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Labor Day offers fun outings in the River Region

Montgomery Advertiser

Date: 8/27/2014 10:14:00 PM

There is plenty of entertainment on tap set for Sunday and Monday. Here’s a preview: Lake Martin Labor Day Weekend Concert Gates open at 5 p.m. and the music starts at 6 p.m. Sunday for the annual Labor Day Weekend Concert at the Lake Martin Amphitheater

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Georgia Reservoirs To Receive State Loans

Peach Pundit

Date: 8/27/2014 11:31:00 AM

The Indian Creek Reservoir will be supplied initially from Indian Creek but eventually receive water from the Little Tallapoosa River. Its projected yield will be 18 mgd. The Russell Creek Reservoir will get its water from the Etowah River and be designed

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United Way kicks off fundraising campaign with a $525,000 goal

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 8/27/2014 6:43:00 AM

The Lake Martin Area United Way 2015 Campaign got off to a rip-roaring start Tuesday night as goals were announced and the community learned about the 23 agencies that are funded in part by the dollars donated here each year. United Way announced at

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Lake Martin Waterfront Lot Pricing: An In-Depth Study, Part 2 Bloggers

Date: 8/25/2014 2:34:00 PM

What do you know about Lake Martin waterfront lot pricing? In the city, it can be feasible to value a lot using multiple pricing methods, but at Lake Martin, it's a whole different ball game. I've been telling buyers this for years based on anecdotal

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City started landfill process in February

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 8/25/2014 6:52:00 AM

The resolution in part reads: “WHEREAS, the City of Alexander City, Alabama, will continue to aggressively pursue suitable property to be used for any potential development or expansion of City facilities or services, and “WHEREAS, to continue to

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• River: Tallapoosa River
• Surface Area: 41,000 Acres
• Shoreline: 880 Miles
• Length: 31 Miles
• Volume: 1,622,000 Acre Feet
• Drainage Area: 2,984 Square Miles
• Average Depth: 41 Feet
Lake Martin is located in the central part of the state of Alabama (U.S.) in the counties of Tallapoosa, Elmore, and Coosa. It is a 39,180 acre lake with 700 miles (1,200 km) of wooded shoreline. Lake Martin was formed after the completion of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. Martin Dam generates hydroelectric power and is owned and operated by Alabama Power. After construction of the dam in 1926, Lake Martin was the largest man-made lake in the world.

Lake Martin is a popular recreation lake for swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, camping, and golfing. The lake is known for having clear water with some locations having visiblity of 15 vertical feet. Waterfront neighborhoods and luxury homes are located around the lake and have direct access to the shoreline. The shoreline is regulated by Alabama Power Company.

Boating access areas and marinas are numerous on Lake Martin.

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