Logan Martin Lake News

6/21/2017 3:32:00 PM
The Clanton Advertiser
The Second Annual Coosa River Catfish Roundup showed steady growth from year one to year two during the event that was held at Higgins Ferry boat ramp on June 9-10. Four more teams were entered in this year’s competition, which continued its unique 24 ...

6/21/2017 11:07:00 AM
(Cambo lives off the land in Northeast Alabama, along the Coosa River, but declines to be specific about his whereabouts.) During a recent phone interview, we asked Cambo -- who owns a smartphone, but is otherwise unplugged -- to talk about the new series ...

6/21/2017 8:28:00 AM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – Weather permitting, on Wednesday, June 21, at 9 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform bridge deck repairs on the Interstate 20 eastbound bridge over the Coosa River at milepost 164.4, according to a press release.

6/20/2017 4:46:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
The Alabama Department of Conservation lists the creek as the only marine habitat off the Coosa River for the stippled studfish, or the fundulus bifax. It says the species is native and restricted to the Mobile River Basin, with others found in the ...

6/18/2017 6:34:00 AM
The quiet, dimly-lit restaurant is located between the hotel's pool and a gorgeous patio view of the Coosa River. Our hostess sat us at what she says is the most splendid table in the house, promising us a nice sunset once the evening hours rolled in.

6/15/2017 7:31:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA) sponsored the Cardboard Boat Regatta on Saturday, June 10 at Lakeside Park in Pell City. This was the first year for LMLPA to host the event. “After five years in dormancy, and some interest, we decided ...

6/14/2017 2:35:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
There is a 60-mile stretch of the Coosa River with no campsites, Couch said, including 52 miles of property owned by the county. Couch said county parks, such as Beeswax, or marinas are potential locations for campsites, which would be marked and ...

Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

5/22/2017 4:11:00 AM
Centre is the second Alabama city to file such a suit, following Gadsden. The two cities sit side by side on the banks of the Coosa River. The suit names the following companies as defendents: 3M Company, Aladdin Manufacturing Corporation,Apricot ...

5/22/2017 3:36:00 AM
The Tulotoma Magnifica, otherwise known as the Tulotoma river snail, is indigenous to the Coosa River that flows through the middle of Wetumpka’s downtown. It's the first and only of its species to ever recover from the brink of extinction due to ...

5/19/2017 11:00:00 AM
Wetumpka Herald
Board members of the Elmore County Food Pantry held their first open house at its new location off Coosa River Parkway where they gathered to discuss with the public all the details of its services. The organization serves nearly 500 households ...

5/18/2017 3:47:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
In the action portion of the meeting, the Council voted 4-1 to transfer the old armory property on U.S. 231 to the recently established Coosa River Health Authority for the purposes of providing additional healthcare in the city and community. There was no ...

5/17/2017 10:35:00 AM
The Anniston Star
He actually trained new sales brokers before buying and taking over the marina. Woods said he considered Logan Martin Lake and the Pell City community a “slice of heaven.” “I tell everybody I haven’t made a lot of money, but I’ve made a lot of ...

5/12/2017 3:36:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
The water was warmer this weekend and the fishing was much better on both the Coosa River and Lake Jordan than it was for Wetumpka’s debut on the Kayak Bass Fishing tour in April with the one-on-one Best of the Best battle between kayak fishing titans ...

5/9/2017 8:27:00 PM
Press Release Point
The Oriental Weatherfish or Pond Loach is an exotic aquarium fish that has been found in Logan Martin Reservoir and tributaries of the Coosa River. This species has been found in the same waters as the native Coldwater Darter, although the threats to this ...

5/5/2017 10:31:00 AM
The Clanton Advertiser
The Swim Guide gives information on 20 popular swimming spots in the lower and middle Coosa River basins, including local sites such as Higgins Ferry Park, for 20 weeks. “We are filling a very important water quality gap,” Overton said. The state does ...

4/27/2017 8:00:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
Vessels of all shapes, sizes and design are expected to hit the Etowah River for the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI) 2 nd annual Rome’s Big Float on June 3. The 6-mile river celebration is billed as a float for canoes, kayaks, paddleboards ...

4/25/2017 3:57:00 AM
4 Traders
Application Type: Non-Capacity Amendment of License. b. Project No: P-2146-215. c. Date Filed: February 17, 2017. d. Applicant: Alabama Power Company (Alabama Power). e. Name of Project: Coosa River Project.

4/21/2017 4:51:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Congratulations to the Springville Anglers for winning the ASABFA Tournament at Logan Martin Lake on April 8th. The Springville Anglers placed first in a crowd of 198 boats. The Springville Library will begin “An American Girl Club” for ages 6-12 ...

4/21/2017 9:08:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
But without stricter controls, the EPD’s new proposed permit allows continuing fish kills on the Coosa River from heated water from Plant Hammond, said Bowers. The 63-year-old plant doesn’t have a cooling tower. Bowers said an earlier study by Georgia ...

4/20/2017 4:14:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
Wetumpka owes its name to the Coosa River running throughout its limits, which historically served as home and subsistence for the Muscogee and later as conduits of trade and travel for settlers. So a partnership between “The City of Natural Beauty ...

4/13/2017 11:33:00 AM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) High School Fishing Alabama Open is slated for Saturday, April 22 on Logan Martin Lake. There is no entry fee for the bass-fishing tournament, open to students grades 7-12. Lakeside Park in Pell City will serve as venue for ...

4/13/2017 6:30:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
At issue is the killing of fish in the Coosa River due to major water withdrawal’s used in the creation of steam at the plant. The second issue is that the discharge of water from the plant is at a temperature above the river temperature often causing ...

4/12/2017 10:03:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
The Atlanta utility said 80 jobs are being cut at Plant Hammond, a 63-year-old power plant on the Coosa River near Rome, according to a press report. A spokesman for the company, John Kraft, told the Rome News-Tribune that the plant will remain in ...

4/11/2017 11:39:00 PM
WHAT: Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) High School Fishing will continue the 2017 season with the upcoming FLW High School Fishing Alabama Open bass-fishing tournament at Logan Martin Lake. The no-entry fee event is open to any High School Fishing team from ...

4/11/2017 3:23:00 PM
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4/7/2017 12:46:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Georgia Power is cutting 80 jobs — close to a third of its workforce — at Plant Hammond on the Coosa River west of Rome, according to utility spokesman John Kraft. “We have not announced any decision to close Plant Hammond and the units will continue ...

4/3/2017 8:04:00 PM
The mayor of Wetumpka wants the city council's approval to seek financing for some much-needed repairs, including to roads, following the Coosa River floods of 2015. Christmas that year did not bring good tidings for the city when the Coosa breached its ...

4/1/2017 1:00:00 AM
Spotted Bass Shootout Bassmaster Elite angler Russ Lane targets spotted bass on the Coosa River Chain near his home in Alabama, as well as other waters across the Southeast and Midwest. He doesn’t mind fishing in wind. “In clear water, windy conditions ...

3/31/2017 8:05:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
“Many were surprised to learn that Pell City was founded 75 years before Logan Martin Lake existed or that at one time Pell City was a ghost town with goats corralled in the city’s largest commercial building of the time,” Lee explained. Pell City ...

3/31/2017 12:49:00 PM
Wetumpka Herald
The Wetumpka Rotary Club is doing it again!!! The 2017 River Region Duck Dash will be held from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.in conjunction with the Wetumpka Chamber of Commerce’s “Coosa River Showdown” Bass Fishing Kayak Tournament. More details to come!!!!

3/31/2017 11:29:00 AM
She has competed in contests and fished in places like the Ouachita River Louisiana, Old Hickory Lake in Tennessee and the Coosa River in Alabama. Knies is an independent brand partner with Nerium International and lives with her husband, Adam. She said ...

3/31/2017 10:12:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI ...

3/31/2017 3:54:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
A Calhoun-based textile business, a Piedmont, Alabama land protection organization, Boys and Girls Clubs in Dalton and Rome, the Chatsworth Water Works Commission and Forsyth County will be recognized April 6 with the Coosa River Basin Initiative’s (CRBI ...

3/30/2017 12:34:00 PM
CBS 42
And that’s brothers, teammates and love.” The tournament is being held Saturday at Logan Martin Lake. All the proceeds will go toward The Pace Family. They are hoping to raise enough money to buy the family a wheelchair accessible van. You can still ...

3/24/2017 12:32:00 PM
The first inspection is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday in Riverside. The bridge on Interstate 20 East over the Coosa River will be inspected. The right lane and shoulder will be closed in the area where the work is being performed. All travel lanes will be ...

3/23/2017 4:19:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – Weather permitting, on Tuesday, March 28, at 9 a.m., the Alabama Department of Transportation will perform a bridge inspection on the Interstate 20 eastbound bridge over the Coosa River at milepost 164.462, as follows: This inspection will ...

3/23/2017 2:01:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
In addition to carving from pieces of wood, Gates can carve stumps, which led him to Harpersville. After carving a stump at a residence on Lake Logan Martin in June 2015, Gates received a request for a piece from someone in Birmingham. Harpersville ...

3/23/2017 12:27:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Other ongoing maintenance to Logan Martin Lake has been implemented by the Logan Martin Lake Protection Association (LMLPA), which hosts a lake clean up each year. The event will be start Saturday and continue until April 1. The LMLPA has collected more ...

3/22/2017 8:56:00 PM
St. Clair News-Aegis
For more info, please call Leann Ford @ (205) 753-1749 or leann.ford@sccboe.org. Saturday - Apr. 1: Annual Logan Martin Lake Clean-Up. Sponsored by The Logan Martin Protection Association and Alabama Power Company. For more information email RenewOurRivers ...

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