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Mr. William Theris Wilbanks

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/21/2014 3:50:00 PM

Mr. Wilbanks passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014 at Crown Health Care of Montgomery. He was born on December 8, 1924 in Elmore County, Alabama to William Calvin Wilbanks and Effie Lee Lett Wilbanks. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Alexander City

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Pie in the Sky Treasure Hunt

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/21/2014 5:35:00 AM

When someone finds the medallion, they are to call Kowaliga Country and then take the medallion to TPI to pick up their check and have their picture made for the next day’s paper. Without further delay, here is today’s clue…. You’re in my head

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Pleasure Point residents continue to leave Lake Martin

Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 7/20/2014 4:01:00 AM

A year after Pleasure Point Park and Marina residents learned they would have to remove their homes from Alabama Power-owned land on Lake Martin in Dadeville, only a few have stuck around to see the end of the summer. In July 2013, the Tallapoosa County

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Kiwanis Club learns history of Wickles

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/17/2014 5:56:00 PM

Residents can look for the eight available varieties on the shelves of all local grocery stores in the Lake Martin area, or find them at Cloud Nine boutique in downtown Alex City. The Kiwanis Club’s main focus is helping children with primary fundraising

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Dadeville Area Chamber thrilled with inaugural LakeFest turnout

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/16/2014 6:00:00 PM

After tallying up the final numbers from a sunny day on Lake Martin, the Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce is looking forward to the future. Betty Litsey, Executive Administrator of the Dadeville Area Chamber of Commerce, said the chamber is pleased after

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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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