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A funny thing happened on my way to LakeLife


It’s funny how memories have a way of evoking some of the same emotions you felt when you made them. The laughter comes quickly as the details flood back of how this big city girl found a forever home on the lake. I wasn’t always the seasoned veteran – or sailor – of LakeLife I […]

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Fireworks light up July 4

Fourth of July just isn’t Fourth of July without fireworks. To be certain that our nation’s birthday is properly celebrated, there will be at least four fireworks displays in the Logan Martin Lake area. The fun starts July 1 around 8:30 p.m. in the water out from Woods Surfside Marina in Cropwell. At 9 p.m. […]

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Any given Saturday (or Sunday)

Weekends were made for LakeLife. Where else can you peacefully view the most spectacular of sunsets from the bow of your boat, motor off, lulled only by the gentle rock of waves made by passing anglers on their way home after the day’s catch? Where else can you see a heron creeping along the shoreline, […]

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Summer Lights on Logan Martin Lake canceled

The boat parade of lights — scheduled for the night of June 17 at Lakeside Park in Pell City has been canceled due to lack of boat participation. Share

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Photo exhibit at Heritage Hall through June

In June, Heritage Hall Museum in Talladega is hosting the photography exhibit “Wonders Untouched.” It features the work of accomplished photographer Carolyn Mink. The images are unaltered and highlight beauty and wonders that are disappearing from everyday life. The exhibit is open through June 30. Learn more at or visit Heritage Hall Museum on […]

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Summer’s bounty at farmers markets

St. Clair County Farmers Market offers produce for sale 2-5:30 p.m. every Wednesday. The growers-only market is located in the parking lot in front of Mary’s Mini Warehouse on U.S. 231 North near Pell City’s post office. Vouchers for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program are accepted. In Talladega, a farmers market is open 3-6 […]

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Frog Night coming to Lakeside Park

A special children’s event all about frogs and sponsored by the Logan Martin Lake Protection Association is planned for Friday, June 16, at Pell City Lakeside Park. Appropriately called Frog Night, the program is for children 12 and under. Experience ‘love’ from a frog’s point of view, say LMPA organizers. Join the one and only […]

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A life well done


Our community felt a tremendous loss in mid-May that stretches well beyond the shoreline and deep into our city and county. Jerry Woods, who owned Surfside Marina, died suddenly at only 66. A man with as big a heart as they come had it simply give out on him way too early. He could have […]

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Catch boat fever in 2017


There was a time when fiberglass bow-rider cruisers ruled the lakes, but those days are rapidly fading into memory as pontoon boats are becoming the watercraft of choice for many people. Because of their versatility and wide price range, pontoon boats offer something for everyone. That does not mean they are, by any stretch, the […]

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LakeLife stickers on sale now

Just in time for lake season, get in the spirit! Let people know there’s nothing like living the LakeLife on Logan Martin with your own vinyl, die cut sticker customized for Logan Martin. Order one today! They are only $7.95 plus tax, shipping and handling. On your car, on your truck, on your cooler – […]

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