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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Water Resources Outlook (February 2021)

9/15/2020 3:13:00 AM
Lake George, N.Y. (WRGB) - The Lake George Fire Department confirms crews are battling flames at Number One Pizza & Restaurant on the north end of the Village. Route 9 is currently closed north of ...

Alabama Power
Hurricane Sally is expected to bring heavy rains inland, which could affect Alabama Power lakes. After making landfall, Sally is expected to move slowly across the state, dumping large amounts of rain in some areas. The latest forecast indicates the greatest impacts to Alabama Power lakes from heavy rains will be from Lay…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/21/2020 2:39:00 PM
LAKE JORDAN, Ala. (WSFA) - David Green was careful how he steered his 20-foot pontoon boat on Lake Jordan when we met him Wednesday. “It’s breaking the surface of the water right there," Green ...

Main Street Alabama
Birmingham, Ala. - Alabama residents may soon be able to show their commitment of supporting local businesses with a distinctive car tag. The Shop Local Support Small Business tag will be produced if at least 1,000 complete an online application and pay a $50 fee by July 31, 2021. Main Street Alabama, the benefitting…

BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/27/2020 5:12:00 PM
Alabama Public Radio
DOUBLE SPRINGS, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say a 14-year-old girl has died in a boating accident on an Alabama lake. The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s ...

7/27/2020 7:52:00 AM
Now, with some communities starting to talk about extreme contingency plans like trucking in water, Riley says he may order Alabama lakes to lessen their downstream releases - just as he says ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…

7/20/2020 7:33:00 PM
Tami Reist, director of the North Alabama Lakes Tourism Association, and Carrie Banks of the Alabama League of Municipalities will lead the Local Activities Committee. Their committee will develop ...

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 14, 2020 – With summer boating season in full swing, it’s now common to see recreational boats being filled up at gas stations across the country. However, making sure the right fuel gets in the boat’s tank isn’t always assured: 54% of consumers in a recent Harris Poll…

BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. July 13, 2020 – The coronavirus pandemic is leading to more recreational boats and paddlers hitting the water, all trying to have fun in a safe way. So what are these two groups doing this season to safely share more crowded waters?“Ultimately, it’s about looking out for each other,&rdquo…

6/1/2020 7:50:00 AM
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5/19/2020 9:11:00 PM
Holt Lake Gas and Grill is known for serving up hearty meals to nearly 50 sit-in diners before COVID-19.

5/18/2020 4:34:00 PM
These are tough times for businesses everywhere, but especially hard for community destinations like the Holt Lake Gas and Grill in Johnston County. It's known for hearty meals featuring country ...

5/18/2020 3:59:46 PM
ABC 11 Raleigh NC on MSN.com
These are tough times for businesses everywhere, but especially hard for community destinations like the Holt Lake Gas and Grill in Johnston County. It's known for hearty meals featuring country ...

5/4/2020 11:12:00 PM
Digital Journal
Platinum Squirrel Removal, a new division of Platinum Wildlife Removal that is based in Northville, Michigan, has announced that they will be focusing on removing squirrels in both Wayne and Oakland ...

Water Resources Outlook (April 2020)

4/14/2020 4:22:00 PM
Tuscaloosa News
Weather radar indicated at least 10 tornadoes across the state, with one that moved through the areas of NorthRiver Yacht Club, New Watermelon and Lake Nicol roads and Holt Lake. On Monday, utility ...

4/13/2020 1:38:00 AM
Northwest Florida Daily News
Weather radar indicated at least 10 tornadoes across the state, with one that moved through the areas of NorthRiver Yacht Club, New Watermelon and Lake Nicol roads and Holt Lake. On Monday ...

4/12/2020 5:00:00 PM
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4/2/2020 5:00:00 PM
CBS Minnesota
Man, 61, Killed In Crow Wing Co. Snowmobile CrashThe Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office reports that a 61 ... the jet ski he was on exploded on Holt Lake near Garrison Friday morning.

4/2/2020 12:12:00 AM
New York Times
I’m Shooked,” Serena Williams, a seven-time Wimbledon singles champion, said on Twitter as she absorbed the news and its implications. This is unquestionably a shaky period for the world and for the ...

4/1/2020 10:38:00 PM
We want to thank you, because we want to connect just as much as everybody does," Yearwood told fans watching at home.

4/1/2020 9:30:00 PM
New York Times
Another jaw-dropping number is expected in the United States on Thursday when the government reports the number of new unemployment claims filed across the country last week.

4/1/2020 9:09:00 PM
New York Times
Major Asian markets were mixed at midday on Thursday, suggesting that investors were taking a deep breath after pounding Wall Street stocks sharply lower Indexes in Japan and Hong Kong were down less ...

4/1/2020 8:45:00 PM
USA Today
Florida announced a stay-at-home order, and officials weighed recommending more Americans wear masks. Here are the latest coronavirus updates.

4/1/2020 6:03:00 PM
NBC News
Officials from the president's re-election effort said on a call with allies that they can capitalize on the huge viewership of his daily briefings.

4/1/2020 6:10:00 AM
New York Times
Dozens have laid off thousands, slashed costs and changed their businesses to try to survive the pandemic. All that may not work.

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