Yates Lake News

9/1/2017
Alabama Power
Higher-than-normal rainfall this summer will enable Alabama Power to keep the level of Lake Martin higher for a few extra weeks into the fall. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s new 30-year license for Martin Dam allows the company to extend summer water levels at Lake Martin into mid-October, when…

8/10/2017 5:19:00 PM
alabamawx.com
Prattville, Millbrook, Wetumpka, Tallassee, Elmore, Coosada, Deatsville, Montgomery Zoo, Boylston, Bob Woodruff Lake, Emerald Mountain, Blue Ridge, Lagoon Park, Claud, Wetumpka Municipal Airport, Brassell, Wallsboro, Ware and Tallapoosa River

8/3/2017
Alabama Wildlife & Freshwater Fisheries
With the late spring and early summer months comes an increased number of bear sightings. This time of year bears begin to travel in search of mates or to find a new home after leaving their mother. More often these bears are just passing through and are not likely to stick around or be seen again. However, some bears may…

8/1/2017 2:49:00 PM
KVUE
The Snellville, Ga., native was injured when a zip line that she was riding broke and plunged her into the Little Tallapoosa River, giving her a gash on her leg. • Vibriosis. Vibrio vulnificus bacteria that live in coastal waters cause this type of ...

7/31/2017 9:14:00 PM
12news.com
The Snellville, Ga., native was injured when a zip line that she was riding broke and plunged her into the Little Tallapoosa River, giving her a gash on her leg. -Vibriosis. Vibrio vulnificus bacteria that live in coastal waters cause this type of infection.

7/26/2017 8:29:00 PM
4 Traders
For more information, visit www.georgiapower.com/commercialsavings. 07/26 SOUTHERN: Volunteers set to clean Holt Lake Aug. 5 07/26 SOUTHERN: Volunteers set to clean Tallapoosa River Aug. 5

7/18/2017 6:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Since the Memorial Day weekend, three people have perished while kayaking along the Tallapoosa River. Just Tuesday, Charles Edward Stewart perished on the Tallapoosa River just below the Thurlow Dam and another reportedly victim made it out safely.

7/12/2017 2:36:00 PM
Ledger-Enquirer
The body of 31-year-old Charles Edward Stewart of Tallassee, Ala. was recovered from the Tallapoosa River Wednesday. A report from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency says Stewart, who was not wearing a flotation device, became displaced from his kayak on ...

7/9/2017 8:06:00 PM
Alexander City Outlook
The overflow entered Whortleberry Creek before entering Oaktassa Creek to Hillabee Creek to the Tallapoosa River. “We estimate the character of the waste water when it entered Whortleberry Creek was diluted 20 times or more just because of the excessive ...

6/6/2017
EPA
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…

5/11/2017 8:37:00 AM
Times-Georgian
Four people gathered at the Poplar Springs launch of the Dub Denman Canoe Trail for a cleanup event Saturday morning. The tree-shaded parking area seemed even chillier than the 45 degrees registering on car thermometers. Gail Priest, who organized the ...

4/30/2017 8:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
“That is triple what I have done in previous years.” And Robinson, who also serves as president of the Tallapoosa River Beekeepers Association, says this year looks to be even better. With swarms and honey collection already started, “I have already ...

4/28/2017 8:07:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
Heather Johnson, an English instructor at CACC who helped to organize the event, described the race as having several different-sized inclines and declines, along with beautiful views of both the battlefield and the Tallapoosa River as the course utilizes ...

4/26/2017 3:49:00 PM
Opelika-Auburn News
The homeplace sits just off a paved road on a dirt road and is just a couple of miles from the Tallapoosa River. The 5:00 traffic can be overwhelming at times. The other day, a four-wheeler and an ATV drove by at the same time. That was rush hour.

4/26/2017 8:11:00 AM
The Randolph Leader
County engineer Burrel Jones said the road did not go through the formal closure process. Jeff Landrum said the Tallapoosa River Hunting Club has blocked him from access to his property. Chuck Sparks said many around Cragford are upset. This is a road they ...

4/19/2017 8:54:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
My little creek somehow flowed through the woods, through a tunnel, under the railroad tracks until it eventually found its way to Stink Creek, which is a tributary of the Tallapoosa River. In recent weeks, I’ve been down to the Tallapoosa River quite a ...

4/14/2017 8:10:00 AM
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Copeland fell from a zipline into the Little Tallapoosa River in May 2012, severely injuring her leg, and was later diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a bacterial infection caused when contaminated water entered an open wound in her calf. She lost parts ...

4/9/2017 9:36:00 AM
Al.com
Butler's Mill, located in Graham, was built on the banks of the Tallapoosa River in the early 1800's. Phillips bought the mill and renovated the building in early 2016 before opening it as a restaurant.

3/30/2017 8:52:00 AM
Times-Georgian
The city of Tallapoosa recently received a second grant to create another paved access point to the Dub Denman Canoe Trail on the Tallapoosa River in Haralson County, according to city officials. Patrick Clarey, planning coordinator for the city ...

3/17/2017
Alabama Power
Drought precautions expanded on Alabama Power lakes Drought conditions that began last fall persist across many parts of Alabama, and limited rains combined with early vegetation growth continue to pose a challenge as Alabama Power prepares to raise lake levels for the summer. Higher-than-normal temperatures have led to…

3/16/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

3/8/2017 8:42:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
65 percent. • approved amending the budget to account for increases in the phone bill from Charter, in the cost of street lights from Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative and in water tests. • approved the purchase of a chlorinator pump at the ...

3/6/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (March 2017)

2/27/2017 2:44:00 AM
WSFA 12
If your looking for a way to spend time in the great outdoors canoeing, kayaking, or camping. You should check out Tallapoosa River Outfitters which is one of Alabama's Top 100 outdoor adventures! Just visit them online at www.tallapoosariveroutfitters.com ...

2/22/2017
EPA
Last week, Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed and sworn in as the 14th Administrator of EPA. Administrator Pruitt believes promoting and protecting a strong and healthy environment is one of the lifeblood priorities of the government, and EPA is a vital part of that mission. As Administrator, Mr. Pruitt…

2/8/2017 9:40:00 AM
Alexander City Outlook
The council also decided to start renovating the gymnasium, paying for the project with funds from the renewal of the rental of the cell tower contract and from the proceeds of collecting payments for the Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative. Blasingame ...

1/27/2017
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of January 2017.

1/13/2017 2:18:00 PM
Southeast AGNET
The problem is that there is not enough water to satisfy every each state. Georgia and Alabama are fighting over control of the Alabama-Coosa-Tallapoosa River Basin. Florida, Georgia and Alabama are battling over the Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River ...

1/9/2017 11:57:00 AM
Al.com
The building was a total loss after all three mills caught fire. Butler's Mill, located in Graham, was built on the banks of the Tallapoosa River in the early 1800's. Phillips bought the mill and renovated the building in early 2016 before opening it as a ...

1/3/2017 9:26:00 PM
scrapmonster.com
Tallapoosa River Electric Cooperative, (TREC), is an electric distribution cooperative serving parts of Clay, Randolph, Tallapoosa, Chambers, Lee, Russell, and Barbour Counties of East Central Alabama. TREC provides dependable, competitively priced ...

12/15/2016
Southeast River Forecast Center
We examine the water resouces outlook for the southeast U.S. as of December 2016.

12/9/2016 9:57:00 AM
fox5atlanta.com
She suffered a deep cut following an accident on a zipline in the Little Tallapoosa River, and the infection almost killed her. In order to save her life, doctors were forced to amputate Copeland’s left leg, right foot and both of her hands. In the ...

12/2/2016 12:35:00 PM
Al.com
Jackson and his troops advanced on the Red Sticks, who utilized the land to their advantage. With a horseshoe-shaped bend in the Tallapoosa River at the rear and a massive barricade ahead, the Red Sticks seemed prepared for battle. The Americans fired ...

12/1/2016 1:04:00 PM
Times-Georgian
“We’re hoping in the next week to get a helicopter from the Department of Nautral Resources again and fly over the Tallapoosa River again to see if we have water again or if we just have those same pockets,” Walker said. “I’ve looked at where the ...

11/27/2016 10:06:00 AM
Gainesville Times
She even heard how workers dismantled beaver dams to increase water flow in West Georgia’s Tallapoosa River. “That really underscores the desperation of the situation, like ‘OK, we’ve got to clear the beaver dams,’” Gutzmer said. In Beech ...

11/24/2016 9:03:00 PM
Times-Georgian
Haralson County Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director Brian Walker said local crews are still out in the Tallapoosa River and its tributaries, “going up and down” the waterways and putting pipes through beaver dams to get water flowing.

11/21/2016 10:30:00 AM
WSFA 12
“We’ve worked with the power company, and as long as the Tallapoosa River stays around 2 and a half feet, we’ll be okay.” The dry conditions are significantly impacting Livestock and hay supplies. Alabama's farmers are planning for huge losses.

11/18/2016 1:00:00 PM
missourifarmertoday.com
Doug Collins in the northeast Georgia town of Lavonia. In west Georgia this month, the Tallapoosa River dropped below the intake the Haralson County Water Authority uses to provide water to at least four small towns. Some major cities are spending big to ...

11/16/2016 12:54:00 PM
Montgomery Advertiser
Houses in the area are instructed not to drill wells. Instead the water comes from the Tallapoosa River and pumps south of the city by the Hyundai plant. “The most important thing is the drinking water is safe. It doesn’t come from the ground ...

11/14/2016 9:19:00 PM
fox5atlanta.com
Six of the fires were in one day. This is dangerous enough, but it’s even more extreme in Haralson County where their main water supply, the Tallapoosa River, is drying up. It's been a hot summer with very little rain. The Tallapoosa is at its lowest ...





Quick Links
Yates Lake News
Yates Lake Photos
Yates Lake Videos

About Us
Contact Us
Site Map
Search Site
Advertise With Us
   
Yates.USLakes.info
THE YATES LAKE WEBSITE

Copyright 2017, Lakes Online
Privacy    |    Legal