. Minors must have a chaperone…

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...

10/10/2018 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. ...

9/13/2018 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. ...

8/31/2018
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 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 ...

8/15/2018
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...




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