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Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 7/30/2014 10:04:00 PM

His interests included wild turkey hunting with his son, biking at Callaway Gardens, boating at Lake Martin with his wife, and hiking and camping with his family. Survivors, in addition to his mother, include his wife, Deborah G. Lynn; his son, Gresham

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Trashing of Lake Martin shoreline continues

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/30/2014 7:24:00 PM

Lake Martin offers wonderful opportunities for everyone who has a desire to get on a large clean, clear body of water and enjoy whatever form of recreation they have in mind. There are designated camping sites, great fishing locations, many sandy beaches

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Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 7/29/2014 10:10:00 PM

David is survived by his father, Harvie Childers of Opelika; mother, Janis Randolph of Guin; brother, Josh Childers of Birmingham, Alabama; son, Tanner Childers of Muscle Shoals, Alabama; uncle, Franklin Childers of Dadeville, Alabama; aunt, June Whatley

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Opelika-Auburn News

Date: 7/28/2014 10:06:00 PM

JOE FREDERICK DAVIS Mr. Joe Frederick Davis, a resident of Dadeville, Alabama, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the age of 41. Memorial services will be Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 7:00pm at Beulah Baptist Church, Beulah Community, Dadeville

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Lake Martin named to website’s ‘Top 10 Party Lakes’ list

Alexander City Outlook

Date: 7/25/2014 5:36:00 PM

A New York-based website has rated Lake Martin as one of the nations “Top 10 Party Lakes,” but local folks said the lake is a great place, but they don’t see it as the wild place painted in the posting. New Media Group’s is an online

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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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