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‘Gooseless’ on Logan Martin

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Live on the lake long, and a nuisance on which most agree is the daily visits of gaggles of Canada Geese visiting lakeside yards, piers, boathouses and seawalls, leaving behind a sizable deposit — not money — when they leave It has been a problem for lakeside residents for years with no real solution in […]

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Fourth of July fireworks spark excitement

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Pell City Parks and Recreation Director Bubba Edge couldn’t be prouder of the fireworks display Monday night over Logan Martin Lake. He estimated that 12,000 to 15,000 people watched it from the land — Lakeside Park, the athletic complex and other nearby areas — while thousands more viewed from boats anchored in the main channel […]

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Pine Harbor celebrates 4th in style

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Pine Harbor’s annual 5K Run and bike parade for the Fourth of July just keeps getting bigger and better, thanks to the work of Michele Seay, founder and organizer of the event. The neighborhood run included about 45, 19 of whom were kids. “Glad to see the young guys out running on a hot morning,” […]

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GPS fishing on Logan Martin

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According to the latest issue of Shorelines, Alabama Power Company’s quarterly publication for lakeshore residents, fishing on Logan Martin just got a little easier. Through an agreement with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, known by most as BASS, fish habitats on power company lakes are enhanced each year. This year, Logan Martin is among the […]

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Poker Run a success

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The Riverside Poker Run took advantage of the city’s new marina as a launching point,  getting people involved and raising money for the Riverside Beautification Organization. A nice crowd turned out for the event and lunch followed at the city park. A poker run, strategically places checkpoints — boats — in the water. Participants in […]

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Pell City Fireworks on Lake

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The Pell City July 4 fireworks display is returning to Logan Martin Lake again this year. Thousands of boats will make their way into the main channel just beyond Lakeside Park July 4, staking their claim on a strategic seat at the annual July 4 Fireworks Show sponsored by the City of Pell City. Thousands […]

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Logan Martin LakeFest a hit

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Logan Martin LakeFest is a newcomer event to Logan Martin Lake. In only its second year, though, it drew 5,700 people and 142 vendors from all around the region. It was an impressive in-water boat show, and those who attended were able to test drive boats of all sizes and descriptions. Horizons lakeside development became […]

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Block Party draws huge crowd

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Unseasonably hot weather did not seem to deter the crowd as thousands headed to downtown Pell City Friday night for the annual Hometown Block Party. The outdoor music festival had a wide array of entertainers performing well into the night. Rides and games for kids and teens were quite an attraction, and long lines of […]

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Catfish Rodeo another success

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Tons of catfish led to loads of fun for children Saturday at Lakeside Park in the annual Kids Catfish Rodeo. It was a chance to get children involved in fishing in what has become a popular family event on the lake. The Catfish Rodeo is held the first Saturday in June each year with thousands […]

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Poker Run in Riverside June 11

Get ready for the Third Annual Riverside Poker Run June 11 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Poker Run will begin at end at Riverside Landing. Featured will be a hotdog lunch, plenty of prizes, and the Mystery Dock is back by popular demand. Entry is $10, and proceeds go to sponsor the Riverside […]

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