Lake Martin News

11/15/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, VA – With President Biden’s signing today of the $1.2 trillion bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA), you may have mistakenly thought that only road, bridge, rail, power and water infrastructure, public transit, drinking and wastewater, high speed internet, environmental, and…

10/7/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., October 7, 2021 – Recycling old fishing line and soft baits into new products is labor-intensive, inefficient and simply, for many anglers, not easy to do. This hampers the ability to grow the volume of line and soft bait recycling in the U.S. However, three BoatUS Foundation and Berkley Recast and…

9/30/2021
Lake Watch
Lake Watch of Lake Martin is a citizen-based clean water advocacy group and an Alabama Water Watch (AWW) member/affiliate. We have been collaborating with Lake Martin HOBO and LMRA over the years in efforts to protect and preserve Lake Martin, our Treasured Alabama Lake (TAL). Lake Watch water quality monitors are all AWW…

9/29/2021
Lake Watch
Eric Reutebuch and Matt Campbell of Lake Watch of Lake Martin have been diligently working on a Lake Watch response to an ADEM request for info/data to compile the ADEM 2022 303(d) list of impaired streams (https://adem.alabama.gov/newsEvents/notices/aug21/8alawater.html). Below is the response they compiled – see…

8/4/2021
Alabama Power
Residents on Lake Martin are encouraged to begin securing permits for work on shoreline structures ahead of an additional drawdown this winter. The lake will begin lowering this fall and be down an extra 3 feet from Dececember 31, 2021 to February 17, 2022 to provide residents and property owners more lakebed access for…

7/18/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. “Social…

7/16/2021
BoatUS News
A Dive Into the 2020 U.S. Coast Guard Boating Safety Statistics Reveal How the Pandemic Affected Boating in Ways Just Beginning to be Understood ANNAPOLIS, Md., July 16, 2021 – The U.S. Coast Guard recently released the 2020 Recreational Boating Statistics, and reports of accidents, fatalities and injuries were…

7/1/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 29, 2021 – It’s been a tumultuous year for Americans, and getting away from it all on a recreational boat has given many the respite they’ve needed. With lives upended, some recreational boat owners have chosen to reflect on the times when selecting a name for their boat. &ldquo…

6/24/2021
RBFF News
ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Recreational fishing and boating continues to reach new and diverse audiences according to a new industry study from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). The 2021 Special Report on Fishing found that: 19.7 million females went fishing in 2020, a 10%…

6/22/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
Governor Kay Ivey announced Tuesday that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County, putting Alabama at the forefront in the production of an essential material in batteries that power electrical vehicles, electronics and other green energy products and…

6/20/2021
ALEA
A multi-vehicle crash on Interstate 65 in Butler County has claimed the lives of 10 individuals, including nine children. Troopers within the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s (ALEA) Highway Patrol Division were notified at approximately 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 19, of a multi-vehicle crash on I-65 northbound at the…

6/15/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of the year, however, could shortchange a boater’s potential…

6/7/2021
BoatUS News
“Do I know how to be found in an emergency?” That’s a question every boater should ask at the beginning of the boating season. The answer, however, is likely to go far beyond simply having a cellphone aboard. The BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water offers five tips that can potentially…

6/3/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., June 1, 2021 – Efforts by the ethanol industry to create a new federal rule that would weaken or eliminate important warning labels designed to prevent boaters and consumers from misfueling with prohibited higher-ethanol fuels at roadside gas pumps has Boat Owners Association of The United States…

5/14/2021
State of Alabama
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that Alabama’s COVID-19 public health order will end Monday, May 31, 2021, and the state of emergency will end Tuesday, July 6, 2021. “For over a year now, Alabamians, like people around the globe, have made sacrifices and adjusted to a temporary &lsquo…

5/14/2021
LakeMartin.com
The Willows final Phase 5 realased May 13th by Russell Lands on Lake Martin. Each log has big-water views—some to the south, some to the west, and all extraordinary.

5/14/2021
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., May 24, 2021 – The traditional kickoff of the summer boating season, Memorial Day weekend, is just days away, and TowBoatUS, the on-water towing service that gets boats home after they break down or run aground, is expecting a very busy 2021 summer boating season ahead with increased boating traffic…

5/13/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey on Thursday announced Alabama is expanding COVID-19 vaccination eligibility to include individuals age 12 and older, effective immediately. On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) authorized the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use in adolescents with the…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY — Governor Kay Ivey announced today that Alabama will end its participation in all federally funded pandemic unemployment compensation programs effective June 19, 2021 including: Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation (FPUC), which provides for an additional $300 weekly payment to recipients of…

5/10/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Governor Kay Ivey has awarded nearly $17 million to help provide broadband services in primarily rural, unserved areas of Alabama. The 36 grants awarded by Governor Ivey to multiple broadband providers across the state is the largest amount and number awarded to date from the Alabama Broadband…

4/26/2021
Governor Kay Ivey
MONTGOMERY – Alabama has grown to a total population of 5.03 million and will retain its current number of seven seats in the U.S. House of Representatives for the next 10 years, according to the first data released from the 2020 Census. The U.S. Census Bureau announced the statewide population totals and…

4/15/2021
Alabama DCNR
Governor Kay Ivey joined the Alabama State Parks Foundation, local corporate leaders and others at Oak Mountain State Park on April 15, 2021, to announce efforts aimed at investing millions of dollars into needed park improvements. The governor spoke about an $80 million bond issue for park improvements that must be…

4/1/2021
Lake News
On March 31st, Russell Lands announced the construction of a Coore & Crenshaw golf course, the defining centerpiece for Lake Martin’s newest luxury residential development, The Heritage. Part of a transformative master plan for Russell Lands, the golf course is the first in the state of Alabama designed by famed…

3/29/2021
Alexander City Outlook
Cheeks were swelling above the mask of Dianna Duncan Wednesday as she watched her grandchildren enjoying custard from the soon-to-be open Lake Martin Creamery. Duncan’s grandchildren were some of the first to sample the custard created by the husband and wife team of Ellen and Dennis Godfrey. “It’s amazing,” 9-year-old…

3/26/2021
Lake News
On March 17th, the IRS announced that individual taxpayers have until May 17th to file and pay their 2020 federal income tax. You don’t need to file any forms for this relief it’s automatic. It’s important to note that this extension does not apply to corporations, partnerships, estates, or trusts. You…

3/24/2021
BoatUS News
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 23, 2021 – In recreational boating, cellphones are just fine for routine communications. So why do you need a VHF radio – either a handheld or fixed mount – on your boat? Because in an emergency it’s the only thing that can directly connect you to the U.S. Coast Guard’s…

3/24/2021
LakeMartin.com
Russell Medical will be offering the Pfizer vaccine to the public at The Mill Two Eighty Thursday and Friday (March 25-26). Use the East Entrance off Elkahatchee Road to enter our campus. Vaccines will also be offered next Monday and Tuesday at Great Bethel Church on Jefferson Street, then again at The Mill Two eighty next…

3/15/2021
BoatUS News
Applies to boats less than 26 feet operating on plane or above displacement speed SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 15, 2021 – There are new engine cutoff device wear requirements for recreational boat operators as part of the January 1, 2021, passage of National Defense Authorization Act that included a U.S. Coast Guard…

2/10/2021
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

11/2/2020 8:15:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
Below is a list of polling locations in Montgomery County. Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. If you do not know your precinct, visit the Alabama Secretary of State website at ...

11/1/2020 9:34:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Valiant Cross's Jamerion Lamar is the private school player of the week and Stanhope Elmore's William Whitlow Jr. is the public school player of the week.

10/30/2020 7:42:23 PM
WSFA on MSN.com
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency has canceled the emergency missing child alert for two girls from Indiana. Authorities were searching for the two girls, ages 10 and 12, who were taken from their ...

10/28/2020 1:43:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
The location puts homeowners about 25 minutes from Montgomery shopping, jobs and retail options. But the area also is within 10 minutes of Wetumpka.

10/27/2020 4:30:00 PM
WSFA
The superintendent said on Monday the person “directed aggression” at the system and, after disabling others' administrative access, began posting vulgarities to the page.

10/27/2020 3:00:00 AM
Associated Press
PRNewswire/ - Looka, an AI-powered design platform that has helped over 9.5 million entrepreneurs make a logo, has announced the release of the Brand Kit: an all-in-one branding solution. After ...

10/25/2020 3:19:00 AM
WHNT
Two children were taken from an Indiana home and authorities said they were last seen in Alabama. According to ALEA, Savannah Mirrah Mills, 12, and Racheal Maria Mills, 10, were last seen in Eclectic ...

10/22/2020 3:22:00 PM
WSFA
TALLAPOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - With a global pandemic one would expect Lake Martin’s economy to be impacted much like the rest of the world. It was but not in the way you might have expected.

10/21/2020 5:40:00 AM
Montgomery Advertiser
The award-winning River Region theatre group is producing two outside theatre events, effectively avoiding inside gatherings and taking advantage of fall weather.

10/20/2020 4:38:00 PM
WSFA
Elmore County residents approved a one mill property tax. It comes up again in two weeks, a mill that’s part of the overall 10 mills that generate around $10 million a year for public schools. “This ...

10/20/2020 12:13:00 PM
WSFA
SPECIAL ELECTION FOR RENEWAL AND CONTINUATION OF LEVY OF THE 1 MILL COUNTYWIDE SCHOOL TAX (Section 269, Constitution of Alabama of 1901) Shall the governing body of Elmore County, Alabama ...







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