Logan Martin Lake News

2/14/2017 6:29:00 PM
The Anniston Star
“I’m attending a meeting this week relating to the Logan Martin Lake Protection Association’s ‘Renew our rivers’ cleanup, which is scheduled for March 25 through April 1,” Ramey said. “Hopefully, this will provide another avenue to help keep ...

2/9/2017 5:57:00 AM
Daily Item
“We can’t frack in Georgia with the laws that exist now and have clean water,” Joe Cook, with the Coosa River Basin Initiative, said Wednesday. “The legislation does not say you can’t frack on your property,” he added. “It says that if you ...

1/31/2017 6:51:00 AM
Paddle Georgia's 2017 event will benefit Rome-based Coosa River Basin Initiative and Canton's Upper Etowah River Alliance. CARTERSVILLE, GA -- Registration is now open for the country's largest week-long canoe and kayaking adventure along the Etowah River.

1/30/2017 3:25:00 PM
Forsyth News
Along the way, the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. Coosa River Basin Initiative in Rome and Upper Etowah River Alliance in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s trip. Registration fees are $425 for ...

1/30/2017 8:33:00 AM
The greensaddle crayfish (Cambarus manningi) is found in 5 sub-basins of the Middle and Upper Coosa River system in Alabama, Georgia, and Tennessee. Photo credit: Guenter Schuster. The Mapleleaf (Quadrula quadrula) is a fairly widespread species in ...

1/29/2017 4:00:00 PM
The Daily Tribune News
Along the way the event has generated more than $400,000 for river protection. The Coosa River Basin Initiative based in Rome and the Upper Etowah River Alliance based in Canton will be the local groups benefitting from this year’s event. The Etowah ...

1/27/2017 2:55:00 PM
The Anniston Star
RIVERSIDE – The Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) will perform bridge rail repairs throughout the weekend on Interstate 20 westbound over the Coosa River at mile marker 164.4. The bridge repairs will require the inside left lane and shoulder ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/26/2017 7:29:00 PM
The Anniston Star
Alabama Power Company captured the recent rain in an attempt to raise the Logan Martin Lake level 2 feet above the normal winter pool mark of 460 feet above sea level. APC withheld water in anticipation of the continued drought. The U.S. Army Corps of ...

1/26/2017 7:50:00 AM
St. Clair News-Aegis
Environmental assets mentioned included Logan Martin Lake, as well as I-20, land availability, the Pell City Waste Water Treatment Plant and the converging railways Pell City was built around. However, the discussion reached its height once issues ...

1/23/2017 9:20:00 AM
This one was an EF-1 storm that caused damage in central Alabama's St. Clair County on Lake Logan Martin on Thursday. The weather service said it will release more information on the weekend's storms as it becomes available.

1/21/2017 8:44:00 AM
WSB-TV Atlanta
Another one damaged boat houses and other structures near Lake Logan Martin east of Birmingham. Instability/wind shear starting to increase across our southwest counties now... growing severe weather risk along and south of I-20 this AM

1/20/2017 3:39:00 PM
ABC 33/40 News
It popped and a picture fell off the wall," said Earl Hardy. It was the first tornado for Hardy. He's lived on Lake Logan Martin 18 years. It's where he runs a bed and breakfast with his wife. "We're going to have to wait to see what the insurance is going ...

1/20/2017 12:59:00 PM
It touched down on Lake Logan Martin just south of the eastern shore of Treasure Island, the weather service said. The tornado skirted the lake shore, and that kept the damage from being worse, according to the survey team's preliminary report.

1/20/2017 12:41:00 PM
CBS 42
One tornado damaged homes and toppled trees in Smith and Simpson counties in Mississippi. Another one damaged boat houses and other structures near Lake Logan Martin east of Birmingham. The National Weather Service says the EF-1 touched down in St. Clair ...

1/19/2017 4:01:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
Alabama Power has requested and received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher than normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River and Lake Harris on the Tallapoosa River. Weiss Lake’s full pool level ...

1/19/2017 9:20:00 AM
The Anniston Star
With drought conditions expected to persist, Alabama Power requested and has received approval from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to store water at higher-than-normal levels at Weiss and Logan Martin lakes on the Coosa River, and at Lake Harris on the ...

1/19/2017 9:11:00 AM
The owners of the place will admit that they didn't follow a traditional business plan. Within sight of Logan Martin Lake, the coffee house sits just off U.S. 231 on Martin Street South, just outside the main business area of Pell City. Yet it's close ...

1/15/2017 11:05:00 PM
Fish Wrap
The annual event, hosted by Rome’s Coosa River Basin Initiative, drew 60-70 paddlers from all over Northwest Georgia. None of them complained about the 62-degree air temperature at launch time. The Etowah River has recovered some from the extreme drought ...

1/12/2017 2:09:00 PM
The other environmental groups that joined in the lawsuit were the Altamaha Riverkeeper, the Coosa River Basin Initiative, and the Savannah Riverkeeper.

1/12/2017 10:33:00 AM
The Gladsden Times
He has done many archaeological investigations along the Coosa River at Ten Islands. Perry is a graduate of Jacksonville State University. For more information, contact society President Danny Crownover at dkcrown@bellsouth.net or 256-613-6844.

1/11/2017 5:25:00 PM
Shelby County Reporter
Any success the Jaguars have this season only further raises hopes for the next few years. SPHS placed third in the Coosa River Clash on Dec. 9-10, 2016, and second in the Scottsboro Duals on Dec. 22, 2016. Coach Ryan Thompson said the team’s younger ...

1/10/2017 6:26:00 PM
The Gadsden City Council today voted to move forward with another phase of a development along the Coosa River as one phase came to a culmination. The council authorized plans with Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds, a Birmingham firm, for the proposed Coosa Landing ...

1/5/2017 5:31:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
Crappie USA, “America’s Premier National Crappie Fishing Tournament Organization” will return to Alabama’s Logan Martin Lake February 18, 2017. This is the opportunity for local anglers to compete for cash, prizes and a chance to advance to the ...

1/4/2017 4:39:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
The guest speaker will be Bill Gardner. Gardener is an engineer with Alabama Power Co., but is also a historian specializing in the cultural history of the Coosa River Basin area. The Coosa River Basin (and the area in and around Neely Henry Lake ...

1/4/2017 10:15:00 AM
Fish Wrap
Coosa River Basin Initiative Advocacy Director Joe Cook said the company has built a floating crushed-stone bridge across the river and will drive backhoes out over the stones to dig the trench and lay the pipeline. The river will be closed through Feb. 22 ...

12/31/2016 6:36:00 AM
Coosa Valley News
The Coosa River Basin Initiative will start the new year with new leadership as the CRBI Board of Directors has hired Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman to lead the Rome-based organization dedicated to protecting the region’s drinking water and North America’s ...

12/29/2016 8:40:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG – A late scoring flurry by Childersburg’s high school boys basketball team fended off a rally by Keith in a 62-52 win at the Coosa River Catfish Classic in Childersburg’s gymnasium Thursday night. Childersburg point guard Syheem Young ...

12/29/2016 5:01:00 AM
"Cleaner tributaries lead to cleaner water," said Joe Cook of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. "A lot of the criticism is overblown -- it's much ado about nothing. This all seems kind of silly to me." The water rules were targeted from the get-go from ...

12/28/2016 7:03:00 AM
Fish Wrap
The annual Polar Bear Paddle on the Etowah River is slated for Jan. 14. The Coosa River Basin Initiative, Keep Rome Floyd Beautiful and the Rome-Floyd ECO Center are sponsoring the annual event. There is no fee to participate in the paddle from Dixon ...

12/27/2016 8:57:00 PM
The Anniston Star
CHILDERSBURG --Childersburg High School boys basketball team will host its sixth annual Coosa River Catfish Tournament starting today at 5 p.m. The tournament features, Greensboro, Keith, Spring Garden, John Paul II (Nashville, Tennessee), Escambia ...

12/27/2016 1:54:00 PM
“Cleaner tributaries lead to cleaner water,” said Joe Cook of the Coosa River Basin Initiative. “A lot of the criticism is overblown — it’s much ado about nothing. This all seems kind of silly to me.” The water rules were targeted from the get ...

12/20/2016 7:48:00 PM
The Anniston Star
“Wow,” said Hugh Bain, who along with his wife, Margie, are active participants with the Logan Martin Lake Tennis Association. “That’s awesome. That is what we’ve been looking for.” The city will hold a hearing at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Jan ...

12/15/2016 4:00:00 PM
There are lakes in Alabama that undergo a lot of fishing pressure during Spring and Summer. Logan Martin is at the top of the list in this category. Not only have the bass on this 50 mile long lake (built in 1964) been pounded by weekly tournaments all ...

Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

12/13/2016 3:55:00 PM
The Anniston Star
Logan Martin Lake real estate agent Nicole Walters was among the national award winners announced recently by Lake Homes Realty. Walters was recognized with the prestigious Splash Award, recognizing her as Lake Homes Realty’s Agent of the Year.

12/9/2016 6:29:00 PM
The Anniston Star
“It’s starting to pay off.” He said Riverside, which has about 10 miles of shoreline on Logan Martin Lake, has plenty of room for residential growth. He said the city is also seeing a substantial uptick in sales tax revenues, which is reflective of ...

12/5/2016 7:04:00 AM
The company was actually founded on renewable hydro energy. Alabama Power’s first hydroelectric facility on the Coosa River began operating in 1914, and hydro remains an important part of the company’s generation mix. The company also purchases ...

12/1/2016 4:54:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
Dress to impress Santa and stroll from the Pitman Theater to Gadsden City Hall where the city Christmas Tree will be lit at 5:30 p.m. The stroll begins at 5 p.m. • The Coosa Christmas Boat Parade is Friday on the Coosa River. Decorated boats will line up ...

11/30/2016 4:36:00 PM
The Gladsden Times
At 6:30 p.m. they will parade north up the Coosa River, under the three bridges and circle back to the park to disperse. There is no entry fee and there are no prizes or categories. Prime viewing locations would include the Ray Family Park, the Coosa ...

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