Lake Martin News

11/18/2017 9:36:00 PM
southernliving.com
When it comes to photos of his gardens on Lake Martin, Jim Scott says they’re no substitute for the real thing. “You see a picture of acrobats balancing at the circus and you think, eh,” says the 81-year-old retired attorney. “What really blows ...

11/18/2017 9:42:00 AM
KXXV News Channel 25
The statue will be sent to Robinson Iron Works in Alexander City Alabama for repairs. This is the same company who is building the New Themis statue. The eagle will be returned to Montgomery Construction in December. The new Themis statue is set to be ...

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/17/2017 4:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Patrol Division received a new boat late in the summer to patrol the waters of Lake Martin. Now those patrols will be much safer due to a donation of a radar and compass unit from the Lake Martin Homeowners and ...

11/16/2017 11:20:00 AM
WSFA 12
The Alabama Marine police graciously accepted an expensive radar Thursday by the Lake Martin Homeowners Association. The radar looks like a saucer, weighs around 15 pounds, and will sit atop of a new Marine police patrol boat at Lake Martin. The radar will ...

11/16/2017 9:55:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
This is the 18th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how to help ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017 7:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Harbor at Blue Creek and Cottages at Lake Martin both got the thumbs up from commissioners. The Harbor at Blue Creek is a cluster of one-bedroom units that are being billed as “affordable lake living.” Located on a part of the lake off Highway 49 ...

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/10/2017 6:12:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Thank you for your great coverage of the 2017 Annual LMRA Renew Our Rivers Lake Martin cleanup. Again this year, it was a great success thanks to the wonderful participation we get from the volunteers within the community. Your getting the word out and ...

11/7/2017 10:26:00 PM
shootingwire.com
Alabama's thirteenth community archery park held its grand opening on Friday, November 3, at Wind Creek State Park near Alexander City, Ala. The Wind Creek Community Archery Park is located on Alabama Highway 128 near the park's office. The archery park ...

11/7/2017 6:03:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Coolers, 55-gallon drums, shoes, a fender, pieces of dock flotation material, hubcaps, tires, cups, rotten canoes, water noodles, blankets, hats and chairs of all shapes and sizes were just some of the more common items that more than 300 volunteers hauled ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The ribbon was cut and the bullseyes were busted Friday at Wind Creek State Park’s new archery range. The archery park is the latest feature to be added at Wind Creek, following closely on the heels of the new zipline canopy tour that opened earlier this ...

11/6/2017 7:45:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
PATH, Prosperity Again Thru Health, today announced preliminary efforts are underway to bring Blue Zones Project to Alexander City and Lake Martin. A community well-being initiative, Blue Zones Project is designed to enable residents to live longer ...

11/3/2017 1:49:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
“They will know where trash is at. They can find a spot and pick it up.” Thompson said volunteers will be at the Wind Creek Marina, the Kowaliga public boat ramp and the Union public boat ramp will have supplies like garbage bags, snacks and wate

11/3/2017 9:57:00 AM
WSFA 12
access to Lake Martin, fishing playground, beach area and more. The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating the shooting death of an 11-year-old Hampton County girl. Family members said the sixth grader committed suicide Wednesday after ...

11/1/2017 8:41:48 AM
9 WTVM
It's beginning to become an emergency on its own. Kowaliga volunteer firefighters like Lt. Dave McGirt often struggle to find the location in rural Alabama when responding to an emergency. "When you're getting to the scene, now you're focused on helping ...

10/31/2017 6:58:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“They are already bagging trash.” Volunteers will be manning dumpsters at the Real Island Marina, Kowaliga public boat ramp, Wind Creek Park Marina and the Union Public boat ramp. Thompson says LMRA has room for more help. “We’ve got room for ...

10/28/2017 11:13:00 AM
Auburn Plainsman
a giant meteorite crashed less than five miles away from what is now the town of Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama. These are a few facts, among many, that readers of local author Laura Murray’s latest book, “Amazing Alabama: A Coloring Book Journey ...

10/28/2017 4:04:00 AM
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
There are no trolls. Or any connection to the 1986 fantasy film Troll. That’s quite a leap from Alexander City, Alabama, where Hardy is more readily recognized as a community dentist. His dentistry career spans 35 years—25 of them in his Alabama hometown.

10/27/2017 8:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alexander City is known for many things. From Russell Corporation and Lake Martin, to Terrell Owens and Kendall Graveman, this little town of ours holds its own on the recognizable scale. However, in my experiences, the thing that generates the most ...

10/26/2017 5:47:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Alabama’s 13 th community archery park will hold its grand opening at 9 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 3, at Wind Creek State Park near Alexander City. The Wind Creek Community Archery Park is located on Alabama Highway 128 near the park’s office. The public and ...

10/25/2017 8:43:00 AM
4 Traders
What: The Renew Our Rivers Lake Martin cleanup is Friday and Saturday, Nov. 3-4. 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 ...

10/24/2017 1:00:00 AM
rvdailyreport.com
ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. — Adventure seekers have another option on Lake Martin as Wind Creek Aerial and Zip Line Adventures has opened. The new canopy tour has quietly opened at Wind Creek State Park and has already seen its first customers since being ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/23/2017 10:29:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 12th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding their 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn ...

10/20/2017 3:14:00 PM
Press Release Point
Alabama Police Department and Alexander City, Alabama Police Department, who conducted the investigation, and Trial Attorneys Michael C. Boteler and Charles M. Edgar, Jr. of the Tax Division, who prosecuted this case with assistance from the U.S. Attorney ...

10/20/2017 9:50:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Tuggle also spent some time talking about other positive changes taking place in his constituency, including the new archery range and zip line course at Wind Creek State Park. “I have always been an advocate of Wind Creek,” he said. Though he was able ...

10/20/2017 9:00:00 AM
HOT ROD
Tim and Pam Wellborn are noted for their museum in Alexander City, Alabama. When we contacted Tim about this story, he joked a little about the Mopar connection. “Yeah, we have got some, but the museum is not just for Mopars. We have a bunch of GM and ...

10/19/2017 9:46:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 11th in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/18/2017 11:19:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Halloween has become a bigger weekend for Wind Creek State Park than Labor Day. While the park is known to attract guests to take advantage of the waters of Lake Martin, the annual fall festival at the park has guests filling the park for other reasons.

10/18/2017 9:49:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Lake Martin Area United Way will be hosting their annual Downtown Showdown Fashion Show beginning at 6 p.m., while the music group Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver will take the stage at 7 p.m. at the Benjamin Russell auditorium. A key fundraiser for the ...

10/17/2017 7:00:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Just after 6 a.m. Monday, Stillwaters golf pro Gabby Witherington stepped out onto the Stillwaters golf course and teed off, beginning his second annual 100-hole golf marathon to raise money for the Lake Martin Area United Way. “I’m a little tired and ...

10/17/2017 6:44:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
A resolution authorizing filing of applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) on behalf of the City of Alexander City, Alabama, a member city of AMEA, for waivers under the Public ...

10/16/2017 12:07:00 PM
ForexTV
Alabama Graphite Corp. is focused on the exploration and development of its flagship Coosa Graphite Project in Coosa County, Alabama, and its Bama Mine Project in Chilton County, Alabama as well as the research and development of its proprietary ...

10/15/2017 12:10:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
A resolution authorizing filing of applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority (AMEA) on behalf of the City of Alexander City, Alabama, a member city of AMEA, for waivers under the Public ...

10/13/2017 10:18:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Lake Martin Pizza Company and Badcock Furniture are trying to open their doors to customers at new locations for the businesses in Alexander City. And that is just two of what could be many soon to be open businesses in the area. It is something Alexander ...

10/12/2017 10:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the tenth in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/10/2017 6:16:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the ninth in a series of profiles on the 28 agencies that receive funding through the Lake Martin Area United Way. Currently, the Lake Martin Area United Way is holding its 2018 fundraising campaign, “Team United.” To learn how ...

10/9/2017 6:41:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The Middle Tallapoosa Clean Water Partnership had leaflets available about some of the projects they had accomplished to keep the river and Lake Martin beautiful, while other information was available from the Lake Martin Resource Association and Alabama ...





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