Lake Wedowee News

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
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…

3/26/2021
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…

3/15/2021
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)

11/4/2020 5:50:22 PM
WBRC FOX6 News on MSN.com
Local animal rescues are working together after discovering a tragic hoarding situation in Randolph County that ended in a horrific way.

11/2/2020 2:57:00 PM
LaGrange Daily News
On Friday, a new clothing boutique in downtown LaGrange officially opened its doors to shoppers.  Ressas’s Unique Boutique opened its first location in Roanoke, Alabama and now has a shop open at 10 N ...

11/1/2020 6:56:00 PM
Fox Sports
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10/30/2020 10:20:00 AM
Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette
A suspect in an Alabama homicide was arrested Thursday following a pursuit in Randolph County, authorities said.

10/23/2020 5:47:00 AM
Anniston Star
Contenders put up big numbers against struggling teams, Anniston had to forfeit, Saks continued its winning ways, Trey Higgins continued to make highlight-reel plays, and Lanett opened eyes with a big ...

10/23/2020 5:47:00 AM
Anniston Star
and Lanett opened eyes with a big night in Wedowee. So went last week’s story lines in area high school football. Region outcomes and playoff seedings dominate storylines this week. Let’s get ...

10/23/2020 5:29:00 AM
247 Sports
Devan Cambridge gives his take on the five freshmen the Auburn basketball team will be counting on this season.

10/19/2020 9:08:00 PM
The Inter-Mountain
Both Randolph and Upshur counties moved down from orange to gold designations Monday on the state Department of Health & Human Resources COVID-19 County Alert System color-coded map. Both counties ...

10/19/2020 8:36:00 PM
WGHP
Randolph County school leaders are holding off on sending elementary students back full-time. Starting Monday, Oct. 26, pre-K through fifth grade students will be in ...

10/16/2020 10:18:00 PM
al.com
Randolph kept its playoff hopes alive by defeating Class 4A, Region 7 rival and host Westminster Christian 28-14. The Raiders improved to 4-5 overall and 2-4 in region play, putting them in a four-way ...

10/16/2020 5:10:00 AM
Anniston Star
Their only losses are to 6A Valley and 4A Handley. Friday’s game in Wedowee is the area’s marquee matchup.

10/10/2020 12:16:00 AM
Anniston Star
A Calhoun County grand jury indicted a former Wedowee teacher on several sex charges involving a 15-year-old student.

10/9/2020 5:23:29 PM
npca.org
It is a beautiful place to visit and reflect on the history of our country. Located on the beautiful Tallapoosa River it is a great park to picnic, hike, bike, canoe or go birding. “Our national parks ...

10/8/2020 10:20:00 PM
24/7 Wall St
Wedowee is a town in Randolph County, Alabama, with a population of 772. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 56.70% of residents identify as white, 36.70% as Black or ...

10/8/2020 2:45:00 PM
CNN
The master’s student in psychology at the University of West Georgia was out with friends on May 1 near the Little Tallapoosa River, about 50 miles west of Atlanta, when she grabbed onto a ...

10/8/2020 2:26:00 PM
CNN
The 24-year-old University of West Georgia graduate student was out with friends May 1 at the Little Tallapoosa River, about 50 miles west of Atlanta, when the homemade zip line she was holding ...

10/8/2020 11:51:00 AM
24/7 Wall St
Wadley is a town in Randolph County, Alabama, with a population of 809. According to the most recent estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau, 59.20% of residents identify as white, 36.20% as Black or ...

10/7/2020 4:01:00 AM
NOAA
Look up monthly rankings for 1-12, 18, 24, 36, 48, and 60-month time periods using the options below. Data and statistics are as of August 2020. For more information, please see Climatological ...

10/6/2020 4:46:00 PM
al.com
Alabama is seeing a rise in the number of school employees choosing to retire since this school year began. “Teaching is already a stressful job,” said Don Yancey, deputy director at Alabama’s ...

10/5/2020 8:24:00 PM
Anniston Star
During a Tuesday night work session the commission decided to hold its October meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 5 p.m. because next Monday is Columbus Day, a state holiday.

10/5/2020 11:30:00 AM
Opelika-Auburn News
This time of year is perfection, weather-wise anyway. I love getting outside — just being there — never knowing where the day is going to take me. This after I ...

10/3/2020 5:21:58 PM
JSTOR
¹ In February 1994, at a high school assembly in Wedowee, Alabama, the principal told students that the school prom would be canceled if interracial couples attended. When questioned by student ...

10/3/2020 12:09:00 PM
WBTV
According to her granddaughter Sherri Strange, Marie Lindsey, a Randolph County Nursing Home resident, celebrated her special day in a room with bigger windows so her family could see her.

10/1/2020 6:16:00 PM
WHNT
Randolph school officials made the decision to cancel Friday night’s game against Madison County after several students tested positive for COVID-19.

9/29/2020 11:56:36 AM
Care.com
I am currently a nanny in Wedowee, AL Monday-Thursday until 5pm, but I am available for sitting Friday/Saturday near Anniston with advanced notice. My goals as a child care provider are to provide a ...

9/26/2020 4:59:00 PM
U.S. News & World Report
Healthiest Communities is an interactive destination for consumers and policymakers, developed by U.S. News & World Report in collaboration with the Aetna Foundation, an independent charitable and ...







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