Lee County Lake News

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/25/2017
Donna Pate
With roots in rural Alabama, Perry Austin has a passion for the landscape both as a painter and a fisherman. Beginning art at the age of 13. Perry began formal training in the aerospace industry as a technical illustrator and worked for companies from California to Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, AL. After…

9/13/2017 8:56:00 PM
WINK News
FORT MYERS, Fla. Flows from Lake Okeechobee into the Caloosahatchee River will resume “as soon as capacity exists downstream,” the Army Corps of Engineers said. High tidal cycles are slowing the amount of runoff that can pass through the spillway at ...

8/17/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (August 2017)

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…

7/31/2017 9:26:06 PM
Space Coast Daily
*Due to rounding, percentages may not add up to 100 percent. ** Known Fatalities to date Note: Monthly averages are based on a 10-year average from 2007 to 2016. Due to rounding, the sum of the monthly averages may not equal the yearly average.

7/13/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (July 2017)

6/23/2017 4:51:00 AM
WINK News
FORT MYERS, Fla. A 24-year-old accused “Lake Boyz” gang member was released from jail Friday morning on a $1 million bond, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office said. Jari McMiller, of Fort Myers, was one of 21 suspects who were arrested on January 23 as ...

6/17/2017 9:30:00 PM
Hawk Eye
Americans from all walks of like were affected by the Vietnam War. More than 2.5 million Americans served in Vietnam, and 1 to 1.6 million of these either participated in combat, provided combat support, or were located close to enemy lines. Iowans served ...

6/17/2017 9:30:00 PM
Hawk Eye
VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis long has railed against corruption and the mafia, but now the Vatican is considering developing a whole doctrine around excommunicating corrupt and mafia-tinged Catholics. The Vatican this week hosted its first conference on ...

6/8/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (June 2017)

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…

5/26/2017 8:14:00 PM
WINK News
FORT MYERS, Fla. An accused “Lake Boyz” gang member will remain in jail after a judge denied a bond payment made by his brother on Friday, 20th Judicial Circuit spokeswoman Sara Miles said. Sammy Watkins, a former South Fort Myers High School ...

5/18/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (May 2017)

4/22/2017 3:54:00 PM
Daily Commercial
MOUNT DORA — Marlene Straughan, Assistant Principal at Mount Dora High School, has been named a finalist for Florida’s 2017 Outstanding Assistant Principal Achievement Award, also known as the Assistant Principal of the Year. State Education ...

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

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

2/27/2017 1:50:00 PM
Helena Daily World
About Lee County Cooperative Clinic Lee County Cooperative Clinic provides comprehensive medical services to underserved populations in Lee County, Lake view in Philips County, Madison and Hughes in St. Francis County. LCCC is a federally qualified health ...

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…

2/2/2017 5:36:00 PM
WINK News
FORT MYERS, Fla. It’s been two weeks since 22 members of a suspected Harlem Lakes neighborhood gang were arrested on racketeering charges. Police have identified 34 possible members of the “Lake Boyz,” meaning as many as a dozen people are still ...

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

1/20/2017 9:00:00 PM
NBC 2
The 21 Lake Boyz gang members accused of racketeering faced a judge for the first time Friday, and 15 of them were in a Lee County courtroom. The suspects face additional charges on drugs and weapons. Patrick McLain represents several of the suspects and ...

1/20/2017 1:59:00 PM
ABC7
The 21 Lake Boyz gang members accused of racketeering faced a judge for the first time Friday, and 15 of them were in a Lee County courtroom. The suspects face additional charges on drugs and weapons. Patrick McLain represents several of the suspects and ...

1/19/2017 8:59:00 PM
NBC 29 News
The 21 Lake Boyz gang members accused of racketeering faced a judge for the first time Friday, and 15 of them were in a Lee County courtroom. The suspects face additional charges on drugs and weapons. Patrick McLain represents several of the suspects and ...

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

10/29/2016 11:07:00 PM
Al.com
The great thing about crappie fishing, says Stallings, is that it's not oversubscribed like bass fishing is on many Alabama lakes--with a bit of persistence and a good depthfinder, just about anybody can find some prime crappie spots on area lakes ...

10/28/2016
Lake News
Today, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a 7-day precipitation forecast. The southeast continental U.S. will remain a high-pressure region and no precipitation is forecasted. The Lake Martin area is currently in D3 - Extreme Drought status. The burn ban in Alabama remains in effect. There have…

7/5/2016
LakeMartin.com
Most Patriotic Crew1st Place Boat #7 The Ingram Family2nd Place Boat #26 Eleanor Townsend Most Creative Crew1st Place Boat #14 John Bullington2nd Place Boat # 37 Steve Williams Tallest Flag1st Place Boat #8 Carrie Campbell2nd Place Boat #10 Lee Murfree Largest Flag1st Place Boat #36 Kary Little2nd Place Boat #3 Keith…

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

2/6/2016
Lake & River Promotions
Going to the Emerald Coast - Gulf of Mexico this year for Spring Break? If you are traveling from Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, Missouri...you may find yourself driving through Phenix City, Alabama...well, things have changed in this small, friendly southern area!! Check out what is happening on the Chattahoochee…

6/5/2015
Alabama DCNR
On Saturday, June 6, Alabamians will have the opportunity to fish for free in most public waters. Free Fishing Day is part of National Fishing and Boating Week, which runs June 6-14. Approved by the Alabama Legislature, Free Fishing Day allows residents and non-residents to fish without a fishing license for a day in both…

3/28/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Take a Wild and Crazy ride on the Best Man-made Whitewater Course in the World (USA Today)! The Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park is fun for rafting, kayaking, paddle boards, surfing, ziplining or just taking in the view. There is only one Community and Visitors Guide that covers both sides of the Chattahoochee River for…

1/24/2015
Derrell Winowich
Yesterday marked a new and significant accomplishment for the business of craft beer in Alabama. Commercial brewery and brewpub members of the Aalabama Brewers Guild formulated a collaborative effort into a commerative beer for statewide release in March of this year. The effort marked the first time so many breweries in…

12/11/2014
BassPro Shops
SPRINGFIELD, MO – Bass Pro Group announced today an agreement to acquire Fishing Holdings, LLC, a manufacturer of fishing boats that include Ranger Boats and the Stratos and Triton boat brands from Platinum Equity. The agreement combines popular fishing boat brands that are recognized internationally. It also creates…

10/16/2014
Alabama Bass Trail
Decatur, AL – The Alabama Bass Trail is proud to announce two lakes have been added to the state’s popular fishing trail for 2015. The North Division welcomes Weiss Lake while the South Division welcomes Lake Martin. The additional two lakes bring the popular trail to 13 premier bass fishing lakes located…

9/11/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! This is the only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to…

7/16/2014
Lake & River Promotions
The Grand Opening for the new Chattahoochee Outdoor Academy by Whitewater Express is Saturday July 19th in Phenix City, Alabama next to the 13th Street Bridge. Come out and enjoy the water with FREE ROLL CLINICS, 50% off STAND UP PADDLE (SUP) BOARD CLINICS, and KAYAK CLINICS. Also receive $150 of any KAYAK and $100 off any…

5/7/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Celebrating the One Year Anniversary of the Opening to the Whitewater Course on the Chattahoochee River between Phenix City, Al. and Columbus, Ga. this weekend with events on both sides of the river. Check out the calendar on the Chattahoochee RiverFest website and come have some Free Fun!

2/15/2014
U.S. Army Corp of Engineers
Release no. 13-033ContactLisa Parker251-690-2505lisa.a.parker@usace.army.milMOBILE, Ala. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District will be opening Sawnee Campground on Lake Sidney Lanier on September 20, 2013 until March 23, 2014 on a first-come, first served basis. Campers will have the opportunity to pick…

2/3/2014
Alabama Power
Since its founding in 1904, Alabama Power has harnessed the clean energy potential of Alabama rivers through the creation of 14 hydroelectric facilities.





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